Shenzhen Art World School

Elementary and Lower Secondary ESL Teacher

¥20K-25K/Month Shenzhen, Guangdong, China 1 position available Starting date in 2021-08-16

About The School

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Job Description

About Client

Futian International & Fine Arts (FIFA) School originally founded as Shenzhen Art Primary School and is affiliated to the Shenzhen Art School. In 2006, under the management entrusted to Hong Kong Ngai Lam College Group, FIFA school has consistently operated for more than a decade, providing all aspects of educational needs as well as being one of the most prominent and profound fine arts school in Southern China. 

In October, 2011 FIFA International Department was established and joint with the regular schooling, introducing a bilingual program to the curriculum. This International Department is a comprehensive English immersion program including all the requirements from the Common Core States Standard (CCSS) of the USA for students to advance and excel. With the dedicated and thorough American curriculum as the main foundation, our fully functional Fine Arts Department is also renowned to the region.


Job Title: Middle School ELA Teacher 
We are currently seeking qualified subject teachers as our full time Elementary and Lower Secondary ESL Teacher(Grade 4/6/7/8).

This position is responsible for creating a positive classroom environment for no more than 25 students that develops in each student skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing that are fundamental to effective communication and literate citizenship; that develops appreciation of good literature of all types; that motivates students to read widely for information and recreation; that develops standards for critical judgment of written and oral communications transmitted by mass media; and that discovers and develops special talents of students in the field of English and literature to prepare each student to meet the school standards. Additionally, this teacher will inculcate educational, behavioral, emotional and social skills in students for their overall development into capable, responsible, and mature individuals, as well as Leading students to participate various school activities (e.g. afterschool clubs, arts festival, field day and hosting monthly school assembly). He/she must also communicate well with the parents of their students, especially regarding any potential social or behavioral concerns they may have. Additionally:

  • Have up-to-date knowledge of an objectives based curriculum at the primary school level
  • Competent in differentiating and identifying students various needs and provide a catering and fluid educational approach
  • Acquiring skills in developing school curriculum and program further in collaboration with other teachers and staff

Working hours are approximately as follows:
5 classes maximum per day
25 hours per week
Teaching and office hours from 8:00 to 17:00
Office hours from 7:30 to 17:00
At least one afterschool curriculum activity or afterschool tutoring within the teaching capacities of 25 hours per week
Monday to Friday



Requirements

Educational background preferably required for this position:

1.Holder of Bachelor's Degree or above in Literary, English Education, English Literature, or Curriculum Development with Teacher's Certification or Degree in Education (e.g. PGCE, US states teaching certification in the relevant subject areas)
2.American, British, Canadian, Australian, New Zealander or South African (i.e. Native English speakers) would be considered more desirable 
3.A minimum 2 years of teaching experience
4.Contract duration: Starting from one year minimum, and more desirable if you have plans to consider settling in China for two or more years. The school is most interested in retaining teachers for long term.


Points to be further considered:

1.Teaching experience in a multi-cultural environment
2.Ability to collaborate with local Chinese working partners and international working partners, teachers and school staff
3.Capable in developing positive relationship with students and parents
4.Be able to apply constructive and inquisitive approach in teaching students, and assist students learning
5.Experience in teaching ESL in a school environment in your home country or international schools.
6.teaching approach: e.g. using inquiry, problem solving and discussion to help students think like mathematicians and develop deep conceptual understanding.
7.inquiry approach preferred to cover science and math teaching materials
8.Have up-to-date knowledge of an objectives based curriculum at the primary school level
9.Competent in differentiating and identifying students various needs and provide a catering and fluid educational approach
10.Acquiring skills in developing school curriculum and program further in collaboration with other teachers and staff
11.Showing commitment and self-initiation towards continual professional development
12.Having keenness or holding open-mindedness to Asian/Chinese culture and customs in the workplace
13.Teaching experience in environment with American curriculum is an advantage, but not essential
14.Further desirable if applicant could show us with a cultivated background with professional code of conduct e.g. proper dress code, neatness and punctuality
15.Candidates will be more considered with positive outlook in life and healthy in physical condition in general 



Benefits

1.Full pay during winter/summer holiday 
2.Travelling allowances: 10,000RMB inclusive for travelling to home country or other destinations annually
3.Housing allowance
4.School provides assistance in preparing needed documents for applying work visa
5.Upon successful issuing of work visa, our school shall also cover your employment with proper local health insurance 
6.Free services available to help candidate in settling life in China including setting bank account, internet services and mobile phone etc. 
7.10 days of free school shared accommodation upon arrival at China 
8.End of contract bonus
9.Paid sick leave and personal leave 
10. Free tuition for at least one child



Post date: 2021-04-02

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