Our school is built upon decades of experience of offering quality international education in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Founded in Hong Kong in 1932, we have set up an International School in Yantai 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.
*Your personality is defined by integrity, clear and open communication, high standards, and an understanding of the needs and interests of students and parents, and staff. *You have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and relate positively to students, staff and parents, inspiring them with confidence in the school. *You have a good understanding of, and interest in developing academic best practices in the context of a primary, cross-cultural institution. *You have the ability to analyse problems, reach sound conclusions and resolve issues effectively. *You have a proven capacity to respond to changing needs with vision, and to translate vision into practical reality. *You have a working knowledge and understanding of planning and reporting and using information and communication technology to enhance teaching and learning, leadership and management. *You have an interest in and willingness to engage Chinese contemporary culture. *You enjoy working under pressure in a fast paced environment. *You are optimistic, resilient, and has a well-developed sense of proportion and humour.
*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. *Pleasing personality, energetic, and likes to work with young children *Willing to learn and work in a co-taught classroom
About the Job:
Position: ELA Teacher
Location: Yantai, Shandong Province, China
*Currently 23 lessons, 1 homeroom, and one assembly *Plan and implement the English Program *Perform English area activities, small and large group English activities; monitor and observe children's English language development *Plan and execute interesting and multi-cultural activities with children *Co-plan with the Chinese teachers *Represent the school to the student and parent community; play a key role in marketing the schools and programs, including educational events. *Organizes and participates in visits, excursions and enrichment activities outside the classroom. *Contributes to events within the school community. *Willing to communicate and co-operate with colleagues and willing to accept instructions from principal.
The post-holder will fulfill the following criteria:
*Four-year undergraduate degree, majoring in Education, Arts or English *Quaified teacher status (PGCE or QTS, for example) *Native English Speaker *At least 2 years' teaching experience *Knowledge of recent developments in teaching and learning *A proven track-record of success in the classroom *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 *Able to arrive in China by August 1, 2015
*A base salary starting at CNY 19,000 - 29,000/month (gross) - commensurate with qualifications and experience. *Up to 5% annual bonus (from August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2016 - paid in August of new academic year) *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!
The Recruitment Team at ESL Suite
Please remember to include this job requisition number (HKKYT1101Pr) in the application form.