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Rob Goodes

Rob Goodes

Year 6 Teacher

A number of factors have influenced my wish to become a teacher. I have had considerable experience of working with children and young people, in both voluntary and paid capacities since the age of 15. Having gained a 2:1 BA Hons in Physical Theatre, I have been using my talent to inspire young people to learn in the way that I have been encouraged and inspired. Working initially as a Teaching Assistant, I quickly gained the experience necessary to be accepted onto Canterbury Christ Church University, England’s PGCE and completed the course in 2012. I joined Westgate Primary School as a Newly Qualified Teacher, and worked there for 7 years becoming the English Subject Leader and KS2 Phase Leader to which I am very proud of this achievement in such a short space of time, because of improving the school and even winning an Kent Literacy Award too.

I devoted 7 years of my career at Westgate, but needed a fresh, new challenge and decided to pursue teaching abroad. I wasn’t sure where this would take me until I saw the NAE BSB Shunyi school website and was amazed by everything that it had to offer students and teachers. This is somewhere that I will improve my teaching practice, develop as a leader and help the school to achieve the wonderful goals that it has planned.

“Education is learning what you didn’t even know, you didn’t know” – Daniel J Boorstin.

I am motivated, passionate and oraganised especially when it comes to teaching, but I am also many other things outside of the classroom. I see myself as kind and generous, but also someone that is down to earth with a sense of humour. I love all forms of sport, whether that’s playing it or shouting from the touchline supporting, but football is my passion. As well as this, I love to act as well as directing, which links in with my love of films and books. My future lies at BSB Shunyi and I hope, with the support of my wife and young son, it is a successful partnership for the foreseeable future.