Senior High Economics Teacher (GCGS) - Bright Scholar Education Group - China

Senior High Economics Teacher (GCGS) - Bright Scholar Education Group - China
Bright Scholar Education Group (China)
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School: Guangdong Country Garden School

Location: Shunde District, Foshan, Guangdong

Department: International Senior High School

Reports to: Head of Department

Responsible for: Providing students with a broad introduction to the field of economics, covering concepts such as microeconomics, macroeconomics, international economics and cyber economics.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • To undertake a designated program of teaching economics across all key stages.
  • Prepare and consistently deliver high quality lessons.
  • Be a role model for students, inspiring them to be actively interested in economics.
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, handouts and examinations.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • 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.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • 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 Guangdong Country Garden School:

Guangdong Country Garden School (GCGS; 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. GCGS 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. GCGS 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. GCGS hold high academic expectations for their students and many of its graduates are admitted to leading universities around the world. Please visit http://bgy.gd.cn/ for further information about the school.

Posted: March 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Foshan, Guangdong , China
August 2018
1 Year
Licensed Teacher
Gr. 11, Gr. 12
USD 2230 - 4850

Job Benefits

  • Salary (ex. benefits) – 14,166-30,833RMB/month (pre-tax)
  • Working Hours – 40 hours/week (Monday-Friday)
  • Teaching Hours – No less than 15 hours’ lessons/week
  • Grades/Curriculum – Grades 11-12 / IB-DP, A-levels, IGCSE
  • Accommodation – 4,000RMB/month housing allowance (pre-tax)
  • Meal Allowance – 2,700RMB/month (pre-tax)
  • Computer Allowance – 1,400RMB/year (pre-tax)
  • Flight Reimbursement – 13,000RMB/year (split into 2 payments) (pre-tax)
  • Re-signing Bonus– 10,000RMB/year (split into 2 payments) (pre-tax)
  • Visa – Work Permit, Residence Permit and medical check-up fees assistance and reimbursement
  • Insurance – Health and accident insurance
  • Paid Leave – National holidays/Winter holidays/Summer holidays
  • Sick Leave – 2 days paid sick leave per semester (4 days total)
  • Additional Bonuses – Tuition discounts, Chinese classes, Christmas holidays

Qualifications & Requirements

TESL/TEFL Certificate over 100 hours
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (Economics major required)
  • TEFL/TESOL 100+ hours certification minimum (CELTA/DELTA/PGCE/QTS preferred)
  • A good grasp of the methodology of teaching Economics curriculum is required, with IGCSE, A-level, AP and/-or IB Economics teaching experience preferred
  • Have an understanding and ability to teach pupils of all abilities
  • Previous experience in an international school preferred
  • Must be able to obtain a cleared background check
TEFL certification required

About China

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Standard Chinese
Renminbi (yuan) (¥)
Buddhism, Taoism
Varied: wet/dry seasons
Land area - 3.7 million sq. miles (9.6 million sq. km)