Primary English EAL PYP & Language Support Teacher - Chengdu, China - August 2020

Country:
China
Region:
School - Far East / East Asia
Curriculum:
IB - MYP, IB- Diploma, IB- PYP
Level:
Primary-Lower (5-7), Primary-Upper (8-11)
Start Date:
01 August 2020
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
This international bilingual K-12 School is looking for a Primary English EAL and Language Support PYP Teacher to join them at their Chengdu school in August 2020. They seek a generalist who has experience with or a willingness to adopt an inquiry driven classroom pedagogy.

The school opened as a Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 school in 2016. It is a day school with boarding facilities and offers a strong bilingual program, embracing the Chinese national curriculum standards structured within the IB framework. They are a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme, pursuing authorization as an IB World School. The employ international inquiry-based teaching and learning methods while integrating holistically with the Chinese National Curriculum. Pupils enjoy a vibrant after-school activities program, with many activities on offer, such as drama, music, sports and the like. Activities are offered by teachers as well as outside providers and they look for teachers who are willing to be involved with such activities.

Teachers must be certified in teaching in their home countries with a minimum of a Bachelors in Teaching or Bachelors in their own field + teaching certification. Teachers should also have at least 2 years of relevant post-qualification teaching experience. IB experience is preferred but is not essential as training will be provided.

The school offers a very competitive nett monthly salary (all taxes are paid by the school) which varies according to qualifications and experience. The package also includes a housing allowance, flights and medical insurance for the teacher.

The school is located in the city of Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province in South-West China. Despite being China's fifth most populous city (with a population of about 13 million), Chengdu manages to retain some of its traditional charm and offer a balance of being both modern and lively and traditional and relaxed. It is perhaps best known for its Giant Panda habitat, though it is also home to many world cultural and historical heritages and natural beauty attractions that bring in thousands of tourists annually.

Interested applicants should contact their Edvectus advisor without hesitation and be prepared to demonstrate attributes that will match you against an overseas teaching opportunity which will demand an adjustment of your expectations and challenge your cultural astuteness. For more information on China, please see http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/TheEdvectusEducator.An.Introduction.to.China.pdf
Student Make Up:
Mostly Chinese
Regional Info:
Chengdu, is the capital of Sichuan province in Southwest China. Despite being China's fifth most populous city (with a population of about 13 million), Chengdu manages to retain some of it's traditional charm and offer a balance of being both modern and lively and tradional and relaxed. Northwest Chengdu is bordered by the high and steep Longmen Mountain and in the west by the Qionglai Mountains. The western mountainous area is home to a large forest home to a Giant Panda habitat. Chengdu is also home to many world cultural and historical heritages and natural beauty attractions such as Leshan Giant Buddha, Mt Emei, Jiuzhaigou, Dujiang Dam, Qingcheng Mountain and the region attracts tens of thousands of domestic and international tourists each year. Chengdu has four distinct seasons,abundant rainfall, warm summers and mild winters.
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Housing:
1 bedroom apartment
Benefits:
Flights- every 2 years, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance
Suited To:
Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - cooler, Climate -moderate, Dependent children - Not very suitable, Holiday destination - not typical
Minimum Years Experience:
2.0
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
N
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60
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