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Elementary Lead Teacher

Job Summary

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Elementary Lead Teacher to join our trilingual Elementary School. The Elementary Lead Teacher is responsible for the academic and social-emotional growth and development of all children in their classroom. Our programs are divided into Kindergarten (5-6 years) and Elementary (6-11 years) age classrooms. The Elementary Lead Teacher develops partnerships with parents/caregivers to engage and encourage their participation in the program. The Elementary 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 Primary Curriculum (including ESL/English Language Art, Mathematics, World Studies), utilizing a broad range of appropriate techniques, strategies and materials
  • Develop each student’s ability to read, write, speak, and listen in content areas at levels that ensure learners meet or exceed learning objectives
  • Participate in school events, extracurricular activities and in other supporting tasks as needed (e.g., proofreading of English letters, marketing activities etc.)
  • 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, Elementary, Middle School

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
Bachelor’s degree&Valid Elementary teacher accreditation/certification
  • Valid Elementary teacher accreditation/certification
  • 2+ years of teaching experience at Elementary School
  • 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