Senior High Economics Teacher

Far East, China

Jurong Country Gardens School

Jurong Country Gardens School

School: Jurong Country Garden School
Location: Zhenjiang, Jiangsu
Department: International Senior High School
Reports to: Head of Department
Responsible for: Providing students with a broad introduction to the
field of economics, covering concepts such as microeconomics,
macroeconomics, international economics and cyber economics.

Key Job Specifications:

  • Salary – 23,500‐27,500RMB/month (pre‐tax)
  • Working Hours ‐ Monday‐Friday (7:30‐11:40 / 14:00‐17:00). Subject teachers may need to provide
  • evening tutoring (19:00‐21:00) if the students’ needs arise.
  • Teaching Hours – Up to 20 hours/week
  • Curriculum – IB ‐ Diploma 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
  • Paid Leave – National holidays + winter and/‐or summer holidays

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 22‐60 years of age
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (Education preferred)
  • TEFL/TESOL certification minimum (CELTA/DELTA/PGCE/QTS preferred)
  • A good grasp of the methodology of teaching Economics curriculum is required, with IGCSE, A‐level and/‐or IB Economics teaching experience preferred
  • Have an understanding and ability to teach pupils of all abilities
  • Previous experience in an international school preferred
  • Must be able to obtain a cleared background check

Performance Responsibilities:

  • To undertake a designated program of teaching economics across all key stages.
  • Prepare and consistently deliver high quality lessons.
  • Be a role model for students, inspiring them to be actively interested in economics.
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, handouts and examinations.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Keep abreast of developments in their field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • 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, 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 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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