Music Primary Specialist - HD Beijing School - China

Music Primary Specialist - HD Beijing School - China
HD Beijing School
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The role of Music Teacher represents an outstanding opportunity to become part of the team that is establishing HD Beijing as a school that provides the best possible all-round education and care for every child.   Strong emphasis is placed on children’s involvement in the performing arts.  The Music Teacher will play a crucial part in helping to shape this emphasis.

Role and Responsibilities

Teaching and Learning

  • To plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences for all pupils
  • To prepare the teaching environment, whether inside or outside a classroom, for meaningful class activities
  • To provide a variety of learning materials and resources
  • To ensure that the teaching 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 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 pupils’ varying needs
  • To evaluate learning experiences and outcomes for children’s continual improvement
  • To assign and grade any class work, homework, tests and assessments in line with HD Beijing School’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 pupils’ behaviour is clearly stated and consistently maintained
  • To ensure that all pupils are treated with respect – fairly and equally


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

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
3 Years
Education, Music related
  • A good degree from an established university
  • PGCE or QTS
  • Ability to inspire pupils with a love of learning and Music
  • Ability to stretch and develop the most able pupils, whilst also ensuring that the Music curriculum remains accessible to all
  • Willingness to contribute to all aspects of school life
  • Strong personal-relations and team-working 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
  • A positive team player with a sense of humour

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)