Primary PYP Homeroom Teacher

Full Time | Wuhan, China | Primary 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 Primary 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 Primary program.

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:

  • • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in area of Early Childhood, Child development, Education etc.
    • Master’s Degree preferable
    • A recognized Teaching Qualification for the required age range (e.g. B.E.D., PGCe)
    • Minimum three years’ teaching experience in early years education.
    • Expected to hold a current IB training qualification, at minimum of Category 1 level, within the given subject area prior to taking up the position,
    • Previous experience of teaching the IB PYP is preferred, although outstanding candidates without prior IB experience will be considered,
    • Sensitive to the cultural differences found in China and the willingness to develop and maintain across cultural approach.

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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