Haileybury, the largest independent school in Australia, has established Australia’s first international school in China. The school, situated near Beijing, teaches the VCE and has been created to cater for Chinese students who want an international future. We are looking for an experienced Senior School Mathematics Teacher who wants to be part of this future.

Haileybury seeks applicants for the following position:

Job Title:              Senior School Mathematics Teacher


Reports to:

Principal via the Head of Senior SchoolTo commence:August 2019



Campus location:

Tianjin – ChinaNumber of vacancies1


Full timeTenure:2-year fixed term (renewable)


Employment Status:

Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.

The full package includes accommodation (2-bedroom apartment

Salary & Benefits: or as applicable for family), comprehensive medical insurance, visa and onboard costs, free tuition for children, flight costs as applicable, relocation allowance, gratuity allowance on successful completion of contract


Mathematics (VCE Curriculum):

Mathematics is the study of function and pattern in number, logic, space and structure, and of randomness, chance, variability and uncertainty in data and events. It is both a framework for thinking that is powerful, logical and precise. Mathematics also provides a means by which people can understand and manage human and natural aspects of the world and inter-relationships between these. Essential mathematical activities include: conjecturing, hypothesising and problem posing; estimating, calculating and computing; abstracting, proving, refuting and inferring; applying, investigating, modelling and problem solving.


This study enables students to: 

Develop mathematical concepts, knowledge and skills

Apply mathematics to analyse, investigate and model a variety of contexts and solve practical and theoretical problems in situations that range from well-defined and familiar to open-ended and unfamiliar

Use technology effectively as a tool for working mathematically.

Each unit deals with specific content contained in areas of study and is designed to enable students to achieve a set of three outcomes for that unit. Each outcome is described in terms of key knowledge and key skills.


The primary responsibility of the Senior School Mathematics Teacher is to deliver and promote Mathematics at senior levels within the School.


Teachers should ensure:

 Their delivery of the curriculum caters for students with varying learning styles and ensures best practice in pedagogy in Senior School Mathematics

 They keep up-to-date with modern teaching practice

 They use appropriate learning styles for ESL students

 That they use a variety of assessment tasks for students to experience success and accurately assess and build levels of student achievement

Co-curricular responsibilities

 Teachers are expected to participate in co-curricular activities including sport, the arts and/or outdoor activities.

Administrative responsibilities

 Teachers are expected to maintain records of classroom attendance

 Report writing in accordance with School policy

 Attend staff and other administrative meetings as required

 Undertake evening study supervision as required

 Attend parent/teacher interviews and promotional events as required.


Key Selection Criteria:

Ready for a new challenge
Flexible and dynamic
Enthusiastic and conscientious
Demonstrated knowledge and at least two (2) years’ experience in teaching senior mathematics
VCE (or Australian equivalent) Mathematics Methods, Specialist Maths and/or Further Mathematic experience preferred and/or
Experience in IB Diploma Mathematics SL and/or HL, IGCSE Mathematics and A-Levels
Ability to live within a foreign country for an extended period
Eligible to be granted a work visa for China
Ability to form a rapport with students and build collaborative working relationships
Good verbal, written and inter-personal communication skills
Bilingual Mandarin/English an advantage
Sensitivity to the requirements of working in an international setting with a number of non-English speaking families and colleagues.


General Requirements

Minimum of Bachelor Degree in subject area
Certified Teacher qualification and Registration
The successful candidate will be expected to support the vision and ethos of the School.
Staff must ensure that all decisions, pertaining to their role at Haileybury, are made in line with legislations and Haileybury Policies and Procedures as set out in the Staff Manual.