Kindergarten Homeroom Teacher

Futian International and Fine Arts School - More Info

We are currently seeking qualified subject teachers as our full time Lower Kindergarten Homeroom Teacher. Being in such position, you will be the head teacher to one class of size not exceeding 22 students.  We hope our teacher could be equipped with the capability to teach the following subjects:

  • General English
  • English reading 
  • Mathematics
  • General science (a daily session) as well as covering topics on health 
  • Behaviour Management and Character Education 


Kindergarten teachers deliver lessons on kindergarten reading, writing and mathematics and also introduce basic science concepts to students. It’s important that the teacher can use music, arts and crafts, classroom games, and other activities to help students understand the lessons. The role also requires the teacher to communicate with parents and supervisors about the educational and behavioural challenges of individual children. The job duties include:

  • Leading group study, discussion and demonstration
  • Introduction of new concepts
  • Evaluation and observance of students
  • Challenging students in preparation for advanced education
  • Material preparation and delivery


Working hours are approximately as follows:

5 classes maximum per day/ 25 classes per week 

40 work hours week 

Teaching and office hours 7:30am to 16:30pm 


Contract duration: Starting from one year minimum, and more desirable if you have plans to consider settling in China for two or more years. Prospects of professional development and promotions available within the school for candidates considering long-term development. 

Posted: March 2019
This is a Direct to School Job
Shenzhen, China
August 2019
1 year
Licensed Teacher, ESL Instructor
Early Childhood, Elementary
USD 2500 - 4700

Job Benefits

  • Paid winter/summer holidays 
  • Travelling allowances: 10,000RMB inclusive for travelling to home country or other destinations annually
  • Free school accommodation would be offered to the right candidate
  • School provides assistance in preparing needed documents for applying work visa
  • Upon successful issuing of work visa, our school shall also cover your employment with proper local insurance
  • Free services available to help candidate in settling life in China 
  • On-going professional development and possibility of promotions within the school 
  • Free school tuition for up to one child 

Qualifications and Requirements

Teaching Credential/License
Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Special Education, Reading/Literary, ESL
  • American, British, Canadian or Australian would be considered more desirable 
  • Teaching experiences in American curriculum preferred 
  • Teaching experiences outside of home country preferred 
  • A talent for communicating with young children and encouraging academic achievement is essential for the job
  • Since many kindergarteners are still learning how to behave in a classroom setting, a high level of patience and behavioral management skills are needed
  • Kindergarten or elementary teaching experience in China or abroad preferred 
  • Drama and music teaching experiences would be considered a plus
  • Teaching experience in a multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to collaborate with local Chinese working partners and international working partners, teachers and school staff
  • Capable in developing positive relationship with students and parents 
  • Be able to apply constructive and inquisitive approach in teaching students, and assist students learning
  • Competent in differentiating and identifying students various needs and provide a catering and fluid educational approach
  • Acquiring skills in developing school curriculum and program further in collaboration with other teachers and staff
  • Showing commitment and self-initiation towards continual professional development
  • Having keenness or holding open-mindedness to Asian/Chinese culture and customs in the workplace
  • Further desirable if applicant could show us with a cultivated background with professional code of conduct e.g. proper dress code, neatness and punctuality, team playing skills 
  • Candidates will be more considered with positive outlook in life and healthy in physical condition in general, and non-smokers preferred 

About China

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Beijing, China
Standard Mandarin
Renminbi (yuan) (¥)
Buddhism, Taoism
Varied: wet/dry seasons
Land area - 3.7 million sq. miles (9.6 million sq. km)