Wahaha International School

Zhejiang , China ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2810043
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : October 10, 2017
  • Starting Date: August 14, 2018

Job Description

Position Description:

• The Science teacher will be responsible for teaching 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th grade Science through hands on learning in the context of
an integrated curriculum, and will work closely with the Technology Teacher. He/She will increase the skills set of students so that
they have a wide range of options for their high school education.
• The teacher will guide the student academically, socially, physically, and emotionally in a manner that fosters the overall
development and well-being of each individual.
• The teacher’s goal is to create a stimulating and inspiring learning environment in which the child becomes a proactive learner.
• The teacher shall also maintain a positive and caring environment, to provide sensitive support to each child and to challenge each
child to reach his/her fullest potential in each developmental area.

Teaching Duties & Responsibilities & Classroom Management:

• To refine and execute with your fellow colleagues and academic team the school curriculum
• To create concrete and supportive learning tools as required to deliver your program to the highest of standard
• To prepare and maintain an orderly environment in which the furnishings and materials are complete, appealing and appropriate to
the needs of the group.
• To attend all staff meetings including monthly team planning meetings.
• To create weekly and daily lesson plans which will outline the goals, content and support resources to be undertaken in your daily
work with your pupils.
• To maintain current and accurate records of classroom attendance, children’s daily progress, attainment and achievement, through
anecdotes, collections of children’s work for portfolio and individual assessment.
• To monitor and liaise with all specialist teachers regarding the students’ progress.
• To compile this knowledge in written format for the purpose of writing progress reports as set out by the school.
• To conduct parent conferences and report verbally to parents regarding the progress of their child as set out by the school.
• To maintain discipline and manage your classroom in the manner set out by the school handbook, with absolute and utter total
respect for the child at all times.
• To undertake other supervisory duties such as in the playground and lunchroom as set out by the school.
• To participate in any in-service education programs conducted by the school each year.
• To participate in the observation of other classrooms, attend seminars and advanced coursework where possible.
• To lead one after school activity per term each year at no additional compensation.
• To serve as an Advisor to a small number of students, supporting their academic, social, emotional progress within the school.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 45,000 to $ 65,000 Per Year
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Science: General
  • Welcome TO Wahaha International School!

    Wahaha International School located in Hangzhou, China, is a private, non-profit elementary and middle school dedicated to preparing Chinese national and expat students for an international future through a dual language immersion curriculum focused on inquiry-based learning. Our school serves students having varying levels of English language ability, from proficient English speakers to students needing ESOL support and instruction. The school is co-educational, boasts small class sizes, state-of-the-art facilities and a strong academic program rooted in Western educational best practices. Our inquiry-model curriculum is supported by a project based learning environment that drives students to take responsibility for their own learning and prepares them to be self-directed, independent learners. The campus is located in the Shangcheng District of Hangzhou and is also home to our sister school Wahaha Bilingual School (WBS). Learn more about us...

    Job Requirements

    • Qualifications:

      • Native English Speaker, effective communicator, TOEFL Certification a plus
      • Middle School teaching certification from North America, Australia/New Zealand, South Africa, or United Kingdom
      • 2+ years teaching experience
      • Belief in importance of inquiry based and experiential learning
      • Experience working in a bilingual environment a plus
      • Enthusiastic, outgoing nature
      • Ability to work in a team
      • Enthusiasm for new cultures and experiences
      • Creative problem solving skills
      • Flexibility
    • At least 2 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred

    Contact Information

    • Bruce Major , Head of Schools
    • 5 Yaojiang Road
    • Hangzhou, China 310008

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