Kindergarten Teacher - Guangzhou, China - February 2020

Employer
Edvectus
Location
China (CN)
Posted
Apr 26, 2019
Job Type
Full-Time

This relatively 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 a Kindergarten and Elementary section but due to rapid expansion have expanded to include the middle years. They need a qualified and experienced Kindergarten Teacher to join them in February 2020. The school uses a UK/IB curriculum.

 

Salaries start from about RMB 340,000 (~$50,522/68,002 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

 

Key Benefits

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

 

Job Requirements

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.

 

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 Kindergarten and moving into project-based learning in Upper Elementary and Middle Years. 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 Elementary. 

 

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

 

Please contact your Edvectus adviser to find out more today and visit the following link for job details https://www.edvectus.com/JobView/?jobId=8220

 

Number Of Students:300

Student Make Up:Mixed Chinese and Expatriate

 

Regional Info:

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 to September) 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 

 

Edvectus is an international teacher recruitment company. We will hold your personal information for the purposes of finding you a teaching or leadership job abroad. We will contact you by email, phone and/or SMS for job finding purposes. As such, with your consent, your data such as your profile, CV or resume will be sent to international schools in your regions of interest. 

 

If you wish to put your job search on hold, or if you wish to completely delete your file from our system you can contact your consultant, email teacher@edvectus.com with your full name and request, or you can manage your account online yourself through the Edvectus Candidate Portal, accessed from our website. 

 

Edvectus is a recruitment agency that is staffed mainly by ex-teachers with international experience. We match teachers to jobs and provide advice and guidance to certified K-12 teachers wishing to teach in international schools around the world.  Our online Learning Portal provides hundreds of resources that will help you prepare to live and work abroad. We have offices in North America, Europe, Middle East, Far East, Australia and New Zealand. 

Our services, including access to the Learning Portal, are paid for by our client schools and are free to teachers.   

Visit our website to find out more and to see hundreds of jobs available now.

 

Edvectus practices Safer Recruitment and require a background check including an FBI check and professional reference checks on all successful applicants. 

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