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AP/Honors Biology Teacher - Hangzhou

BASIS International School Hangzhou is seeking qualified candidates for AP/Honors Biology Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year!

BASIS International teachers are knowledgeable, passionate, and believe in transforming education. As part of a uniquely collaborative and professional teaching community, BASIS International teachers motivate students to reach their highest potential, while also elevating their own skills through peer collaboration and a culture where learning is of the greatest importance. The BASIS Curriculum provides a framework for teachers, but also gives teachers the freedom to present the material in a way that will best engage students.

As an AP/Honors Biology teacher, you will build upon foundations laid in the middle grades to give students a more in-depth understanding of Biology and prepare them for future AP testing. Topics covered include scientific process, cells, microbiology, heredity, plant and animal physiology and function, classification, and ecology. Student-guided labs will give students hands on experience and learning opportunities.

Primary Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare subject specific lessons in Biology
  • Provide subject instruction on a higher level than grade standard, in an interactive learning environment and delivering exceptional results for all students
  • Implement BASIS Curriculum by designing effective and creative lessons and assessments to ensure students’ education is at an internationally competitive level
  • Collaborate with other BASIS International teachers to form a community of smart, talented and interesting people who are passionate about education and readily willing to work in a professional, academic environment
  • Tutor students in content-specific knowledge and skills to heighten the trajectory of students’ academic and career success
  • Manage student behavior to foster academic achievement, personal responsibility, intellect and individuality in all students
Posted: September 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Hangzhou, China
July 2019
2 Years
Licensed Teacher, College/University Faculty, University Graduate
Middle School, High School
USD 4200
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Job Benefits

Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS International Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, housing allowance, travel assistance, and more. Assistance in obtaining a visa will be provided.

Qualifications and Requirements

Bachelor
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Biology, Education
  • Ability to successfully pass a background clearance
  • In addition to a Bachelor’s degree, a major (24-30 credit hours) or advanced degree in the teaching subject fulfills the highly qualified requirement
    • In some cases, a Bachelor’s degree and documentation of passage of a state authorized subject test in the teaching area may fulfill the highly qualified requirement
  • Minimum two years teaching experience as a lead teacher required.
  • Subject matter postgraduate work (Master’s or Ph.D.) is preferred
  • Together with a high level of educational attainment, a successful applicant will demonstrate strong communication skills in teaching ideas, texts, and concepts with precision and confidence
  • Must be open to new ideas in teaching