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Grade 1, 2 and 3 Classroom Teachers

Tsinghua International School | Beijing Beijing 100084 CHN | Full Time - School Year | Revised: 03/18/2017

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Tsinghua International School, located on the campus of Tsinghua University, is grade 1- 12 school providing a unique educational experience. The school utilizes a progressive/inquiry based, North American approach to instruction coupled with a decidedly Eastern influence. The Primary school program places the student at the center of all experiences.

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Position Description

We are seeking a Primary/Elementary lead teacher who understands and utilizes elements of Progressive American education during all phases of student engagement, instruction and classroom organization. This individual must demonstrate a willingness to work cooperatively with other staff members as well as parents. While most responsibilities are delineated below, the individual must be flexible and willing to lend a hand when and where needed.


  •  Provide a nurturing, caring, supportive environment for students.

  •  Utilize inquiry methods of instruction and follow the elements of American Progressive


  •  Provide instruction in the core subjects of Reading, Writing, Math, and Social


  • Begin and end each day with a class meeting incorporating the school’s Core Values into

    the sessions.

  • Encourage positive social and emotional growth in each individual as well as the group.

  • Work cooperatively with the “Specials” teachers (art, music, etc) to support students

    and to design interdisciplinary projects and/or units.

  • Work with the ESL students within the regular class while maintaining an English only

    classroom and collaborating with the ESL teacher.

  •  Promote cross!cultural understanding among the students.

  •  Maintain a strong, positive and informative relationship with parents.

  •  Work supportively with the Teaching Assistant providing on site training as needed.

  •  Engage with the other Primary teachers as well as Secondary teachers as appropriate.

  •  Prepare for and participate in all parent conferences.

  •  Prepare narrative student evaluations four times per year.

  •  Create and lead an afterschool club for primary students during the two club cycles each year.

  •  Participate actively in staff meetings and  committee meetings some of which are held after school.

  • Actively engage in professional development during special sessions as well as duringthe normal school day.

  • Occasionally cover a class for a colleague.

  • Participate in all school special events that may occur in the evenings and/or on weekends.


  •   Native speaker of English

  •   Bachelor’s degree and 2 years experience or Master's Degree and zero experience

  •  Teacher Certification in Early Childhood or Elementary Education

  •  Knowledge of Progressive American Education

  •  Experience working effectively with young children

  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working in Progressive Education environments in the United States of America.

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Location Beijing, Beijing, China
Organization Type Independent/Private School
Grade Level Elementary 1-3
Teaching field Elementary Education
Experience Years 2 yrs

Location Maptop

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Contact Name Maxine Klimasara
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Primary Phone +86 18401209122
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