PYP Coordinator position in Beijing

Posted: April 13, 2019
Expires: July 12, 2019

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School Details
-Introduction of Institution/School;
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students. We follow safe recruitment practices which are aligned to the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.
-Downtown Area or not: Yes

Job Details
-Job Title: PYP Coordinator
-Number needed: 1
-Work location: Beijing
-Student's ages: Age 5 to 11
-Work content:
1. Know students and how they learn
2. Plan for and implement effective learning and teaching
3. Asses, provide feedback and report on student learning and progress
4. Develop supportive and safe learning environments
5. Demonstrate International-mindedness and Global Citizenship
6. Engage Professionally in Learning and with the Community

Additional expectations:
- Actively support the continuous innovation and the development of curriculum
- Teach lessons as agreed with the Principle
- Lead and or support a minimum of one (1) co-curricular activity
- Lead, attend and participate constructively in staff meetings
- Lead and participate (including preparing students/activities) in assembles, celebrations and extra-curricular events
- Collaborate with colleagues' schools and sister schools to share best practices around the network and participate in group-wide events as appropriate
- Lead and support service learning and sustainability practices, events and programs
- Other teaching and learning related tasks as determined by the Head of School

Career Path:

This position can basically go in the direction of the Principal, and might be in charge of another campus in Singapore in the future (with more than 1000 students).

-Nationality: Native English speaker
1. Bachelor's degree in relevant/specialist subject area.
2. Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) or equivalent.
3. Qualified Teacher Status in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, UK, and USA.
4. Preferred: Master degree; an internationally recognized leadership qualification
Age Required: 38-50

Teaching Experience:
1. Experience: Minimum 2 years' experience in teaching inquiry-based learning (or PYP curriculum) within Elementary school

2. Skills:
-Demonstrated success in working with secondary school students and in a school leadership role
- A strong understanding of progressive pedagogy
- Effective planning and time management
- Creative and effective use of resources, including education technology
- Ability to maintain student focus and active engagement on learning
- Positive management of behavior
-Strong, clear communication and listening skills
- Adaptable to varying contexts and an enthusiasm for working with Chinese colleagues and parents
-Experience in working with EAL/ELL students
-Enthusiasm for curriculum study and development
-Demonstrated experience in using a variety of assessment and feedback techniques and in raising achievement and setting aspirational targets

3. Preferred:
-IB Trainer
- Some proficiency in oral Chinese Mandarin would be an advantage but is not a requirement
-An internationally recognized leadership qualification

Terms of Employment
-Starting: ASAP
-Salary and benefit package: Negotiable