Secondary Science Teacher(Chemistry )

Wellington College China

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Shanghai | Academic | Huili School Shanghai

Secondary Science Teacher(Chemistry 
Department Head, Head of School
The science department at Huili School Shanghai aims to ensure that all pupils
develop a natural curiosity for the world around them by providing an outstanding
learning environment in which every student can succeed.
Science at Huili School Shanghai comprises of biology, chemistry, and physics.
Lessons are supported by state-of-the-art equipment, well trained lab technicians and
specialised laboratories for each subject. At Junior High level (12-15 years old)
secondary teachers work collaboratively to ensure an engaging and cohesive
curriculum that blends both the UK and Chinese curricula.
At IGCSE level, students can choose to study all three single sciences or co-ordinated
science. This is followed by our IBDP level program in which students will have the
option of choosing to pursue biology, chemistry, physics or sports, exercise, and health
We are looking for an outstanding practitioner who can deliver high quality learning to
our eager students. The ideal candidate will be professionally qualified and have
experience delivering science lessons to students at IGCSE or IBDP level.
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
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
Protect the privacy of pupils, pupils’ families and colleagues.
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
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.
Holder of Bachelor Degree, teaching certificate
A Science based qualification
Native English speaker
Support Huili Values
A minimum of 2 years class teaching experience at secondary school level
Knowledge of science teaching
Knowledge of IGCSE and IB DP is an advantage
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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