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Geography & ESL Teacher

school
MacDuffie School
location
Shanghai, China
salary
US 3500 - 4500 a month
housing
Housing allowance
airfair
Flight allowance
Ongoing
2 years
1
  • Licensed Teacher, ESL Instructor
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Geography and ESL
  • Teaching Credential/License
    TESL/TEFL Certificate over 100 hours
    TESL/TEFL Certificate
    TESL/TEFL Diploma Level
    Other Certification
  • Fluent English speaker with a clear accent - USA,  Australia, Canada, South Africa, New Zealand
  • More than 2 years  teaching experience in an International Curriculum 
  • Candidates should already be in China
  • Working for 40 hours per week
  • 5 days per week from Monday to Friday
  • Renewal Bonus
  • Housing Allowance
  • Airfare Allowance
  • Paid Holidays:
    • Chinese Public Holidays
    • Winter & Summer Vacation
  • International health insurance
  • Pick-up service

Responsibilities

  • Teach a minimum of 15 periods per week
  • Teach students in grades 9 -12 as assigned
  • Work on curriculum development, which includes preparing effective diverse lesson units based on the school’s curriculum formats using the Understanding by Design (UbD)
  • Collaborate with Science Department teachers through fostering a team focused department
  • Design authentic assessments and measure their effectiveness in meeting curricular goals
  • Promote our “Expected Student Learning Results” (ESLRs): English oral and written communication skills, collaboration, self-directed learning, and critical and creative thinking
  • Maintain and update timely student records including grading (homework, grade books, progress reports, report cards, student attendance, and other required documents)
  • Be actively involved in (at least two) extra-curricular activities as a faculty sponsor/advisor/coach/helper/school committee member
  • Actively fulfill assigned supervision duties (i.e., study hall, supervising students during open computer lab times, lunch/morning duty, etc.)
  • Able to use effective ESL strategies in working with students to develop proficiency in English
  • Work closely with parents/guardians through providing feedback on progress, answering questions, and being an educational partner where possible
  • Proactively meet and communicate with parents/guardians, students and other teachers when necessary to develop interventions for students with academic, emotional/behavioral or other needs
  • Serve as a substitute teacher when needed
  • Take an active role in required meetings (departmental; grade level; committees, faculty; etc.)
  • Assist with additional duties as assigned
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

 

MacDuffie Schools China are private schools for Chinese students situated in the major cities of Shanghai, Nanjing and Tianjin.    The first school was founded in 2013 and they are American Curriculum Schools, delivering the curriculum in English and following the requirements laid out by the American Common Core Curriculum.  

The schools are going through a period of expansion and require teachers in all subject areas.  All classrooms are equipped with internet, Smart Boards, and wireless projection systems.  The schools are iPad schools and provide all teachers with an iPad as well as access to computer facilities.  All resources are from the US and are up to date.  

MacDuffie China is a partner of the MacDuffie Education group.  There are MacDuffie Schools in Tianjin, Nanjing, Shanghai and Granby Massachusetts.  

 

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

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