Upper Secondary Commerce and Economics Teacher

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

About School:

In Early Childhood Education (ECE), ages 2 to 5, school emphasizes play-based multicultural learning. Primary (Years 1-6) focuses on cross-cultural learning, the National Curriculum for England, and Chinese language and culture. Secondary (IGCSE & A Levels) aims for academic excellence with a curriculum blending Western and Eastern cultures, highlighting bilingualism and global awareness.

We offer K2-Year 13 bilingual education, blending Eastern and Western educational philosophies, emphasizing character education and Mandarin acquisition.

We promote character development through its Character Education Programme and 'Seeds of Hope' charity. Our Qingdao campus follows the National Curriculum for England with a global perspective.

Located in the coastal city of Qingdao, Qingdao offers a unique coastal setting challenging stereotypes about Chinese cities. Our school enjoys a prime location near both beaches and mountains.

Join our growing educational community in the picturesque coastal city of Qingdao, China. With an 80-year legacy, our group now educates over 6,000 international students across various campuses in Shanghai, Chongqing, Beijing, Hong Kong, and the USA. Our curriculum aligns with the National Curriculum for England, and we seek teachers who embrace Christian values.

Curriculum:  IB Diploma, IGCSE, Inquiry Based Learning, UK Early Years, UK Primary (KS 1-2)
Accreditation: CIS, NEASC, NCCT, IBO, Member of EARCOS and ACAMIS
School Type: K-12 Day
Students Enrollment: 300 in total

About Job:

• Have a secure knowledge and understanding of a subject(s). Understand progression in their specialist subject(s), including before their specialist age range.
• All secondary school curriculum and assessment guidelines.
• Plan courses and lessons individually and in collaboration with other teachers if necessary, so that all aspects of the syllabus are covered appropriately.
• Submit long and medium-term plans regularly for review and feedback by Head of Department
• Identify clear teaching objectives, content, lesson structures and sequences appropriate to the subject matter and the pupils being taught.
• Use teaching methods which keep students engaged, including stimulating students’ intellectual curiosity, effective questioning and response, clear presentation and good use of resources.
• Embed IB approaches to learning and IB learner profile attributes explicitly in teaching of all classes in secondary school
• Prepare students for external examinations, according to the school curriculum
• Mark and monitor pupils’ class and homework providing constructive oral and written feedback, setting targets for students’ progress, and reviewing progress towards these targets regularly
• Communicate and consult with parents.
• Recognise that learning takes place outside the school context and provide opportunities to develop students’ understanding by relating their learning to real and work-related examples, as well as planning and conducting learning activities outside the school.
• Understand the need to liaise with agencies outside school.
• Establish effective working relationships with professional colleagues, such as, co-teachers, specialist teachers and associate staff.
• Select, use and evaluate digital and text resources, equipment, ICT and other resources which enable learning objectives to be met.
• Advise and co-operate with the Head of Department, Head of Secondary, Co-Principals and other teachers on the preparation and development of courses of study, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment and pastoral arrangements.

About You:

This position will include a combination of IB Economics and IGCSE Economics, as well as form tutor duties for Years 12 and 13. For a candidate with leadership experience, possible leadership opportunities as IB coordinator here for next year could also be discussed. This role is a leadership role with significant pedagogical and administrative duties affecting the secondary school.

• Relevant Bachelor Degree or above
• Hold a teacher certificate
• English level required to meet visa’s requirement

About Contract:

• Contract Period: 2 years
• Student Contact days: 380
• Approximate Dates for the School Year: Aug 1-Jun 30

About Package:

• Salary Range: RMB 30K-45K/month before tax
• Benefit: Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Flights,Housing Allowance, Furniture ,Tuition for children

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