Permanent position commencing in 2020. Teaching English language and literature to young adult international students. Central Wellington location in the Railway Station campus 

About the Company

UP Education International College (Wellington campus) is proudly one of New Zealand's leading private school and training establishments, with a strong reputation for quality, excellence and student success. 

The College offers the Victoria University Foundation Studies Programme to international learners. Our teachers benefit from a highly resourced and modern teaching environment, focused students and competitive remuneration above state rates. 

About the Role 

We are currently seeking a full-time English Teacher. You will be teaching senior international students working towards the Victoria University Certificate in Foundation Studies. We do have our own Curriculum, which is at a Year 10-13 level 

Skills/Experience 
  • Experience teaching English (please state other subjects).
  • Current teacher registration is essential.
Applicants must be flexible, committed and a good team player. Other eligible subjects include New Zealand Culture & Society (an introduction to New Zealand History) and Study Skills. They will also have the necessary skills to work successfully with students, parents, staff and the overall Up Education philosophy. 

For more information on the programme visit https://partnerships.up.education/ 
Company
UP International College New Zealand Limited
Type
Full Time from January 6th, 2020
Description
Position Title TEACHER
Reports to The Principal
Role Purpose
1.   To teach effectively
2.   To complete administrative tasks efficiently
3.   To set standards and assist students as required
4.   To oversee the needs of students

Key Accountabilities

Professional Knowledge
·       To complete the teaching and assessment programmes at appropriate levels as required in the schemes and by the policies of the College
 
Professional Development
·       To remain current with educational developments within the subject and participate in related professional development programmes
·       To take responsibility for being up-to-date with developments in technology and its use in the classroom
·       To accept and/or participate in performance appraisals  

Teaching Techniques
·       To take responsibility for the learning environment, including the quality of the physical environment and the conditions for orderly and effective teaching
·       To encourage the use of appropriate technology by students in the subject
·       To prepare resource and assessment material as required
·       To mark or otherwise assess work thoroughly according to the assessment schedules or other College policies and to record marks and assessment results
·       To set appropriate projects and additional work for students to do outside normal College classes  

Student Management
·       To provide learning experiences which maximise academic progress
·       To manage student behaviour effectively
·       To support the College standards in relation to student behaviour  

Motivation of Students
·       To motivate each student to achieve their potential in the subject
·       To encourage appropriate study and independent learning skills in students
·       To provide additional academic and pastoral support as needed for students  

Effective Communication
·       To report to and meet with parents as required
·       To action promptly, thoroughly and accurately the completion of required returns, forms or procedures and to supply information as requested ·       To maintain an attendance record as required
·       To adhere to such accounting procedures as may be applicable and requested
·       To provide schemes of work and assessment schedules as required  

Tutor Responsibilities
·       To provide oversight of students within the assigned tutor group
·       To communicate with parents as required
·       To complete administration tasks as required in relation to these responsibilities  

Contribution to the Wider School
·       To attend and assist at College ‘Open Days’ as requested
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