Early Years Kindergarten Teacher (4-5 year olds) - Guangzhou, China - August 2018

Country: China

Region: School - Far East / East Asia

Curriculum: IB - MYP, IB- PYP, United Kingdom

Level: Early Years (0-4), Primary-Lower (5-7)

Start Date: 01 August 2018

Initial Contract Length: 2 year, renewable

Curriculum Experience Required: No - flexible


Job Description

This new school (which opened in January 2015) is located in Guangzhou, in southern China, two hours by train to Hong Kong. They opened initially with just an Early Years and Primary section but due to rapid expansion have expanded to include the middle years. From August 2018 they will need a qualified and experienced Early Years Kindergarten Teacher (4-5 year olds) to join their existing staff. The school delivers a bilingual programme for local and foreign children, with a 60:40 split (English: Chinese) in the Early Years and Primary Programme. Each foreign teacher has a Chinese Teacher and a Teaching Assistant attached to his/her class. The Foreign Teacher will be the lead teacher. They look for teachers with inquiry based experience and a strong grounding in child centred teaching. They like singles or teaching couples but they can take teachers with 1 child (or teaching couples with 2).They are looking for energetic teachers who are adaptable and open minded, exhibiting all aspects of the IB Learner Profile: Inquirers, Thinkers, Risk Takers, Caring, Balanced, Knowledgeable, Communicators, Principled, Open-minded and Reflective. All teaching and learning is based on an inquiry-driven model, starting with play-based learning in the Early Years and moving into project-based learning in Upper Primary and Middle Years. ISA is a genuine international school with generous resources, a generous salary and benefits. The apartments are first class and in nice "Western" areas. The bus brings teachers to and from school. There is an Australian Principal, Australian Head of Middle School and British Head of Primary. Salaries start from about RMB 340,000 depending on qualifications and experience plus accommodation, flights, medical insurance, travel allowance, professional development end of contract bonus and free tuition at the school for one staff child. https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/guangzhou The school is located in Southern China in Guangzhou, the largest city in the Guangdong province. In recent years, the city has developed a more cosmopolitan appearance with new shopping plazas, high rise buildings, a modern metro system and landscaped parks and road sides. It's a busy, lively city but parts of the cities have charm with restored churches, buildings and private residences. Having a major airport and being so close to Hong Kong opens up a world of travel opportunities from short weekend trips to longer treks around Asia in the holidays. Guangzhou really is the perfect place to base yourself in Asia! For more information on China please see http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/china.pdf Please contact your Edvectus advisor to find out more today.

Student Description

Number Of Students: 300
Student Make Up: Mixed Chinese and Expatriate

Regional Info

Guangzhou is the largest city and the capital city of the Guangdong province and the third largest city in China. The city is located on the Pearl River, about 120 km (75 mi) north-northwest of Hong Kong and north-northeast of Macau. Guangzhou has a humid subtropical climate and summers are hot and wet (the monsoon season lasts from April toSeptember) and winters are relatively mild and dry. There are about 14 million residents in Guangzhou and Cantonese is the first language for about half of these residents while the other half speak mainly Mandarin. In recent years, the city has developed a more cosmopolitan appearance with new shopping plazas, high rise buildings, a modern metro system and landscaped parks and road sides. It's a busy, lively city but parts of the cities have charm with restored churches, buildings and private residences. Having a major airport and being so close to Hong Kong opens up a world of travel opportunities from short weekend trips to longer treks around Asia in the holidays. Guangzhou really is the perfect place to base yourself in Asia! https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/guangzhou

Key Benefits

Tax Rate: Taxes typically 16-25%

Housing: 1 bedroom or Studio, 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom

Benefits: Flights- 2x every year, Flights- every 2 years, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Tuition - free for dependants

Suited To: Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - warmer, Climate -moderate, Dependent children - more suitable, Holiday destination - not typical, Holiday destination - yes typical, Infrastructure - Moderately developed, Unmarried partners - suitable, Urban, Westernised - moderately, Women - not restrictive

Job Requirements

Minimum Years Experience: 2.0

Curriculum Experience Required: No - flexible

Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers: N

Visa Restriction: 2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60

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