Senior High Computer Science Teacher (NXCGS) - Bright Scholar - China

Senior High Computer Science Teacher (NXCGS) - Bright Scholar - China
Bright Scholar Education Group (China)
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School: Ningxiang Country Garden School

Location: Xingjiang New District, Changsha, Hunan

Department: International Senior High School

Reports to: Head of Department

Responsible for: Teaching Computer Science concepts, language, and procedures to high school students to develop their in-depth knowledge and skills.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Build a classroom culture in which students love computer science
  • Motivate students to think critically and take ownership over their own learning
  • Prepare students to take Computer Science exams and to use technology to tackle complex math and science topics
  • Develop strong relationships with parents/students, creating investment in school culture and academics
  • Drive academic outcomes by analyzing student work, studying data, and implementing high leverage instructional moves to ensure dramatic gains for all students
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions
  • Keep abreast of developments in their field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction
  • Respect, appreciate and understand differences in learning and school culture
  • Participate in a culture of professional learning
  • Be accountable and a positive advocate for all management decisions
  • Attend staff meetings, teacher workdays and recommended professional development activities
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Principal or Head of Department

The performance responsibilities are designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the employee to only the work identified. It is the expectation of the school that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of the organization.

About Ningxiang Country Garden School:

Ningxiang Country Garden School is located in Xiangjiang New District, west of Changsha city, nearby Yuelu Mountain and Weishui River. It is about a 40-minutes’ ride to Changsha City and one hour’s ride to Changsha Railway Station and Huanghua Airport. A big shopping mall ‘Times Outlets’ is nearby the school.

The school is a modern school and its main features combine international education, English teaching, character education and personal growth. The school opened in September of 2014 three years after its initial conception and is operated by the Bright Scholar Education Group.

It is a boarding school from kindergarten through to senior high school. The facilities comprise more than 100,000 square meters. It contains modern facilities and a campus with Wifi coverage, climate control and numerous multi-functional buildings including a gymnasium, a theater, laboratories and dormitories.

The school was founded on the principles of Country Garden’s success for the past 20 years and reflects its continuing commitment to education. It benefits from China’s educational traditions while implementing advanced international ideas. The kindergarten carries out the IB-PYP programme to lead children to explore the unknown world, to love their lives and to grow happily. The primary and junior high schools implement national compulsory education and introduce the UOI and AOI activities of IB programmes to help students create a cohesive knowledge system while cultivating their spirits of exploration and comprehensive practical abilities. The senior high school has initiated international courses such as the IGCSE, A-Level and IFY to qualify students for admission to top universities around the globe.

The school insists on the advancement of students’ character as the root of education, and strives to develop students’ learning capacity, bilingual ability, personal potential and creativity. It provides a holistic education designed to benefit students’ total human development. The school delivers small class-sized teaching with an average of 25 children in kindergarten, the maximum of 36 students in primary school and junior high school, and the maximum of 25 students in senior high school to enable more individual care for each child.

Posted: March 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Changsha, Hunan , China
August 2018
10-12 Months
Licensed Teacher
Gr. 11, Gr. 12
USD 2500 - 3460

Job Benefits

  • Salary (ex. benefits) – 16,000-22,000RMB/month (pre-tax)
  • Working Hours – Monday-Friday (8:00-11:40 / 14:00-17:00)
  • Teaching Hours – Up to 20 hours/week
  • Accommodation – Furnished apartment provided
  • Food – 3 paid meals a day
  • Flight Reimbursement – Up to 10,800RMB (split into 2 payments)
  • Visa – Work permit, residence permit and medical check-up fees assistance and reimbursement
  • Insurance – Health and accident insurance
  • Paid Leave – National holidays + winter and/-or summer holidays

Qualifications & Requirements

Computer Science
  • 22-60 years of age
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (Education preferred)
  • 100+ hours TEFL/TESOL certification minimum (CELTA/DELTA/PGCE/QTS preferred)
  • A good grasp of the methodology of teaching Computer Science curriculum is required with IGCSE, A-level, AP and/-or IB Computer Science teaching experience preferred
  • Have a foundational understanding of at least one computer programming language; 
  • Previous experience in an international school preferred

About China

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Renminbi (yuan) (¥)
Buddhism, Taoism
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Land area - 3.7 million sq. miles (9.6 million sq. km)