ESL Teacher, Beijing

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House of Knowledge International School (HoK)Beijing

Date posted:
Start date: 1 August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic ESL Teacher to join our international Kindergarten and Elementary School. The ESL Teacher works across multiple classrooms effectively and closely with other team members. The ESL Teacher plans lessons in consultation with the Lead Teacher and maintains a positive and appropriate educational environment. The ESL Teacher creates a program that meets the intellectual and emotional needs of all children. Our programs are divided into preschool/Pre-K (3-5 years), Kindergarten (5-6 years) and Elementary (6-11 years) age classrooms. The ESL Teacher develops partnerships with parents/caregivers to engage and encourage their participation in the program. The ESL Teacher is also responsible for assuring compliance regarding all children’s personal and school internal information and works collegially with other staff members of House of Knowledge.


include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Manage small ESL groups across multiple classrooms

• Plan and deliver lessons based on the ESL program, utilizing a broad range of appropriate techniques, strategies and materials 

• Develop each student’s ability to read, write, speak, and listen in content areas at levels that ensure learners meet or exceed learning objectives

• Participate in school events, extracurricular activities and in other supporting tasks as needed (e.g., proofreading of English letters, marketing activities etc.)

• Academic assessment and portfolio documentation 

• Maintain partnership and communication with parents/caregivers

• Maintain team meetings, support, guidance and be a role model for other teaching staff

• Ensure a safe, healthy, exciting, challenging and collaborative learning environment


• Bachelor’s degree 

• Native-level English speaker

• ESL Teacher Training Certification – TESL, TEFL, TESOL, CELTA, etc. with a minimum of 120h of coursework and practical teaching experience from an accredited ESL training institution

• 2+ years of teaching experience in ESL

• Dedication to international, multicultural, visionary education and positive school culture

• Excellent communication, problem solving, and priority setting skills as well as professional attitude/disposition

• Ability to effectively manage small groups of students, plan, organize and implement educational activities

• Ability to make decisions on behalf of children to protect their well-being 

• Intellectual agility, open-mindedness, confidence, stress resistance

• Ability to manage confidential information

• Basic IT proficiency 

• Additional skills in areas such as music, sports, technology, arts and crafts are an advantage


• Attractive career opportunities in a diverse and growing education group

• Excellent professional development opportunities

• Continuous training opportunities in our academic program (Reggio Emilia, IEYC, IPC) 

• Team responsibility 

• Attractive salary and benefit package such as annual flight allowance, international health insurance, paid school holidays, free lunch and much more

• Support with visa application

• Support with finding accommodation

• Support with bank account opening

Apply now! Send your cover letter, resume and copies of qualifications to:   

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More about House of Knowledge International School (HoK)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: Up to 11 years
Address: Shunyi Campus, North Gate of Quanfa Gardens, 18 Ma Quan Ying, (off Shunbai Road), Beijing, 100103, China
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