Are you an inspirational Economics teacher looking to lead a team in a successful and expanding school? The British International School Shanghai, Puxi Campus is looking for a Head of Economics and Business Studies in its Secondary School. We welcome applications from exceptional, self-motivated and reflective professionals with the right blend of energy and experience, and a passion for teaching that embraces change and innovation.
As a qualified teacher you will be familiar with the UK curriculum and confident teaching secondary age students. You will be an excellent communicator, who gets on well with colleagues, students, parents, technology and change. Amongst other things, you will be well organised, have a good sense of humour and want to develop opportunities for students in and out of the classroom, providing opportunities for participation and the promotion of excellence. Teaching Economics is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of students. Our secondary school has 650 students, with a wide range of backgrounds, from around the world. Your role will be to head the Economics and Business Studies programme, teaching IB Economics and GCSE Business Studies yourself, but being responsible for all teaching across both subjects. You will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and learning, managing and leading a team of colleagues as well as encouraging a culture of inspiration, enjoyment and success.
In addition to being highly successful in its own right, the British International School Shanghai, Puxi is a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of Premium International Schools. This means you’ll be joining an international team in which thoughts and ideas are shared around the globe as we strive to make our schools the very best in the world. You will have the security and opportunities that come from being part of a high quality global organisation dedicated to education and professional development.
In return for your passion to deliver the highest quality education you will enjoy a more than competitive salary, accommodation provided by us, an annual flight allowance, health insurance and places in the school for your children. You’ll have the opportunity to live in and work in one of Asia’s largest, most spectacular and most vibrant cities.
Here at the British International School Shanghai Puxi, we are a close knit team who are proud of our school and community. We educate more 1420 young people of more than 50 nationalities, preparing them for futures as global citizens in the years ahead. If you’d like to be a part of our on-going success, please get in touch: we’d love to hear from you. Find out more about us at www.bisspuxi.com
HOW TO APPLY
Applications should be made via the Nord Anglia Education recruitment website at www.jobtrain.co.uk/nordanglia and should contain a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees. Any offer of appointment will be subject to a successful medical as well as clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously known as CRB).
The closing date for applications is 15 January 2015. Initial discussions will be conducted remotely by telephone or Skype. Short listed candidates will be invited to attend final interviews in London on Tuesday 20 January, Wednesday 21 January and Thursday 22 January 2015.