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Yew Chung International School of Chongqing

Secondary Humanities Teacher

¥19K-44K/month before tax Chongqing, China 1 position available Starting date in 2023-10-01

About The School

It is the first international school in Chongqing registered with the Ministry of Education. Learn more about this school

Job Description

Knowledge and Understanding

• Have a detailed knowledge of the subject matter at the IGCSE and the AS/A2-level
• Have a secure knowledge and understanding of the progression of subject

• Cope securely with subject-related questions that students raise and know about students' common misconceptions and mistakes in their specialist subject(s)

• All secondary school curriculum and assessment guidelines

Planning and setting expectations

• Identify clear teaching objectives, content, lesson structures and sequences appropriate to the subject matter and the students being taught.

• Set appropriate and demanding expectations for students' learning and motivation.

• Set clear targets for students' learning, building on prior attainment and experiences.

• Identify students who have special educational needs and are gifted and talented, and know where to get assistance in order to give positive and targeted support. Where applicable, implement and keep records on Individual Education Plans (lEPs).

Teaching and Managing Student learning

• Ensure effective teaching of whole classes, groups and individuals so that teaching objectives are met, momentum and challenge are maintained, and best use is made of teaching time.

• Use teaching methods that keep students engaged, including stimulating students' intellectual curiosity, effective questioning and response, clear presentation and good use of resources.

• Set high expectations for students1 behavior, establishing and maintaining a good standard of discipline through well-focused teaching and through positive and productive relationships.

Assessment and Evaluation

• Assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and use this assessment for future teaching

• Mark and monitor students' class and homework providing constructive oral and written feedback, setting targets for students7 progress

• When applicable, understand the demands expected of students in relation to the National Curriculum, KS4 and KS5

Relations with parents and wider community

• Know how to prepare and present informative reports to parents

• Recognize that learning takes place outside the school context and provide opportunities to develop students' understanding by relating their learning to real and work-related examples

• Understand the need to cooperate with agencies outside school

Managing own performance and development

• Understand the need to take responsibility for their own professional development and to keep up to date with research and developments in pedagogy and in the subjects they teach

• Understand their professional responsibilities in relation to school policies, guidelines and practices

• Set a good example to the students they teach in their presentation and their personal conduct

• Evaluate their own teaching critically and use this to improve their effectiveness.

Managing and developing staff and other adults

• Establish effective working relationships with professional colleagues, such as, co— teachers, specialist teachers and associate staff.

Managing Resources

• Select and make good use of books, equipment, ICT and other learning resources that enable teaching objectives to be met.


  •  Native English speaker
  •  Holder of Bachelor Degree and teaching certificate or license with excellent subject knowledge
  •  Minimum 2 years of full-time teaching experience in a school setting
  •  Additional experience or training in related areas such as history, geography, business studies, economics and IB TOK is a plus
  •  Support Yew Chung's values
  •  Have passion for teaching students
  •  Demonstrate rigorous approach in teaching different year levels
  •  Demonstrate commitment in teamwork


l  Holidays: according to each school’s academic calendar, paid sick leave and paid personal leave
l  Child Tuition Fee Subsidy: 100% tuition fee covered for up to two children from K3 – Year 13 in the YCYW school network (subject to meeting admissions requirements and available space)
l  Pay scale range: RMB 19K- RMB 44K/m before tax
l  Insurance: •For Employee: Group medical insurance coverage including hospitalization, outpatient and emergency evacuation, 100% covered by School •For Spouse & Child(ren): Group medical insurance coverage, 90% covered by school.
l  Fixed and Variable Gratuity: A maximum of 15% of total earned base salary over the term of the contract, including 9% for Fixed Gratuity plus a maximum of 6% for Variable Gratuity
l  Professional Development Allowance: RMB 5,000 per School Year
l  Housing: A Furnished Apartment or Housing Allowance (housing allowance differs based on the location)
l  Baggage Allowance & Airfare Allowance are also available.

Post date: 2023-07-31
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