Job Description

TopSchools is now recruiting a Primary School Class Teacher for a prestigious British school located in Beijing which requires candidates to be on board in Aug 2019.
Core Requirements of the Post
To be an effective professional who demonstrates thorough curriculum knowledge, teaches and assesses effectively, takes responsibility for professional development and has pupils who achieve well through the Be Ambitious agenda that is a core Nord Anglia Education expectation.
The person appointed will:
• Inspire trust and confidence in students and colleagues;
• Build team commitment with colleagues and in the classroom engage and motivate pupils;
• Demonstrate analytical thinking;
• Improve the quality of students' learning;
• Contribute to the school improvement / development planning and promote the learning priorities of the school development plan;
• Contribute to the development and / or implementation of school policies;
• Use the student tracking and reporting process to advance student learning and enhance professional practice in line with the school's aspirations and priorities;
Promote the wider aspirations and values of the school.
• Plan, prepare and deliver schemes of work in accordance with the academic programmes set out by the School.
• Maintain a working knowledge of National Curriculum documents.
• Maintain records of pupils’ progress including any statutory documents required by the UK Department for Education and reports for Nord Anglia Education
• 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.
• Provide and maintain an attractive and stimulating environment in which to foster effective teaching and learning in line with the school’s detailed display policy.
• Monitor progress and effectiveness of class work and to evaluate and modify as necessary.
• Be part of a curriculum subject working party that ensures consistency across the school.
• Be aware of the physical and emotional well-being of pupils and the need to respond to particular situations.
• Comply with and assist the School in the implementation of any rules and regulations which the school may from time to time issue to ensure the efficient operation of the school and the welfare and interests of its students and employees.
• Liaise with other agencies eg school nurse, SENCo, educational psychologist as required.
Administration and organisation
• Understand and implement:
¬ Regulations and correct procedures
¬ Emergency and evacuation procedures
¬ Health and Safety policies
¬ Child Protection policy
¬ All curriculum polices
¬ Any other organisational policies or agreed procedures
¬ To conduct standardised or other tests when required and document pupils’ performance
• Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings and also on other occasions when required eg team planning meetings, support the decisions taken at those meetings, and respect the confidentiality of the matters discussed
• Attend and participate in training days
• Supervise playtimes, lunchtimes and After School Activities when required
• Supervise after school matches or concerts when required
• Supervise pupils in assemblies when required and lead a class assembly for parents
• Supervise and lead:
¬ Teaching Assistants
¬ Students
¬ Voluntary Helpers
• Liaise with colleagues enabling satisfactory transfers of children within school and to and from others
• Endeavour to have and to foster good harmonious working relations with all staff, pupils and parents of The British School of Beijing, Shunyi.
• Fulfil the working hours stated in the Employee contract.
• Support and represent the school whilst on site and also in the wider community and always be a good ambassador for BSB and Nord Anglia Education.
To undertake any other reasonable requests by the Headteacher or other line manager
Personal Development
Continual development through the identification and implementation of your own Personal Development Plan
• Promote and adhere to the Company Vision and Values:
¬ Opportunity - For us, opportunities need to be meaningful, about achieving potential and making progress.
¬ Impact - For us, impact is about making a difference. It needs to be immediate, positive and lasting.
¬ Leadership - For us, leadership is about considering the team’s needs as well as your own, setting inspiring examples, b