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Early Years Lead Teacher

Job Summary

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Early Years Lead Teacher to join our international Kindergarten. The Early Years Lead Teacher is responsible for the academic and social-emotional growth and development of all children in their classroom. Our programs are divided into toddler (18 months–3 years) and preschool/Pre-K (3-5 years) age classrooms. The Early Years Lead Teacher develops partnerships with parents/caregivers to engage and encourage their participation in the program. The Early Years Lead Teacher is also responsible for assuring compliance regarding all children’s personal and school internal information and works collegially with other staff members of House of Knowledge.


Duties and responsibilities

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manage classroom with up to 20 children
  • Plan and deliver project units based on the International Early Years Curriculum and Reggio Emilia, utilizing a broad range of appropriate techniques, strategies and materials
  • Schedule, plan and conduct fieldtrips, school events and extracurricular activities
  • Academic assessment and portfolio documentation
  • Maintain partnership and effective home-school communication with parents/caregivers
  • Maintain team meetings, support, guidance and be a role model for other teaching staff
  • Ensure a safe, healthy, exciting, challenging and collaborative learning environment
Posted: March 2019
This is a Direct to School Job
Beijing, China
August 2019
2 years
Licensed Teacher
Early Childhood

Job Benefits

  • A foreign-managed school with a focus on quality and individual attention to students
  • Continuous professional development in Reggio Emilia and IPC
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Comprehensive medical coverage
  • Annual flight allowance
  • Paid school holidays
  • Free lunch

Qualifications and Requirements

Teaching Credential/License
Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field
  • 2+ years of teaching experience in Early Child Development, Developmental Appropriate Practices or related field
  • Native English speaker
  • Dedication to international, multicultural, visionary education and positive school culture
  • Excellent communication, problem solving, and priority setting skills as well as professional attitude/disposition
  • Ability to effectively manage a classroom, plan, organize and implement educational activities
  • Ability to make decisions on behalf of children to protect their well-being
  • Intellectual agility, open-mindedness, confidence, stress resistance
  • Ability to manage confidential information
  • Basic IT proficiency
  • Additional skills in areas such as music, sports, technology, arts and crafts are an advantage