Senior High English Teacher

Far East, China

Guangdong Country Garden School

Guangdong Country Garden School

School: Guangdong Country Garden School
Location: Shunde District, Foshan, Guangdong
Department: International Senior High School
Reports to: Head of Department
Responsible for: Highly responsible people who are passionate,
self‐motivated and reflective professionals with excellent communication
skills and relevant experience.

Compensation and benefit package:

  • Salary (ex. benefits) – 14,166‐30,833RMB/month (pre‐tax)
  • Working Hours – 40 hours/week (Monday‐Friday)
  • Teaching Hours – No less than 15 hours’ lessons/week
  • Grades/Curriculum – Grades 9‐10 (IB‐MYP/IGCSE) / Grades 11‐12 (IB‐DP, AP, A‐levels)
  • Accommodation – 4,000RMB/month housing allowance (pre‐tax)
  • Meal Allowance – 2,700RMB/month (pre‐tax)
  • Computer Allowance – 1,400RMB/year (pre‐tax)
  • Flight Reimbursement – 13,000RMB/year (split into 2 payments) (pre‐tax)
  • Re‐signing Bonus – 10,000RMB/year (split into 2 payments) (pre‐tax)
  • Visa – Work Permit, Residence Permit and medical check‐up fees assistance and reimbursement
  • Insurance – Health and accident insurance
  • Paid Leave – National holidays/winter holidays/summer holidays
  • Sick Leave – 2 days paid sick leave per semester (4 days total)
  • Additional Bonuses – Tuition discounts, Chinese classes, Christmas holidays

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (Education preferred)
  • TEFL/TESOL 100+ hours certification minimum (CELTA/DELTA/PGCE/QTS preferred)
  • A good grasp of the methodology of teaching High School English curriculum is required with IGCSE,
  • A‐level, AP and/‐or IB English 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
  • 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 high school English 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 levels and programs.
  • Be accountable and a positive advocate for all management decisions.
  • Attend assigned or recommended staff meetings and professional development activities
  • 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 Guangdong Country Garden School:
Guangdong Country Garden School (GCGS; Chinese name: 广东碧桂园学校), is a private co‐ed boarding
school in Shunde District, just south of Guangzhou and at the heart of the Pearl River Delta in Guangdong
Province. The school is fortunate to be situated in a safe, attractive and clean air environment with
accessibility to international airports and the cities of Guangzhou (formerly known as Canton), Macau and
Hong Kong. GCGS has an area of 33 hectares with around 4000 students on campus, aged 3 to 18. There are
approximately 600 teachers including over 500 Chinese teachers and around 100 international teachers.
Facilities include libraries, hi‐tech laboratories with 3D printers, an observatory, two running tracks and
swimming pools, all situated in a beautiful green environment. GCGS was founded in 1994 and was the first
school to be founded within the Bright Scholar Education Group. It offers a wide range of well‐established
curricula including the IB's PYP, MYP and DP, CIE's IGCSE and A Level, Advanced Placement, and
Sino‐Canadian, Sino‐Australian and International Foundation Diploma Programmes. GCGS hold high
academic expectations for its students and many graduates are admitted to leading universities around the

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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