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MIDDLE SCHOOL INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY & DESIGN TEACHER

Wahaha International School

Zhejiang , China (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2738645
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted: October 10, 2017
  • Starting Date: November 1, 2017

Job Description

Position Description:

• The Middle School Integrated Technology and Design (IDT) teacher will be responsible for teaching a science, technology and
design program through hands on learning in the context of an integrated curriculum, and will work closely with the Science
Teacher. He/She will increase the skills set of students so that they have a wide range of options for their high school education.
• The teacher will guide the student academically, socially, physically, and emotionally in a manner that fosters the overall
development and well-being of each individual.
• The teacher’s goal is to create a stimulating and inspiring learning environment in which the child becomes a proactive learner.
• The teacher shall also maintain a positive and caring environment, to provide sensitive support to each child and to challenge each
child to reach his/her fullest potential in each developmental area.

Teaching Duties & Responsibilities & Classroom Management:

• To refine and execute with your fellow colleagues and academic team the school’s curriculum
• To create concrete and supportive learning tools as required to deliver your program to the highest of standard
• To prepare and maintain an orderly environment in which the furnishings and materials are complete, appealing and appropriate to
the needs of the group.
• To create weekly and daily lesson plans which will outline the goals, content and support resources to be undertaken in your daily
work with your pupils.
• To maintain current and accurate records of classroom attendance, children’s daily progress, attainment and achievement, through
anecdotes, collections of children’s work for portfolio and individual assessment.
• To monitor and liaise with all specialist teachers regarding the students’ progress.
• To compile this knowledge in written format for the purpose of writing progress reports as set out by the school.
• To conduct parent conferences and report verbally to parents regarding the progress of their child as set out by the school.
• To attend and participate in all school wide functions, professional development workshops, Parent Orientation and Parent
Education evenings.
• To maintain discipline and manage your classroom in the manner set out by the school handbook, with absolute and utter total
respect for the child at all times.
• To undertake other supervisory duties such as in the playground and lunchroom as set out by the school.
• To participate in any in-service education programs conducted by the school each year.
• To lead one after school activity per term each year at no additional compensation.
• To serve as an Advisor to a small number of students, supporting their academic, social, emotional progress within the school.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $45,000 to $70,000 Per Year
  • Job Categories: Career Education > Computer Science
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Computer Science
    Classroom Teacher > Technology/Industrial Arts
  • Welcome to Wahaha International School!

    Wahaha International School located in Hangzhou, China, is a private, non-profit elementary and middle school dedicated to preparing Chinese national and expat students for an international future through a dual language immersion curriculum focused on inquiry-based learning. Our school serves students having varying levels of English language ability, from proficient English speakers to students needing ESOL support and instruction. The school is co-educational, boasts small class sizes, state-of-the-art facilities and a strong academic program rooted in Western educational best practices. Our inquiry-model curriculum is supported by a project based learning environment that drives students to take responsibility for their own learning and prepares them to be self-directed, independent learners. The campus is located in the Shangcheng District of Hangzhou and is also home to our sister school Wahaha Bilingual School (WBS). Learn more about us...


    Job Requirements

    • Qualifications:
      • Native English Speaker preferred, TOEFL Certification required
      • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education or a related technology field required.
      • Teaching certification with the appropriate endorsement to teach Technology issued by an accredited governing State or Country licencing authority.
      • Must have experience in one or more of the following: Engineering and Electronics, Architectural/Engineering Drawing, Modeling/Simulation (Computer Science) and/or Computer Systems Technology (Networking).
      • 2+ years teaching experience
      • Must possess the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
      • Enthusiastic, outgoing nature
      • Ability to embrace a team teaching concept
      • Ability to work in a team
      • Enthusiasm for new cultures and experiences
      • Creative problem solving skills
      • Flexibility

      Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes a monthly housing allowance, a one-time settling in allowance, and an annual round-trip international air ticket to home of record. Worldwide Medical Health Insurance is included, excluding USA coverage. School will sponsor a “Z” visa for successful candidates.
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred

    Contact Information

    • Bruce Major, Head of Schools
    • 5 Yaojiang Road
    • Hangzhou, China 310008

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