Wahaha International School

Zhejiang , China ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2900315
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 3, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 6, 2018

Job Description

Position Description:
• The English Language Arts teacher will work to scaffold, support, and deepen middle school students’ understanding of the English language through reading, writing, and speaking.
• 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 attend and participate in all school wide functions, professional development workshops, Parent Orientation and Parent Education evenings.
• 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: 2
  • Salary: $ 45,000 to $ 70,000 Per Year
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Bilingual Education
    Classroom Teacher > ELL / ESL / SEI / TESOL
    Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
    Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
  • 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
      • Enthusiastic, outgoing nature
      • Ability to work in a team
      • Enthusiasm for new cultures and experiences
      • Creative problem solving skills
      • Flexibility

      Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes a monthly housing allowance, a one-time settling in allowance, and an annual round-trip international air ticket to home of record. Worldwide Medical Health Insurance is included, excluding USA coverage. School will sponsor a “Z” visa for successful candidates.
    • At least 2 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred

    Contact Information

    • Brenda Lewis , Elementary Principal
    • 5 Yaojiang Road
    • Zhejiang, China 310008

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