Secondary Visual Arts MYP & DP Teacher - Guangzhou, China - August 2024

Country:
China
Region:
School - Far East / East Asia
Curriculum:
IB - MYP, IB- Diploma, IB- PYP
Level:
Secondary/ Middle(12-15), Secondary/High(16-18)
Start Date:
01 August 2024
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
This leading international day and boarding school, which opened in 2020, provides a progressive and innovative IB curriculum using standards from the UK, US, Australia and NZ to aspirational students seeking university study abroad. With an Australian Head of School and SLT, and teachers from Australia, NZ, UK, US, Canada and China, the school enjoys world class facilities and offers a strong pastoral and cocurricular programme. Due to increasing enrolments, the school is looking for a Secondary Visual Arts MYP and DP Teacher from August 2024 and seek applications from candidates who meet the following key requirements:

Key Requirements
University degree and a recognised qualification (such as PGCE or Secondary Education) with a major in Visual Arts
High command of English level
Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience in Secondary Years education, ideally with experience in an international educational setting
Experience in teaching second language learners
Strong knowledge and/or experience and/or enthusiasm to teach in the IB MYP/DP curriculum framework
Curriculum development knowledge
Be inter-culturally aware with well-developed interpersonal skills
Be committed to ensuring high standards of teaching and learning
Be collaborative and able to work as part of a team

The school offers a competitive salary, paid sick leave, paid holidays, accommodation, flights and medical insurance, paid professional learning, an exemplary working environment, a place where people want to be and the opportunity of working in a Tier 1 international city..

The school is located in Guangzhou on the border of Tianhe and Huangpu Districts, adjacent to the Guangdong Olympic Centre. For more information on this amazing opportunity, please contact your Edvectus consultant.
Number Of Students:
500+
Student Make Up:
Mixed Chinese and Expat
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 miles) 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 to September) 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, modern and lively city, but parts of the city retain a more traditional 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 please see: 25 Best Places to Visit in Guangzhou https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stK14aLj-tE Guangzhou, China https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/guangzhou
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Housing:
2 bedroom
Benefits:
Flights - allowance, Flights- every 2 years, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance, Transport to/from school, Tuition - free for dependants
Suited To:
Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - warmer, Dependent children - more suitable, Holiday destination - yes typical, Urban, Westernised - highly, Women - not restrictive
Minimum Years Experience:
2.0
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
N
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60
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