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Literacy Coach

Beijing Haidian Kaiwen Academy
Beijing, China
School will provide on campus department (no charge) for teachers or off campus apartment with housing allowance
We offer round-way tickets to teachers and one of their dependent for each school year.
Start date
Start August 2024
2 years
  • Elementary
  • University Graduate, Licensed Teacher
  • Master
  • 5 years of teaching experience
  • Literature
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • United States (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Canada


  • For secondary ELA and primary international homeroom teachers: Must hold a passport from the US, UK, Australia,  New Zealand, or Canada
  • For all other teaching positions: Open to persons of any nationality
  • Four-year degree from an accredited university
  • Bachelor of Education, PGCE or higher
  • Teaching license: QTS, national/state teaching license/certificate or equivalent
  • Master’s degree, preferably in education or the subject the teacher instructs
  • Five years of experience teaching

Remuneration & Benefits:

  • The salary and benefits package we provide will be very competitive depending on the qualifications and experiences of the successful candidate.
  • Competitive base yearly salary and promotion system
  • Paid winter and summer vacations & public holidays
  • Contract fulfillment bonus
  • International cover health Insurance for teachers and their dependents
  • Social Insurance & Medical Insurance
  • Flight to school from point of origin and relocation allowance
  • Visa fees are covered by the school
  • Free on-campus lodging or a generous housing allowance
  • Annual flight allowance
  • Meals: 3 meals free for school days.
  • Education for dependents (5-18 years)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Rich staff activities, and clubs. Excellent on-campus facilities including gym, swimming pool, tennis court, golf driving and putting ranges, etc.

The Literacy Coach will provide instructional support and coaching to teachers as they work to ensure our students, who are English Language Learners, reach their academic potential. The Literacy Coach’s primary role is to work with teachers to support best practices, including explicit English language development instruction and effective instruction techniques for ELLs, in using data, provide analysis of school-wide trends in instruction, and make recommendations about potential next steps to address areas of need.

Reports to:
Head of School

Primary Duties: This list represents the essential tasks performed by the position. Employees may be assigned additional duties by management as required

  • Work with the Head of School to design a continuous improvement cycle to update the literacy curriculum.
  • Provide teachers with professional development; in-class consultation - assistance, feedback, and modeling through a structured and well-scheduled program.
  • Develop and model relevant and varied instructional approaches, including the integration of ELL teaching strategies, and a variety of assessment methods.
  • Work with teachers in Professional Learning Communities to plan units and lessons, use assessments of student work, and other data to analyze current practices and identify area/s for improvement.
  • Give presentations, facilitate professional development sessions, and work in classrooms with teachers and students.
  • Demonstrate evidence of their continuing professional development and be willing to participate in specified coach training.
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Beijing Haidian Kaiwen Academy (KWA), is a K-12 international school accredited by Cognia and is a WASC candidate school. Located at the foot of the picturesque and historic YuQuan Mountain, Haidian District in Beijing, the KWA campus is 200,000 square meters of beautiful gardens that integrate natural ecology, cultural heritage, and modern beauty with 140,000 square meters of green space.

Curriculum at KWA

Our school is organized into Primary School, grades K-5, the Middle School, grades 6-8, and high school, grades 9-12. Under the guidance of the Ministry of Education’s nine-year compulsory education program, KWA’s curriculum is built on strengths from both Chinese and Western education.

For Primary and Middle School, we follow a bilingual program using the US Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards and the Chinese National Curriculum.

For High School, we follow the US Common Core and College Board AP curriculum and offer UK IGCSE and A-Level UK programs.


To cultivate nationalistic and globally minded leaders

To honor and carry forward KWA’s mission of laying a solid foundation to cultivate future leaders. We seek to cultivate students with leadership, global vision, and devotion to family and country.


KWA’s educational vision is to guide students to explore their talents. While perusing global competencies, to support teachers in reaching the top of their careers and pushing themselves forward to becoming one of the best schools worldwide.

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

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.

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