Primary English Teacher

Far East, China

Phoenix City International School

Phoenix City International School

School: Phoenix City International School
Location: Phoenix City Community, Guangzhou, Guangdong
Department: International Primary Section
Reports to: Head of Department and Grade Leader
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) – 17,000‐20,000RMB/month (pre‐tax)
  • Working Hours – Monday‐Friday (8:00‐12:00 / 14:30‐17:30)
  • Teaching Hours – Up to 20 hours/week
  • Grades/Curriculum – Grades 1‐5 / Primary Years Programme (IB‐PYP)
  • Accommodation – Furnished apartment provided / 300RMB allowance if unavailable
  • Food – 3 paid meals on workday
  • 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 and/‐or summer holidays

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’ teaching experience working with primary and 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:

  • Provide day‐to‐day instructional excellence to each student following PYP 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 levelsand programs
  • Be accountable and a positive advocate for all management decisions
  • Attend staff meetings, teacher workdays and recommended professional development activities

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 Phoenix City International School:
Phoenix City International School (PCIS) was founded in 2003. The main campus is located within a purpose
built housing complex which resembles a town. The large housing complex has some of the largest villas in
South China and therefore the school is within a wealthy district of Guangzhou. The school is surrounded by
large houses, quiet streets and the entrances to Phoenix City are manned by a security force making the
community a safe place to live and work. The school and area have developed at a fast pace and has evolved
to the school and community that it is today.

The main campus is currently home to the International Primary School, the Bilingual Primary School, the
Bilingual High School and the newly formed International High School. The main language of instruction is
Chinese but all schools offer a comprehensive English Language Curriculum. The main campus also has a
large sports field, a swimming pool, landscaped gardens, outside learning areas, a canteen, electric bike
parks and accommodation for staff and some pupils. The school is located near bus stops which can take you
to the Traffic Center, Xingtang and Guangzhou. Aside from the main campus, there are several kindergartens
within the surrounding areas that are connected to the school and group.

Over the past few years, the school has embarked on a big change. The school is now an accredited
International Baccalaureate School. The IB Program aims to provide children with a holistic approach to
education. It aims to develop children into successful, life‐ long learners who are ready to become a member
of the future global society. The educational program aims to develop children into inquiring, knowledgeable
and caring young people who are equipped with the necessary skills to be successful in their education and
future life.
Please visit 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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