Music Teacher, China

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Tsinglan SchoolChina

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: 30,000RMB-40,000RMB
Contract term: Fixed Term

Tsinglan School is a K-12 international school committed to blending the best of Chinese and Western education philosophies and practices. The School is funded by Huawei Investment & Holdings, and managed by Tsinghua High School. We are looking to appoint a Music Teacher to join our professional team in August 2018.

Direct Supervisor: MAD Department Content Leader
Students Grade 1-8

Job Descriptions

  1. Responsibly plan and teach music lessons
  2. Develop and maintain a comprehensive music curriculum for Tsinglan School
  3. Create and implement an active, co-curricular music program at Tsinglan School
  4. Produce and direct concerts, musicals, and other performances for students of different ages (kindergarten, lower school, middle school, and upper school)
  5. Create an upper school (grade 9-12) component to the music program when the upper school is added
  6. Help to produce all-school Christmas show, Chinese New Year show, piano concerts, and other performances
  7. Support student learning by collaborating with other teachers and departments of the school, such as supporting ESL learning in music classes and programs 
  8. Enhance musical skills for students; help students with special musical talents move far in this area by recommending opportunities to them and possibly offering extra tutorials
  9. Support the school’s commitment to the 4C skills of communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity in teaching and working with colleagues
  10. Promote cross-cultural understanding among faculty and students
  11. Participate actively in curricular work, curricular writing, and professional development within the curriculum group and the faculty at large
  12. Whenever possible, become involved in interdisciplinary teaching with colleagues 
  13. Maintain positive relationships with parents and participate in parent-teacher conferences
  14. Offer at least one elective or club for students each semester
  15. Occasionally cover classes for colleagues
  16. Assist with Foci-Learning Week, Summer School, Study Trips when possible.
  17. Assist with other student activities when possible
  18. Enter attendance records and grading data frequently into PowerSchool
  19. Care for all students in class and actively report concerns and accolades regarding students’ progress in class
  20. Support and work with the support staff where appropriate, such as the admissions officers
  21. Be flexible, and assist with any other duties, tasks or jobs as may be reasonably requested by the management

Essential Requirements:

  1. Fluent English speaker with excellent verbal and written English language skills
  2. Bachelor’s degree or higher degree of Music and music related subjects
  3. Teacher Certification/ Qualification
  4. An effective teaching practitioner
  5. Strong working knowledge of an international curriculum
  6. Committed to the protection and safeguarding of children
  7. Energy, enthusiasm and a sense of humour
  8. Evidence of a commitment to the value of team work
  9. To have excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills

What we offer:

The salary will vary based upon your educational background, qualifications, and teaching experience and the normal range is 30,000RMB-40,000RMB before tax for a foreign teacher with 5-10 years of teaching experience.

Job location

More about Tsinglan School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Huawei Southern Apartment Camp, Songshan Lake, Dongguan, Guangdong Province, 523808, China