Art Teacher | K-12, International School | Chongqing, Chongqing Municipality
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About Us:

Our school is built upon decades of experience of offering quality international education in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Founded in Hong Kong, we have set up an International School in Chonqing for overseas and non-Chinese citizens.

We operate formal international education schools of Higher Education, Matriculation, Secondary, Primary and Early Childhood. In face of the challenges of the new century's education and lifestyles, we're committed to promoting the internationalization of China's education.

We focus on whole person education which allows students to develop their potential to the fullest, embrace their self-identity and establish harmonious relationship with the world. We believe in the function of education is to enhance human qualities in an all-round way, instead of mere transmission of knowledge and skills. Education should be able to bring about comprehensive development of a person's spiritual and physical aspects and one's value system, and to lay a solid foundation for life-long learning so as to respond to challenges in the global environment in the 21st Century.

About Chongqing:

Chongqing attracts visitors from home and abroad for its cultural heritage and other tourist attractions. The city is the starting point for the Yangtze River Cruise, which explores the stunning scenery of the Three Gorges. Attractions include the Dazu Rock Carvings - valuable works of art carved during the Ninth Century, Gold Buddhist Mountain- a rich repository of diverse animals and plants, and Fishing Town- one of three ancient battlefields in China. Ancient Ci Qi Kou village lures tourists to linger in its streets to buy handicraft souvenirs.

Chongqing is famous for its hot Sichuan cuisine and world-famous hotpot dishes. Street vendors as well as restaurants feature exciting spicy delicacies for the adventurers. Servicing western China, Chongqing provides convenient water, land, and air transportation. You will also find hundreds of star-ranked hotels provide excellent facilities and services.

Responsibilities:

*Organize exhibitions relating to curriculum or outside of the curriculum
*Provide service to the Schools in marketing and promotion works
*Participate in after-school art activities
*Participate in arts activities in the communities
*Provide artistic inspiration and guidance on media and technique
*Teach students during extra-curricular activities and collaborate the artwork with them.
*Initiate artwork and projects for students to complete
*Work with teacher in developing large art projects appropriate to the curriculum
*Willing to communicate and co-operate with colleagues and willing to accept instructions from principal and/or department head.

Practical Skills:

*The delivery of curriculum to native and non-native speakers.
*The management of resources.
*Ability to teach other subjects may be an advantage.
*Ability to organise after-school and extra-curricular activities
*Ability to motivate students who come from a range of cultures and backgrounds.

Personal Qualities & Attributes:

*A commitment to challenging students to reach the highest possible standards.
*You should be an active learner and a reflective practitioner.
*An effective team player.
*Able to learn from other staff members, as well as being able to share your own best practice with other team members.
*Experience of living and working in a foreign country would be an advantage.
*Well-organised and administratively efficient.
*Professional, well-spoken and smartly-dressed.

About the Job:

Position: Foreign Art Teacher

Location: Chongqing, Chongqing Municipality, China

Start Date: ASAP

The post-holder will fulfill the following criteria:

Minimum Qualifications:

*Bachelor degree or above in art or related discipline
*Proven as an active and practicing artist and of professional standing
*Native speaker or fluent
*TEFL/TESL/TESOL
*Understand and uphold the School Philosophy.
*Clean criminal record
*Excellent mental and physical health
*Age 24-55 (for purposes of obtaining a work visa)
*Willing to relocate to China for a 1-year contract

Remuneration Package:

*A base salary starting at CNY 15,000/month (gross) -
*Eligibility for annual bonus
*Free apartment or housing allowance
*Global medical insurance (*excluding US and Canada)
*Round-trip international airfare (reimbursement of flight after arrival; return ticket offered at the end of the academic year)
*Paid summer, winter & school holiday
*12 days paid sick leave (one day for each month employed)
*Sick-leave-buy-back policy for teachers
*100% tuition discount for up to two children (no tuition discount for third child)
*Tuition fee discounted education for up to 2 children as detailed in Employment contract.
*School will arrange visa for you and your family (if applicable)

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, we kindly request you prepare the following materials:

*Covering Letter CV
*A recent photograph
*Scan copy of your passport information page
*Scan copies of your university degree and relevant certificates
*Your current location and preferred start date
*Two reference letters from your most recent employers (if possible)

Due to the volume of applications received, please understand it may not be possible for the company to contact each candidate individually. A recruitment professional will be in contact with you if we are interested in pursuing your candidacy further.

Thank you again for your interest in this position and for choosing ESL Suite to assist you with your job search in China!

Sincerely,

The Recruitment Team at ESL Suite
Please remember to include this job requisition number (HKKCQ1547Art) in the application form.
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