Early Years Homeroom teacher

Full Time | Wuhan, China | Early Years Division
Start Date: August  2024

About School:

Our campus, opened in August 2022, comprises two separate K-12 schools. This enhances a broad education enabling students not only to have a truly international educational experience but also to receive a rich Chinese language and culture education.

We provide an international (IB) curriculum to students holding foreign passports. We will offer boarding in order to provide an education option to families across the greater Wuhan metro area as well as Hubei and neighbouring provinces. By coming to our school, staff and students will join a connected family of schools that will continue to grow over time.

We will cater for Chinese nationals, offering the Chinese curriculum for Years 1-9, leading into the senior international secondary qualifications. It is envisaged that the two schools, while legally separate, will form a model of collaboration and cross-cultural understanding. As such, the Heads of School need to be committed to working together towards achieving the School’s Mission of leveraging off the best of the East and the West.

Curriculum: A Levels, IB Diploma, MYP, PYP, Reggio Emilia, AP
School Type:  K-12 Day, K-12  Boarding
Students Enrollment: Approx. 600 in total

About Job:

The heart of our school’s philosophy is our belief that all children are naturally curious, INSPIRED; born to develop meaning with a strong desire to SUCCEED; and form meaningful interactions with family, peers, teachers, and community; ACT.

The Early Years Homeroom Teacher is inspired by the IB PYP model grounded in student autonomy and discovery of the world. The Teacher will demonstrate practices that reflect this approach by encouraging student independence spontaneity, curiosity, and by always asking more questions than giving answers. Respect for our young learners is at the core of the Early Years program. The Early Years Homeroom Teacher will collaborate with the Early Years Bilingual Teacher.

In addition to the duties of a classroom teacher, to be responsible for the planning, teaching and learning within the year groups taught; to be accountable for high standards across these year groups; to liaise with other teachers in the same department where necessary; to ensure continuity and progression throughout the curriculum.

About You:

  • • Bachelor’s degree BA/BS in specific field or post graduate work in subject matter required
    • Master’s level degree or above in content area preferred
    • Minimum 3 years of teaching experience, preferably in an independent school environment
    • IB PYP Certification in hand, preferably. Training is provided to those showing potential
    • Teachers qualification and certification required
    • Cultural competency with compassion for your Chinese learners

About Contract:

• Contract Period: 2 years
• Student Contact days: 195
• Approximate Dates for the School Year: Aug 1-July 31

About Package:

• Salary Range: Negotiable
• Benefit: Health Insurance, Flights, Housing Allowance, Tuition for children


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