Homeroom/English Teacher- August 2024

June 11, 2024

Job Description

Position Overview:

We seek a dedicated, passionate and inspiring Primary School Teacher to join our team. As a Prep School teacher, you will teach a diverse range of subjects to our Prep 1 to 7 pupils, including English, Maths, Inquiry, and Computing in a stimulating and supportive learning environment. Our pupils follow a bespoke English Language programme based on best practices from around the world and are assessed on The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) system as well as in-house English language progress assessments. As our pupils progress through the year groups, our mission is to prepare them so they are on track for success in IGCSE examinations in the future. At present, our pupils move on to either Bromsgrove School UK for their Senior School education or to other reputable Senior Schools of choice.

Mission: To empower students to pursue excellence in its many forms and acquire the skills necessary to become critical thinking, self-actualised problems solvers and compassionate global citizens.

Qualifications:

1. Create an outstanding learning environment that promotes intellectual curiosity and a love of learning.

2. Build strong routines for pupils to enhance their sense of well-being and belonging.

3. Offer all pupils in your care respect, equity, and opportunities.

4. Engage in parent communication and offer opportunities for parents to engage in learning.

5. Document learning to recognise and value pupils’ achievements, celebrate successes and plan for the next steps.

6. Initiate, innovate, and inspire pupils and colleagues while planning collaboratively with others to teach the BMH English Curriculum to your classes.

7. Undertake Co-Curricular Activities to enrich pupil learning and participate in events to build community, celebrate success and showcase learning to parents.

8. Provide in loco parentis homeroom provision as an English-speaking homeroom teacher together with a Chinese bilingual homeroom teacher.

9. Teach primarily English and some periods of Maths, Inquiry or Computing (specific arrangements will depend on the year group you are assigned to).

10. Receive several PPA (planning, preparation and assessment) periods across the week during the school day.

11. Work alongside a Chinese bilingual banzhuren to lead the morning registration, ERIC (Everyone Reading in Class) or Phonics session and the end-of-day Pack and Snack session.

Location:

Our campus is located on the property owned by Mission Hills and immediately adjacent to the Mission Hills resort in Shenzhen, China. By subway, it is only 45 minutes from Shenzhen City Centre and Hong Kong Island just 2 hours from our door.

Benefits:

As a Primary School Teacher in the vibrant and verdant city of Shenzhen, you’ll enjoy a range of benefits that include:

• Competitive International School salary with annual gratuity.

• Annual flight allowance for expatriates and family members.

• One-time relocation allowance with airport pick-up.

• Subsidy towards housing in the beautiful Mission Hills resort for expatriates and family members.

a)     Free five-star hotel stay provided while looking for accommodation.

b)     Translation support from our school bilingual staff when accommodation hunting.

• Subsidy on school tuition fees for up to two children.

a)     Subsidy application paperwork assisted by HR.

b)     Admission procedure assistance provided.

• International in-patient healthcare, personal accident insurance and out-patient allowance for expatriates and family members.

a)     Medical trip arrangements available for teachers and family members.

b)    Car service and translation assistance provided.

• Fully paid holidays: Summer, Christmas, Chinese New Year and other national holidays.

• Professional Development opportunities.

• Entitled to elite Mission Hills Group benefits, which include:

a)      Access to Mission Hills facilities, including school sports field, park, and nature trails.;

b)     Neighbouring resort swimming pool;

c)     Some access to golf and tennis with staff discount.

Note: HR carefully takes care of Work Permit and Residence Permit paperwork, with all costs covered by the school.

Application Information:

Please send your application to JasmineYao@bmh.education and include:

1. A full CV with photo: including email addresses and phone numbers of at least 3 referees – one of whom should be your current Head Teacher/ Director/ Supervisor;

2. A letter explaining what you would bring to the position if successfully

3. One page statement of educational philosophy.

Note: feel free to add HR person Jasmine Yao on WhatsApp( +86 13682456157), Skype (yaoxianli57), FaceTime ( +86 13682456157) or WeChat (via +86 13682456157).

Interview Procedure:

HR sets an interview directly with Head of School.

Websites and School Address:

1. Bromsgrove School Mission Hills: http://www.bromsgrove-mh.com/en-us/

2. Mission Hills Group: http: //missionhillschina.com

3. BMH is located at No.8 Mission Hills Rd, Longhua, Shenzhen, China.

Please note this position is subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure. Bromsgrove School Mission Hills (BMH) is committed to equality and diversity. BMH is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.