IB PYP Coordinator

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

About School:

Our school is located in an urban area  near high rise apartments, cosmopolitan restaurants and cafes with a significant expatriate community and a range of activities on offer.Our school provides a new style of international education that meets the needs of both Chinese and foreign families. The school curriculum has a strong emphasis on languages, offering a bilingual English-Chinese programme and six mother tongue languages (Korean, French, Italian, Arabic, Russian and Spanish).

Curriculum: IB PYP, UK Early Years, UK Primary (KS 1-2)
School Type: K-8 Day
Students Enrollment: Approx. 400 in total

About Job:

• Design a curriculum within the IB framework that embraces teaching and learning for pupils from age 5-11;
• Work collegially within the Primary School to support the school’s vision, mission and philosophy;
• Support the school’s curricular and philosophical commitments as an IB World School; and assist the Primary School in meeting its planning goals;
• Help promote a culture where diversity is encouraged and where students learn to respect differences;
• Take responsibility for their actions, exercise leadership and strive for academic excellence;
• Maintain accurate written and/or electronic records of all aspects of the IB PYP programme;
• Ensure that the school meets all IB regulations and deadlines;
• Plan and organize the teaching PD, especially the IB PD for all the teachers.

About You:

  • • Holder of Bachelor's Degree and teaching qualification (such as PGCD, BEd, MEd) with major in Primary Education;
    • At least 5 years' of full-time experience in mainstream education;
    • High proficiency in English;
    • Ability to integrate teaching and management for IB Curriculum that the school has developed during the tenure;
    • Demonstrated knowledge of and vision for the future of educational practice;
    • A passion for education and excellence;
    • Ability to inspire colleagues, to accept responsibility, to show in their actions and decisions firmness, fairness, consistency and integrity;
    • Comprehensive knowledge of the IB programmes and of key developments, issues and trends in international education;
    • Excellent leadership skills;
    • Work effectively as a member of a team;
    • Courage to introduce and manage change and innovation ;
    • Ability to show good cultural understanding and differentiation between students from various backgrounds;
    • Ability to absorb information, analyse data and present overall picture and trends;
    • Flexible, inclusive and pragmatic management style;
    • Clear strategic thinking;
    • High level interpersonal and administrative skills;
    • Articulate and a strong communicator;
    • Possess good organisational skills, manage time efficiently and be able to meet deadlines.

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 30K-45K/month before tax
• Benefit: Health Insurance, Flights, Housing Allowance, Moving Allowance, Tuition for children

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