Secondary Science Curriculum Specialist

  • Dipont Education
  • Shanghai, China
  • Nov 08, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description

Dipont Education is seeking a Science Curriculum Specialist to develop science curricula for Grades 6 to 8 in bilingual schools. 

Reporting to the deputy director of education/science subject leader, the Science Curriculum Leader will:

  • Create the Dipont science curriculum for Grades 6 to 8 in bilingual schools
    • Integrate resources and develop an implementation plan, including Dipont curriculum standards, frameworks, schemes of work, teachers’ resources packages, etc.
    • Work with external advisors (Chinese National Curriculum experts) on curriculum research, and comparison and adaption
    • Liaise with and support science teachers in bilingual schools on updating schemes of work for different grades across Grades 6 to 8.
  • Manage teaching and learning resources across bilingual schools for G6–8 science
    • Create a resource bank, including teaching resources, textbooks, lesson plans and professional development resources for teachers
    • Monitor and assess the use of the resource bank as well as resource sharing across schools.
  • Offer and guide the professional development of teachers
    • Establish regular collaboration among science coordinators/head of departments in bilingual schools
  • Guide and regulate science assessment in bilingual schools
  • Guide and support science-related projects and extracurricular courses
  • Provide guidance on the transition from Grades 1 and 5 to Grades 6 to 8.
Job requirements

Candidates for the Secondary Science Curriculum Specialist role should possess:

  • A bachelor’s degree in science or a relevant subject
  • Good experience and knowledge of science curricula, with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) experience or Chinese national curriculum science teaching experience favorable
  • A minimum of eight years’ science subject teaching, with teaching experience in China favorable
  • Experience in a science coordinator or head of science role
  • Good cross-cultural communication
  • Teacher training experience
  • The ability to work under pressure.