Achieve Xiamen International School

Grade6-9 Performing Arts Teacher(Substitute/full-time)

¥300K-500K/year Xiamen, Fujian, China 1 position available Starting date in 2021-12-01

About The School

Achieve Xiamen International School (AXIS) is a premiere international school in China Learn more about this school

Job Description

Job title: Performing Arts Teacher

Term Of Employment: 2 years

Band: Teacher

Reporting Accountability: Curriculum Coordinator 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Performing Arts teacher’s responsibilities fall under 3 categories: teaching, producing theatrical and community events and supporting/building the school culture.


  • Deveop and teach Sisa IS’s Performing Arts musical theatre curriculum which involves music, acting and movement.
  • Implement curricula and activities to meet grade level performing arts standards.
  • Collaborate with our Performing Arts Team in curriculum development process.


  • Direct and produce school productions annually.
  • Adapt scripts annually.
  • Create or order costumes, sets, props when needed.
  • Assign and label all costumes for each performance, adapt costumes to each class (which changes annually and per show).
  • Supervise and craft production elements such as lights, sound, set.

School Culture and Daily School Activities:

  • Produce and oversee the school’s performances. This involves organizing all traffic patterns, chants, cheers, drummers, mascots, flags, working with principal to rehearse and prepare all students. 
  • Assist around the school when not teaching if needed.
  • Share responsibility for grade-level and school-wide activities.
  • Commit to continual professional growth, participating actively in department meetings, faculty meetings, and other meetings if requested 


  • Musical theater skills (singing, acting and moving) and ability to model all 3 content areas
  • Some production skills preferred such as producing, playwriting, directing, or technical support.
  •  Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player.

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree and above is preferred. 
  • Professional experience on stage is preferred.
  • Strong desire to teach in an urban public school or charter school setting
  • Willingness to collaborate and teach under Sias IS instructions guidance

Belief in and alignment with AXIS beliefs and educational philosophy is non-negotiable.


  • Open to all nationalities.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience working

  • Strong command of spoken and written English

  • Able to work in a diverse team of both foreign and local cast members


For Substitute Teacher: Open to all nationalities
6 lessons per day  ¥750/day

For full-time international teachers:

2-year contract.

Annual salary range: US $38k-60k

housing allowance - 5000-9000RMB/month, 

transportation allowance : US$1800/ contract year + dependent in additional 

Shipping allowance: US$1500 incoming, US$1500 outgoing

settling in Allowance: RMB3000 for each newly hired staff

medical insurance, and life insurance

Post date: 2021-11-09
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