Secondary Design Technology Teacher - Hangzhou, China - August 2024

Country:
China
Region:
School - Far East / East Asia
Curriculum:
IB- Diploma, United Kingdom
Level:
Secondary/ Middle(12-15), Secondary/High(16-18)
Start Date:
01 August 2024
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
This international school in Hangzhou is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic teacher of Design Technology to work collaboratively as part of a diverse and high achieving DT team.

Candidates should have the following education, skills and experience:

BASIC QUALIFICATION
• Hold a Bachelor's degree related to your subject specialism
• Fully qualified as a teacher (holding teaching certificates such as PGCE, QTS etc)
• Fluent English, spoken and written.
EXPERIENCE
A minimum of 2 years of teaching experience within your subject specialism at a high performing school.
EXPERTISE
• Excellent subject knowledge.
• Prior experience of teaching IGCSE and A Level courses in your subject specialism is essential.
PREFERRED APTITUDES
• Be able to assess pupils’ interests, needs and developments.
• Be able to develop curriculum.
• Open, proactive, patient and caring.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
• International and bilingual school working experience is preferred.
• Cross-cultural working experience is preferred.

Learning is based on the UK National Curriculum and delivered in a way that is consistent with the school's ethos. The pedagogical and structural approaches ensure pupil learning and development is designed to achieve the vision for the school. An extensive extra-curricular programme of sports and other after-school activities will be provided to enrich and broaden the education offered. Indeed, high quality pastoral provision is central to the school's philosophy with a thriving House system and a purposeful Well Being programme features across schools.

Salary will be in line with teachers experience and qualifications and will be paid in local currency. Other benefits include a housing allowance, medical insurance, bonus at the end of 2 years contract and airfares for staff and their dependants.

The city of Hangzhou, one the oldest and most culturally rich cities in China, combines the traditional and the modern, the native and the international in a warm and friendly environment. Hangzhou is home to some of China's most advanced and successful international companies, such as tech giants Alibaba and Cisco Systems, and Wahaha Group, China's largest food and beverage company.

Hangzhou has been designated China's Safest City, China's Happiest City, and China's Best Commercial City. The United Nations, in recognition of Hangzhou's cultural significance and reputation as a very liveable city, has awarded it the UN Habitat Scroll of Honour. It is also known as one of the most beautiful cities in China and is well-known for its scenery. Just west of Hangzhou Bay, there are mountains and lakes, tea fields, parks, botanical gardens, temples, museums and theatres making it a popular tourist destination. There are many bars, clubs and restaurants with familiar western brands such as Costa Coffee, Starbucks, Pizza Hut etc.

Served by Hangzhou International Airport and also Shanghai International Airport, travel both domestically and internationally is accessible. The fast train to Shanghai takes just 50 minutes and there are also regular bus services as well. The region enjoys a subtropical climate with four distinctive seasons that include hot summers and cold winters (with occasional snow).

For more details about this position and opportunity, please call your local Edvectus contact!
Number Of Students:
Opening in August 2018
Student Make Up:
Expatricate Pupils
Regional Info:
The city of Hangzhou, one the oldest and most culturally rich cities in China, combines the traditional and the modern, the native and the international in a warm and friendly environment. Hangzhou is home to some of China's most advanced and successful international companies, such as tech giants Alibaba and Cisco Systems, and Wahaha Group, China's largest food and beverage company. Hangzhou has been designated China's Safest City, China's Happiest City, and China's Best Commercial City. The United Nations, in recognition of Hangzhou's cultural significance and reputation as a very liveable city, has awarded it the UN Habitat Scroll of Honor. It is also known as one of the most beautiful cities in China and is well-known for its scenery. Just west of Hangzhou Bay, there are mountains and lakes, tea fields, parks, botanical gardens, temples, museums and theatres making it a popular tourist destination. There are many bars, clubs and restaurants with familiar western brands such as Costa Coffee, Starbucks, Pizza Hut etc. Served by Hangzhou International Airport and also Shanghai International Airport, travel both domestically and internationally is accessible. The fast train to Shanghai takes just 50 minutes and there are also regular bus services as well. The region enjoys a subtropical climate with four distinctive seasons that include hot summers and cold winters (with occasional snow). http://www.visithangzhou.com/
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Housing:
2 bedroom
Benefits:
Flights - allowance, Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Transport to/from school, Tuition - free for dependants
Suited To:
Climate -moderate, Infrastructure - Moderately developed
Minimum Years Experience:
2.0
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
N
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60
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