Swimming Teacher

Wellington College China

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Shanghai | Academic | Huili School Shanghai

Swimming Teacher
Head of Department, Head of School
The teacher will:
teach a class of pupils, and ensure that planning, preparation, recording,
assessment and reporting meet their varying learning and social needs;
maintain the positive ethos and core values of the school, both inside and
outside the classroom;
contribute to constructive team-building amongst teaching and non
teaching staff, parents and governors
• implement agreed school policies and guidelines;
• support initiatives decided by the Headteacher and staff;
• plan swimming and PE lessons appropriately to meet the needs of all pupils, through
differentiation of tasks;
• be able to set clear targets, based on prior attainment, for pupils’ learning;
• provide stimulating learning environments, where resources can be accessed
appropriately by all pupils;
• keep appropriate and efficient records, integrating formative and summative
assessment into weekly and termly planning;
• report to parents on the development, progress and attainment of pupils;
• maintain good order and discipline amongst pupils, in accordance with the school’s
behaviour policy;
• participate in meetings which relate to the school’s management, curriculum,
administration or organisation;
• communicate and co-operate with teaching assistants and administration assistants
• lead, organise and direct support staff within the classroom;
• undertake all reasonable duties when requested by the Senior Leadership Team:
• participate in the performance management system for the appraisal of their own
performance, or that of other teachers.
Support the Head of PE and Head of Sports with the following:
Covering lessons and staff absences as required by the Head of PE
Preparing students for forthcoming competitions and taking an active role in the
development of the school swimming team
Support the delivery of other sport and swimming-related co-curricular activities
To assist with the administrative requirements of the sports fixtures and events
To fulfil any other reasonable request from the Head of Department(s) that may
arise, especially in the context of a developing department and programme.
Qualified Teacher Status
Recognised qualification in PE and/or swimming
A passion for delivering high quality learning in the subject
The teacher should have experience of:
Whole class teaching of PE & swimming
In addition, the teacher might have experience of:
working in a bilingual school,
working outside of the UK as a class teacher
working in partnership with parents.
The teacher should have knowledge and understanding of:
the theory and practice of providing effectively for the individual needs of all children
(e.g. classroom organisation and learning strategies);
the monitoring, assessment, recording and reporting of pupils’ progress;
the principles around Equal Opportunities, Health & Safety, SEN and Child Protection;
the positive links necessary within school and with all its stakeholders;
high standards of classroom management;
impact of the learning environment upon children & staff;
how to ensure children & colleagues stay safe;
effective teaching and learning styles.
Additional swimming coaching qualifications.
The teacher will be able to:
actively promote and demonstrate the Huili ethos, values and aims positively,
use effective strategies to monitor motivation and morale;
develop good personal relationships within a team;
establish and develop close relationships with parents and the community;
communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) to a variety of audiences;
to attend out of hours events;
work with other adults in the classroom in planning and delivering high quality learning,
create a happy, challenging and effective learning environment.
a strong interest in an appropriate activity that may be a focus in co curricular activity
Team player
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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