Elementary Lead 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

JOB SUMMARY

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Elementary Lead Teacher to join our trilingual Elementary School. The Elementary Lead Teacher is responsible for the academic and social-emotional growth and development of all children in their classroom. Our programs are divided into Kindergarten (5-6 years) and Elementary (6-11 years) age classrooms. The Elementary Lead Teacher develops partnerships with parents/caregivers to engage and encourage their participation in the program. The Elementary 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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITY

include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Manage classroom with up to 20 children

• Plan and deliver project units based on the International Primary Curriculum (including ESL/English Language Art, Mathematics, World Studies), 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 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

QUALIFICATION, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Bachelor’s degree

• Valid Elementary teacher accreditation/certification 

• 2+ years of teaching experience at Elementary School

• 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

WE OFFER

• 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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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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