Primary Teacher

Far East, China



School: Elan Schools
School Type: After‐hours Learning Centers
Locations: Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Foshan
Grade Levels: Kindergarten to Grade 8
Reports to: Principal
Programs taught: Early Reader (Phonics/Storytelling);
Pre‐Elan/Elan (Literature and Writing)
Suitable for: Positive, patient, highly responsible and
passionate individuals with excellent interpersonal skills and
communication skills. Cultivate students’ language abilities,
improve their analytical, logical and creative capacity, and
widen their knowledge of global culture.

Key Job Specifications:

  • Salary – 16,000‐22,000RMB/month (pre‐tax)
  • Contract Length – 12 months
  • Work Schedule – Weekdays 11:00‐20:00 / Weekends: 9:00‐18:00 (1 hour lunchbreaks)
  • Working Hours – 40 hours/week (2 days off on weekdays)
  • Teaching Hours – Up to 24 hours/week
  • Arrival Support – Airport pick‐up
  • Flight Reimbursement – Up to 8,000RMB for return ticket to home country
  • Visa – Work Permit, Residence Permit and medical check‐up fees assistance and reimbursement
  • Accommodation Support – 1200 RMB hotel reimbursement after 2 months’ probation; 10,000 RMB start‐up loan for accommodation
  • Insurance – Health and accident insurance after probation
  • Bonus – Discretional bonus based on annual performance
  • Paid Leave – National holidays/11+ days annual leave
  • Sick Leave – 3 days’ full‐paid sick leave/7 days’ half‐paid sick leave
  • Training – Orientation & pre‐job training, on‐going academic training, support and appraisals

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)
  • Teaching experience preferred, but candidates with no experience can be accepted
  • Have an understanding and ability to teach pupils of all abilities
  • Must be able to obtain a cleared background check

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Deliver high quality literature, writing, and phonics courses to students including assigned quizzes
  • Issue and explain homework assignments to students and parents of younger students
  • Mark all tasks and fill out post‐class comments
  • Conduct phonics tests and free trials for new students and make recommendations for classes
  • Work with your Head Teacher and operations staff to create strategies for special case students
  • If your work schedule allows and you have an interest, there is an opportunity to assist with the development of our curriculum, winter and summer materials, and also to assist with marketing events
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, adapting teaching methods to meet students' varying needs and interests
  • 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
  • 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, work hours and professional development activities as assigned or recommended
  • Contribute to afterschool activities on a regular basis
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Center Manager or Operations Supervisor

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 Elan Schools:
Established in December 2012, Elan Schools are an English language arts training service provider to children
aged 5‐14 in China. The first Elan School opened in March 2013. Currently, there are 18 Elan Schools in
operation in Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Foshan. In early 2016, Elan School was acquired by
Country Garden Education Group (rebranded as Bright Scholar Education Group).
Visit for further information.

About Bright Scholar Education Group:
Bright Scholar Education Group is a NYSE‐listed education company based out of Foshan, China. It operates
in 8 Chinese provinces and the 2 municipalities of Beijing and Shanghai. It 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.

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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