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Early Years Class Teacher

Huili School HangzhouHangzhou, China

MAIN PURPOSE   

Huili Nursery Hangzhou is looking for an experienced candidate to cover the position of Early Years Class Teacher. We are looking for candidates who understand collaboration and the importance of meaningful relationships as a means to strive for excellence in both their own professional development and for first class provision for all of our children. Successful candidates will have the energy, experience, and passion to help realise their own and our aspirations.

At Huili Nursery Hangzhou our educators are recognized as role models within, between and beyond our nursery, building a strong sense of community, whilst being responsive to our children, families, and partners.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Our Early Years Class Teacher will be contributing the development in our nursery for children 2-6 years of age, with extensive knowledge in the appropriate milestones for children within this age group. Placing the image of the child firmly at the centre, our educators have experience and confidence in educating children with individual goals, dreams and impressions of the world around them - working successfully with their families and other experts in our community.

An imaginative and creative approach to early childhood education is practiced in our classrooms and our class teacher will be working in close partnership with their teaching team using a responsive project-based philosophy that encourages children to make their own discoveries, experience collaboration, and have confidence in their independence. Children, families, teachers, and the environment form a complete circle of learning inspiring all to join in the process.

 Contribute to a settings that is underpinned by an image of a strong and capable child.

 Plan an inspiring classroom environment that fosters independence, inquiry and learning progression.

 Demonstrate an interest and ability in using the Early Years Foundation Stage EYFS.

 Document the experiences of all children by making learning visible via learning stories, reflective journals, transcribing pupil’s work, observations and narratives.

 Build on the interests of children through listening and reflecting within a coteaching partnership.

 Use technology with children as a tool for learning, organising ideas and sharing with the wider community.

 Take advantage of serendipitous happenings and be flexible enough to extend learning at these times.

 Ensure each child has a sense of belonging within the classroom. 

 Use a strength based approach in assessment and reporting.

 Adhere to student-to-teacher ratios throughout the day.

 Maintain the highest standards of care, child protection and safeguarding at all times by upholding the 3Ps: Protection, Provision and Participation as outlined in UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

 Understand the importance of building authentic relationships with families, knowing such understandings can lead to greater learning outcomes for children.

 Communicate with families and the wider community about the program, including presentations, workshops, through online platforms and parent meetings.

 Design a classroom environment that is ordered, inviting and beautiful.

 Maintain respect for the learning environment and resources, both indoors and outdoors.

 Order resources to support and extend learning in the classroom, the learning spaces and community. 


BASIC QUALIFICATION

Education: Bachelor’s degree and relevant teaching

Teacher Qualification: Must have Teacher License

Major: Early Childhood Education

Language: English

Experience: At least two years’ experience in early years, with a proven pedagogy to a reflective and responsive learning environment; Experience working cross culturally an advantage; Familiarity with the philosophies of the schools of Reggio Emilia is preferred

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please attach your CV together with a cover letter here. 


SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT:

Wellington College Hangzhou is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service, or local national equivalent.

 

Further details of the above position are available in the file of Job Description below. 

For more information about Wellington College Hangzhou, please click ‘Learn More about this school’ in the bottom. 

Should you have any further questions, please email us at jobs.hangzhou@wellingtoncollege.cn

You must meet the following requirements for a visa or working permit:

  • 2 years teaching experience.
  • A degree related to subject taught.
  • Bachelors with Teaching Qualification or similar teaching qualification.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Should hold a valid passport from either Australia, Canada, China, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States.
  • References, Medical check, Criminal background check
  • Over 25 and below 59 years of age

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