Primary Home Room Teacher, Beijing BISS International School

Beijing BISS International School

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Specific duties and responsibilities of the Primary Home Room Teacher will include, but will not be limited to the following:

  • Planning: To plan and prepare courses, schemes of work and individual lessons; appropriate to the needs, interests, experience and existing knowledge of the pupils in one’s class.
  • Setting and Supervising Work by Pupils: To teach a class or classes, sets, groups or individual pupils, and to set tasks to be undertaken, both at school and elsewhere.
  • Marking and Recording: To mark and assess pupils’ work and to record their development, progress and attainment.
  • Discipline And Relationships: To take responsibility for maintaining good order, discipline and respect for others, among the pupils, both inside and outside the classroom; to promote understanding of the school’s rules and values; to safeguard health and safety; and to develop relationships with and between pupils, conducive to optimum learning. Teachers are expected to role model appropriate use of language and communication.
  • Communication with Parents: To build and maintain co-operative relationships with parents and to communicate with them on pupils’ learning and progress, drawing attention to special skills and talents, as well as to problems or difficulties.
    The Classroom: To maintain an attractive, safe and stimulating classroom environment and to contribute to displays in the school as a whole.
  • Overall Policy and Review: To comply with all school policies and guidelines and take part in whole-school reviews of policy and aims.
  • Reports: To provide or contribute to oral and written assessments , reports and references relating to the development and learning of individual pupils and groups of pupils.
  • Review: To evaluate and review one’s own teaching methods, materials and schemes of work, and to make changes as appropriate.
  • Professional Development: To be up–to-date with current educational thinking and practices; to improve one’s pedagogy and understanding of pupils’behavior and development, both by study and by attendance at courses, workshops and meetings; and to participate in appraisals and reviews of one’s work, arranged by the Head.
  • Public Relations: To establish and maintain co-operative relationships with other Staff members, exhibit appropriate professional conduct and dress, and Communicate positive aspects of the school to the public.
  • School Life: To engage in various activities at the school, such as:
    • Serve as a homeroom/class teacher with responsibility, for the day-to-day pastoral care of students;
    • Participate in off-site student field trips;
    • Attend meetings such as staff and departmental meetings;
    • Carry out supervisory duties at break/lunch times and at the beginning or end of the school day;
    • Participate in parent-teacher meetings;
    • Attend special events and support student functions outside of the regular school day;
    • Serve on committees, as required;
    • Lead / assist at least one co-curricular activity for students;
    • Teach after-school enrichment classes for students identified as needing enrichment or additional reinforcement;
    • Providing substitution for other teachers on need based, as required by the Heads and Programme Coordinators.
  • Working days: To maintain regular attendance during all scheduled school days and on those Saturdays when attendance is required for a school and / or staff event /workshop.
  • Additional Duties: To perform any additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Head.


  • English: speaks English at an idiomatic level”
  • Chinese: basic (preferred)
  • Must Currently in China
  • Minimum of 2 year experience in related fields
  • Teaching qualification of IB PYP (preferred)
  • Bachelor degree at least
  • A teaching certificate from your home country (or another English peaking country)
  • Collaboration with Education Assistants and all other teachers and staff
  • Applying constructivist, inquiry approaches to all teaching and learning
  • Differentiating learning for students as necessary
  • Developing our curriculum and program further in collaboration with other teachers and staff
  • Commitment and motivation toward continual professional development
  • Open-mindedness to Japanese culture and customs in the workplace
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  • Total Jobs 1 Jobs
  • Location Beijing
  • Full Address 中国北京市朝阳区安贞西里四区
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  • School Type International School