Early Years Lead Teacher, Beijing

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

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 Early Years Lead Teacher to join our international Kindergarten. The Early Years Lead Teacher is responsible for the academic and social-emotional growth and development of all children in their classroom. Our programs are divided into toddler (18 months–3 years) and preschool/Pre-K (3-5 years) age classrooms. The Early Years Lead Teacher develops partnerships with parents/caregivers to engage and encourage their participation in the program. The Early Years Lead 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 classroom with up to 20 children

• Plan and deliver project units based on the International Early Years Curriculum and Reggio Emilia, utilizing a broad range of appropriate techniques, strategies and materials 

• Schedule, plan and conduct fieldtrips, school events and    extracurricular activities

• Academic assessment and portfolio documentation 

• Maintain partnership and effective home-school 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 in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field 

• Valid teacher accreditation/certification

• 2+ years of teaching experience in Early Child Development, Developmental Appropriate Practices or related field

• Native-level English speaker

• 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 a classroom, 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: hr@hokschools.com

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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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