Early Years Educator/Leader, Shanghai

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Shanghai Concord Academy Changning CampusShanghai

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Start date: 01/11/2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Shanghai Concord Academy opened first campus in September, 2018, located in Shanghai, Xuhui District with access to the Former French Concession within 15 minutes. It currently has around 150 students and continues to grow. Concord Academy covers 4 year group ranges from Pre-Nursery to Year 1 (Ages 2-6), it is a feeder school for its prestigious sister school, Shanghai Concord Bilingual School, which opened its doors in September, 2017.

Concord Academy provides a fusion of Chinese and English curriculum (Shanghai 2nd Curriculum Reform + Early Years Foundation Stage - EYFS), which is in accordance with the future international development trends. Concord Academy has 2 key curriculum drivers; STEM and reading, both of which permeate throughout the curriculum. Concord Academy is committed to developing staff professionally and invests in training and development frequently. Our motto for all: IMAGINE, BELIEVE, ACHIEVE.

As we continue to grow, we’ll open our second campus in Changning district in this coming August near the area of Hongqiao and Gubei Business Center. We are looking for more experienced and passionate Early Years educators or leaders to join our fantastic Concord Academy team as the foundation members, starting from August, 2019. This is an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic, energetic and committed Early Years educators or leaders, who are prepared to embrace the internationalised approach of a school that seeks to combine the very best of Chinese and English education systems.

We offer 

Housing Allowance:   RMB 8,000-12,000

Medical insurance

Annual return flights

Bonus at the end of the 2-year contract 

Exact salary will be determined by qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Candidates will have:

A relevant degree (bachelor or above);

A formal teaching qualification and at least 2 years teaching experience;

The capability and experience of teaching expertly and confidently within the Early Years or Key Stage One age range;

A willingness to accommodate the needs of students with varied linguistic ability;

Commitment to the well-being and pastoral care of all students within their class;

Proven commitment to being an excellent classroom teacher;

Excellent administrative, organisational and ICT skills;

The ability to pick up new procedures and routines quickly;

Experience of working overseas or with international students would be an advantage;

Willingness and ability to contribute to the school’s extra-curricular enrichment programme.

Potential for Year Group Leader position for the candidate with relevant experience.

Please click 'Apply' button to send your CV and Letter of Introduction and successful applicants will be invited to take up their position October 2019 and will be assisted fully with all relocation requirements, including visa and work permits where necessary. A program of induction will also take place.

More about Shanghai Concord Academy Changning Campus
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Early Years
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 6 years
Address: Longxi Road, Changning District, Shanghai, 200050, China. View in Google Maps