Avenues: The World School Shenzhen Campus

Lead Teacher, English, Early Childhood (Grades T-K, Ages 2-5)

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

About The School

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Job Description

Avenues Shenzhen opened in August 2018, our first campus in China. Avenues Shenzhen provides a unique early childhood program, and is now expanding to serve students in all grades from grades from toddler through 12. Avenues Shenzhen furthers Avenues' longstanding commitment to developing multiple campuses in China, providing a transformative, world-focused education. 
EARLY LEARNING CENTER
The Early Learning Center at Avenues is a laboratory of joy, discovery, and exploration. Children learn primarily through play, and our role as educators is to help foster a love of learning that young children will carry with them as they move upwards through school. Collaboration is woven into everything we do. Teams of English and Chinese teachers share two classes of students, collaborating to nurture their students' social, emotional and academic growth. Teacher teams share responsibility for the curriculum and plan together daily. This intense collaboration is challenging as well as exciting: we're always evolving, learning from each other and seeking to improve.
WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Develop and teach highly engaging, play-based curriculum that guides meaningful, rich learning
  • 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

  • At least 3 years of early childhood teaching experience with a proven track record of student learning
  • Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
  • Deep dedication to learning and developing as an educator
  • Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning  
  • Professional fluency in English or Mandarin Chinese; if Chinese fluent, proficient in English
  • Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree in early childhood education or related field is ideal


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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