- Address China
Closing date of applications
15 November 2023
1 February 2024
Date Contract Ends
Mathematics / Mathematics
Teacher / Teacher
Ages 4-11 / Primary and
Ages 4-11 / Primary
IB PYP / IB PYP
20,000 – 40,000
3 or more years experience
The heart of ISA’s philosophy is our belief that all children are naturally curious, INSPIRED; born to develop meaning with a strong desire to SUCCEED; and form meaningful interactions with family, peers, teachers, and community; ACT.
The heart of ISA’s philosophy is our belief that all children are naturally curious, INSPIRED; born to develop meaning with a strong desire to SUCCEED; and form meaningful interactions with family, peers, teachers, and community; ACT. The Math Teacher is inspired by the IB PYP model grounded in student autonomy and discovery of the world using the framework set by the Chinese National Curriculum. The Teacher will demonstrate practices that reflect this approach by encouraging student independence spontaneity and curiosity, and by always asking more questions than giving answers. Respect for our young learners is at the core of the Math program. The Math Teacher will collaborate with other subject teachers to make up the complete discipline of subjects offered.
Minimum Bachelor’s degree BA/BS in a mathematic-related field
Master’s level degree or above in the field of mathematics (or equivalent) preferred.
A recognized Teaching Qualification for the required age range (e.g. B.E.D., PGCe)
Minimum three years’ teaching experience in primary education.
Expected to hold a current IB training qualification, at a minimum of Category 1 level, within the
given subject area before taking up the position,
Previous experience in teaching the IB PYP is preferred, although outstanding candidates without prior IB experience will be considered,
Sensitive to the cultural differences found in China and the willingness to develop and maintain a
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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.
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 curriculum is preferred, high potential candidates without IB 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