Kindergarten Teaching Assistant- Shenzhen- July 2019

An experienced Kindergarten Associate Teacher is needed in this unique, experimental school in Shenzhen China starting July 2019. 

 

The salary and package will be amongst the highest in the area but the school seeks a candidate who is joining for the right reasons. https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/shenzhen

 

Key Benefits

Tax Rate:Taxes typically 16-25%

Benefits:Flights -yearly, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Tuition - free for dependents

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Years Experience:3.0

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.

 

This 'small school' will be the front runner to the new, larger school opening in a years time. This school is the second international school from a well-known, successful 'A list' school based in New York which uses its own curriculum which is child centred, holistic, international and academic. 

 

The right candidate will have good experience of teaching early childhood age ranges (2-4 year olds) and will be comfortable working in this new experimental setting with support from the principal of the new school, and the parent school in New York. He/She will be confident in their teaching of Early Learners, understand the latest developments, be comfortable speaking with parents and will be flexible enough to work within the school's curriculum and philosophy. 

 

The school prepares students for engaged global citizenship in the modern world, with an approach that combines language immersion, interdisciplinary learning, a global curriculum and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration. They seek a creative, globally minded early childhood educator to join the start-up team in Shenzhen. The Master Teacher will lead a play-based program for that fosters experiential learning through sensory, discovery, song and language activities. In addition to leading the first s Small World program in China, the Master Teacher will have the opportunity to be closely involved with the start-up student admissions of a highly innovative, top-tier global school that is strongly rooted in China and Chinese culture. 

Students in all schools in the group will graduate fluent in a second language and at ease beyond their borders. To this end, the Small World program immerses students in English as well as Mandarin, developing understanding and facility in their home and second languages. 

 

Candidates will teach highly engaging, play-based curriculum that guides meaningful, rich learning, as well as support all students’ maturation and development, targeting support to address individual needs. Responsibilities include building a warm, supportive, respectful learning atmosphere, and collaborate intensively and daily with colleagues to continually improve student learning and culture. Don't miss the chance to inspire trust and confidence among parents and families, and to participate actively in ongoing, intensive professional learning.

 

Candidates will need student teaching or equivalent experience with children ages 2-7, and a deep dedication to learning and developing the craft of teaching. The school is looking for a highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together, as well as someone who is very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning. A Bachelor’s degree, graduate degree in early childhood education or related field is preferred, with professional fluency in English or Mandarin Chinese; if Chinese fluent, proficient in English is an asset. 

 

You will receive in return:

? Unparalleled career growth opportunities, like a well-defined career pathway and chances to teach abroad

? The thrill of a start-up, in an organization with a proven track record of results

? Frequent feedback and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning

? The chance to impact education by demonstrating what's possible

? Competitive compensation and greater rewards for growing your impact

? A beautiful and uplifting school environment

 

Shenzhen is situated in Guangdong Province adjacent to Hong Kong. It is approximately 100 kilometres (62 mi) south of China's third-largest city, Guangzhou.

Shenzhen has a humid subtropical climate and summers are hot and wet (the monsoon season lasts from April to September) and winters are relatively mild and dry. There are about 14 million residents in Shenzhen 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 an international 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. Shenzhen 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

 

To find out more about this amazing opportunity, please call your Edvectus consultant today and visit the following link for job details https://www.edvectus.com/JobView/?jobId=7976

 

Student Make Up:mixed

 

Regional Info:

Shenzhen is one of the most populous cities in China. It is situated in Guangdong Province adjacent to Hong Kong. It is approximately 100 kilometres south of China's third-largest city, Guangzhou Shenzhen has a humid subtropical climate and summers are hot and wet (the monsoon season lasts from April to September) and winters are relatively mild and dry. There are about 14 million residents in Shenzhen 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! For more information on China please see http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/china.pdf

 

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