Teacher of Senior School English (Job Start Date: August 2024)(ID: 2826)

Job type:
Full Time, Fixed Term
Start date:
Apply by:
28 March 2024

Post-holder Qualifications, Experience

Please make sure that the following requirements are met before your application.

  • At least two years post qualification experience
  • Bachelor or above degree is required 
  • PGCE or QTS, Teaching License from non-UK countries are required 

About Role

We seek an experienced and innovative Teacher of Senior School English to join our team delivering an enhanced Key Stage 3 curriculum, IGCSEs in English Language and World Literature and English A at IB Diploma level. We are proud of our excellent academic achievement and the creative enrichment opportunities we offer. You will be a highly effective and dynamic teacher and team-player, able to inspire our incredible students with a genuine commitment to their academic and personal development. Professional development opportunities including collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare company and through Education in Motion, are extensive. Candidates also able to offer Film are particularly welcome to apply. A departmental or pastoral leadership responsibility may also be available for the right candidate.

Our School

DCB is a special place to be. The College has forged an excellent global reputation for being a warm, caring and welcoming community, and a rewarding place to work. DCB students possess a thirst for learning and are highly motivated every day. We wish to attract inspirational, talented teachers who love teaching and want to have an impact on our students. DCB is an exciting place to teach and learn. Winner of several international awards in the last few years, including the 2022 International School Award for Pathways to Continued and University Education and the 2019 International School Award for Creativity in Learning, the College is dynamic, collaborative and has the highest goals and expectations for its staff and students. The environment is one of trust and respect, with ideas bubbling from all quarters. To the right candidate, working here will be an extremely rewarding experience. DCB continues to offer teachers continuous professional learning and opportunities to grow.


DCB opened in 2005 and has since established itself as a world-class school. The College’s current enrollment is 1570+. Our DUCKS, Junior School and Senior School – each having its own character – are aligned in their learning in an atmosphere full of fun and energy.


Our school is located in Shunyi, around forty-five minutes from the heart of Beijing. The capital is a truly exhilarating place, with its cultural sites, ancient heritage and all the amenities associated with a large and vibrant city. From fascinating Hutongs to the many green spaces around the city, there is something for everyone. Beijing is an underrated city and our staff enjoy an interesting and safe lifestyle.

Our Teaching Profile (International School)


Teach Worldwise.

Dulwich College International (DCI) is a family of leading international schools in Asia. Across our schools, we are focused on nurturing every student to have the skills and motivation to thrive in life and make a positive difference in the world – that is, to Live Worldwise. To this end, we look to recruit the very best practitioners in international education who are passionate about unlocking the potential of our students, and who will continue to grow with us as Worldwise Teachers.


Live Worldwise.

Our Students have the skills and motivation to make a positive difference in the world.


Our Vision For Teachers.

Worldwise Teachers:

•  Put students first in all they do

•  Display a positive attitude, adaptability and open-mindedness 

•  Show professional initiative and perseverance

•  Are truly collaborative and display highly developed communication skills

•  Are committed to internationalism and equity

•  Are committed to sustainability and global citizenship


Worldwise teachers believe in:

•  The right of every student to be safe, supported and nurtured

•  Evidence-based and innovative pedagogy

•  Personalised and differentiated student learning

•  Setting high expectations for every student

•  Empowering students to reach their own goals

•  High levels of student motivation and engagement


A Worldwise Teacher’s Practice:

• Maximises every student’s opportunity learn

• Promotes student agency, reflection and a love of learning

• Delivers academic rigour and holistic learning

• Reveals the complex and inter-disciplinary nature of learning content

• Creates a supportive and dynamic learning environment

• Develops students’ higher-order thinking


How to Apply

DCBJ is a well-resourced school with highly motivated and academically successful students.

Successful applicants will be enthusiastic about the ethos and values of Dulwich International.

An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to the chosen candidate.

To apply for this position you will need to include: an application letter your CV details of three referees from your current and previous employer

Applications should be submitted through our on-line application system at: https://www.dulwich.org/careers/find-your-career

For further information please see our website at https://beijing.dulwich.org

Interviews will take place as soon as applications are received, therefore early application is encouraged. 

Safeguarding Statement

Education in Motion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all applicants to share the same. We follow safe recruitment practices which are aligned to 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. DCB Safeguarding Policy https://beijing.dulwich.org/our-college/safeguarding

Equity Diversity Inclusion Statement:

Education in Motion is committed to diversity within our team, organisational practices, policies and culture. We recognise that people with different backgrounds, skills, attitudes and experiences bring fresh ideas and perceptions, and it encourages and leverages these differences to make our work more relevant and approachable. Education in Motion will not discriminate or tolerate discriminatory behaviour on any grounds such as, but not limited to, race, gender, disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age or socioeconomic background.

Education in Motion strives to be an inclusive workplace where everyone feels a sense of belonging, has a voice, can raise concerns, and feels comfortable and confident. We expect everyone who works within to share this commitment and to act accordingly, as we aspire to best serve the Education in Motion mission and the community.


Teacher Competency Framework

TEACHING & LEARNING: Content Knowledge

ENGAGING SPACES: Supportive Environment

ENGAGING SPACES: Maximising Learning

TEACHING &LEARNING: Activating Thinking

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