Music Primary Specialist - HD Beijing School - China

Music Primary Specialist - HD Beijing School - China

Music Primary Specialist - HD Beijing School - China
HD Beijing School
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Key Responsibilities:

Teaching and Learning

  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences for classes as designated by the Principal
  • Prepare classroom environment for meaningful class activities
  • Establish and communicate clear learning intentions for all activities
  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
  • Use all relevant technology to support instruction, understanding & development
  • Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs
  • Regularly evaluate learning experiences and outcomes for students’ continual improvement
  • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments in line with HD approaches
  • Ensure that tasks are within the capabilities of all students and stretch students
  • Cater for individual differences and provide for a variety of learning models and groupings, including PBL, flipped learning, integrated approaches

Effective Teaching Strategies:

  • Have a thorough understanding of the purpose and aims of the HD Bilingual Schools Curriculum
  • Ensure that teaching and learning is aligned with the School’s current Scope, Sequences and value added measures
  • Establish a classroom environment where students feel secure and are comfortable to take risks
  • Ensure that classroom/school resources are well managed
  • Standards of acceptable behaviour are clearly stated and consistently/fairly applied
  • All students are treated with respect; fairly and equally
  • Ensure that the classroom is an attractive orderly place where equipment/resources are well managed

Connections with Students:

  • Create an effective and challenging learning environment for each student
  • Acknowledge each student’s improvement and effort
  • Provide appropriate and timely feedback on work
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
  • Perform certain pastoral duties including student support, counselling students with academic problems and providing student encouragement
  • Establish a rapport which enhances learning

Communication and Cooperation:

  • Work co-operatively and supportively with other international & Chinese staff
  • Share information, ideas and resources with colleagues
  • Develop supportive and productive relationships with parents
  • Communicate regularly with families through the Homework Diary and/or electronically

Administrative Function:

  • Fulfill the administrative functions of the class, eg. attendance, check Homework Diary/emails, involvement with the School House system etc.
  • Develop schemes of work and lesson plans
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development
  • Participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings
  • Share assessment data and ensure it is archived
  • Communicate with parents/caregivers in a timely fashion regarding student progress
  • Prepare required reports on students and activities

Contribution to the School Community

  • Play a full part in the corporate life of the school
  • Support the School’s image in the community
  • Play an active part in the Boarding life of the school (as appropriate) & pastoral support duties (extended day initiatives)
  • Support policies and procedures currently in place


Posted: February 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Beijing , China
February 2018
2 Years
Licensed Teacher
KG, Gr. 1, Gr. 2, Gr. 3
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

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.

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