Elementary Teacher

BASIS Bilingual School ShenzhenShenzhen, China

BASIS Bilingual School Shenzhen is seeking qualified candidates for Elementary Teachers for the 2021-22 school year!

We are seeking teachers to teach elementary homeroom for students in only one of 1st - 4th grades. 

BASIS Bilingual School Shenzhen is part of the BASIS International Schools network of schools in China.

BASIS International teachers are knowledgeable, passionate, and believe in transforming education. As part of a uniquely collaborative and professional teaching community, BASIS teachers motivate students to reach their highest potential, while also elevating their own skills through peer collaboration and a culture where learning is of the greatest importance. Our elementary classrooms are taught by two teachers—one Subject Expert Teacher (SET) and one Learning Expert Teacher (LET).

BASIS International Elementary Teachers are able to focus their teaching on teaching phonics, math, science, reading, and humanities.They work collaboratively with Learning Expert Teachers (LETs) to cultivate a joyful learning culture where hard work is celebrated and where intellectual pursuits result in extraordinary student outcomes. At the elementary level, LETs help you focus on instruction while they ensure individual student understanding according to student needs. As an Elementary Teacher, it is primarily your responsibility to develop engaging, content-rich subject specific lesson plans and to teach creative thinking and problem solving.

Elementary teachers establish a solid foundation of language and social science skills and knowledge. Language Arts topics covered include beginnings of reading and writing, reading comprehension, writing process, and much more. Some humanities topics covered include world history, American history, and beginnings of geographic awareness. In math and science lessons, you will incorporate practical uses for math and science in daily life. These broad and varied areas of study give elementary teachers the ability to approach the material in new and creative ways, while providing students with a broad knowledge base to build upon.


Primary Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Prepare subject specific lessons for elementary aged students.

Provide subject instruction on a higher level than grade standard, in an interactive learning environment and delivering exceptional results for all students.

Implement BASIS Curriculum by designing effective and creative lessons and assessments to ensure students’ education is at an internationally competitive level.

Collaborate with other BASIS International teachers to form a community of smart, talented and interesting people who are passionate about education and readily willing to work in a professional, academic environment.

Tutor students in content-specific knowledge (math, sciences, fine arts, engineering, history, and more) and skills to heighten the trajectory of students’ academic and career success.

Manage student behavior to foster academic achievement, personal responsibility, intellect and individuality in all students.

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