Primary School PYP English Teacher - Bright Scholar Education Group - China

School: Guangdong Country Garden School

Location: Foshan, Guangdong

Department: International Primary Section

Reports to: Head of Department

Suitable for: Highly responsible people who are passionate, self-motivated and reflective professionals with excellent communication skills and relevant experience.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day instructional excellence to each student following PYP curriculum
  • Ensure the classroom is well-organized for purposeful activity throughout the day
  • Implement and model high standards of work practice and review, critically reflecting, and evaluating own practice
  • Show great individual care and support for the students, promoting learning styles that cater to individual differences to provide engagement in rigorous, relevant, and significant learning
  • Establish clear instructional objectives, making use of core teaching resources and supplementary materials
  • Assess and analyse student progress to inform instruction and provide constructive feedback to promote students’ progress towards standards
  • Respect, appreciate and understand differences in learning and school culture
  • Participate in a culture of professional learning
  • Work cooperatively with fellow-staff members and administrators as it pertains to specific grade levels and programs
  • Be accountable and a positive advocate for all management decisions
  • Attend staff meetings, teacher workdays and professional development activities as assigned or recommended
  • Contribute to afterschool activities on a regular basis
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Principal or Head of Department

About Guangdong Country Garden School (广东碧桂园学校):

Guangdong Country Garden School (CGS; Chinese name: 广东碧桂园学校), is a private co-ed boarding school in Shunde District, just south of Guangzhou and at the heart of the Pearl River Delta in Guangdong Province. The school is fortunate to be situated in a safe, attractive and clean air environment with accessibility to international airports and the cities of Guangzhou (formerly known as Canton), Macau and Hong Kong. CGS has an area of 33 hectares with around 4000 students on campus, aged 3 to 18.

There are approximately 600 teachers including over 500 Chinese teachers and around 100 international teachers. Facilities include libraries, hi-tech laboratories with 3D printers, an observatory, two running tracks and swimming pools, all situated in a beautiful green environment.

CGS was founded in 1994 and was the first school to be founded within the Bright Scholar Education Group. It offers a wide range of well-established curricula including the IB's PYP, MYP and DP, CIE's IGCSE and A Level, Advanced Placement, and Sino-Canadian, Sino-Australian and International Foundation Diploma Programmes. CGS hold high academic expectations for their students and many of its graduates are admitted to leading universities around the world.

Posted: November 2017
This is a Direct to School Job
Foshan, Guangdong , China
March 2018
12 Months
Licensed Teacher, University Graduate
Gr. 1, Gr. 2
USD 1800 - 4150

Job Benefits

  • Salary – 12,000-27,500RMB/month (pre-tax)
  • Accommodation – 3,600RMB/month housing allowance (pre-tax)
  • Living Allowance – 2,800RMB/month (pre-tax)
  • Laptop Allowance – 1,200RMB/year (pre-tax)
  • Shipping Allowance – 5,000RMB/year (pre-tax)
  • Flight Reimbursement – 12,000RMB (split into 2 payments) (pre-tax)
  • Visa – Working Permit and medical check-up fees assistance and reimbursement
  • Insurance – Medical and accident insurance
  • Paid Leave – National holidays/Winter holidays/Summer holidays

Qualifications & Requirements

  • 22-55 years of age
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (Education preferred)
  • TEFL/TESOL 100+ hours certification minimum (CELTA/DELTA/PGCE/QTS preferred)
  • Experience working with primary and early childhood students, with PYP curriculum familiarity preferred
  • Have an understanding and ability to teach pupils of all abilities
  • Must be able to obtain a cleared background check
  • English teaching positions require citizens of UK, USA, Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand or South Africa for visa purposes