PYP Coordinator/Head of Primary
Shenzhen Shiyan International School, located in Shenzhen in the south of Chinas mainland opposite Hong Kong, opens its doors in August 2016. The school was a public (state) school comprising 6, 000 students, 4, 000 of whom will in future belong to the new private international school.. Following a program of substantial renovation and development, SSYIS will be one of the best-appointed schools in the area offering IB international, dual-language (Fusion) and Chinese national curricula to students aged 3-18.
The school is already DP authorized and is applying as a PYP candidate school.
1 Oversee classes as detailed in the programs of study, as outlined in the contract and detailed job description, to include all duties usually associated with a PYP Coordinators role, to include course promotion.
2 Oversee and quality-control lesson planning and programs of study which exploit the full range of educational resources available and which differentiate effectively for age and ability.
3 Play an active part in children character development, exploiting every opportunity for delivering a rounded, holistic education.
4 Ensure that formative and summat assessments are carried out as scheduled, and that student reports are completed on time.
5 Collaborate in a collegiate manner with teachers and with other colleagues.
6 Attend and deliver continuing professional development sessions, lesson observations and appraisal, meetings, as required.
7 Maintain a smart, professional, efficient and child-centered profile at all times, abiding by the guidelines in the Teachers Manual.
8 Contribute to the enrichment and extra-curricular program, sharing occasional boarding duties.
1 Manage the planning and delivery of the PYP as it goes through the accreditation process.
2 Manage the PYP calendar and its events.
3 Train the PYP teachers and parents.
4 Adhere to curriculum time lines, planning ahead of time and meeting due deadlines.
5 Play a leading role in providing an English language, inquiry-based dimension for the school.
6 Play a leading role in promoting the development of the PYP, especially within the local community.
1 Native or fluent English speakers
2 Bachelor/Master degree and either a teaching qualification or TEFL- /TESOL-related certificate
3 Preference given to teachers with relevant (foreign) teaching experience, especially in the PYP
4 Experience of middle/senior management
5 Higher-level interpersonal competence and a positive, pioneering attitude
6 Clean **** record and good health.
1 Base salary RMB 12,000 to 26, 000 (gross) per month, with additional management incentives
2 In-school accommodation or housing allowance up to RMB 6, 000 p. m.
4 Statutory health insurance
5 10 weeks paid holiday per year
6 Education free of tuition charges for up to two children, if relevant classes exist
SSYIS is under western management and provides a professional, fair, honest and supportive environment for teachers to play a major and significant role in developing an international school ab into. Yes, demands will be high, but so will the personal and career-related rewards.
Contact: Maya Shen (PA to the Principal) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please send cover-letter application (stating for which post you are applying) together with your CV, a recent photo and the names/contact information of three referees, one of whom should be your most recent employer.
Roger Sinnett Executive Principal
Salary: 15000 CNY to 26000 CNY Monthly
Housing: See job description
Contract type: full time
Work visa provided: Yes
Teaching Students age: See job description
Work Location: Shenzhen, Shenzhen
Working hours: See job description
Positions available: 5
- Teaching experience
- Degree in any field
- Passport holders
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