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Junior High School English Teacher - Bright Scholar Education Group - China

School: Jurong Country Garden School

Location: Zhenjiang, Jiangsu

Department: International Middle Section

Reports to: Head of Department

Suitable for: Highly responsible people who are passionate, self-motivated and reflective professionals with excellent communication skills and relevant experience.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day instructional excellence to each student following MYP curriculum.
  • Ensure the classroom is well-organized for purposeful activity throughout the day.
  • Implement and model high standards of work practice and review, critically reflecting, and evaluating own practice.
  • Show great individual care and support for the students, promoting learning styles that cater to individual differences to provide engagement in rigorous, relevant, and significant learning.
  • Establish clear instructional objectives, making use of core resources and supplementary materials.
  • Assess and analyse student progress to inform instruction and provide constructive feedback to promote students’ progress towards standards.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Respect, appreciate and understand differences in learning and school culture.
  • Participate in a culture of professional learning.
  • Work cooperatively with colleagues/administrators as it pertains to specific grade levels and programs.
  • Be accountable and a positive advocate for all management decisions.
  • Attend staff meetings, teacher workdays and recommended professional development activities
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Principal or Head of Department.

About Jurong Country Garden School:

Jurong Country Garden School (JCGS) is an international school that has opened since 1 September 2013. It operates under Bright Scholar Education Group, and was established by the chair of the board of Country Garden - Mr. Yang Guoqiang. The school offers a 15-year International Baccalaureate education for all three programmes (PYP, MYP and DP).

The school is located in Country Garden Phoenix Community in the Jurong Economic Development Zone, which is part of the Yangtze River Delta and close to developed cities such as Shanghai, Hangzhou, and Nanjing. The school occupies an area of approximately 134,000 m2 including 160,000 m2 construction area, with a maximum capacity of 24 classes in kindergarten, 50 classes in PYP, 50 classes in MYP, and 20 classes in DP, with an overall enrollment of 3,600 students.

Currently, JCGS has 1300 students. JCGS provides an advanced education and high level accommodation, which includes three swimming pools, a sports field, a gymnasium, a library, a theater, a lecture hall, a range of laboratories and specialist classrooms. All classrooms have been equipped with interactive whiteboards, TVs, computers, digital radios and other technological aids to learning.

Posted: November 2017
This is a Direct to School Job
Zhenjiang, Jiansgsu , China
March 2018
10-12 Months
Licensed Teacher, University Graduate
Gr. 6, Gr. 7, Gr. 8, Gr. 9
USD 2300 - 2550

Job Benefits

  • Salary – 15,000-17,000RMB/month (pre-tax)
  • Working Hours - Monday-Friday (7:30-11:40 / 14:00-17:00)
  • Teaching Hours – Up to 20 hours/week
  • Curriculum – IB – Middle Years Programme
  • Accommodation – Furnished apartment provided
  • Food Allowance – 380RMB/month
  • Flight Reimbursement – Up to 10,800RMB (split into 2 payments)
  • Visa – Work Permit, Residence Permit and medical check-up fees assistance and reimbursement
  • Insurance – Medical and accident insurance
  • Leave – Paid national holidays + winter and/-or summer holidays

Qualifications & Requirements

Bachelor
  • 22-55 years of age
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (Education preferred)
  • TEFL/TESOL certification minimum (CELTA/DELTA/PGCE/QTS preferred)
  • Experience teaching junior high school grades, with MYP experience preferred
  • Have an understanding and ability to teach pupils of all abilities
  • Previous experience in an international school preferred
  • Must be able to obtain a cleared background check
  • English teaching positions require citizens of UK, USA, Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand or South Africa for visa purposes