The Early Years English Teacher encourages the physical, social, cognitive and academic development of each student in a safe and supportive environment. He/ she is a passionate educator who models and supports the growth of fundamental virtues of love, respect, curiosity, interest and harmony. He/ she strives to create a student-centered environment and participates in continuous reflection and improvement of learning and teaching practices.
Oversees the educational welfare of his/ her students
Develops positive relationships with every student
Demonstrates professional competence and vision
Conducts regular team meetings with Chinese Lead teacher and Chinese assistant teacher(s) to reflect on learning and teaching practices and continuously improve them
Evaluates students´ progress in learning with in accordance with BIBA criteria
Completes all required documentations and reports
Provides day-to-day supervision and support to teaching assistants
Actively participates in departmental and school wide events
Prepares and hosts parent information evenings and parents conferences
Issues weekly newsletters to parents
Remains professional and approachable for any parent concerns and/or feedback
Establishes ongoing parent communications to ensure parents are well informed of their child and their development.
Communicates through ECC approved channel of communication
Meets regularly with team leader to review curriculum plans and activities and evaluate program’s effectiveness
Helps parents to understand the curriculum and find ways to involve parents in the daily program.
Attends all meetings (i.e. staff meetings & parent meetings) consistently and punctually
Models and encourages cultural awareness and understanding
Creates lesson and unit plans
Clearly defines the purpose for all learning activities.
Plans teaching-learning experiences that help each student successfully achieve the stated outcomes.
Plans a variety of teaching strategies to match the learning styles of all students.
Organizes class time with activities that have a clear purpose and engage students´ attention
Uses media and technology to enhance lesson delivery and student performance.
Participates in improving the quality of the educational programs in the school
Utilizes all available resources to provide a stimulating and enriching program.
Plans monthly field trips
Records and maintains information on each child’s progress and development in their growth files
4. Classroom Management
Maintains all classroom equipment (including all toys, books, games, furniture, etc.)
Ensures the classrooms physical environment is arranged, safe, and attractive manner
Provides a positive classroom atmosphere (displays, warmth, arrangement of furniture, etc.) that fosters community
Clearly defines responsible behavior for their students, including guidelines and consequences for good and bad student behavior in the classroom
Encourages students to become accountable in keep the school clean, neat and tidy
Establishes well defined classroom routines and procedures
Maintains accurate records for student grades, behavior and attendance
Qualifications and Requirements
Required CertificatesTeaching Credential/License
MajorEducation or ESL teaching
Current knowledge in the field of Early Childhood Education.
Ability to relate in a positive and friendly, warm, and courteous manner
Makes strong connections with people across Asian and Western cultures
Demonstrate success in working as a member of a team
Effective and strong communication skills (orally and written)
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with years teaching experienceper per month (dependent upon qualifications and experience)
Home passage and Summer Holiday Travel flight
Public holidays & Marriage & Bereavement & Sick & Maternity & Paternity leave
Housing: School will provide the employee with a furnished apartment close to school
Settling-In Allowance for expatriates hired from oversees
Medical: School will provide medical insurance coverage for the employee and his/her authorized dependent(s) in mainland China
Schooling: The school will be responsible for the cost of registration, capital levy, and tuition fees for the Employee’s school-aged children at BIBA
The school will apply and pay for a valid work visa cost
Airport pick-up upon arrival, team building, Chinese traditional holiday gift, etc.