High School Design Technology Teacher

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

About School:

Our school is a unique American-style boarding school in Southern China, blending Chinese and American educational philosophies. We offer a US Common Core curriculum with Advanced Placement courses, prioritizing holistic education. Our standout feature is the English immersion program, aiming for proficiency in both Chinese and English to prepare students for college and life beyond. Our faculty, comprising approximately 70 international educators, serves a student body composed entirely of Chinese nationals.

We are known for its dedicated faculty, green campus, and advanced facilities. We primarily prepare Chinese nationals for success in North American universities, focusing on English language immersion. We offer convenient transportation options to Guangzhou and neighboring Hong Kong. Our purpose-built facility includes sports fields, a fitness room, pool, gymnasiums, maker space, an extensive library, and tech-infused classrooms.

Curriculum:   US Advanced Placement (AP), US Common Core, WIDA
Accreditation:  WASC
School Type: 9-12  Day, 9-12 Boarding
Students Enrollment: Approx. 600 in total

About Job:

The makerspace facilitator ensures that faculty and students can. use the makerspace smoothly and safely. He or she manages the physical infrastructure of the makerspace, ensures the safety of its users, collaborates with faculty to develop educational programming, and is an advocate for innovative teaching and learning. Operating under the Director of Educational Technology, the makerspace facilitator actively develops and promotes. initiatives to maximize the educational benefit of the makerspace to school faculty, staff, students, parents, and outside partners and guests.

Reports to: Director of Educational Technology

• Provide instructional and logistical support for projects/activities requiring the makerspace
• In collaboration with other stakeholders,
• Research and propose makerspace projects
• Develop and ensure student health and safety protocols
• Assist with the organization of special makerspace events
• Ensure cleanliness and physical integrity of the makerspace; present always when teachers or students are using the space
• Manage reservations for the makerspace and supervise students during open hours between 8am and 4:30pm.
• Working with the purchasing officer, ensure that appropriate resources are present
• Provide basic maintenance to makerspace equipment, facilitating external repairs when necessary

About You:

  • • Good spoken and written English
    • An interest in design, fabrication, and student-directed learning, especially in the areas of science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

    Technical Skills
    • 3D design and printing software
    • Lego robotics programming
    • Power tool use and safety
    • Basic First Aid

    Other Skills
    • Proactiveness and initiative
    • Research and independent learning
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Time management and organization

About Contract:

• Contract Period: 2 years
• Student Contact days: 180
• Approximate Dates for the School Year: Aug 1-June 16

About Package:

• Salary Range: RMB 26K-40K/month before tax
• Benefit: Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance,Housing allowance,Moving Allowance, Settling In Allowance, Flights,Children Tuition Benefits

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