Avenues: The World School Shenzhen Campus

Associate Teacher, Lower Grades (grades 1-5)

Competitive Salary Shenzhen, Guangdong, China 1 position available Starting date in 2021-08-01

About The School

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Job Description

Our Lower Grades in the Primary Division provide a transformative academic program to engage young minds and promote creative thinking--in two languages. During grades 1-5, students cultivate independent thinking and deepen their understanding of what it means to be a member of a community, through a curricular emphasis on: language immersion in Mandarin and English; inquiry-oriented learning, from the self to the world; and interdisciplinary, creativity-enhancing projects. 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Support lead teachers to develop and teach engaging, creative curriculum and lessons, aligned with Avenues expectations and approach
  • Collaborate intensively and daily with colleagues to design learning outcomes, monitor growth, and thoughtfully address individual student needs
  • Deeply connect with students, colleagues and parents to uphold a culture of welcome, safety and respect
  • Invoke a robust learning atmosphere that leads students to value being at school and feel part of a rigorous and joyful learning community
  • Inspire trust and confidence among parents and families
  • Participate actively in ongoing, intensive professional learning


Requirements


  • Student teaching or equivalent experience with children grades 1-5
  • Profound commitment to ensuring and nurturing children's wellbeing
  • Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
  • Dedication to learning and developing the craft of teaching
  • Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning
  • Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree in early childhood education or related field preferred
  • Native-level proficiency in English* 


Benefits

  • Unparalleled career growth opportunities, like a well-defined career pathway and chances to teach abroad
  • The thrill of a start-up, in an organization with a proven track record of results 
  • Frequent feedback and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning 
  • The chance to impact education by demonstrating what's possible 
  • Competitive compensation and greater rewards for growing your impact 
  • A beautiful and uplifting school environment
  • Housing allowance
  • Commercial medical insurance
  • Annual round-trip flight ticket
  • Paid holidays

Post date: 2020-10-21

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