Science Teacher, Early Childhood

  • 爱文世界学校
  • Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China
  • Jun 04, 2021
Pre-school Academic/Teaching Mgt.

Job Description

Position: Science Teacher, Early Childhood (grades T-K, ages 2-5)

Location: Shenzhen, China

Start Date: August 2021

WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?

A top-tier school, already operating in New York and Sao Paulo and offering a truly global education, will open in

Shenzhen in August 2019 and expand to more leading global cities in coming years. Teaching and learning through

language immersion and challenging interdisciplinary projects. A culture of creativity, entrepreneurship and deep

collaboration. State-of-the-art technology. Brilliant colleagues, with diverse experience, creating a unique educational

experience together. Unparalleled opportunities for learning and career growth. There is no place quite like Avenues.

DEEP COLLABORATION, CONSTANT EVOLUTION

Collaboration here isn't a buzzword: it's woven into everything we do. Teacher teams collaborate to nurture their

students' social, emotional and academic growth. Teachers share responsibility for curriculum and plan together daily.

This intense collaboration is exciting: we're always evolving, learning from each other and seeking to improve.

LANGUAGE IMMERSION

Avenues students will graduate fluent in a second language and at ease beyond their borders. To this end, children in

Avenues Shenzhen alternate between learning in English and in Mandarin Chinese.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

At Avenues, science in the primary grades begins with an exploratory lab in which students interact with a variety of

materials and begin implementing the scientific method to learn about the world around them. Science teachers also

work closely with class teachers and other specialists (like library, art and music teachers) to design interdisciplinary

learning experiences. You will also:

  • Develop and teach an inquiry-based science curriculum that engages all students
  • Support all students’ maturation and development, targeting support to address individual needs
  • Build a warm, supportive, respectful learning atmosphere
  • Collaborate intensively and daily with colleagues to continually improve student learning and school culture
  • Inspire trust and confidence among parents and families
  • Participate actively in ongoing, intensive professional learning

WHAT YOU BRING

  • 2+ years of teaching experience with children ages 3-8; science teaching experience strongly preferred
  • Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
  • Deep dedication to learning and developing as an educator
  • Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning
  • Professional fluency in English or Mandarin Chinese; if Chinese fluent, proficient in English
  • Bachelor’s degree; relevant graduate degree highly preferred

WHAT YOU RECEIVE

  • Unparalleled career growth opportunities, like a well-defined career pathway and chances to teach abroad
  • The thrill of a start-up, in an organization with a proven track record of results
  • Frequent feedback and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning
  • The chance to impact education by demonstrating what's possible
  • Competitive compensation and greater rewards for growing your impact
  • A beautiful and uplifting school environment

Contract Type

Full-time

Expected candidates from countries/areas like

China