Secondary ICT and Computer Science Teacher

Wellington College China

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Shanghai | Non-Academic | Huili School Shanghai

JOB TITLE
Secondary ICT and Computer Science Teacher
DEPARTMENT
Academic
SUPERVISOR
Head of School
OBJECTIVES
In Junior High (KS3) all students have Computer Science lessons based on a bespoke
curriculum developed to meet the needs of Huili students. Students enjoy learning about ICT,
computing, programming and online safety. Last year, IGCSE Computer Science was
introduced and proved to be a popular option, with excellent results expected from our very
able students. In grades 11 and 12, we hope to offer IBDP Computer Science and we have a
number of students who are passionate about further study within the field. We are looking
for an excellent practitioner who is able to teach Computer Science at IGCSE and IBDP.
The Computer Science department benefits from two PC labs and a Mac classroom, as well
as an EdTech room which can be used for various activities, such as robotics. The after school
CCA programme offers students the opportunity to extend their knowledge of Computer
Science through activities such as programming, coding, robotics and more.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teaching and Learning
Set consistently high expectations and standards for all pupils.
Contribute to the holistic wellbeing of all pupils and specifically to those assigned to
your individual care.
Demonstrate and make all pupils aware of the Huili School vision statement, values
and identity.
Plan and deliver creative, engaging and well-planned lessons and units of work.
Assess and report on pupil progress as per the school’s reporting calendar.
Provide intervention, support and challenge to pupils in your care and liaise with
department leads as required.
Participate in curriculum meetings and pastoral meetings with international and Chinese
teachers. Contribute ideas during discussions.
Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of your own teaching, maintaining good
standards of practice and ensuring progression.
Participate fully in the staff appraisal system, with classroom observation of colleagues
and a willingness to be personally observed within the classroom.
Be involved in developing, implementing and monitoring all school policies.
Provide opportunities for the community to be involved in pupils’ success.
Home-School communication
Build and maintain positive and constructive relationships with parents.
Present and share information regarding the curriculum.
Share pupil information provided by parents with other teachers as required.
Communicate with parents on a regular basis, as directed by the department head and
the head of school.
Attend parent meetings as required and provide accurate, honest information regarding
the progress of individuals and how they can develop event further.
Professional Integrity
Maintain the highest standards of care, child protection and safeguarding at all times.
Remain positive, professional and build good relationship with colleagues.
Complete tasks on time.
Provide cover for absent colleagues as and when deemed necessary by the head of
school.
Play a full role in the weekly co-curricular activities programme.
Make a significant contribution to school assemblies, WeChat articles and newsletters,
and by so doing highlight the work carried out by pupils in the subject.
Promote an ethos of equality and equal opportunities for all pupils within the setting.
Protect the privacy of pupils, pupils’ families and colleagues.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain, with the rest of the teaching staff, high standards of conduct both in and out
of the classroom. Act always in a way that conforms to the school ethos and values and is in
the best interest of the pupils.
Set high expectations and standards for the achievement of pupils and your personal
performance.
Contribute as fully as possible to the annual calendar of school events, in whatever way
possible.
Professional Development
Be familiar with recent developments in pedagogy and within your area of subject
expertise.
Approach task with a ‘can-do’ attitude and a willingness to take risks and try our new
ideas and approaches
Be willing to accept others’ good ideas and share your opinions.
Support the School Development Plan generally and in so far as it relates to own area
of expertise.
Attend and participate fully in school staff development activities offered by the school
and the Wellington College China group.
BASIC QUALIFICATION
Holder of Bachelor Degree, teaching certificate
A Computer Science based qualification
Native English speaker
Support Huili Values
EXPERIENCE
A minimum of 2 years class teaching experience at secondary school level
EXPERTISE
Knowledge of subject teaching
Knowledge of IGCSE and IB DP is an advantage
PREFERRED APTITUDES
Be able to assess pupils’ interests, needs and developments
Be able to develop curriculum
Open, proactive, patient and caring
International and bilingual school work experience is preferred
Cross-cultural work experience is preferred
Wellington College China schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare
of children. Assessment and testing of applicants’ suitability to work with children is an integral
part of the selection process.

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