housemistress (day) - year 9 - 13 - beijing

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Housemistress(Day) - Year 9 - 13

Required: August 2019
Location: Beijing, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Experience Required: 3+ years including experience in a similar role
Salary: Excellent salary package and extensive benefits.
Sponsorship: Single, Married Teaching couples, Teachers with dependents
Contract: 2 years

School Vision / Ethos: This top level international school is part of a family of UK curriculum schools and combines over 400 years of educational excellence with a modern approach and first-rate facilities. They build on the successes of their partner schools in England and Thailand and provide a full and well-rounded approach to education, which not only prioritises academic achievement but also helps to bring out the best in each pupil. The superb campus has been designed to accommodate 1200 students and along with the normal classrooms and facilities expected within a school, there is a large auditorium, a 6 lane swimming pool, a beginners pool, a concert hall, three drama studios, a gymnasium, a dance studio, an aerobics room, squash courts, a soft play room, a learning lounge, a Sixth Form centre, two mini theatres, student social spaces, a climbing wall, cafes as well as a large dining hall. There is a lake situated next to the new school campus which the school utilizes to support activities such as canoeing and sailing as well as academic studies will take place here. As well as tennis courts and a sports field, the school has two full size football pitches, one being all weather artificial grass.

Location Overview: Beijing is a bustling city with more than 13 million people on an area of 16,800 sq. km - the size of Belgium. The Beijing Municipality is flat and has a very orderly design - north, south, east and west circumnavigated by six concentric ring roads. The Beijing seasons are clearly marked by changes in weather and temperatures, and surprising splashes of colours. Beijing today is a city of vast contrasts - the new intermingles with the old, and the whole city is developing rapidly. You will find nightlife to suit all tastes and a huge expat scene - this is an exciting city in which to live.

Requirements: You will be responsible for developing a cohesive, purposeful and proud House which consists of students and tutors where you will oversee pastoral, academic and administrative needs of one of the six houses. You will be expected to develop positive and supportive relationships with students and parents and will be managing information related to student welfare. You will monitor homework and evaluate progress to identify strengths and weaknesses and implement action plans where necessary.

You should have a track record of previous work as a pastoral team leader and of monitoring set targets in a specified action plan to evaluate and ensure progress. You will demonstrate effective leadership with the student body. You should posses great emotional empathy and be a strategic thinker who can drive improvements in teaching and learning.

Package: The remuneration package is very generous and includes the following;

* A competitive salary package
* Full health insurance coverage for teachers as well as cover for dependents
* Onsite full-furnished accommodation provided
* Return Airfare
* 100% remission on tuition fees for up to two (2) dependent children attending the School. 50% remission on tuition fees for 3rd dependent child onward.
* The cost of all working visas, dependents' resident visas and work permits costs paid for by the school