Dulwich College Seoul

Teacher of Design Thinking

Far East, South Korea

We seek a general design / technology / film teacher to take the lead (with art and computer science teaching colleagues) in a new design / technology centre where we will combine art, design, film and technology. There is no intention to prepare students for external examinations, instead we seek for all students in the age range 10 - 18 years old to be engaged in projects that could be defined within a design cycle model, be that in film, product design (created through 3-D printing), computer science and art. The role will suit a teacher used to working within a project-based curriculum and interested in designing an original and context-appropriate design-thinking curriculum for our school.

Dulwich College Seoul is a flourishing, high-performing school offering teachers a fantastic opportunity to work in a purpose built and well-resourced school in the heart of one of Asia’s most dynamic cities. In partnership with Dulwich College London and its sister schools in China, Singapore and Myanmar, Dulwich College Seoul upholds the traditions and outstanding educational standards which have become the hallmark of the Dulwich name in the U.K. and Asia. 

The College currently has 650 students from 41 different nationalities across 6 continents, with over 250 of those studying in a three-form entry Key Stage 3 (Years 7-9) and a two-form entry Key Stage 4 (Years 10-13).

Seoul is a modern, cosmopolitan city with an outstanding restaurant and arts scene, great hiking and sports opportunities, a fascinating history and an exciting fast paced future! Our staff enjoy travelling throughout Korea and the region during holidays and explore Seoul at the weekends via the extensive subway system. This is a very livable safe city with something for everyone. 

At least 2 years teaching experience is required in the U.K. or overseas, regardless of nationality. All applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Education, or a first degree plus a post-graduate qualification in education (i.e. PGCE, or equivalent).

In return successful candidates will be working in a dynamic, purpose-built environment with small class sizes and motivated students, having access to excellent resources, facilities and colleagues. Teachers receive an attractive salary (at generous tax rates) and a fully competitive overseas benefits package, including flight allowance, accommodation, living allowance, freight allowance, comprehensive health coverage and tuition for up to two children at the school. 

For further details about Dulwich College Seoul, visit the school’s website at https://seoul.dulwich.org/ or explore the school’s Facebook page. Interviews will take place by Skype or in Korea during December and January. Appointments may be made before the application deadline.

Dulwich College International is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. 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. All appointments are subject to an interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, and successful references.

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Start Date: 01-08-2019

Apply By: 31-01-2019