Primary School Homeroom Job Description

Primary School Homeroom


Job Summary & Responsibilities

About the school:
  • Type of school: English language International School
  • City: Songjiang district, Shanghai
  • Start date: Fall 20'
  • Salary:200,000 - 275,000 RMB/year
  • Additional salary for HOD
  • Age of students: Primary school
  • Total hours/week: 40 hours
About the contract
  • Contract length:12 months
  • Arrival: airport pick up, 7+ days free stay in school dorm, and cultural orientation
  • Bonus:1 month salary paid as performance bonus at end of contract
  • Housing:Not included
  • Vacation:11 Chinese National holidays, 1 month paid for Chinese New Year, paid summer holiday
  • Health Insurance:yes
  • Work VISA provided:yes
  • Meals:School lunch provided
  • Tuition discount for children
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or above
  • 2 years verifiable teaching experience or 1 year + 120 HR TEFL
  • Teaching license/PGCE/B.Ed/Relevant degree strongly preferred
  • Between ages of 24 - 50
  • Native English speaker & citizen of USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia or New Zealand
Position description:
Primary home room teachers are classroom teachers, bonding with their students by interacting with the same class each day but also taking opportunities to teach other classes and mix classes for several special subjects. Besides teaching 19 periods per week, classroom teachers spend time with these students at lunch, at recess, on field trips and more. Each teacher partners with a Chinese co-teacher who shares equal responsibility for the class.

Duties of teachers include preparing, teaching and conducting exams in Science, Social Studies, Citizenship, English, math, one self-chosen Enrichment class, and all aspects of English language. Additionally, teachers maintain regular office hours for administrative duties and communicating with parents, Our teachers enjoy competitive salary, comprehensive insurance, and a foreign leader that understands the challenges of living abroad. Our teachers should be cooperative, driven self-starters of professional demeanor and appearance. we seek creative, energetic, patient teachers who demonstrate a genuine love of children.

Job Summary

Type of School
Primary/Elementary School
Start Date
Require teaching licence?
Number of Positions
200,000 - 275,000 RMB/year + Bonus & Benefits
Contract Length
1 year

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