Teacher of ELA

November 7, 2023

Job Description

Important dates

Closing date of applications
29 February 2024
Start date
12 August 2024

Date Contract Ends

Job details

English as an Additional Language / EAL
Teacher / Teacher
Ages 4-11 / Primary and
Ages 4-11 / Primary
Positions available
Contract type
Fixed / Renewable
Vacancy type
Full Time


2 or more years experience

ISA Science City International School is a world IB school providing a balanced education affording the intellectual, physical, emotional, and social growth of all students aged 2 to 18. We are seeking experienced and passionate educator for the position of ELA Teacher to start from August 2024

Major Responsibilities  

  1. Ensuring the creativity and high quality of teaching and learning of the class, assisted by a teaching assistant.         
  2. Organising the work of the teaching assistant.      
  3. Sharing responsibilities for curriculum development, display, performances, trips and organising some aspects of special events.     
  4. Fostering a caring atmosphere and showing commitment to the well-being and social and academic progress of each pupil.     
  5. Acting in accordance with relevant legislation in the PRC and Guangzhou, particularly with regards to educational provision, health and safety initiatives and safeguarding and ensure that all students and staff maintain these standards.

Key Requirements     

  1. University degree and a recognized qualification (such as PGCE) in Primary Education.
  2. High command of English level.
  3. Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience in Primary Years education, ideally with experience in an international educational setting.     
  4. Experience in teaching second language learners.    
  5. Strong knowledge and/or experience and/or enthusiasm to teach in the IB PYP curriculum framework.     
  6. Curriculum development knowledge.
  7. Be inter-culturally aware with well-developed interpersonal skills.     
  8. Be committed to ensuring high standards of teaching and learning.     
  9. Be collaborative and able to work as part of a team.

Application Process

Interested candidates please go to “APPLY FOR THIS JOB“.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend face-to-face and/or skype interview with our recruitment team.

Candidates are requested to provide three referees for pre-employment reference check from current and previous employers.  The referees must be the Principal, Head of school or the direct supervisor from the school management team.

ISA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Candidates must be prepared to undergo child protection screening and appropriate background check.

Please review with care the candidate pack shared for each specific position. 

General Requirements for International Teaching Positions

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject area
  • A recognized teaching qualification (e.g. BEd, PGCE)
  • Minimum two years’ experience of classroom teaching in mainstream education sector
  • Previous experience of teaching the IB/A-Level curriculum is preferred, high potential candidates without IB/A-Level experience might be considered
  • Well-versed in various teaching resources including digital tools to support and enhance teaching and learning
  • Sensitivity to the cultural differences
  • A willingness to actively participate in the academic enrichment and co-curricular programmes


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