Wellness and Movement (WAM) Teacher, Grades 6-12

Full Time | Shenzhen, China | Secondary Division
Start Date: August 2024

About School:

The World School network, offers transformative education for ages 2-18. Established in 2018, it integrates schools' global framework with Chinese compulsory education, emphasizing innovation and long-term vision. Located in Nanshan District, the campus boasts state-of-the-art facilities and educators from New York campus. With interconnected campuses worldwide, school is uniquely positioned to develop future leaders, providing frequent feedback, professional growth opportunities, and competitive compensation for qualified educators.

School is driven by a profound mission: to transform the world through education. We don't just say it; we live it. Here school, we cultivate a community of accomplished trailblazers who engage in continuous professional development, and access exceptional opportunities for career advancement, including the chance to teach abroad. Our campuses are designed to inspire, and we are committed to pushing the boundaries of education, demonstrating what's achievable. In return, we offer competitive compensation commensurate with your skills and experience.

Above all, by joining us, you become an integral part of the mission to change the world through education.

Accreditation:  NEASC, Other: NEASC-CIE
School Type: K-12  Day
Students Enrollment: Approx. 400-500

About Job:

The wellness and movement (WAM) program focuses on movement literacy and motor skills development by providing training in a wide and diverse array of fitness training, cooperative games, traditional sports, studio-based activities, and dance. Teachers also have the opportunity to teach wellness sessions exploring positive psychology, mindfulness, nutrition, and social/emotional intelligence. In this role you will:

• Deliver a rotation of wellness and movement classes (including fitness and health) to groups of up to 24 students ranging from grade 6 to grade 12
• Develop curriculum for individual and group learning of wellness and movement routines, skills, and knowledge
• Support and develop plans for the schedule for WAM classes, activities, and sports in shared spaces along with other faculty and teams
• Collaborate daily with colleagues to design learning outcomes, monitor growth, and thoughtfully address individual student needs
• 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

About You:

  • • At least 3 years of experience teaching physical education, social-emotional health, or other fitness or wellness-related activities to young adults
    • Specific knowledge or experience in sports including basketball, badminton, football, frisbee, swimming or table tennis would be an advantage along with other healthy-lifestyle activities
    • Strong speaking, listening and demonstrative skills in large group settings
    • Profound commitment to ensuring and nurturing children's wellbeing
    • Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
    • Dedication to learning and developing the craft of teaching
    • Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning
    • Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree in education or related field is ideal
    • Professional fluency in English

About Contract:

• Contract Period: 2 years
• Student Contact days: 187
• Approximate Dates for the School Year: Aug 1-July 30

About Package:

• Salary Range: RMB 30K-47K/month before tax
• Benefit: Health Insurance, Flights, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Housing Allowance, Moving Allowance, Tuition for children


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