MS Chinese Teacher

  • 2019-20 Faculty Vacancy
  • Beijing

MS Chinese Teacher

Job advert

The Middle School Chinese teacher is responsible to the MS Chinese department leader, and is expected to work with the MS Chinese Department, as well as with Grade Level Teams, planning closely and attending collaborative planning sessions. The Chinese teacher must use an inquiry-based approach and differentiate through various strategies. The Chinese Teacher is expected to keep parents informed and attend parent teacher conferences, as required.

The Chinese teacher is expected to contribute to the extra curricula activities of the school according to the school guidelines.

The successful candidate will be able to establish effective working relationships with staff, students and parents, of which some are from EAL background. He/she will also have a sound understanding of contemporary teaching and learning theories and practice in language acquisition. We request at minimum at least a Bachelor level education background and two years’ working experience. Experience and training in MYP framework will be considered as an advantage.

Further details of this position can be found in the attached job description. The position commences 1 August 2019. Interested applicants should follow the link and apply hereby.

Requirements

Position: Language Teacher – (Chinese Mandarin)
School Section: Middle School

 

JOB DESCRIPTION
Role Description / Working Relationships

The Middle School (MS) Mandarin teacher is responsible to the MS Chinese Department Leader.
The MS Mandarin Teacher is expected to work with the Chinese Department, as well as
with Grade Level Teams, planning closely and attending collaborative planning
sessions. The Chinese teacher must use an inquiry-based approach and differentiate
through various strategies. The Chinese Teacher is expected to keep parents informed
and attend parent teacher conferences, as required.
The Chinese teacher is expected to contribute to the extra curricula activities of the
school.

PERSON SPECIFICATION
The successful applicant is expected to have the following skills, abilities, knowledge
and experience:


1. Personal Skills and Abilities
• Ability to establish effective working relationships with staff, students and parents
• Ability to communicate both orally and in writing, taking into account ESOL
community members
• Skills in working with a range of students of different abilities and backgrounds
• Skills in inquiry based learning
• Skills in ICT
• Empathy for second language acquisition


2. Knowledge
• A sound understanding of contemporary teaching and learning theories and
practice in language acquisition
• A sound understanding of collaborative planning
• A sound understanding of differentiation
• An understanding of how students learn within Mandarin


3. Experience
• At least 2 years successful experience as a Chinese Teacher
• Experience working with ESOL students preferred
• PYP experience preferred


4. Qualifications
• Completed Introductory PYP course preferred
• Qualifications in Mandarin teaching
• Qualified teacher status


PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
Teaching Methodology
• Demonstrates the ability to prepare and plan effectively
• Uses appropriate assessment and reporting procedures
• Demonstrates effective teaching methodologies through a range of appropriate
Strategies and techniques
• Demonstrates flexibility and responsiveness
• Delivers relevant curriculum content
• Uses appropriate technology and resources
• Reflects on teaching with a view to improvement
Motivation of Students
• Recognises and supports diversity among individuals and groups
• Engages students in learning
• Establishes high expectations that value and promote learning
Communication and Relationships
• Fosters relationships between school and community
• Establishes and maintains good communication processes with colleagues and leaders
• Develops and maintains clear descriptive communications with the community through the reporting system
• Fosters respect, credibility and competence with colleagues and school community
Classroom Management
• Manages student behaviour
• Organises a safe physical environment
• Creates an environment of respect and understanding
• Creates a challenging and stimulating learning environment

Contribution to Wider School Activities
• Contributes to activities which enhance the life of the school community
Professional Knowledge
• Demonstrates knowledge of relevant curriculum, and of contemporary teaching and learning and assessment theory
• Identifies own professional development needs and takes action to upgrade professional knowledge
• Demonstrates an ongoing developing knowledge of the host country School Development
• Implements required school-wide goals