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 EAL/ESL Teacher for Bilingual School in Shanghai

Posted By: Nord Anglia Education <[email protected]>
Date: Wednesday, 13 November 2019, at 6:37 p.m.

Teacher of English as an Additional Language (EAL) for Bilingual School in the leading position, in Beijing

To implement and deliver the EAL Curriculum, according to the age, aptitude and abilities of the pupils being taught.

REPORTING TO Co- Principals
OTHER KEY RELATIONSHIPS Students; Parents; Class teachers/tutors
PACKAGE Competitive salary dependent upon years of experience and qualifications

Teaching and learning
 To plan, prepare and deliver schemes of work in accordance with the EAL programs (extraction and in-class) set out by the curriculum and the school;
 To plan and deliver effective teaching programmes which provide exemplary learning opportunities within and beyond the classroom;
 To positively target and support individual learning needs;
 To maintain high levels of behaviour and discipline;
 To use modern technology to enhance learning opportunities
 To work cooperatively with mainstream curriculum teachers to plan and deliver support to EAL and other students within the mainstream;
 To maintain a working knowledge of the EAL Curriculum;
 To maintain records of pupils’ progress including:
 To write reports to parents as and when required and conduct termly interviews with parents to discuss and explain their child’s performance and progress in school;
 To monitor and record students’ learning to ensure they remain on track to achieve challenging targets;
 Report on progress to Head of EAL and other appropriate stakeholders;
 To make effective use of formative and summative assessment to plan challenging learning opportunities for all students;
 To effectively use homework and other extra-curricular learning opportunities;
 To provide and maintain an attractive and stimulating environment in which to foster effective teaching and learning in line with the school’s display policy;
 To monitor progress and effectiveness of lessons and to evaluate and modify as necessary;
 To be an active part of the EAL team that ensures communication between and consistency across year groups;
 To promote the use of English language within the school and at break times so that English becomes the accepted language of choice for all students.
Pastoral
 To establish a purposeful and safe learning environment for all students;
 To be aware of the physical and emotional well-being of pupils and the need to respond to particular situations;
 To liaise with other agencies e.g. school nurse, SEN Co, educational psychologist as required.
 To contribute to the preparation of action plans and other support mechanisms;
 To alert appropriate staff to problems experienced by students and make recommendations as to how these may be resolved;
 To communicate effectively with parents of students, liaising with other staff as appropriate;
 To contribute to PSHE according to school policy.
Administrative/additional duties to understand and implement:
 Regulations and correct procedures:
 Emergency and evacuation procedures;
 Health and Safety policies;
 Child Protection policy;
 All curriculum or organizational policies or agreed procedures;
 To conduct standardized or other tests when required and document pupils performance;
 To attend and participate in weekly staff meetings and also on other occasions when required e.g. team planning meetings, support the decisions taken at those meetings, and respect the confidentiality of the matters discussed;
 To attend and participate in training days;
 To supervise playtimes, lunchtimes and provide ASAs as required;
 To register students and take on responsibilities of a form tutor as required;
 To supervise after school matches or concerts when required;
 To supervise pupils in assemblies and lead a class assembly as required;
 To supervise and lead: Teaching Assistants, Students, Voluntary Helper;
 To liaise with colleagues enabling smooth transfers of children within school and to/from others.
Extra-Curricular Activities
 Support the life of the school beyond the classroom;
 Lead one or more agreed after school activities each week;
 Participate in residential weeks and other trips as appropriate;
 Contribute to whole school learning or pastoral initiatives during term.
Personal Development
 To take a proactive approach towards continuous professional development;
 Contribute positively to the morale and community spirit in the school;
 Work effectively in different teams;
 Assist in whole school marketing initiatives and contribute to the growth of the school;
 Operate at all times within the stated policies and practices of the school;
 Maintain an up to date knowledge of good practice in teaching techniques;
 Maintain subject(s) or specialism(s) to enable effective teaching;
 Keep knowledge of wider curriculum developments up to date;
 Undertake professional development to enhance teaching and students' learning, and apply outcomes and identify impact and share outcomes with colleagues.

Note
- This job description describes in general terms the normal duties, which the post-holder will be expected to undertake. However, the job or duties described are subject to change and may vary or be amended from time to time without changing the level of responsibility associated with the post.

- Duties may be modified by the Principal/Head of Phase, Head of EAL to reflect or anticipate changes in the job, commensurate with the job title.

Qualifications/Training
 Bachelors Degree or Higher
 EAL teaching qualification (CELTA or equivalent, or higher)
 Qualified Teacher Status
Experience
 A minimum of 2 years of work experience since graduating
 Experience in and knowledge of teaching appropriate age range (e.g. EYFS, KS1, etc).
 Demonstrable evidence of innovating and adapting curricula to engage children and enable them to perform highly
 Working in partnership with parents
 Experience of being part of a highly successful department and school

Email - [email protected]

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