We are seeking qualified and driven Pre-School / Primary level Educators to join our Shanghai EtonHouse campuses in August 2017.
IB Pre-School and Primary Level Teachers
The Homeroom Teacher reports to the School Principal and is required to work closely with the rest of the class/specialist teachers and assistant teachers.
Job Role and Responsibilities
- Undertake the teaching of a class in accordance with the school’s teaching philosophy and curriculum.
- Adopt a variety of appropriate teaching and caring methods to ensure high quality learning takes place.
- Plan and organise documents identifying specific learning objectives, differentiated tasks, special needs, extension and assessment, to the Principal or other authorized officer.
- Maintain professional dialogue with colleagues concerning the children, other teaching staff members and the school and treat all information with confidentiality.
- Responsible for all aspects of classroom management eg. Care of equipment with resources well-labelled and accessible.
- Maintain a tidy and well organised classroom or learning corner.
- Create an interesting and lively classroom which promotes independent learning.
- Collaborate with Principal and other staff members in establishing and developing effective pupil assessment procedures and moderation portfolios.
- Keep appropriate records of achievement for each child in class and provide reports as necessary.
- Build positive links with parents of students in your care.
- Guide, motivate and monitor classroom helpers/ assistant teachers in carrying out their tasks.
- Collaborate with other teaching staff members in curriculum planning.
- Must be native English speaker.
- Minimum requirement of a Bachelor Degree (in Education or specialist teaching subject areas), from a recognised institution. (Duration of studies should not be less than 3 years full time study).
- Teacher Certificate, Diploma or other Teacher Accreditation courses are required if the applicant’s degree is not in Education. Early Education certification is required for the Pre-School Homeroom Teacher.
- At least 2 to 5 years of relevant either Early Years or Primary level teaching experience, preferably in international schools
- Experience in IB PYP teaching and training is highly desirable
- Possess a collaborative attitude and able to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
- International experience, especially in Asia is highly valued.
- Willing to commit to a 2-year contract and willing to be based in Shanghai, China.
- Must have, or be willing to obtain, current criminal police clearance from their home country and last country of employment
Remuneration package includes a competitive salary based on relevant years of teaching experience. A living allowance which includes housing will be provided alongside with airfare and shipping allowances. Medical insurance coverage will also be provided to teachers and eligible dependants. Completion bonus will be paid upon satisfactory completion of a 2-year contract.
Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter with an updated resume to the firstname.lastname@example.org