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Job Title: Physical Education Teacher (SHPX2324-22-23)
Posted Date: 10/21/2022 Expiration Date: -
Location: YCIS - Shanghai(Puxi) (Shanghai Puxi PRI) # of Openings: 2
Effective From: Other(08/01/2023)
Job Description: Duties:
A. Knowledge and understanding:
• Have a detailed knowledge of relevant aspects of the National Curriculum of England
• Have a secure knowledge and understanding of relevant specialist subject(s)(Art/ EAL/ ICT/ Music/ PE ) Understand progression in their specialist subject(s), including before their specialist age range
• Cope securely with subject-related questions which students raise and know about students’ common misconceptions and mistakes in their specialist subject(s)
• Know primary school curriculum and assessment guidelines

B. Planning and setting expectations:
• Identify clear teaching objectives, content, lesson structures and sequences appropriate to the subject matter and the students being taught
• Set appropriate and demanding expectations for students’ learning and motivation. Set clear targets for students' learning, building on prior attainment and experiences
• Identify students who have special educational needs and are gifted and talented, and know where to get assistance in order to give positive and targeted support. Where applicable, implement and keep records on Individual Education Plans (IEPs)

C. Teaching and managing pupil learning:
• Ensure effective teaching of whole classes, groups and individuals so that teaching objectives are met, momentum and challenge are maintained, and best use is made of teaching time
• Use teaching methods which keep students engaged, including stimulating students’ intellectual curiosity, effective questioning and response, clear presentation and good use of resources
• Set high expectations for students' behavior, establishing and maintaining a good standard of discipline through well-focused teaching and through positive and productive relationships

D. Assessment and evaluation:
• Assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and use this assessment for future teaching
• Mark and monitor students’ class and homework providing constructive oral and written feedback, setting targets for students’ progress
• When applicable, understand the demands expected of students in relation to the National Curriculum, KS1 and KS2

E. Relations with parents and wider community:
• Know how to prepare and present informative reports to parents.
• Recognize that learning takes place outside the school context and provide opportunities to develop students' understanding by relating their learning to real and work-related examples.
• Understand the need to liaise with agencies outside school.

F. Managing own performance and development:
• Understand the need to take responsibility for their own professional development and to keep up to date with research and developments in pedagogy and in the subjects they teach.
• Understand their professional responsibilities in relation to school policies, guidelines and practices.
• Set a good example to the students they teach in their presentation and their personal conduct.
• Evaluate their own teaching critically and use this to improve their effectiveness.

G. Managing and developing staff and other adults:
• Establish effective working relationships with professional colleagues, such as, co-teachers, specialist teachers and associate staff.

H. Managing resources:
• Select and make good use of books, equipment, ICT and other learning resources which enable teaching objectives to be met.

• Native English speaker
• Holder of Bachelor Degree and teaching certificate or license, with recognized qualification in primary education, child development or other related fields
• Minimum 2 years of full-time teaching experience
• Support Yew Chung's values
• Have passion for teaching students
• Sensitive and responsive to the needs of students and demonstrate commitment to their best interest
• Demonstrate commitment in teamwork
• Previous experience of working with a diverse group of young children and/or implementation of inquiry based learning approach is a plus
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Yew Chung International School of Shanghai (YCIS-SHPX-HQ)
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Phone: +86-21 2226 7666
Fax: +86-21 6219 0675
Postal Code: 200336
Address: 11 Shui Cheng Road (near Hongqiao Road),Puxi, Shanghai, P.R.C.
中国上海市水城路11号 (近虹桥路)
Description: Yew Chung International School established a new model of global education offering the unique richness and diversity of both Eastern and Western cultures that equip children to be bilingual, global-minded, appreciative and caring. We nurture globally competitive students and shape their good character as responsible global citizens with the competencies and skills required in the 21st century.

We have over 6,000 students across various campuses in China. We invite qualified teachers (Early Childhood to Secondary) to consider a career with our organization.
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