KS1 Teachers - HD Beijing School - China

The Class Teacher roles available present an outstanding opportunity to join a team establishing HD Beijing as one of the City’s leading bilingual schools.Working alongside their Chinese curriculum counterpart, Class Teachers from Pre-School (aged 3) through to Year 5 (aged 10) have the responsibility for delivering the majority of the curriculum to their assigned class. Subject-specialist teachers enhance the overall learning experience for the children by the addition of a few specific lessons. An enthusiastic and committed team of Teaching Assistants support the Class Teachers( there is a possibility for a Year Group Coordinator position for the right candidate).

Key Responsibilities

Teaching and Learning

  • To plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences for all children
  • To prepare the classroom environment for meaningful class activities
  • To provide a variety of learning materials and resources
  • To ensure that the classroom is an attractive orderly place where equipment and resources are well managed
  • To have a thorough understanding of the purpose and aims of the HD Beijing School’s educational ethos
  • To always set high expectations, which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
  • To establish and communicate clearly the learning intentions for all activities
  • To use all relevant technology to support understanding and development
  • To identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet the children’s varying needs
  • To evaluate learning experiences and outcomes for children’s continual improvement
  • To assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assessments in line with HD Beijing’s policies
  • To develop the best combination of British and Chinese approaches to deliver a personalised bi-lingual curriculum
  • To ensure that an acceptable standard of children’s behaviour is clearly stated and consistently maintained
  • To ensure that all children are treated with respect – fairly and equally
  • To ensure outstanding pastoral care in line with HD Beijing’s policies and expectations

Communication and Co-operation

  • To work co-operatively and supportively with all members of staff
  • To share information, ideas and resources with colleagues
  • To develop supportive and productive relationships with parents
  • To maintain accurate and complete records of children’s development
  • To participate in departmental, school-based and parental meetings
  • To share assessment data and ensure that it is appropriately archived
  • To prepare required reports on children and their activities
  • To participate in the supervisory duties shared by all members of staff
  • To participate in the co-curricular life of the school
  • To play a full part in the corporate life of the School
  • To support the School’s image and profile in the community
Posted: January 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Beijing , China
April 2018
2 Years
Licensed Teacher
KG, Gr. 1
USD 3000 - 6000

Job Benefits

The successful candidate will receive excellent salary and benefits commensurate with their experience. This will include:

  • Competitive, low tax salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Start and end of contract flights for employee and immediate family members
  • Relocation allowance
  • Excess baggage allowance
  • Medical insurance for employee and immediate family members
  • Annual flight allowance for employee and immediate family members
  • 100% Tuition fees contribution for up to two children
  • Annual bonus
  • Contract renewal bonus
  • Visa and legal documents sponsorship for employee and immediate family members

Qualifications & Requirements

Teaching Credential/License
2 Years
  • A good degree from an established university
  • PGCE or QTS

Personal Qualities

  • Ability to inspire children with a love of learning
  • Ability to stretch the most able children, whilst also ensuring the curriculum is accessible to all
  • Willingness to contribute to all aspects of school life
  • Strong personal-relations and teamworking skills
  • Ability to use ICT to enhance learning
  • Good administrative and organisational abilities
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to understand the needs, challenges and opportunities of an international school community
  • Rigorous can-do attitude
  • Positive team player with a sense of humour