Teacher of Visual Arts

ISA International Education Group

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Important dates

Closing date of applications
30th April 2024
Start date
12th August 2024

Date Contract Ends

Job details

Art and Design / Art and Design
Teacher / Teacher
Ages 11-18 / Secondary and
Ages 11-18 / Secondary
Positions available
Contract type
Fixed / Renewable
Vacancy type
Full Time


2 or more years experience

ISA Science City International School is a world IB school providing a balanced education affording the intellectual, physical, emotional, and social growth of all students aged 2 to 18. We are seeking experienced and passionate educator for Visual Art Teacher position to start from August 2024.

ISA Science City is actively seeking a dynamic and driven individual to join our enthusiastic arts team as a positive artistic force. We are dedicated to fostering a growth mindset within our organization, and it is essential that the successful candidate embodies this mindset. This role presents a unique opportunity for the potential candidate to contribute to the teaching of both MYP and DP visual art, in addition to leading a dedicated Animation class.
Preference will be given to candidates who possess experience or training in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, as well as those with a background in Design Thinking and Project-Based Learning. Such qualifications would greatly enhance the candidate’s ability to excel in this role.

By joining our arts team, the successful candidate will have the privilege of working in a vibrant and supportive environment that nurtures creativity and innovation. This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact and contribute to the growth and development of our students’ artistic abilities.

We strongly encourage qualified individuals who are passionate about art education and possess a positive and optimistic outlook to apply. Together, we can inspire and empower the next generation of creative minds at ISA Science City.

Key Responsibility Areas (KRAs)

• Implement instructional activities where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences
• Identify, select, and differentiate instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs
• Plan and implement opportunities for students to engage in digital learning and develop digital competencies
• Demonstrate best practises in facilitating contemporary pedagogies as part of the teaching and learning program
• Play a part in developing school curriculum as appropriate to the role
• Provide a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
• Observe and evaluate each student’s performance and development, and provide appropriate feedback on student work in a timely manor
• Assess, track and report on the learning of students
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis
• Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment
• Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers and community
• Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parents and peers
• Undertake appropriate and agreed continuing professional development
• Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines and schedules
• Contribute to community and corporate aspects of school life
• Apply classroom management strategies that reflect ISA Science City policies/procedures
• Attend and actively participate in co-curricular activities such as meetings, yard duties, social activities, sporting events and clubs
• Attend and actively participate in appropriate professional learning and activities associated

Other Duties

• Demonstrate values and integrity that align with the schools vision and mission
• Align with school policy related to child protection, safety, duty of care, and privacy
• Actively participate in all school events and activities of the school as required
• Participate in performance reviews and assessments as required
• Take reasonable care of your own health and safety, and that of others, follow any reasonable instruction given by the school, and report and concern(s) which may give rise to danger, and/or any injury which may occur in the workplace
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by senior leaders of the school

Educational & Qualifications: Relevant tertiary qualifications (required)

Experience & Knowledge

• Understanding of the framework of the International Baccalaureate – Middle Years and Diploma Programmes (desirable)
• Demonstrated experience and ability to work independently and as part of a team, developing, establishing, implementing, and monitoring learning and curriculum
• Demonstrated experience supporting, instructing, monitoring, and encouraging students to achieve their full potential and develop their abilities
• Knowledge of, and experience in using information technology relevant to the teaching, learning and management of a school
• Demonstrated experience and ability to provide mentoring and guidance to students
• Demonstrated experience in effective administration, planning, and programming
• Demonstrated experience in establishing effective working relationships with staff, students and parents
• Experience in, and passionate about working with and supporting young people on their journey through education

Skills & Abilities

• Skills and capacity to deliver the pastoral, curricular and co-curricular program
• Highly developed organisational skills and a proactive approach to problem solving
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Excellent time management skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated
• Strong work ethic to achieve college goals
• Computer literate and experienced in providing computer assisted learning in key academic skills areas
• Manage highly confidential information with discretion and integrity
• Demonstrated ability to inspire and enthuse others and to deliver and accept feedback in respect to the effectiveness of one’s endeavours, and the achievement of goals

Application Process

Interested candidates please go to “APPLY FOR THIS JOB“.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend face-to-face and/or skype interview with our recruitment team.

Candidates are requested to provide three referees for pre-employment reference check from current and previous employers.  The referees must be the Principal, Head of school or the direct supervisor from the school management team.

ISA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Candidates must be prepared to undergo child protection screening and appropriate background check.

Please review with care the candidate pack shared for each specific position. 

General Requirements for International Teaching Positions

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject area
  • A recognized teaching qualification (e.g. BEd, PGCE)
  • Minimum two years’ experience of classroom teaching in mainstream education sector
  • Previous experience of teaching the IB/A-Level curriculum is preferred, high potential candidates without IB/A-Level experience might be considered
  • Well-versed in various teaching resources including digital tools to support and enhance teaching and learning
  • Sensitivity to the cultural differences
  • A willingness to actively participate in the academic enrichment and co-curricular programmes


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  • Location Guangzhou
  • Full Address Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
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  • School Type Education Company