Head Teacher

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  • Work Location
    Shenzhen
    Chinese Required
    No
    Experience Required
    3 Years
  • Qualification
    Bachelor Degree
    Salary (Monthly CNY)
    22000 - 25000
    Contract Type
    Full Time
  • Job Functions
    Education, Management, Teaching

As a head teacher you will manage the center academic department by maintaining pro-active oversight over key areas, providing remedial action and training where necessary. You will collaborate with the Center Manager to build business opportunities for the center and create a strong customer base and work to form a highly reputable center teaching team that is productive and accountable within the wider national team.

You will also be expected to foster a professional, collaborative culture of personal and departmental responsibility and ongoing improvement and growth.


Job Responsibilities:

Management (50%)

  • Pro-actively oversee and implement school’s curricula, screener and placement processes.
  • Monitor and report student’s assessment
  • Oversee teachers’ academic administration documents (i.e. lesson plans and course files) and share teaching resources with colleagues at other centers.
  • Organize teacher training workshops that respond Implement school’s standards for teacher appraisal, including scheduled lesson evaluations, check-in sessions and setting of individual objectives.
  • Maintain updated and accurate records of individual teacher training, observations and evaluations.
  • Mentor and coach individual teacher to help them achieve their development goals.
  • Support ongoing curriculum development of courses by retaining and sharing teaching resources and occasionally developing new resources under direction of Academic Management.
  • Organize and co-lead focused and action-oriented weekly meetings with center staff and teachers.
  • Complete all academic reporting as assigned by Academic Management.
  • Conduct interviews of new teachers for center, reporting feedback to HR.
  • Support the Centre Manager with business development. Help with sales, referral and marketing events.


Teaching (50%)

  • Plan and teach outstanding and engaging lessons that meet course syllabus goals and objectives
  • Effectively deploy a range of strategies to manage and develop the classroom environment
  • Differentiate class instruction, activities and resources in order to maximize learning opportunities
  • Apply appropriate forms of assessment to monitor student progress.
  • Provide timely and effective student feedback.
  • Update, maintain and submit a record of attendance, assessment and lesson planning
  • Write student reports and participate in teacher-parent meetings
  • Conduct student screening and placement


Minimum qualifications & experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in either Arts or Sciences.
  • Preference currently given to candidates with an English, Education or Science major.
  • A teaching qualification such as CELTA, TESOL, ideally at postgraduate level.
  • Minimum of three years of relevant teaching experience of reading, writing and/or general English courses.
  • Conversation classes would not count towards this experience.


Desired qualifications

  • Holds a postgraduate qualification in an education-related discipline, with post-qualification experience.
  • Experience of managing and collaborating across departments and/or locations.
  • Prior experience with curriculum development.
  • Prior experience with teaching programming, electronics, and technology.
  • Prior experience in international departments and/or international school settings.
  • Prior experience at English training centers.
  • Prior experience with IB PYP, Inquiry-based learning, Project-based learning.


Salary and benefits

  • Base Salary 22,000 to 25,000 CNY/ Month
  • Housing Allowance: 3,000 to 4,000 CNY/ Month
  • Contract completion: One month salary
  • 10 days annual leaves days + 11 days national holidays + 1 Christmas day
  • 12 days paid sick leave
  • Health insurance
  • Work visa allowance
  • Flight allowance up to 6,000 CNY
  • One week accommodation upon arrival