English Literature Teacher
About The SchoolSchool Value: Community Integrity Respect Leadership Excellence Learn more about this school
MacDuffie School Tianjin is a K-12 bilingual and international school with almost 900 over 850 students. The Campus enrolls Chinese students onto our bilingual program and international students both Chinese and International students onto our international program. The Tianjin campus was founded in 2012. The International Department has 8 Subject Teachers and 3 Bilingual Language teachers. The maximum class size is 20, with the average class size being 10. The current student number is more than 50 and growing fast. The Schools caters for students from Grade 1 – Grade 12. The first class graduated in June 2016 and the school was made part of the MacDuffie Education Group in 2018.
We run The Mustang House system to instill school spirit, encourage teamwork and develop student leadership. There are 6 Mustang Houses and they compete in events, sports competitions and other games and activities throughout the year, leading to the awarding of the annual House Cup. This is a key part of our wider mission to live our Circle values of Community, Integrity, Respect, Creativity, Leadership and Excellence in all that we do.
Linyi Foreign Language School is located at No.135-1 of Lin’gong Road, Linyi Economic & Technological Development Area, covering an area of about 110,667 square meters. It is the only state-run whole-day middle school in Linyi that is available for foreign students and teachers. The school is composed of 50 classed containing 2469 students from home and abroad, as well as 236 staffs including a national excellent teacher, 4 provincial teaching experts and 8 foreign teachers. After years of development, the school was awarded honorable titles of Shandong Provincial Standardized School, Linyi Civilized Unit, etc..Besides, Linyi Foreign Language School has cooperated with Beijing Normal University, Shanghai Foreign Language University, Linyi University, Ji’nan Foreign Language School and Linyi No.1 Middle School to develop itself into an excellent international school across Lu’nan Subei Region (means the south of Shandong Province and North of Jiangsu Province).
Job Role/Key Areas of Responsibility
The teacher is responsible for delivering The MacDuffie Curriculum to students and providing a first-rate student experience and a positive image of the brand.
Reports to the School Principal
- To comply with all Handbooks and policies as set out by The MacDuffie School.
- To fully comply with the contract conditions
- To plan and deliver high quality lessons as set out within the schedule of assigned classes.
- To follow the appropriate Syllabus, Curriculum and Assessment Schedule.
- To deliver all assessments appropriately.
- To develop and use suitable supplementary material.
- To teach lessons that cater to the level and needs of the students.
- To monitor the learning and achievement of the students and to adapt lessons accordingly.
- To be responsible of all student progress within the class, activity or team.
- To be proactive in improving teaching and learning, both within own practice and within the school.
- To attend and complete all assigned training.
- To substitute for absent colleagues as required.
- To integrate the CIRCLE values into lessons and activities.
- To attend student recruitment events and activities as required and described within the contract and policies.
- To assist in placement testing and interviewing of potential new students.
- To maintain all class and grade records.
- To deliver demonstration classes, individual student support, Homeroom activities and relevant training as required.
- To keep the work facilities well organized and in good condition.
- All day shift, participate in student education activities and daily life in one class in the morning (about 2 and a half hours) and afternoon (about 1 and a half hours). Other time (such as morning reception and evening school) shall be arranged at any time according to the needs of early childhood education. Commuting time: 8:00am-5:00pm (lunch break: 12:00-13:30)
- Participate in and guide students to participate in major school activities and events.
- Native English speaker from UK, US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, or South Africa
- Bachelor’s degree or above
- TEFL/TESOL certificate 120 hours or above
- At least one-year teaching experience in Literature or drama.
- Preferably more than 2 years of teaching experience with Teaching Certification.
- Basic monthly salary: 18k/month - 24k/month (depending on qualification and experiences)
- A tuition waiver of 100% for a child for each foreign hire teacher.
- Provide housing reimbursement of 3,000 RMB per month (which can usually cover the rent of a nice apartment).
- 10,000 RMB annual airfare allowance. (Paid in Jan. and June every year)
- Paid winter/summer vacations and all Chinese public holidays.
- Medical Insurance annually.
- Bonus of Contract extension.