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ISA Tianhe International School

Teacher of Early Years (2021-2023)

Important dates

Closing date of applications
31 January 2021
Start date
16 August 2021

Job details

Subject
Early Years
Role
Teacher
Level
Ages 0-4 / Early Years
Curriculum
Several Curricula (see description)
Positions available
2
Contract type
Fixed / Renewable
Vacancy type
Full Time

Requirements

2 or more years experience

Related downloads

ISA Tianhe Candidate Information Pack (.pdf format)

ISA International School of Guangzhou is seeking high caliber candidates of Early Years Teacher to join the professional teaching team to start from August 2021.

The main role of the Early Years Teacher is to maximise pupils' learning and development through the planning, preparation and teaching of the curriculum to meet pupils’ individual learning needs and achieve specific pupils' outcomes. Teachers teach a range of pupils' abilities and classes and are accountable for the effective delivery of their curriculum. The teacher engages in critical reflection in order to improve their knowledge and skills to better engage students and improve their learning.

The teacher assumes roles beyond the classroom in endeavouring to maximise pupils’ learning. These roles include working collaboratively with colleagues and other members of the school community, and communicating with parents and care-givers.

The teacher’s contribution to the school goes beyond the classroom. S/He participates in the development of the school policies and programmes and assist in the implementation of school priorities. All classroom teachers may be required to undertake other duties in addition to their teaching duties.

Major Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the creativity and high quality of teaching and learning of the class, assisted by a teaching assistant.
  • Organizing the work of the teaching assistant.
  • Sharing responsibilities for curriculum development, display, performances, trips and organizing some aspects of special events.
  • Fostering a caring atmosphere and showing commitment to the well-being and social and academic progress of each pupil.
  • Acting in accordance with relevant legislation in the PRC and Guangzhou, as well as UK guidelines, particularly with regards to educational provision, health and safety initiatives and safeguarding and ensure that all students and staff maintain these standards.

Key Requirements

  • University degree and a recognized qualification (such as PGCE) in Early Childhood Education
  • High Proficiency in English;
  • Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience in Early Years, ideally with experience in an international educational setting
  • Experience in teaching second language learners
  • Strong knowledge and/or experience in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum framework
  • Curriculum development knowledge
  • Be inter-culturally aware with well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Be committed to ensuring high standards of teaching and learning
  • Be collaborative and able to work as part of a team

Application Process

All applicants must apply at our recruitment website: https://inteachers.net/school/isa-international-education-group

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend face-to-face and/or skype interview with our recruitment team.

Candidates are requested to provide three referees for pre-employment reference check from current and previous employers.  The referees must be the Principal, Head of school or the direct supervisor from the school management team.

ISA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Candidates must be prepared to undergo child protection screening and appropriate background check.

General Requirements for International Teaching Positions

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject area
  • A recognized teaching qualification (e.g. BEd, PGCE)
  • Minimum two years’ experience of classroom teaching in mainstream education sector
  • Previous experience of teaching the IB curriculum is preferred, high potential candidates without IB experience might be considered
  • Well-versed in various teaching resources including digital tools to support and enhance teaching and learning
  • Sensitivity to the cultural differences
  • A willingness to actively participate in the academic enrichment and co-curricular programmes

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