early years teacher (3-4 yrs) - shanghai

posted
15 March 2019
contact
the far east team, teachanywhere
job type
contract
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posted
location
shanghai, international
specialism
international teaching
sub specialism
Early Years
job type
contract
working hours
Full-Time
experience
Teaching
reference number
BBBH21892
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the far east team, teachanywhere
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job description

Early Years Teacher (3-4 yrs)
Start Date: August 2019
Location: Shanghai, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: UK
Experience: 2 years
Salary: from RMB 16,000 to RMB 28,000 after tax per month
Sponsorship: Single or Married teachers with dependents (aged 2 to 6 yrs)
Contract: 2 years

School Overview: This is a growing International Bilingual Preschool for children aged 2-6 yrs in the heart of the International Community in Shanghai. The school is a member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) and the curriculum is based on the UK Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) criteria, tailored to target international families in China or Chinese families with an international outlook. The school enjoys a very low student to teacher ratio (6:1), and a curriculum that values exploration and creativity. Learning is designed to capture children's imaginations and foster creativity within a positive environment that creates the conditions to enable them to flourish, develop and achieve, in addition to helping create confident, well balanced children. They stress the need to develop the children's academics, character, health and their emotional wellbeing. . The philosophy is based on the idea that children should love coming to school where they can socialise, inquire, play and succeed. The schools aim is to encourage children to have a positive impact on the world, leaving with strong social, emotional, bilingual and academic foundations to confidently enter Primary School and beyond.

Location Overview: Shanghai is one of the largest cities in China, but is probably its most diverse and cosmopolitan, with a huge International community choosing to travel, live, and settle here. Shanghai provides an excellent lifestyle, with a combination of western cultures mixed with the best of China's past and present, making Shanghai's local culture unique in the world. Shanghai is an extremely safe, welcoming, and modern city, with its friendly occupants known for their hospitality, and the ability to make you feel at home. There are excellent education facilities, transportation, and amenities across the city, with two International airports providing excellent transport links across the world.

Requirements:



* Fully qualified with at least 2 years of post-qualification experience within Early Years or KS1.
* Previous experience in an international school or multicultural school community is desirable.
* An inquiry based approach is preferred with experience in Project-Based teaching, IB curriculum or Reggio Emilia curriculum highly desirable.
* Believe in a whole child approach to learning
* Energetic, enthusiastic, passionate and dedicated teachers who love inspiring young minds to explore, create, and become lifelong learners.
* Willingness to work as part of a team and being comfortable in a working environment with culture diversity. Classes usually comprise of a western teacher, a senior Chinese teacher and junior assistants

Salary and Benefits:



* Salary from RMB 16,000 to RMB 28,000 after tax per month
* RMB 9000 housing allowance
* Health care
* Flights (RMB 10,000 max.)
* Bonus of 5% of annual income on completion of 2 year contract, every year afterwards.
* Paid vacation during summer and winter and Chinese holidays
* A dedicated, supportive and friendly working community
* Excellent teaching facilities
* Professional development trainings & workshops

skills

be a role model,behaviour management skills,communication,effective discipline,empathy,engaging,motivated