Kindergarten Homeroom Teacher

Far East, China

Jurong Country Garden School

Jurong Country Garden School

School: Jurong Country Garden School
Location: Jurong District, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu
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 (ex. benefits) – 17,000‐21,000MB/month (pre‐tax)
  • Working Hours ‐ Monday‐Friday (8:00‐12:00 / 14:00‐18:00)
  • Teaching Hours – Up to 20 hours/week
  • Curriculum – IB‐PYP – Primary Years Programme
  • Accommodation – Furnished apartment provided
  • Food Allowance – 380RMB/month
  • 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
  • Leave – Paid national holidays / winter holidays / 10 days’ sick leave / 2 days’ Christmas leave

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 early childhood students 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.

About Jurong Country Garden School:
Jurong Country Garden School (JCGS) is an international school that has opened since 1 September 2013. It
operates under Bright Scholar Education Group, and was established by the chair of the board of Country
Garden ‐ Mr. Yang Guoqiang. The school offers a 15‐year International Baccalaureate education for all three
programmes (PYP, MYP and DP).

The school is located in Country Garden Phoenix Community in the Jurong Economic Development Zone,
which is part of the Yangtze River Delta and close to developed cities such as Shanghai, Hangzhou, and
Nanjing. The school occupies an area of approximately 134,000 m2 including 160,000 m2 construction area,
with a maximum capacity of 24 classes in kindergarten, 50 classes in PYP, 50 classes in MYP, and 20 classes in
DP, with an overall enrollment of 3,600 students.

Currently, JCGS has 1300 students. JCGS provides an advanced education and high level accommodation,
which includes three swimming pools, a sports field, a gymnasium, a library, a theater, a lecture hall, a range
of laboratories and specialist classrooms. All classrooms have been equipped with interactive whiteboards,
TVs, computers, digital radios and other technological aids to learning.
Please visit http://www.jrbgy.net 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 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.

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