Secondary Visual Art Teacher, LIS

Léman International School Chengdu

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About Nord Anglia Education

Nord Anglia Education (NAE) is a family of 76 schools located across 31 countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Together, our schools educate over 70,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school.

As the world’s leading premium international schools’ organisation, we make every moment of your child’s education count. Our strong academic foundation combines world-class teaching and curricula with cutting-edge technology and facilities, to create learning experiences like no other. Inside and outside of the classroom, we inspire our students to achieve more than they ever thought possible.

No two children learn the same way, which is why a Nord Anglia education personalises learning to what works best for your child. Our approach means that your child leaves school with everything they need to succeed in whatever they choose to be or do in life.

 

About Léman International School

Léman International School Chengdu (LIS) opened in the fall of 2009. Our school serves the children of expatriate families from age 2 to 18 years in a Pre-Nursery to Year 13 program. Our purpose built campus occupies 50 acres (20 hectares) in the Tianfu New Area of Chengdu and has capacity for approximately 1,000 students. Chengdu is a modern city in Western China famous for excellent food and the home of the Giant Panda.  Many interesting destinations in South East Asia are a short flight away. The city is affordable with a lower cost of living than many comparable cities in China, so there is good savings potential for teachers.

Léman boasts world class facilities on an extensive campus.  These include fully equipped modern classrooms, science laboratories, an art studio, music studio, I.T. rooms, gymnasium, 25 meter indoor swimming pool and large outdoor sports facilities.

Our student body represents more than 30 nationalities and the school provides international curricula with the commitment to support students’ return to their home country. The Primary School curriculum is based on the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), currently provided in 1,000 schools in 65 countries.   Year 7 to 11 utilizes the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP). LIS is an IB World School and offers the IB Diploma Programme for students in Year 12 and 13.

LIS is fully accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Visit our website www.lis-chengdu.com  for more information.

 

​​​​​​​Our Schools

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy, to be ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that being part of our family of 69 schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance their success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London.

 

About the role

Join our fast-paced international environment, and you will deliver the International Baccalaureate MYP and DP programmes. You will challenge your students to set ambitious targets for themselves and seek out and use innovative teaching practices to enhance our students’ experiences and outcomes.

 

About you

With the ability to create a classroom culture where there are no limits to what can be achieved, you will have a university degree in your specialist subject, a teaching qualification plus considerable teaching experience and knowledge of the curriculum. Receptive to feedback and ready to embrace change, you will be keen to share best practice with colleagues and peers.

A strong ambassador for the school, you will be able to develop new ways to engage students and parents with the wider school and Nord Anglia Education community. Your strong motivation and communication skills will also enable you to create a feeling of energy, excitement and personal investment within the classroom. You will also be able to meet visa-related restrictions for China, including holding a bachelor’s degree, at least 2 years full time relevant working experience and a valid non-criminal record.

 

Benefits

When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of 14,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.

We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.

Our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London, offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.

Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.

As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:

A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale

An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration

A culture which is fair and consultative

Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career

 

Selection Process

The closing date for application is Mar 31, 2022. Due to global travel restrictions, all interviews will be conducted via MS Teams/Video Call. There will be two stages of interview, including a panel interview.

 

Start Date: 1st August 2022

At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion or culture.

All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both your country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years.

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