Secondary English Teacher – August 2024

June 11, 2024

Job Description

Position Overview:

A talented teacher of English who can teach English as a Second Language is needed in this growing bilingual school which will have students in our Middle School from August 2024. Our students follow a bespoke English as a Second Language programme based on best practice from around the world and assessed on the Central European Framework for Languages levelled system. At present our students move on to 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. University degree (BA/B.Sc) or equivalent;

2. Teacher Qualifications (B.Ed/M.Ed/PGCE/QTS) or equivalent;

3. At least two years of relevant teaching experience;

4. English speaker.

Professional Knowledge and Understanding:

1.       Create outstanding learning environments;

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

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

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

5.       Collaborate with other teachers and administrators to support student learning and development;

6.       Document learning in order recognize and value children’s achievements, celebrate successes and plan for next steps;

7.       Initiate, innovate and inspire;

8.       Plan collaboratively with other English teachers to teach the BMH English Curriculum to your class;

9.       Provide constructive feedback to students to help them improve their language skills;

10.     Create a positive learning environment that promotes active participation, critical thinking, and creativity;

11.    Use a variety of teaching methods, materials, and technology to engage students and enhance their learning;

12.    Undertake Co-Curricular Activities to enrich student learning;

13.    Organise and participate in events in order to build community, celebrate success and showcase learning to parents.

Location:

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

Benefits:

As a Secondary 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 SLT.

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.