Primary School Teacher - Walton Foreign Language School - China

Primary School Teacher - Walton Foreign Language School - China

Primary School Teacher - Walton Foreign Language School - China
Walton Foreign Language School
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To carry out the professional duties of a teacher as circumstances may require and in accordance with the school's policies under the direction of the Principal.

A primary school class teacher is an informed, reflective practitioner who uses inquiry based strategies to create positive learning environments which motivate and challenge all learners in their class to become self-regulated, life-long learners and leaders.


  • Employing effective pedagogy that enables children to become successful and self-regulated learners who achieve personal excellence by: 

    • Building learning focused relationships
    • Empowering children to become or prepare to be independent learners
    • Being clear about topics
    • Using assessment information to plan progression for the differing needs of learners in the class
    • Using appropriate assessment tools for formative and summative assessment
    • Providing high quality scaffolding and feedback as stated in the school procedures for feedback to learners
    • Encouraging children to reflect on their learning
    • Engaging children in the co-construction of their learning progression
    • Involving parents in their children’s learning through learner-led conferences and regular parent – teacher dialogue


  • Demonstrating a high level of relevant curriculum knowledge, especially in areas of literacy and numeracy
  • Incorporating relevant thinking and reflective skills into the curriculum
  • Preparing and presenting informative reports to parents
  • Teaching all areas of the Primary Years Program in school
  • Working with colleagues to ensure continuity and progression in the curriculum
  • Promoting and participating in teacher learning and development
  • Actively engaging in teacher learning and development 
  • Continually seeking to improve learning and teaching strategies
  • Developing knowledge and skills related to primary education

Co-curricular activities

  • Being involved in Extra Curricular Activities to enhance the school experience for learners
  • Participating in excursions as required
  • Undertaking duties as required

Other projects, duties and responsibilities

  • Having a working knowledge of teachers' professional duties and legal liabilities
  • Operating at all times within the stated policies and practices of the school 
  • Establishing effective and appropriate relationships with colleagues and parents
  • Setting a good example through presentation and personal and professional conduct
  • Co-operating with other staff to ensure a sharing and effective usage of resources to the benefit of the school and learners
  • Contributing to the corporate life of the school through effective participation in meetings and management systems necessary to coordinate the management of the school
  • Taking part in marketing and liaison activities such as Open Days
Posted: January 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Taicang , China
August 2018
1 year
Licensed Teacher, University Graduate
Gr. 1, Gr. 2, Gr. 3, Gr. 4, Gr. 5, Gr. 6
USD 2700 - 4300

Job Benefits

  • IB and other related training for teachers provided by experienced practitioners
  • Furnished housing provided or a housing allowance of 2000 RMB/month
  • Medial insurance provided
  • 10,000 RMB flight allowance
  • Summer and winter holidays off
  • Optional summer camp employment offered
  • Paid winter vacation
  • Language Lessons
  • Spousal Allowance
  • Bonus upon completion of contract

Our accommodations also include an employee on-boarding program that provides teachers with the support they need to acclimate to their new surroundings and feel comfortable as they explore the city. For example, we provide an agent for housing, assign a buddy to guide them over their first couple of months and allocate a foreign affairs assistant to accompany them with the various visa, residence processes and to also provide assistance for daily living concerns or questions.

Qualifications & Requirements

TESL/TEFL Certificate
2 Years
Education Prefered
  • Must be a native English speaker
  • A degree plus teaching qualification (or equivalent)
  • Higher degree or recognized professional qualification (preferred)
  • Evidence of continued relevant professional development 
  • Experience in teaching learners with diverse needs
  • Experience in an international school environment (preferred)
  • Experience with PYP (preferred)
TEFL certification required

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)