Phoenix CIty International Kindergarten

Kindergarten Homeroom Teacher

Far East, China

School: Phoenix City International Kindergarten
Location: Guangzhou, Guangdong
Department: International Kindergarten
Reports to: Head of Department
Suitable for: Positive, patient, caring and self‐managing individuals
with excellent interpersonal skills and a keen interest in early
childhood development.

Key Job Specifications:

  • Salary – 17,000‐20,000RMB/month (pre‐tax)
  • Working Hours – Monday‐Friday (8:00‐12:00 / 15:00‐18:00)
  • Teaching Hours – Up to 20 hours/week
  • Curriculum – Primary Years Programme (IB‐PYP)
  • Accommodation – Furnished apartment provided
  • Food – 3 paid meals each day
  • Flight Reimbursement – Up to 10,800RMB (split into 2 payments)
  • Visa – Work Permit, Residence Permit and medical check‐up fees assistance and reimbursement
  • Insurance – Health and accident insurance
  • Paid Leave – National holidays/winter holidays/5 days’ sick leave

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 22‐55 years of age
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (Education preferred)
  • 120 hours TEFL/TESOL certification minimum (CELTA/DELTA/PGCE/QTS preferred)
  • Two years’ experience working with early childhood students, with PYP 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:

  • Teach kindergarten class, plan lesson activities and prepare materials based on the provided curriculum.
  • Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, adapting teaching methods to meet students' varying needs
  • and interests.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and policies and procedures to maintain order among students.
  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental, and social development such as games, arts and crafts, music, and storytelling.
  • Confer with parents, teachers, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral or academic problems.
  • Administer standardized ability and achievement tests, and interpret results to determine children's developmental levels and needs.
  • Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guests, or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
  • Respect, appreciate and understand differences in learning and school culture.
  • Participate in a culture of professional learning.
  • Be accountable and a positive advocate for all management decisions.
  • Attend staff meetings, workdays and professional development activities as assigned or recommended
  • 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 the organization.

Terms of Employment:
To be offered employment, candidates must commit to 10‐12 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.

About Phoenix City International Kindergarten:
Phoenix City International Kindergarten (PCIK) is located about 45 minutes from Guangzhou city, in an area
that is rapidly developing to become a metropolitan area called “Phoenix City”. The school currently has
around 260 students and 40 teaching staff. It is fully resourced and equipped to allow teachers to take a
progressive and modern approach to teaching. The facilities include a science room, art room, library, soft
playroom, sand box, junior basketball court and a mini‐theatre. Inside the classrooms, they are equipped
with smart boards and play areas to help childhood development, as well as day‐to‐day resources a teacher
would need to teaching inquiry‐based lessons. The teacher accommodation is modern, fully‐furnished and
located within a short walking distance of 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.

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Start Date: 01-09-2019

Apply By: 01-08-2019