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Head of Swimming
The Swimming coach works collaboratively with an international team to provide education to the pupils from a range of age groups, based on the Wellington College philosophy and ethos. The Swimming coach must support each individual pupil’s growth and development, encouraging them as Wellingtonians to be inspired, intellectual, independent, individual and inclusive. The coach must demonstrate an understanding of the wider curriculum and administration needs of the school, and achieve high standards by responding professionally, sensitively, and caringly to the needs of the pupils.
To contribute to raising standards of pupil achievement and attainment in a subject area or areas by teaching a timetable of lessons and supporting the Head of Department in the achievement of whole school and departmental targets.
• To have high expectations of all pupils based on relevant data.
• To teach using a variety of delivery methods which will stimulate learning, meeting the demands of the curriculum and through scaffolding and objectives ensure that the needs of all pupils are met.
• To maintain discipline in accordance with the College’s policies and encourage good practice with regards to punctuality, behavior, and standards of work.
• To assess pupils’ work in line with school policies and procedures referring to pupil performance targets.
• To contribute to the development and implementation of the subject’s strategic action plan.
• To attend and contribute to all staff and subject meetings.
• To use data, both externally and internally produced, to assess pupil performance and to develop appropriate courses of action.
• To review on a regular basis method of learning and teaching.
• If asked, to be a form tutor to an assigned group of pupils.
• To register students and notify the designated safeguarding lead immediately about any concerns relating to a pupil.
• To participate in the School’s professional learning program and continue personal development in the relevant areas especially subject knowledge and teaching methods.
• To attend all Curriculum, Parent Teacher Conferences and other such academic or pastoral events.
• To ensure effective monitoring and communication with parents regarding academic progress both in line with school reporting procedures and in response to specific concerns as they arise.
• To facilitate and attend fixtures and sporting events.
• To actively support the CCA programme.
• To undertake duties as detailed in the staff Duty Rota.
• To comply with the current policies and procedures of the School.
• To always display the Wellington/Huili Values, either in school or in the wider community.
• To assess, record and report on the attainment, attendance and progress of pupils keeping such records as are required.
• To lead coaching and accompany the swimming team to participate in all levels of competition.
• To provide or contribute to oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual or groups of pupils.
• To prepare and update subject materials, including schemes of work.
• To assist the Head of Department in the development of appropriate syllabuses, resources, schemes of work and teaching strategies
• To plan and prepare sequences of lessons to show progress over time.
• To produce interim and annual reports for all pupils taught in line with the School’s Teaching and Learning Policy
• To maintain excellent communication with parents.
• Mentoring a pupil, trainee teacher or teaching assistant as appropriate
• To engage actively with the School’s performance review surveys.
Bachelor’s degree or above, coaching & teaching certificate and major in Physical Education
Chinese native speaker with fluent English
2 years of working experience in coaching & teaching
• A relevant university degree and professional teaching & coaching aching qualification is essential, 211/985 university preferred.
• National team training and competitive background, male preferred.
• Excellent subject knowledge in swimming.
• Be an outstanding coach and role model.
• Experience in teaching a range of activities to a range of age groups.
• Be able to assess pupils’ interests, needs and developments.
• Be able to develop curriculum.
• Display the Wellington/Huili Values.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
• Cross-cultural working experience is preferred.
to complete the online application.