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OTOS 2021-Head of Library-NAS Foshan
Nord Anglia School, Foshan

Job reference: 010191

Location: Nord Anglia School, Foshan

Closing date: 31/07/2021

Department: Teachers

About Nord Anglia Education

Nord Anglia Education (NAE) is the world’s leading premium schools’ organisation, with 69 schools located across dozens of countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Together, our schools educate over 67,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school.

Our philosophy for education rests on the 4 pillars of creativity, wellbeing, excellent academic outcomes and global connectedness. These are delivered through innovative use of educational technology to create a 21st Century, personalised, learning experience for all students.

Every parent wants the best for their child — so do we. NAE schools deliver high quality, transformational education and ensure excellent academic outcomes by going beyond traditional learning. Our global scale enables us to recruit and retain world-leading teachers and to offer unforgettable experiences through global and regional events, while our engaging learning environments ensure all of our student love coming to school.

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Nord Anglia School Foshan

Nord Anglia School, Foshan provides state of the art teaching and learning environments for up to 2304 students. The unique international learning experience at NAS Foshan will offer students aged 6 - 18 years old the best of eastern and western education resources and philosophies. The bilingual curriculum will be based on the Guangdong K-12 curriculum blended with globally respected international curriculum elements and teaching methods. Students will gain a solid foundation of Chinese culture, whilst equipping them with the knowledge and skills they will need to be successful in an increasingly globalized world.

Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy, to be ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that being part of our family of 69 schools gives them a special advantage. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance their success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London.


Global academic results for the 2019/20 academic year

The 19/20 academic year was the strongest for Nord Anglia ever in terms of A-levels, IBDP and GCSE

                                IB

Our IB diploma pass rate was 96.9%

Global point average of 34.4      

Six perfect 45 scores (from ICS Madrid, NAS Dubai, BIS Ho Chi Minh City and three from Oakridge in India)

14 Nord Anglia schools had a perfect 100% pass rate

1,386 IB candidates in total – 15.8% achieved 40 points and above

A-levels              

44% A*-A grades, an increase of 5% from last year

Global pass rate of 98.5%, up from 97.5% in the previous year

All but two of our schools offering the A-level curriculum achieved a pass rate of 100%. 

I/GCSE

94% A*-C grades

55.6% A*-A grades


About the role

Join our fast-paced international environment, and you will deliver International Baccalaureate programmes. You will challenge your students to set ambitious targets for themselves and seek out and use innovative teaching practices to enhance our students’ experiences and outcomes.  


About you

With the ability to create a classroom culture where there are no limits to what can be achieved, you will have a university degree in your specialist subject, a teaching qualification plus considerable teaching experience and knowledge of the curriculum. Receptive to feedback and ready to embrace change, you will be keen to share best practice with colleagues and peers.

A strong ambassador for the school, you will be able to develop new ways to engage students and parents with the wider school and Nord Anglia Education community. Your strong motivation and communication skills will also enable you to create a feeling of energy, excitement and personal investment within the classroom. You will also be able to meet visa-related restrictions for China, including Teaching Certificate in relevant subject area and school level, Bachelor degree or above and three or more years’ international education experience.


Benefits

When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of 14,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.

We offer career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Nord Anglia University unites our team through a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. We also provide extensive online and face-to-face professional development through Nord Anglia University to ensure that our teachers don’t just maintain their skills, they develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.

Our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London, offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates from our staff worldwide an opportunity to earn their Executive Master’s in International Education in an exclusive collaboration with King’s College London.

Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.

As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:

  • A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
  • An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration
  • A culture which is fair and consultative 
  • Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career


Selection Process

The closing date for application is 31st April 2021. Due to global travel restrictions, all interviews will be conducted via MS Teams/Video Call.  There will be three stages of interview, including a panel interview.  


Start Date: August 2021

At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture. ​​​​​​​

All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both your country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years.

 

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