CONCORDIA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL NINGBO School is a state-of-the-art private, co-educational, school located in Ningbo, Zhejiang, China. The school caters for children of overseas expatriates and provides an immersion program for children of Chinese nationals with foreign passports or residential students from Macao, Hong Kong and Taiwan. CONCORDIA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL NINGBO opens in August 2021 and offers an English medium curriculum for Kindergarten to Grade 2 in its first year of operation. In subsequent years, additional grades will be added through Grade 12.
As a faculty member specializing in Kindergarten through Second Grade, you will be an essential part of the development and establishment of an internationally minded Kindergarten environment in an International School in Ningbo, China.
You will assist in the launch of our Kindergarten Through Second Grade-school program, which is rooted in project-based learning, international mindedness, and taught in English.
CONCORDIA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL NINGBO will begin with approximately 120 students at Kindergarten to Second Grade and will expand to a full K-12 school with the capacity to grow to an enrollment of approximately 800.
YOU WILL HAVE EXPERIENCE OF:
North American or UK national and state researched-based learning objectives from aged 3 to Second Grade
Project based learning, Montessori or Reggio.
Carrying out formative assessments which document the child’s achievement of objectives and developmental standards attained
Providing differentiated instructional support for every child
Use of digital tools to document children’s development and milestones
Participating in continuing professional development (CPD) for teachers
Delivering project-based, hands-on classes where exploration and discovery help build critical thinking skills and foster confidence.
Commitment to development of the whole child
Effective creation of family involvement opportunities
YOU WILL HAVE FAMILIARITY WITH:
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Early Learning Program Accreditation Standards and Assessment Items, or;
The Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework Ages Birth to Five, or;
IB Primary Years, or;
Cambridge Primary Years, or;
Similar young learner frameworks
Introduce various STEM learning methods and activities. The focus is hands-on，stimulating，inquiry-based learning with students engaged in exploration，problem solving，and critical thinking.
To prepare and deliver high quality STEM curriculums (Academic Major: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) to Kindergarten to Grade 2 students
Maintains a caring, safe, and nurturing environment in class, observing health and safety protocols at all times
Provides developmentally appropriate learning opportunities for each child
Is committed to and experienced in project-based learning
Meets and instructs students in assigned classes
Serves on content specific curriculum committees to create and update content, evaluate the instructional program, and makes improvements as needed
Works cooperatively with other school personnel to meet students’ needs
Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by school policy
Utilizes a variety of instructional techniques, instructional media, and technology consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the students
Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required
Provide evaluation on students’ performance after session end, engage in necessary communication with parents.
Participates in faculty training for the instructional program
Assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials
Ensures that the testing, placement, and instruction of students align with their identified needs
Participates in the development and implementation of a tutoring and mentoring program for students in order to insure student support and academic success
Establishes a set of classroom behavioral expectations based on clearly defined goals and principlesUnderstands and is aware of the cultural and language support students require for academic growth, Kindergarten to Grade 2 students
Attend academic, departmental, and school meetings when required, and attend/deliver professional development sessions as directed
Supervise and accompany students on excursions, as appropriate, ensuring their safety and welfare at all times
Participating as a member of the faculty on school committees and professional association activities
Performs any other related duties as requested
Bachelor of Science degree（master degree prefer）with additional appropriate teaching qualifications or certification in a specific subject area
Prefer 3 years’ experience in a STEM program/classroom
Competent ICT （Information，Communication，Technology）user
Intercultural competence and the ability to foster collaboration and trust
Excellent communication and classroom management skills
High standard of academic and teaching skills, can inspire students with a variety of activities
Proficiency with technology including Microsoft Office, virtual meeting spaces such as Skype and Adobe Connect
Familiarity with digital learner management systems to document child progress and classroom technology
Attention to detail
Only teachers with official permission to work will be considered – teachers who are new to China will be assisted to ensure they comply with immigration and work regulations
Concordia International School Ningbo
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- Primary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 3 - 8 years