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Vocal Teacher

school
Shenzhen Vanke Meisha Academy
location
Shenzhen, China
housing
Housing allowance
airfair
Flight allowance
Start date
Start August 2024
3 years
1
  • High School
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Teaching Credential/License

Qualifications:

  • Soprano/Mezzo Alto Tenor Bass/Baritone
  • A bachelor’s Degree in music performance, opera performance, or related major is required; a Master’s Degree is preferred. Education from top universities of English-Speaking Countries is a plus.
  • Teach in professional English.
  • Knowledge of European languages: Italian, German, English, and French.
  • Ability and willingness to conduct a vocal ensemble is a plus.

One of our goals at VMA is to create an equal work and life balance, and we will also provide you with:

  • Multiple on-campus, domestic and international Professional Development opportunities
  • Competitive compensation
  • Holiday allowance and birthday benefit
  • Relocation allowance
  • Flight allowance
  • A pension plan
  • Global health insurance
  • Housing allowance
  • Free tuition for VMA staff’s child entering VMA
  • Paid public holidays, winter and summer holidays, Christmas holidays, AP holidays
  • Two 0.5-day paid personal leave per month and 15-day paid sick leave per academic year
  • Marriage leave, bereavement leave and maternity leave in accordance with Chinese laws

Responsibilities:

  • The main duty of a vocal teacher is to lead and teach a studio of 5-8 vocal students. Beyond that, a vocal teacher should have a comprehensive knowledge of Music theory and history and be able to implement informed teaching practices into their lessons.
  • A vocal teacher will also be teaching in the course Chamber Music/Lieder and coach at least 3 groups every semester. Extracurricular duties include studio class.
  • A vocal teacher has the overall responsibility for the quality of her/his Vocal Studio at VMAA.
  • A Vocal teacher should also actively further their understanding and knowledge of music by practicing their craft and participating in the Faculty or Student Concerts.
  • A vocal teacher should further their pedagogy by reading books from relevant authors.
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

Introduction to Vanke Meisha Academy:

Vanke Meisha Academy (VMA) is a private, international, bilingual boarding high school that contributes to the betterment of society by cultivating respectful, responsible, highly skilled leaders ready to be of service to the world.  Excellent teachers and a proactive counseling program deliver an innovative curriculum, emphasize academic achievement, impart healthy habits, and inspire student engagement and both interpersonal and emotional growth.  Committed to maximizing every community member's potential, we support over 70 student-run organizations and generously fund faculty professional growth.  We are proud to announce that, as a result of our efforts, we were fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)!  

Our 653,000-square-foot state-of-the-art campus is in the clean and beautiful beach resort district of Shenzhen, China.  The campus offers clean air and an impeccable natural environment in addition to gym facilities and beach access.  Furthermore, we are less than 30 minutes away from the bustling global metropolis of Hong Kong, and approximately 20 minutes away from the Shenzhen city center.

About the Curriculum:

VMA offers three major curriculum programs: Sino-US Integrated Curriculum (US Track), Sino-UK Integrated Curriculum (UK Track), and VMAA Curriculum (VMAA, namely Vanke Meisha Arts Academy). Students in the three programs can apply to universities all over the world for further study, not just in one country or region.

About Shenzhen:

Shenzhen, known as "China's Silicon Valley," is a large, young, and vibrant city with a burgeoning technology industry that promises continued economic growth. Despite its relative youth, the city is a bustling global metropolis with its stock exchange, highly developed and accessible public transportation, a growing population of accomplished, sophisticated, and motivated ex-pats, and access to all Western amenities including food and nightlife. Furthermore, Shenzhen is located only 30 minutes away from the global financial and cultural metropolis of Hong Kong, one of the most developed cities in the world. Together, the Shenzhen and Hong Kong international airports offer you easy access to all of Asia. VMA is located in Dameisha, the beach resort section of Shenzhen, which promises clean air, low traffic congestion, and a fantastic living experience.

 

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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