The school offers an extensive programme of extra-curricular activities delivered before the school day starts, during lunch time and after school from 3.45 until 5.00 from Monday to Thursday. Some examples of the broad range of activities on offer are football, karate, fencing, photography, movie making and drama.
Mandarin is offered as an additional extra-curricular option for pupils in year 7 and 8. The Kingston Academy is therefore looking to recruit a part-time Mandarin tutor to run this extra-curricular club.
Position: Part-time Mandarin Tutor
Hourly rate: Negotiable (dependent on experience)
Commitment: 6 hours per week (4 teaching and 2 planning)
Commencement: September 2017
Closing date: Midday on Wednesday 21st June 2017
Interviews: Tuesday 27th June 2017
Candidates interested in applying for the role should complete the application form and monitoring form attached below. They are also asked to include in their application a statement (around 1 side of A4) which says why they are interested in joining TKA’s team and what makes them uniquely qualified for this role.
Mandarin Tutor – Person Specification
The successful applicant for this role would have the following attributes, qualifications and experience.
Good honours degree
Qualified teacher status (or equivalent)
Managing Mandarin initiatives impacting upon student achievement
Experience of teaching in a successful secondary school (nice to have)
Teaching and learning
Strong track record of teaching being judged to be at least good and outcomes of pupils in line with targets
Proven ability to teach outstanding lessons on a regular basis and lead by example
A commitment to giving every student an equal opportunity to be successful
To be committed to personal CPD
A strong classroom communicator in the English language
Excellent written communication and feedback
The ability to engage pupils and command their attention in a classroom context
Display a passion for education
Ability to work well as part of a team
Self-motivated and independent