Teaching Assistant

GTIIT-Affiliated International School

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The Teaching Assistant (TA) supports the work of teachers and school both inside and outside of the classroom with tasks and responsibilities that promote student learning (academic, social-emotional, and physical, behavioral) and school functions. The TA is hired primarily to support students, and secondarily to conduct clerical or other school functioning tasks. During the school’s start-up phase, TAs will be directed by classroom teachers, and evaluated by the Director through cumulative feedback from the classroom teachers as well as direct observations of performance. The TA will need to have the flexibility to work with students from 3-years-old to grade 8.



·       Assist teachers with planning and preparation of lessons, projects and experiments

·       Assist teachers in leveraging Chinese language and culture with families and in the classroom, including but not limited to, translation

·       Assist teachers in facilitating classroom activities such as small group instruction, station work, and cooperative learning experiences

·       Maintain routines and use positive and collaborative approaches to student behavior management, effectively approaching student misbehaviors as learning opportunities and following the school behavior policy

·       Assist with student interventions (academic, social-emotional, behavioral) as directed by lead teacher

·       Ensure approach with students reflects and supports multiple forms of diversity and is responsive to a diverse learning community

·       Assist with student assessments and recording of assessment data

·       Follow direction from teachers while being proactive in TA role

·       Maintain confidentiality and school fidelity in all communication with other employees, parents, and outside persons; refer sensitive communications to teacher or school administration

·       Act as a substitute teacher when teachers take leave (both planned and unplanned) or due to any immigration delays

·       Attend all assigned meetings and professional development sessions

·       Plan and teach after school classes and holiday camps, maintaining responsibility for student success through adequate behavior management and high expectations

·       Monitor and assist students on playgrounds, lunches, and other assigned duty times

·       Assist before, during, and after school functions

·       Assist overseas staff with navigating everyday life in Shantou at times when they are unable to proceed independently due to the language barrier

·       Maintain open and proactive communication with other school staff

·       Assist in arranging field trips and special events that enhance the curricular program

·       Support the development of strong, positive relationships with GTIIT University through collaboration with other departments and personnel as needed

·       Maintain classroom supplies, school libraries, and play equipment

·       Perform other duties as required


Preferred Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field, or working toward degree

2. Excellent communication skills, including strong English skills

3. The ability to work with people from a variety of nationalities

4. Experience working in a school setting



Please forward your Chinese and English resume in word/PDF format to the below email: hr@gtiit-bilingual.org

Learn more at https://www.gtiit.edu.cn/en/viewRecruit.aspx?flowNo=1301

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  • Location Shantou
  • Full Address 241 Daxue Road, Jinping District, Shantou, Guangdong Province, China
  • Homepage URL www.gtiit-bilingual.org