High School Mathematics Teacher - Vanke Meisha Academy - China
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High School Mathematics Teacher - Vanke Meisha Academy - China

Vanke Meisha Academy is now accepting applications for a candidate pool for the 2018-2019 school year for a High School Mathematics Teacher.  Applicants for this position will be screened based on education, training, experience and other relevant factors.  Once applications are screened, those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted for an interview.  Following the interview, applicants will be notified if they are placed in the pool for the next round of interviews that will be conducted beginning in early February once the school’s position needs have been finalized.

REPORTS TO: Dean of Academic Affairs and/or Principal

JOB GOALS:

  • To prepare students for college, careers, and civic life by developing mathematically competent individuals who can use mathematics in their personal lives, at work, and as a means for comprehending and influencing the world in which they live
  • To develop and implement a highly comprehensive standards-based instructional program
  • To teach students how to apply strategies and techniques to accurately solve diverse types of mathematical problems
  • To develop mastery in each student the necessary mathematical procedures and problem-solving skills to become proficient and confident to solve complex mathematical concepts and apply them to the real world
  • To encourage students to develop sound opinions and articulate defensible claims based on knowledge and experience in solving mathematical concepts
  • To provide a rich curriculum that encourages both personal and academic achievement, challenging students to excel in mathematics and in their personal development

PERFORMANCE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Uses the Mathematics Framework that applies the principles of focus, coherence, and rigor in building units of study based on how students acquire conceptual understanding, procedural skills and fluency, and the ability to apply mathematics to solve problems
  • Builds lessons based on preparing students for college and career success which include incorporating the four basic math claims: Claim 1 – Developing conceptual understanding and procedural fluency; Claim 2 – Solving well-posed problems in pure and applied mathematics; Claim 3 – Clearly and precisely constructing arguments and critiquing the reasoning of others; and Claim 4 – Analyzing complex, real-world scenarios to interpret and solve problems
  • Uses a variety of instructional strategies such as demonstrations, discussions, lectures, lab activities in order to assist students in developing logical, critical, and creative thinking skills, drawing conclusions, solving problems, achieving improved interpersonal relationships, and making value judgments
  • Incorporates three teaching models based on the learning needs of the students - explicit instruction, interactive instruction, and implicit instruction
  • Uses formative and summative assessments and other types of multiple measures to assess student learning and make instructional decisions and adjustments
  • Provides individual and small group instruction and includes differentiation in order to adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of students with varying intellectual abilities, attitudes, and cultural backgrounds
  • Incorporates education technology into instructional and for student engagement to provide a challenging and interesting educational environment for all students
  • Collaborates with other teachers in a PLC setting to share best practices and assess student work determine progress and plan interventions and extensions
  • Maintains standards of student behavior to provide an orderly and productive classroom environment
  • Maintains professional competence through extended training
  • Selects and uses appropriate textbooks, instructional aids, technology, and maintains required inventory records
  • Communicates with parents and school counselors on student progress
  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems
  • Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned workday
  • Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs
  • Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned by the Dean of Academic Affairs and/or principal

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Is ethical and respectful
  • Holds a high regard for professionalism and maintains a professional demeanor
  • Communicates effectively using excellent oral and written skills
  • Structures a learning environment that is motivating and engages students in the learning
  • Possesses strong interpersonal and problem – solving skills
  • Prepares and completes reports and other required documents in a timely manner
  • Reaches out to parents to include them in their child’s educational experiences

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, lift and stand for prolonged periods; see to read fine print and for depth perception; use hands and fingers to perform tasks; speak clearly and hear well enough to communicate effectively.

Posted: February 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Shenzhen , China
August 2018
1-2 Years
Licensed Teacher, College/University Faculty
Gr. 10, Gr. 11, Gr. 12
USD 3670 - 4520

Job Benefits

  • Visa application assistance and reimbursement
  • Annual flight compensation
  • Airport Pickup
  • Monthly daycare reimbursement stipend
  • Retirement pay
  • Health and welfare benefits
  • Monthly housing allowance of USD $730
  • Holiday travel allowance
  • International health insurance
  • Housing that meets western standards of comfort
  • Excellent bilingual support staff
  • Extensive professional development opportunities
  • Chinese official holidays and many U.S. official holidays

Qualifications & Requirements

Teaching Credential/License
Bachelor
2 Years
Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering Preferred
  • Valid State Teacher Certification/Credential
  • Bachelor’s Degree with major or minor in Mathematics or related field
  • Three years of teaching Mathematics at the secondary level

About China

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.

Standard Chinese
1,387,720,133
Renminbi (yuan) (¥)
Buddhism, Taoism
Varied: wet/dry seasons
Land area - 3.7 million sq. miles (9.6 million sq. km)