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Secondary SENCO
The British School of Beijing, Shunyi

Job reference: 012283

Location: The British School of Beijing, Shunyi

Closing date: 15/01/2022

Department: Learning Support Services

About Nord Anglia Education

Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation, with more than 70 schools located across dozens of countries in the Americas, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. Together, our schools educate over 68,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school.

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

Every parent wants the best for their child — so do we. Nord Anglia 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 students love coming to school.


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About our school

The British School of BeijingShunyi

The British School of Beijing Shunyi (BSB), a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of schools, is looking to appoint enthusiastic and committed teachers as detailed above to join the Secondary school for August 2022. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, who gets on well with colleagues, students, and parents. Amongst other things, you’ll be well organised, have a good sense of humour and want to participate fully in the extra-curricular aspects of school life as well as the classroom. You will be responsible for all aspects of teaching and learning, and for encouraging a culture of inspiration, enjoyment, and success. Our staff work co-operatively and enjoy collaborating, therefore good interpersonal skills and enjoyment of teamwork are essential.

BSB is at an exciting stage of its development, having grown very significantly in the past decade and now numbering approximately 1,100 students aged 2-18. We have outstanding students from approximately 60 nationalities, who thrive academically; are committed to achieving their best and who grow with us as true global citizens through our culture of respect, opportunity, and personal development. We also have highly supportive parents who engage fully in the life of the school and their children’s education.

The school is housed in a purpose-built campus with superb facilities in the safe and family-friendly suburb of Shunyi, which is only 20 km from the city centre of Beijing, which is without doubt one of the most exciting and culturally rich world capitals in which to live.

To learn more about our school and the post, please click on the attachments/here, and visit the links below

http://www.nordangliaeducation.com/our-schools/beijing/shunyi

BSB – What makes us special?

https://www.nordangliaeducation.com/en/our-schools/beijing/shunyi/our-school/what-makes-our-school-special

BSB Shunyi Virtual Tour

https://www.nordangliaeducation.com/en/our-schools/beijing/shunyi/our-school/virtual-tour

Our schools

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 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

The 2020-2021 school year was the strongest ever in terms of Nord Anglia Education’s academic results. For the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, our students achieved a 36.2 global point average and a 98% pass rate, with over 20 students earning a perfect score of 45. In the A-levels, our students achieved 65.4% of grades at A*-A, along with 83.7% at A*-B, with a group-wide pass rate of 99.4% and seven schools achieving a perfect 100% pass rate. In this year’s I/GCSE results, 59.6% of students achieved A*-A grades, with a group-wide pass rate of 89.5% and 13 Nord Anglia schools achieving a perfect 100% pass rate. 

About the role

We’ll look to you to promote high expectations for our students, designing learning activities that are aligned to our school’s Secondary curriculum and creating a learning culture where there are no limits to what can be achieved. You will foster an environment of respect within the classroom, facilitating learning through questioning and discussion.

About you

Able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international environment, you will possess a university degree, a recognised teaching qualification and considerable 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 China, including a bachelor’s degree.

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 unparalleled 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 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 world-renowned 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 that is fair and consultative  
  • Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career

Selection Process

The closing date for application is 15th Jan 2022.  Due to global travel restrictions, all interviews will be conducted via MS Teams or online video calls.  There will be three stages of interview, including a panel interview.  

Start Date: August 2022

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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