• Class Teacher (British Primary School)

    Job ID
    2018-1242
    Section / Function
    British Primary School
    Type
    Contract
    Location Site
    European Primary Campus (EPC) - FuGuo Lu
  • Overview

    The British Primary Section of Taipei European School is looking to appoint enthusiastic and motivated teachers to join our primary team.
    We have vacancies in Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.

     

    Application Procedure/Timeline

    If you are excited by this opportunity, please complete our application form online and where you will also be asked to upload your CV and a Covering Letter in which you share your experience and enthusiasm for the role.

    Your application should consist of:
    1) A completed application form and supporting statement.
    2) A covering letter and CV.

    As an employer committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, it is necessary that when completing your application form there are no gaps shown in your career history. Any breaks of service must be accounted for.

    Preferably, your application should be submitted on online recruitment page.

    If this is not possible please send your application by email to chelsea.lee@tes.tp.edu.tw

     

    Application deadline: (CST) 6.00 p.m. on Saturday, 12 January 2019.

    Interviews will be held in London in January 2019 or via Skype.

     

    Safer Recruitment
    Taipei European School is an equal opportunities employer and is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection. All applicants are subject to rigorous screening including a video interview via Cammio. Any job offer is subject to the receipt of two supervisory references (including current employer) and current and previous Police Checks.

    Responsibilities

    Teachers at Taipei European School make the education of their pupils their first concern, and are accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct. Teachers at Taipei European School act with honesty and integrity; have strong subject knowledge, keep their knowledge and skills as teachers up-to-date and are self-critical; forge positive professional relationships; and work with parents in the best interests of their pupils.

     

    A teacher at Taipei European School must:

    1. Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils.
    2. Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils.
    3. Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge.
    4. Plan and teach well structured lessons.
    5. Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils.
    6. Make accurate and productive use of assessment.
    7. Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment.
    8. Fulfil wider professional responsibilities.

     

    A teacher is expected to demonstrate consistently high standards of personal and professional conduct. The following statements define the behaviour and attitudes which set the required standard for conduct at our top international school.
    Teachers uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside Taipei European School, by:
    • treating pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position
    • having regard for the need to safeguard pupils’ well-being, in accordance with statutory provisions
    • showing tolerance of and respect for the rights of others
    • not undermining fundamental European values, including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs
    • ensuring that personal beliefs are not expressed in ways which exploit pupils’ vulnerability or might lead them to break the law.

     

    Teachers must have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of Taipei European School, and maintain high standards in their own attendance and punctuality.
    Teachers must have an understanding of, and always act within, the policies and procedures which set out their professional duties and responsibilities at Taipei European School.

     

    Qualifications

    Candidates must have a minimum of a B.Ed, PGCE, PGDE and appropriate experience. Experience of working in a mainstream international school with a Western pedagogical background would be a significant advantage. You will need to be a qualified teacher who is a fluent English speaker and who is an excellent communicator. We are looking for someone who is passionate about children’s learning and who will participate fully in the life of our school.

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