Elementary Music (General) Teacher

Full Time | Beijing, China | Primary Division
Start Date: August 2024 

About School:

Founded in 2006, we are a leading international school in Beijing with over 1700 students from diverse backgrounds. Our vision is to nurture globally-aware bilingual ambassadors who promote cross-cultural understanding and respect, offering various academic programs and aiming to equip students with confidence and a global perspective. Our learning culture uniquely melds Chinese teaching traditions with the creative dynamism of international methods, delivered by our passionate foreign and Chinese teaching staff. Beyond academic excellence (US national Standards, Chinese National Standards, MYP, IGCSE, IBDP), they actively contribute to holistic student development, fostering confidence, competence, and international-mindedness. We are accredited by WASC and actively participates in organizations like ACAMIS, ISAC, and JISAC. The diverse faculty of over 350 members represents 25 nationalities, and the campus spans Early Childhood to High School, focusing on holistic student development.

Curriculum: IB Diploma, IB MYP, IGCSE, US Common Core, WIDA
Accreditation:  Official UK, Canada, Australia, NZ Accreditation, WASC, Other: ACAMIS, EARCOS
School Type:  K-12 Day School (9-12) Boarding
Students Enrollment: Approx. 1700 in total

About Job:

The Music Teacher cultivates an appreciation of music within students. They teach vocal and instrumental music expression techniques, discovers and develops students' musical talents, and develops student abilities to listen to and read music.

• Teaches music appreciation to students through instrumental music (band, orchestra, instrumental ensemble) and choral music.
• Uses a repertoire of music literature appropriate for all ages and skill levels.
• Manages the use and maintenance of school-owned music equipment; makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to instructs as required.
• Established and maintained standards of student behavior to provide an orderly environment conducive to student learning.
• Organizes the classroom and learning resources to create a positive learning environment.
• Set teaching objectives and create lessons planned aligned with the curriculum.
• Develop and implement teaching strategies to meet objectives.
• Raises professional advice and feedback on students’ learning progress.
• Conducts student assessments, records, evaluates, and reports on student development.
• Maintains regular and positive communication with parents, sharing updates on student progress.
• Works collaboratively with others to plan and coordinate learning activities.
• Participate in school events and functions.
• Additional duties assigned or determined as needed.

About You:

  • • Commit to child protection, safety and well-being
    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field
    • Valid teaching certificate
    • Fluency in English
    • 2 or more years relevant work experience
    • Comes across as friendly, warm, and courteous.
    • Adapts quickly to different cultures and new environments.
    • Outstanding interpersonal communication and teamwork skills.
    • Mature, patient, and responsible, with a good sense of humor and rapport with children.
    • A passion for educating young students and a keen interest in their development.

About Contract:

• Contract Period: 2 years
• Student Contact days: 180
• Approximate Dates for the School Year: Aug 1-Jun 30

About Package:

• Salary Range: RMB 24-40k/month before tax
• Benefit: Health Insurance, Housing Allowance, Moving Allowance, Settling in allowance, Tuition for children


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