(September 1 – 2018)
3 English Language Arts Teachers
Advantage: Certified to teach primary school in their home country
Yuhang District, Hangzhou 311121
Basic School Information:
We opened in September 2017 with 120 students in grade 1 with 21 staff (including 5 international).
Next year the school will grow to 360 students with almost 50 staff (including 7 international)
The school follows the Chinese State Curriculum and supports the English programme with Cambridge leveled readers, Cambridge YLE exams and differentiated instruction using the Daily 5 literacy programme.
Positive behavior for learning is supported using ClassDojo.
We're in a beautiful new campus with an indoor swimming pool.
International and teachers and domestic teachers have the same teaching delivery and results expectations.
Parents are actively involved in school life organizing a variety of activities in and out of school.
Academic Staff are issued with a school laptop.
The school provides a staff uniform for formal and special occasions (5 or 6 times per year)
The staff workroom includes a large three drawer desk with communal; stationary, printer and paper, water cooler, hot water, tea, coffee and fridge.
Number of teachers required
3 English Language Arts teachers (prefer primary trained with several years experience)
International staff 2017
3 ELA teachers, 1 PE teacher and 1 administrator
International Academic Director who reports to Principal
Proposed start date (s)
1 September (approximate)
From September 2018 to July 2019.
Age of students to be taught
6 to 8 years old (Grades 1 and 2)
A combination of small group teaching (8 to 16 children) and full class team-teaching (30 children with two teachers)
Class periods are 40 minutes
Monthly teacher salary
20,000 RMB per month (before tax)
(12 Month Salary TBC)
Our school follows the Chinese State Curriculum and extends the English programme with Cambridge leveled readers, Cambridge YLE exams and differentiated instruction developing the Daily 5 literacy programme.
A regular work day is from 7.50am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.
# All teachers are expected to participate in extracurricular activities.
Monday to Friday
Vacation days/ holiday
All state holidays
New Staff Orientation
Orientation is done in two parts.
- Learning to use useful apps for payment, transport, online shopping and food delivery (Alipay, Didi, Taobao, Eleme etc)
- Tour of local shopping centres and purchasing a Metro/Citizens card
- Establishing banking and phone SIM accounts.
- Western foods, supermarkets and night life as well as hints and tips about exploring Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province and nearby Shanghai.
- Discussing the department handbook (duties, assessment, specific duties, school rules, behaviour management, timetable, school/department software, anticipated issues, emergency numbers)
- Campus tour
- Introductions to key campus staff (foreign affairs, security, associate staff, principal, office and academic director).
- Covering the planning and teaching goals for the semester.
We don't have a formal policy on career development yet however:
# All teachers have opportunities to attend training regarding Cambridge exams and assessment as well as PD about literacy topics as they occur.
# Talented teachers can expect to be offered positions of responsibility and remuneration will be commensurate with changes in duties.
# We are proactive about building a long term team of teachers and will develop policy about this area in the near future.
Is teacher accommodation provided? Or, is an accommodation allowance given? Please give details
On campus accommodation is a basic 3 star hotel style single room featuring bed, desk, air conditioning, Wifi and individual bathroom.
A communal cooking and laundry room is provided.
The school dormitory does not allow visitors (including amily)
* Accommodation allowance up to 5,000RMB per semester is available to subsidize living off campus.
Up to 5,000RMB per semester
While basic medical insurance is provided it is recommended to have international travel insurance in place.
Lunch, snacks and dinner are provided Monday to Friday
The work visa is sponsored by the school. The school will reimburse the residence permit application fee.
Candidates should have 3 years of primary school teaching ideally as a homeroom teacher with excellent classroom management.
The ideal candidate
A bright bubbly personality that naturally attracts people to them, is well organized, hard working and has excellent time management.
We are ideally looking for primary trained teachers that are familiar with:
- Learning centers (rotations)
- Inclusive learning
- Guided reading
- Cambridge examinations
- Proactive and outgoing personality with excellent self-management
- Creating classroom resources & displays
- Sharing a talent, skill or interest with artifacts and staff (drama, cycling, music, technology, theatre sports, football, dance etc)
There are no teaching assistants however our planning is designed to build the children's language by doing English in English.
With careful planning it is possible to teach English in English to children with zero English foundation.
We are a private elementary school located in the scenic Xixi Wetland. Our aim is to blend traditional academic discipline with personalised teaching that encourages creative and reflective thinking.
We recognise every student as an individual and offer opportunities to discover and explore their potential.
The school features outstanding facilities, excellent teaching staff and a very high teacher to student ratio. Westbrook offers a broad range of opportunities to its students so that they are prepared for an unpredictable future.
Our campus includes an indoor heated pool, running track, badminton hall, volleyball hall, gymnasium, tennis court and basketball courts, ceramics classroom, STEM block, Astroturf field, two 300 seat lecture theatres and dormitory.
It is the school's mission that each student who passes through the gates of Westbrook is given a solid foundation of learning, has a sense of self-confidence and self-belief, is motivated, flexible and resilient.
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- Current Location: Zhengzhou China
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