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Shanghai HD Bilingual School

Music Teacher in a primary school

¥20K-30K/Month Shanghai, China 1 position available Starting date in 2018-08-31

About The School

HD is a renowned international education group in China. Learn more about this school

Job Description

The role of Music Teacher represents an outstanding opportunity to become part of a team that will establish HD Shanghai as a School that provides the best possible all-round education and care for every child.   Strong emphasis is placed on children’s involvement in the performing arts.  The Music Teacher will play a crucial part in helping to shape this emphasis

Role And Responsibilities

Teaching and Learning

  • to plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences for all children
  • to prepare the classroom environment for meaningful class activities
  • to provide a variety of learning materials and resources
  • to ensure that the classroom is an attractive orderly place where equipment and resources are well managed
  • to have a thorough understanding of the purpose and aims of the HD Beijing School’s educational ethos
  • to always set high expectations, which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
  • to establish and communicate clearly the learning intentions for all activities
  • to use all relevant technology to support understanding and development
  • to identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet the children’s varying needs
  • to evaluate learning experiences and outcomes for children’s continual improvement
  • to assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assessments in line with HD Beijing’s policies
  • to develop the best combination of British and Chinese approaches to deliver a personalised bi-lingual curriculum
  • to ensure that an acceptable standard of children’s behaviour is clearly stated and consistently maintained
  • to ensure that all children are treated with respect – fairly and equally
  • to ensure outstanding pastoral care in line with HD Beijing’s policies and expectations

Communication and Co-operation

  • to work co-operatively and supportively with all members of staff
  • to share information, ideas and resources with colleagues
  • to develop supportive and productive relationships with parents
  • to maintain accurate and complete records of children’s development
  • to participate in departmental, school-based and parental meetings
  • to share assessment data and ensure that it is appropriately archived
  • to prepare required reports on children and their activities
  • to participate in the supervisory duties shared by all members of staff
  • to participate in the co-curricular life of the school
  • to play a full part in the corporate life of the School
  • to support the School’s image and profile in the community



  • A good degree from an established university
  • PGCE or QTS other equivalent

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to inspire children with a love of learning
  • Ability to stretch the most able children, whilst also ensuring the curriculum is accessible to all
  • Willingness to contribute to all aspects of school life
  • Strong personal-relations and teamworking skills
  • Ability to use ICT to enhance learning
  • Good administrative and organisational abilities
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to understand the needs, challenges and opportunities of an international school community
  • Rigorous can-do attitude
  • Positive team player with a sense of humour


The successful candidate will receive excellent salary and benefits commensurate with their experience.

This will include:
  • Competitive, low tax salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Start and end of contract flights for employee and immediate family members
  • Relocation allowance
  • Excess baggage allowance
  • Medical insurance for employee and immediate family members
  • Annual flight allowance for employee and immediate family members
  • 100% Tuition fees contribution for up to two children
  • Annual bonus
  • Contract renewal bonus
  • Visa and legal documents sponsorship for employee and immediate family members

Post date: 2018-08-03
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