Music Primary Specialist - HD Beijing School - China

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: January 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Beijing , China
March 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