Teacher of PE (whole school)

March 15, 2024

Job Description

Wuxi Dipont School of Arts and Science (in partnership with King’s College School, Wimbledon and Nanjing Foreign Language School) is seeking a Teacher of PE (whole school) to join a learning community that integrates the best of international and Chinese education.

Background

Wuxi Dipont School of Arts and Science was founded with the strong support of the Wuxi local government, through a partnership between two world-leading schools – Nanjing Foreign Language School, China and King’s College School, Wimbledon, UK – all of whom aimed to build a “school of the future” which focuses on providing well-rounded education. It opened in September 2018 with 750 pupils and has a current enrollment of just under 2,000 students. This remarkable growth is testament to the quality of the school, its exciting vision and the support of partners, parents and the wider community. 

Why you will love working with us

• Time for Quality: A reasonable teaching workload allows time for planning, student support, and collaboration. 

• Wonderful Students: Almost all students are impeccably behaved, eager to learn, a joy to teach, and actively support and care for each other.

• Thriving Community: Regular events, whole-school house activities, and over 300 co-curriculars.

• State-of-the-Art Facilities: Enjoy daily buffets, an on-site coffee shop and noodle bar; 50m pool, fitness room and sports fields; aquatics centre and extensive landscaped gardens. 

• Vibrant Staff and Family Activities: From sports to music, to culture and fun events, our faculty choose to spend time with colleagues outside of work.

• Ideal Location: Wuxi, an internationally welcoming city, offers beautiful scenery, abundant food, entertainment and leisure options, short commutes (5-15 minutes), an international airport (20 minutes from school), and fast, comfortable trains to many parts of China (e.g. Shanghai – 44 minutes).

• Competitive Salary and Benefits: highly competitive salary levels, housing allowance, full tuition support for school-age children and an annual return airfare and medical insurance for employee and dependents.

About the school

Location

The school is located in Binhu District, an area that preserves the historic character of canal-front public spaces, lake scenery and open parkland with high quality residential, business, retail and recreational facilities.

Facilities

The school is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including a multi-purpose auditorium, a sports complex, a 50-metre indoor swimming pool, a fitness centre, a boathouse and boarding facilities.

Career Development

Our staff contribute significantly to the co-curricular program, pastoral and house systems and demonstrate great commitment to the students in their care. An excellent CPD program is available at the school that includes professional development workshops on a range of topics.

About you

  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred
  • Demonstrated interest in student development and optimism for students’ ability to learn and grow
  • Ability to learn and apply local Chinese educational standards as well as new technologies
  • Interest in and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Ability to collaborate, establish rapport and communicate in a Dual Language Immersion environment

Early application preferred. To submit an application, please click here.

For further information, please contact emily.wang@dipont.com.

School website: https://www.nkcswx.cn/en/

*We are committed to a thorough and complete check of the credentials of all those employed to work with children in our organization.