Elementary (Upper)/Middle School PE Teacher - Guangzhou, China - August 2019
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This new school (which opened in January 2015) is located in Guangzhou, in southern China, two hours by train to Hong Kong. They opened initially with just an Early Years and Primary section but due to rapid expansion have expanded to include the middle years. They need a qualified and experienced Elementary (Upper)/Middle School PE Teacher to join them in August 2019.
ISA is a genuine international school with generous resources, a generous salary and benefits. The apartments are first class and in nice "Western" areas. The bus brings teachers to and from school. There is an Australian Principal, Australian Head of Middle School and British Head of Primary. Salaries are between 320,000 to 400,000 RMB (~$47,418-59,271/62,675-78,336 CAD) depending on qualifications and experience plus accommodation, flights, medical insurance, travel allowance, professional development end of contract bonus and free tuition at the school for one staff child. https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/guangzhou
Tax Rate:Taxes typically 16-25%
Housing:1 bedroom or Studio, 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom
Benefits:Flights- 2x every year, Flights- every 2 years, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Tuition - free for dependents
Suited To:Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - warmer, Climate -moderate, Dependent children - more suitable, Holiday destination - not typical, Holiday destination - yes typical, Infrastructure - Moderately developed, Unmarried partners - suitable, Urban, Westernized - moderately, Women - not restrictive
Minimum Years Experience:2.0
Curriculum Experience Required:No - flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:N
Visa Restriction:2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Candidates over 60 years of age will have difficulty obtaining a work visa and need not apply
Edvectus recruits qualified/certified Primary, Elementary, Secondary, Middle and High School teachers from the following countries;
USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa.
Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree and teaching qualification such as a Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Masters in Education or Bachelors of Education. Our jobs are not teaching English as a Foreign Language, and a TEFL certificate alone is not sufficient teacher training.
The school delivers a bilingual program for local and foreign children, with a 60:40 split (English: Chinese) in the Early Years and Primary Program. Each foreign teacher has a Chinese Teacher and a Teaching Assistant attached to his/her class. The Foreign Teacher will be the lead teacher.
They look for teachers with inquiry based experience and a strong grounding in child centred teaching. They like singles or teaching couples but they can take teachers with 1 child (or teaching couples with 2).They are looking for energetic teachers who are adaptable and open minded, exhibiting all aspects of the IB Learner Profile: Inquirers, Thinkers, Risk Takers, Caring, Balanced, Knowledgeable, Communicators, Principled, Open-minded and Reflective. All teaching and learning is based on an inquiry-driven model, starting with play-based learning in the Early Years and moving into project-based learning in Upper Primary and Middle Years.
The school is located in Southern China in Guangzhou, the largest city in the Guangdong province. In recent years, the city has developed a more cosmopolitan appearance with new shopping plazas, high rise buildings, a modern metro system and landscaped parks and road sides. It's a busy, lively city but parts of the cities have charm with restored churches, buildings and private residences. Having a major airport and being so close to Hong Kong opens up a world of travel opportunities from short weekend trips to longer treks around Asia in the holidays. Guangzhou really is the perfect place to base yourself in Asia! For more information on China please see http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/china.pdf
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Number Of Students:300
Student Make Up:Mixed Chinese and Expatriate
Guangzhou is the largest city and the capital city of the Guangdong province and the third largest city in China. The city is located on the Pearl River, about 120 km (75 mi) north-northwest of Hong Kong and north-northeast of Macau. Guangzhou has a humid subtropical climate and summers are hot and wet (the monsoon season lasts from April toSeptember) and winters are relatively mild and dry. There are about 14 million residents in Guangzhou and Cantonese is the first language for about half of these residents while the other half speak mainly Mandarin. In recent years, the city has developed a more cosmopolitan appearance with new shopping plazas, high rise buildings, a modern metro system and landscaped parks and road sides. It's a busy, lively city but parts of the cities have charm with restored churches, buildings and private residences. Having a major airport and being so close to Hong Kong opens up a world of travel opportunities from short weekend trips to longer treks around Asia in the holidays. Guangzhou really is the perfect place to base yourself in Asia! https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/guangzhou
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