Middle School EAL with MYP Language Acquisition

Full Time | Xi’an, China | Secondary Division
Start Date: August 2024 

About School:

We are a leading IB World School in northwestern China, offering PYP, MYP, and DP programs from kindergarten to high school on a green 68,666-square-meter campus.We promote trans-disciplinary teaching, play-based learning, and inquiry-driven curriculum.

Primary school follows PYP, emphasizing concept-based, inquiry-driven learning. Middle school adopts MYP, encouraging concept-driven, project-based learning. High school offers DP, preparing students for university with CAS opportunities and standardized testing.

With a diverse faculty from over 42 countries, we offer amenities like a staff gym, air purification and transportation. The new purpose-built campus is an hour south of the city center, with shuttle service from the Hi-tech zone, providing restaurants, malls, and a supportive community.

We are a  not-for-profit school fostering confident, open-minded global citizens through life-long learning and community. With 700+ students and faculty from 42+ countries, all faculty members are highly qualified and IB certified. A 24-hour foreign teacher life assistant helps new staff settle in. We are committed to making your transition to school as smooth and comfortable as possible.

Here, our teaching staff is not only highly qualified but also certified in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, bringing a wealth of experience in international education.

Curriculum:  IB Diploma, IB MYP, IB PYP, Inquiry Based Learning, Reggio Emilia
Accreditation: WASC,IBO, Local Education Bureau
School Type: K-12 Day
Students Enrollment:  Approx 500 in total

About Job:

The EAL/Language Acquisition teacher is a member of the teaching team and works closely with mainstream teachers.
This full time load incorporates attending all planning meetings and following and updating the curriculum.

• Teach MYP Language Acquisition Phases 1&2 in the lower grades as required.
• Provide direct support for target EAL students, working in partnership with mainstream staff
• Provide push-in language support as required.
• Monitor ongoing progress and assess EAL students
• Have an active role in the wider curriculum, participating in extra-curricular activities and Week Without Walls trips
• Maintain records of student work and progress through Learning/Language Profiles.
• Create student development plans for reaching mainstream education.

Other Responsibilities
• Participate in the school’s staff development program
• Engage actively with the school’s performance management program
• Work as a member of a team, positively contributing to effective working relations within the school
• Communicate, where necessary with parents and external bodies, following school policies
• Attend Open Evenings, Three-Way Conferences, Student-Led Conferences

About You:

• A Bachelor’s degree in English/ Linguistics or Language Arts.
• 1-2 years-experience in EAL teaching is an asset.

About Contract:

• Contract Period: 2 years
• Student Contact days: 184
• Approximate Dates for the School Year: Aug 1-June 23

About Package:

• Salary Range: RMB 27K-40K/month before tax
• Benefit: Health Insurance, Flights, Moving Allowance ,Tuition for children, Breakfast/Lunch is provided for teachers.

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