MYP/ DP Visual Arts Teacher in China
Subject: Art and Design
Level: Ages 11-18 / Secondary
Start date: 1st August, 2018
Closing date: 4th January, 2018
This international school in Beijing is looking for an experienced MYP/DP Visual Arts teacher to start in August 2018.
- Fully qualified teacher status with an internationally recognised teaching qualification.
- A minimum of 5 years teaching experience.
- Bachelors or Masters degree in field of expertise from an English speaking country.
- Training in IB programs is a plus but not required.
About the School
This international school in Beijing was founded in 1994 by its sister school, in Singapore, as an independent proprietary, co-educational, English-language day school offering an international curriculum for Pre-Kindergarten - Grade 12 students from the expatriate community of Beijing. The 11,000-square meter campus is conveniently located near major expatriate residential areas in central Beijing, located just of the North of Third Ring Road, close to the Olympic Games Village.
The school was the first international school to be licensed by the Beijing Educational Commission, and is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), and the Ministry of Education, China. The International Baccalaureate (IB) has granted BISS authorisation to offer the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), and the Diploma Programme (DP).
Approximately 300 students from 26 different countries attend the school. Reflecting the diversity of the student body the school hires quality faculty from all over the world, with faculty members currently coming from 15 different countries.
The school has over 30 classrooms, an Early Learning Centre (ELC) designed specifically for Pre-Kindergarten students (opened in 2015), two libraries for the Elementary and Secondary school, Music, Drama and Art studios, Multi-purpose auditorium, Science labs, Design Technology labs, Cafeteria, Playgrounds with age-appropriate structures, small gymnasium, rubber running track and multi-purpose courts for basketball, soccer, volleyball and other sports, all weather surface soccer field, rock climbing wall and private medical clinic, staged by a full time qualified doctor who provides medical service for BISS students and staff. Students all have access to the Olympic Center and The National Aquatics Center on priority-use basis and the Hilton Hotel and Crowne Plaza Hotel Health Club facilities.