CREATE YOUR FUTURE
HEAD OF ENGLISH
Location: The British School of Nanjing
We’re looking to recruit a Head of English to join The British School of Nanjing, a Nord Anglia Education school.
The British School of Nanjing (BSN) offers a modern and vibrant education to boys and girls aged 2-18. The school serves expatriate families looking to provide their children with a private education of the highest standard.
We nurture high aspirations for each and every one of our students. Many achieve great academic results and aim for places at the best universities around the world, while others discover a passion or special talent. Our day-to-day focus is on helping pupils to thrive in their own unique way.
We offer a rich and varied curriculum that allows pupils to explore the breadth and depth of their abilities. Work is underpinned by a highly dedicated teaching body. Small class sizes and low student to teacher ratio mean that pupils can receive the support they require to make good progress both academically and in their personal development.
BSN has preserved a strong sense of community since its foundation and every member of the school, young or old, has many opportunities to contribute to the welfare of the school community. We are proud of the roles our families play in our school and in turn the role we play in their lives during their time at in Nanjing.
Join our fast-paced international environment, and you will deliver UK National Curriculum, IGSCE and A-Level Courses. 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.
You will be able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international environment, you will possess a university degree, a recognised teaching qualification, and teaching experience. Committed and creative, you will be reflective on your own teaching and student outcomes, seeking out and implementing new ideas and innovative methods to raise the school’s level of achievement.
Keen to collaborate and share your specialist expertise, you will be a fitting ambassador for the school. You will communicate with confidence across diverse audiences and situations, using your expertise to build strong relationships with parents and students. You will also be able to meet visa-related restrictions for working in China, including holding a bachelor’s degree and two years full-time related teaching experience.
NORD ANGLIA EDUCATION
We’re Nord Anglia Education, one of the world’s largest premium international schools organisations. Every day, our teachers and support colleagues help our thousands of students achieve more than they ever imagined possible.
A transformational education at one of our schools is focussed on excellent academic outcomes, creativity, wellbeing, and international connectedness. Our innovative use of educational technology also creates a personalised, 21st century learning experience for all students, while our global scale means we can recruit and retain the world’s best teachers and offer unforgettable events and expeditions.
Our people are empowered to make a difference in their fields of expertise. Our fast pace of growth requires evolution and change from everyone, giving you the chance to define the role you do in the future. This challenges the learning agility of our employees and ensures every day brings interesting new experiences.
Founded in 1972 in the United Kingdom, our first international school opened in 1992 in Warsaw, followed by rapid growth across the world since the 2000s.
When you join our team, you’ll become part of a global family of experts working for a fast-growing premium international brand.
Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are ambitious for our students, our people, and our schools. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually.
We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people, such as Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF, and King’s College London.
OUR GLOBAL ACADEMIC RESULTS
The 2021-2022 school year was one of the strongest ever in terms of Nord Anglia Education’s academic results. For the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, our students achieved a 35.1 global point average, far exceeding the global average of 31.9. A third of students eared a perfect score of 45. In the A-levels, our students achieved 60.5% of grades at A*-A, along with 77.3% at A*-B.The group’s latest IGCSE student cohort, consisting of 2,351 students across 41 Nord Anglia schools, achieving an outstanding set of results, with 52.8% of grades at 9 – 7 for the year and 90.8% at 9 – 4.
When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of 15,000 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 exceptional career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Our online Nord Anglia University unites our team by harnessing the collective expertise of peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas, and best practice. We also provide extensive professional development to ensure our teachers don’t just maintain their skills but can also develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.
Our world-renowned collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, and UNICEF offers our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates an opportunity to earn an Executive Master’s in International Education from 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 that is fair and consultative
- Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career
Online applications need to be submitted directly through the Nord Anglia Education careers page and should include a CV. Please visit us online at https://www.nordangliaeducation.com/careers/working-for-us
At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people can 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.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.
Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.