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Early Years Homeroom Teacher

Dingwen Academy Hangzhou
Hangzhou , China
Fully-furnished apartment provided by the School.
Airfare reimbursement for round-trip economy tickets.
Start date
Start July 2024
  • Early Childhood
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Early Childhood Education
  • United States (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Canada, South Africa, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand


  • Teaching license in early childhood education or 2+ years of full time teaching experience in early years;
  • Bachelor's degree or above, major in early childhood education preferred;
  • An expert understanding of EY children and their specific needs;
  • Excellent communication skills, especially in a cross-cultural environment;
  • Language proficiency in Mandarin Chinese is highly desirable;
  • Proactive teacher, sincere caregiver, and willing collaborator.
  • High-end health insurance with global coverage; 
  • Free breakfast and lunch; 
  • Reimbursement for visa application; 
  • Tuition waiver for up to 2 children; 
  • Relocation allowance; 
  • Free use of school facilities; 
  • Winter and summer holidays. 

Overview: Our Early Years Department is equipped with a range of superlative facilities that we encourage our teachers to use for the benefit of the children. The curriculum is heavily influenced by both the International Baccalaureate and Reggio Emilia approaches. Teachers who are familiar with these styles will appreciate our teaching method, but they’ll need to embrace the specific pedagogy that the school follows. Many children will have limited English skills before enrolling in the school, so we’ll focus on helping them become familiar with the language.

Job responsibilities:

  • Develop children’s personal, social, language, and physical coordination abilities. 
  • Develop and implement well-structured lesson plans that align with the relevant subject area and grade levels, and ensure that they meet the curriculum objectives. 
  • Create visual aids and teaching resources as well as encourage mathematical and creative development through stories, songs, games, drawing, and imaginative play. 
  • Plan and coordinate children’s classroom and outdoor activities.
  • Record, assess, and summarize children’s physical, cognitive, social, and emotional progress and achievements.
  • Monitor students’ overall well-being and liaise with school counselors and other staff members to address any concerns or issues.
  • Provide pastoral care and support to students.
  • Decorate the classroom and school environment to meet program goals.
  • Build rapport and professional relationships with students, colleagues, and parents. 
  • Attend professional meetings and ongoing learning initiatives such as workshops, lectures, conferences, and other events to expand professional networks.
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest teaching theory and practice.


This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Hangzhou Dingwen School is a newly built world school with Chinese characteristics, committed to cultivating future leaders who are rooted in China and promote global progress.

The school is located in the north section of the University Town in Qiantang District, Hangzhou, bordering the Qiantang River to the east, the moat to the south, and the golf course to the north. It is surrounded by more than 100 acres of greenery and is located "above the park". It is scheduled to open in 2024.

School supporting facilities

The school has a building area of ​​178,000 square meters and is constructed by international first-class modern standards. It has complete equipment and facilities. It has a 50-meter-long swimming pool with a total of 8 lanes, a performance hall that can accommodate 800 people and a 400-square-meter black box. Sub-theatre, 400-square-meter outdoor standard playground, primary and secondary school indoor sports halls, primary and secondary school libraries (including 2,500 square meters of secondary school library). In addition, Dingwen School provides more than 230 teacher apartments and more than 450 student dormitories to meet the living needs of teachers and students. 

Curriculum structure

In the compulsory education stage, the school will organically integrate cutting-edge educational theories and teaching methods at home and abroad based on implementing the national curriculum syllabus and achieving "integration of China and the West, learning from the East and the West" in the curriculum. In addition, in addition to cultivating students' intellectual and moral education, the school will rely on the superior campus environment and plans to offer sports courses such as Mini Golf, Art, and Canoeing, to achieve the overall "moral, intellectual, and physical" development of students. development.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

One of the world's most powerful nations, China's cultural contributions have influenced history and human development for thousands of years. Teach Away offers ESL teaching jobs in reputable language schools as well as licensed teaching jobs across China.

Beijing, China
Standard Mandarin
Renminbi (yuan) (¥)
Buddhism, Taoism
Varied: wet/dry seasons
Land area - 3.7 million sq. miles (9.6 million sq. km)
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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