MS Literature/ ELA Teacher

Beijing SMIC Private School and Kindergarten - More Info

Job Purpose

Provide instructional guidance to students in Literature/ English Language Arts courses in grades 6-8 while actively contributing to our students and school through associated roles expected of a holistic professional educator in a dynamic system dedicated to honor, excellence, community and joy.


Job Duties

  • Teaching and Learning Standards
  • Teach a minimum of 20 teaching hours, serve as a substitute when needed
  • Promote and maintain academic integrity and established school standards
  • Implement a variety of instructional methods that utilizes multiple media
  • Contribute to building the department through peer observations, evaluations, and curriculum development
  • Actively measure student learning and adapt as needed to ensure learning outcomes
  • Communication
  • Proactively communicate with parents and students in the following ways:
  • Establishing clear, consistent class expectations
  • Maintaining constant contact regarding grades and progress
  • Utilizing school-established email system and protocols for setting appointments and sending or receiving official communications
  • Contribute to the department goals and meetings
  • Maintain lesson plans and load them to the school designated platform
  • Professional Development
  • Demonstrate self-motivation by seeking professional development opportunities:
  • Utilizing department resources to improve and enhance classroom instruction
  • Pursuing online webinars or other resources
  • Researching opportunities at local international schools
  • Contribute to enhancing the teaching community at SMIC by:
  • Attending and participating in in-house workshops
  • Engage peers through class observations and collaboration
  • Being punctual and attentive to all faculty and department meetings
  • Community
  • Promote and support school-sponsored, extra-curricular activities and events
  • Supervise students in the following:
  • Supporting advisors on field trips
  • Monitoring student behavior throughout the school campus, especially on duty assignments
  • Assisting with student safety by supporting the discipline guidelines established by the Student Affairs Office
  • Volunteer and serve on committees
  • Student Academic Life
  • Evaluate student progress and adjust lessons to ensure student mastery
  • Support the Academic Affairs Office with students on academic probation and implementing the plan established by the Academic Affairs Director
  • Evaluate student progress through standardized assessments
  • Sponsor and contribute to academic events
  • Encourage academic excellence by recognizing student achievements
  • Promote the use of technological resources in pursuit of competitive global competencies and in accordance with school-established guidelines
Posted: September 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Beijing, China
September 2019
2 years
Licensed Teacher
Middle School

Job Benefits

  • Salary Scale: RMB 18,000+ BA, plus qualifications RMB 20,000+ MA, plus qualifications RMB 22,000+ Admin, plus qualifications
  • Annual Bonuses: A Chinese New Year bonus at 50%-120% of monthly salary and an annual 10% raise of the yearly salary (Both based on performance)
  • Up to 60% tuition reimbursement *terms apply
  • Airfare: One round trip ticket for employee and dependents 12,000 per year stipend for home visit
  • Visas: Legal Working Visa Dependent Visas for family HR Staff assists through the whole process
  • Relocation: USD 1,000/ single USD 2,000/ family Assistance in resettling
  • Vacation: 7 weeks paid summer vacation 5 weeks paid winter vacation
  • Insurance: Medical, Dental and Evacuation for employee and dependents, Long Term Disability, Life
  • Continuing Education: Individual PD Allowance - 60% Tuition Reimbursement In-house Collaborative PD
  • Housing: On campus housing Subsidized housing (Dependant on availability)
  • Holidays: Paid public Chinese holidays, Short Christmas break, Short New Year's Eve break
  • Leave Allowance: Personal, Marriage, Bereavement, Emergency, Child Adoption, Maternity, and Paternity Leave 5 Days Annual Leave

Qualifications and Requirements

Teaching Credential/License
  • Two years teaching experience is a must, but we will consider student teaching and summer teaching positions to add up to those two years of teaching
  • Applicants from Singapore, Hong Kong and China must be fluent or near-native English speakers

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.

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