Junior High MYP English Teacher

Far East, China

Guangdong Country Garden School

Guangdong Country Garden School

School: Guangdong Country Garden School
Location: Shunde District, Foshan, Guangdong
Department: International Junior High (Middle) Section
Reports to: Head of Department
Suitable for: Highly responsible people who are passionate,
self‐motivated and reflective professionals with excellent
communication skills and relevant experience.

Key Job Specifications:

  • Salary (ex. benefits) – 11,667‐30,833RMB/month (pre‐tax)
  • Working Hours – 40 hours/week (Monday‐Friday)
  • Teaching Hours – No less than 15 hours’ lessons/week
  • Grades/Curriculum – Grades 6‐8 / Middle Years Programme (IB‐MYP)
  • Accommodation – 4,000RMB/month housing allowance (pre‐tax)
  • Meal Allowance – 2,700RMB/month (pre‐tax)
  • Computer Allowance – 1,400RMB/year (pre‐tax)
  • Flight Reimbursement – 13,000RMB/year (split into 2 payments) (pre‐tax)
  • Re‐signing Bonus – 10,000RMB/year (split into 2 payments) (pre‐tax)
  • Visa – Work Permit, Residence Permit and medical check‐up fees assistance and reimbursement
  • Insurance – Health and accident insurance
  • Paid Leave – National holidays/Winter holidays/Summer holidays
  • Sick Leave – 2 days paid sick leave per semester (4 days total)
  • Additional Bonuses – Tuition discounts, Chinese classes, Christmas holidays

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 22‐55 years of age
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (Education preferred)
  • TEFL/TESOL 100+ hours certification minimum (CELTA/DELTA/PGCE/QTS preferred)
  • Experience working with middle school students, with MYP curriculum familiarity preferred
  • Have an understanding and ability to teach pupils of all abilities
  • Must be able to obtain a cleared background check
  • English teaching positions require citizens of UK, USA, Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand or South Africa for visa purposes

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Provide day‐to‐day instructional excellence to each student following MYP curriculum.
  • Ensure the classroom is well‐organized for purposeful activity throughout the day.
  • Implement and model high standards of work practice and review, critically reflecting, and evaluating own practice.
  • Show great individual care and support for the students, promoting learning styles that cater to individual differences to provide engagement in rigorous, relevant, and significant learning.
  • Establish clear instructional objectives, utilizing core teaching resources and supplementary materials.
  • Assess and analyse student progress to inform instruction and provide constructive feedback to promote students’ progress towards standards.
  • Respect, appreciate and understand differences in learning and school culture.
  • Participate in a culture of professional learning.
  • Work cooperatively with fellow‐staff members and administrators as it pertains to specific grade levels and programs.
  • Be accountable and a positive advocate for all management decisions.
  • Attend staff meetings, teacher workdays and professional development activities
  • Contribute to afterschool activities on a regular basis.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Principal or Head of Department.

The performance responsibilities are designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but
not limit the employee to only the work identified. It is the expectation of the School that each employee
will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our organization.

About Guangdong Country Garden School:
Guangdong Country Garden School (GCGS; Chinese name: 广东碧桂园学校), is a private co‐ed boarding
school in Shunde District, just south of Guangzhou and at the heart of the Pearl River Delta in Guangdong
Province. The school is fortunate to be situated in a safe, attractive and clean air environment with
accessibility to international airports and the cities of Guangzhou (formerly known as Canton), Macau and
Hong Kong. GCGS has an area of 33 hectares with around 4000 students on campus, aged 3 to 18.
There are approximately 600 teachers including over 500 Chinese teachers and around 100 international
teachers. Facilities include libraries, hi‐tech laboratories with 3D printers, an observatory, two running tracks
and swimming pools, all situated in a beautiful green environment.
GCGS was founded in 1994 and was the first school to be founded within the Bright Scholar Education Group.
It offers a wide range of well‐established curricula including the IB's PYP, MYP and DP, CIE's IGCSE and A
Level, Advanced Placement, and Sino‐Canadian, Sino‐Australian and International Foundation Diploma
Programmes. GCGS hold high academic expectations for their students and many of its graduates are
admitted to leading universities around the world.
Please visit http://bgy.gd.cn/ for further information about the school.

About Bright Scholar Education Group:
Bright Scholar Education Group is a NYSE‐listed (ticker: BEDU) education group based out of Foshan, China.
Bright Scholar operates in 8 Chinese provinces and the 2 municipalities of Beijing and Shanghai and covers a
diverse portfolio of business areas including K‐12 international and bilingual education, training education
and education technology. Currently, Bright Scholar employs over 6,000 domestic and international staff and
caters to more than 30,000 students. Bright Scholar international schools offer numerous international
curricula including IB (PYP, MYP and DP), Cambridge IGCSE and A‐levels, AP Program, and IFY programmes.

Terms of Employment:
To be offered employment, candidates must commit to 12 months of excellent service to our students.
Compensation and benefit package to be established by school representative in accordance with local
Chinese law and school policy.

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