ESL Teacher

  • 深圳艺校福田泰然学校
  • Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China
  • Jun 10, 2021
Primary, Middle School ESL

Job Description

1,双语部ESL老师,主要教授 4678年级 薪资范围20-25k税前含房补


The ESL SST position is designed to provide small group push-in and pull out remedial instruction and support to students in elementary and middle school grades who have been identified based on the criteria listed in the ESL Overview. The ESL SST will utilize his or her knowledge of literacy and second language acquisition to support homeroom teachers and students

The ESL SST teacher meets and collaborates with the homeroom classroom teacher to;

  1. Plan a schedule of push-in and pull-out support
  2. Coordinate activities and instruction to match the learning standards and assignments being instructed during ELA classroom time
  3. Advise on strategies, resources, and accommodations for ESL students
  4. Provide additional support with behavioral challenges in the classroom if needed
  5. Co-teach lessons or provide leveled guiding reading to students who are approaching grade level and are ESL students (Note: This can sometimes include students who do not receive formal ESL support)
  6. Progress monitor ESL students frequently using fluency checks, comprehension checks and/or running records and adjust the level and/or frequency of support if the student is not making adequate progress
  7. Provide written information and input for report cards and progress reports
  8. Meet with parents to discuss student progress and additional support required



Additional responsibilities may include:

  1. Filling in for homeroom teachers who are absent – being the backup homeroom teacher for others
  2. In the unlikely event when a homeroom teacher has been absent for a long period of time, ESL SST might be transferred to the homeroom position for rest of school year with mutual agreement.
  3. Conducting admission assessments for new students applying to school and recommending appropriate grade level, department, and ESL support
  4. If needed, plan and implement a specialized individual education plan for individual low level language learners
  5. Providing additional below grade level reading wonders instructions to bilingual department students in the afternoon.



Working hours are approximately as follows:

  • 5 classes maximum per day / 25 hours per week
  • Teaching hours from 8:00 to 16:30
  • Office hours from 7:30am to 16:30
  • Monday to Friday



Educational background preferably required for this position:

  1. Holder of Bachelor's Degree or above, with Teacher's Certification in ESL
  2. American, British, Canadian, Australian, New Zealander or South African (i.e. Native English speakers) would be considered more desirable
  3. Minimum 2 years of teaching experience
  4. Contract duration: Starting from one year minimum, and more desirable if you have plans to consider settling in China for two or more years



Points to be further considered:

  • Elementary teaching experience essential (K-6)
  •  Teaching experience in a multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to collaborate with local Chinese working partners and international working partners, teachers and school staff
  • Capable in developing positive relationship with students and parents
  • Be able to apply constructive and inquisitive approach in teaching students, and assist students learning
  • Competent in differentiating and identifying students various needs and provide a catering and fluid educational approach
  • Acquiring skills in developing school curriculum and program further in collaboration with other teachers and staff
  • Showing commitment and self-initiation towards continual professional development
  • Having keenness or holding open-mindedness to Asian/Chinese culture and customs in the workplace
  • Further desirable if applicant could show us with a cultivated background with professional code of conduct e.g. proper dress code, neatness and punctuality, team playing skills
  • Candidates will be more considered with positive outlook in life and healthy in physical condition in general



Additional Allowances and Benefits:

  1. On-going professional development
  2. Pay during winter/summer holiday
  3. Travelling allowances: 10,000RMB inclusive for travelling to home country or other destinations annually
  4. Housing allowance
  5. School provides assistance in preparing needed documents for applying work visa
  6. Upon successful issuing of work visa, our school shall also cover your employment with proper local health insurance
  7. Free services available to help candidate in settling life in China including setting bank account, internet services and mobile phone etc.
  8.  Paid sick leave and personal leave
  9.  Free tuition for at least one child



If you are interested in developing in this career field and settling in professional teaching environment, please do not hesitate to contact us before our recruitment period ends for this semester.


Due to the large number of applications we get, we will only contact applicants deemed suitable for an interview. Make sure your cover letter is addressed specifically to Futian International Fine Arts School and share with us your reason(s) in having interests to working in China and with our school you are also welcome to elaborate further on how you think your skills acquired previously and experience could be an added-feature to our academic environment.



School Profile:

       Futian International & Fine Arts (FIFA) School originally founded as Shenzhen Art Primary School and is affiliated to the Shenzhen Art School. In 2006, under the management entrusted to Hong Kong Ngai Lam College Group, FIFA school has consistently operated for more than a decade, providing all aspects of educational needs as well as being one of the most prominent and profound fine arts school in Southern China.

      In October, 2011 FIFA International Department was established and joint with the regular schooling, introducing a bilingual program to the curriculum. This International Department is a comprehensive English immersion program including all the requirements from the Common Core States Standard (CCSS) of the USA for students to advance and excel. With the dedicated and thorough American curriculum as the main foundation, our fully functional Fine Arts Department is also renowned to the region. Website:


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UK., US., Canada, Australia, Newzealand, South Africa, Europe, Asia, Africa