Physical Education Teacher

Far East, China

HIK-SVS International School

HIK-SVS International School

Physical Education Teacher

About HIKSVS International Bilingual School

The School
Sutton Valence School, a leading English co-educational independent day and boarding school, in association with Hopeland International Kindergarten Group, a successful,
Chinese-owned independent education provider, accommodates co-educational, dual curriculum day School for 5-14 year-olds in Tianjin.

The School is highly successful and expanding rapidly. It now requires a full-time Physical Education Teacher, to work in this first-class environment. The School offers a dual
curriculum (English and Chinese) with subjects taught in both languages - with the pupils integrated for many activities and community events.
The School aims to inspire its students, and enhance their education and cultural understanding. We want to prepare them for the opportunities available in a highly
connected world. This global outlook is expressed in the ethos of the four-journey, which is promoted by Sutton Valence school. We are also a COBIS member school.

Four Journeys
At HIKSVS International Bilingual School, every child undertakes ‘Four Journeys’ to develop every aspect of their learning and character. Like Sutton Valence School, HIKSVS has the
clearly articulated Sutton Valence ethos and educational philosophy running throughout the school.

Academic: Pupils enjoy learning and are taught by well-qualified, dedicated and experienced teaching staff with a vibrant, diverse and challenging curriculum. Teachers will
get to know each child within their care and school community and will be able identify their strengths and help children use their confidence to strengthen their weaknesses.

Enrichment: Pupils will be able to investigate and explore different enrichments activities, as part of a well-structured and extensive ECA programme, so they can develop a range of
different skill sets. This also gives children the opportunities to explore areas they are unfamiliar with and develop different passions and a love of lifelong learning.

Community: Our school is a family where we care for everyone and each individual is cherished. Pupils are encouraged to take responsibility for each other – this is developed
within each class, House and wider school community.

Leadership and Service: We are developing young leaders of the future to be able to cope and deal with a rapidly changing and dynamic world. A range of leadership and service
opportunities are embedded into daily HIKSVS school life.

Working at HIKSVS
HIKSVS International Bilingual School is a very exciting and unique place to work. The vision for the School is distinctive and compelling, offering the Sutton Valence ethos of ‘Four
Journeys’ and blending the very best of educational practice from western and eastern traditions.
If you work for HIKSVS International Bilingual School, you will have the opportunity to live in a beautiful city, work in a school located near the most wonderful lake and parkland,
develop your professional practice through this blend of educational traditions and most importantly to play a key role in creating and developing a leading project in China. You will
be a part of the first stand-alone Preparatory or Primary School partnership by a Chinese school with a leading English public school, Sutton Valence Senior and Preparatory
Schools in the United Kingdom.
We are committed to the most exciting development of teaching and learning, and to developing the dual curriculum in which international and domestic Chinese pupils are
taught separately for some subjects but are integrated for others. We promote international understanding and global citizenship values.

We are seeking an innovative and outstanding Physical Education Teacher from August 2024. You will be required to teach all abilities across KS1 and KS2, both within our
International and Domestic stream classes. This role offers excellent opportunities for the right candidate to work within a successful school. You must be able to use a range of
teaching strategies to inspire and motivate our students and demonstrate a willingness to share best practice with colleagues within the department.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who:

  • Has at least two years teaching experience in Physical Education.
  • Has a degree in Sport & Exercise Science/Physical Education and relevant teaching qualifications to teach Physical Education from KS1 to KS2 predominantly, KS3 is
    also desirable.
  • Has a thirst for learning and is passionate about Physical Education and keen to inspire students across all cohorts, to develop a positive attitude and high levels of
    engagement for sports, enabling students to achieve their best.
  • Has the ability to adapt and bring change, to ensure the best possible outcome for our students.
  • Is dynamic, innovative and inspirational within this subject.
  • Is keen to be part of an expanding team and is motivated to engage in fully in classes and our extensive extra-curricular programme.
    Is an expert in their subject specialism.
  • Has the ability to teach outstanding lessons across the age range.
  • Is committed to raising standards of attainment and developing the success of the department.
  • Enjoys working as a part of a team and has a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Sets high expectations of themselves and their students.


In return, we will offer you:

  • A professional, hardworking and supportive school team.
  • Enthusiastic students who are willing to learn and proud of their school.
  • Opportunities for extensive professional development.

HIKSVS Remuneration
HIKSVS offers an excellent remuneration package and the opportunity to work with our dynamic, highly qualified team in very pleasant surroundings with excellent facilities. The
package will be discussed at interview.

Benefits and other allowances:
1. Dedicated support for on-boarding and visa processes.
2. Comprehensive private medical insurance.
3. Return air passage to base country each year via an annual flight allowance.
4. Settlement welcome.
5. Free work-day lunch at refectory and dinner each day after work.
6. Free pick-up service on the day of your arrival in China and dedicate guide for expat support.

HIKSVS International Bilingual School is committed to safeguarding and promoting
the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this
commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion
of pre-employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure, the receipt of
three satisfactory references - one from your current employer – this will be followed
up with a telephone call to confirm the accuracy of references provided, preemployment
medical questionnaire, relevant original ID documentation and
examination certificates.

HIKSVS is committed to ensuring that the recruitment and selection of staff is
conducted in a manner that is systematic, efficient and effective, and which
promotes equality of opportunity.

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