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We are compiling a database of potential teachers, who could teach Mandarin Chinese, Maths, Arts, Folk Dance, Kung Fu and Chinese Zither.

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Arts Teacher for School Children

The School for Young People at the Confucius Institute is looking for Arts teachers, who can plan and deliver arts tuition to school children over the weekends via online platform. 

Hours:  1.5h – 4.5h during school term times

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Plan and prepare a program of study to meet the needs and interests of students.
  2. Use age-appropriate instructional strategies to develop students’ ability for artistic creativity expressions.
  3. Demonstrate and assist students to use different techniques and media to produce creative art work.
  4. Inform students about cultural and historical influences on art, including great artists, architects and designers in history, developing an understanding and appreciation of art.
  5. Evaluate and analyse creative works using the language of art and design techniques.
  6. Take class registers and attendance, encourage positive behaviour, provide guidance and give approved discipline.
  7. Maintain a safe study place by monitoring students’ welfare, safety, health, behavioural and emotional issues and reporting concerns.
  8. Get parents involved in the learning process of their children, talking to parents to inform them of their children’s progress.

Essential skills:

  • Have a degree or be studying Architecture or Landscape Architecture, or have a previous degree in Fine Art;
  • Being proactive, confident, passionate and highly motivated;
  • Able to build a close rapport with students and good communications with parents.

Previous experience in working with children and classroom teaching are extremely advantageous.

This vacancy will be closed once the positions are filled in. Please apply as soon as possible.

Please send your CV to confucius@sheffield.ac.uk


Cover Maths Tutors- Primary Maths at KS1 and KS2, or Secondary Maths at KS3/4 

The School for Young People at the Confucius Institute is looking for dedicated cover Maths tutors, who can plan and deliver Maths tuition to school pupils over the weekends.

Hours:  1.5h – 6h per week when there is a need to cover classes. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. You need to pass DBS check, attend job induction and take online training in Safeguarding.
  2. Prepare teaching and learning materials based on England Study Programmes.
  3. Deliver tuition, following the lesson templates provided. 
  4. Help students improve their math skills via individual work, group work and homework.
  5. Arrive early to ensure a safe and professional environment.
  6. Take class registers and attendance, encourage positive behaviour, provide guidance and give approved discipline.
  7. Maintain a safe study place by monitoring students’ welfare, safety, health, behavioural and emotional issues and reporting concerns.
  8. In the face-to-face teaching, act as a fire marshal in case of fire or during fire drill, carrying out the classroom fire evacuation procedure.
  9. Get parents involved in the learning process of their children.
  10. Evaluate students’ performances, talking to students’ parents to inform them of their children’s progress.

Essential skills:

  • Previous experience working with young people is essential
  • Excellent understanding of the maths study programmes in England;
  • Being proactive, confident, passionate and highly motivated;
  • Able to build a close rapport with pupils and good communications with parents;

Previous experience in classroom teaching is extremely advantageous.

Please note that the majority of the shifts will cover the main exam periods in January and May/June. Please only apply if you would be available for cover shifts during this period. This role may be particularly suited to postgraduate students.

Please apply as soon as possible if this is a role you are interested in. This vacancy could be closed at any time.

Please send your CV to confucius@sheffield.ac.uk


Currently, we are recruiting Arts Teacher and Cover Maths Teachers. 

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