Kindergarten English Class Teacher

  • Deadline:
  • China: No. 2 Meizhiguo Huayuan, JIangning, Nanjing.
  • St John's College School Nanjing
  • Experience: 2 YEARS
  • Positions: 2
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

Our children are cared for by three professional teachers; a Mandarin-speaking Class Teacher, a Mandarin-speaking Chinese Teaching Assistant (CTA) and an English Class Teacher (ECT), as well as a Child Care Assistant, who work together to provide a bilingual play-based learning environment that focuses on child-led activities that promote the growth of all areas of a child's development.

Details of Position

St Johns College School Nanjing is recruiting kindergarten English Class Teachers to teach and care for students from 1.5-6 years old from August 2019.

St Johns College School Nanjing opened its doors for the first time in China in 2018, instilling the ethos and values and following the teaching methodology of the famous St Johns College School, in Cambridge, UK. St Johns has long enjoyed a national reputation in the UK for the exceptional quality of education and care it provides.


Person Specification
The successful candidate must offer the following:
native level English speaker
a CELTA, TESOL or other qualification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
an honours degree in an appropriate discipline
experience of teaching English to young learners in a kindergarten
knowledge of the UK Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum
an interest in specialised subjects such as Music, Drama or P.E. an advantage
a First Aid qualification or a willingness to undertake First Aid training
some knowledge of Mandarin Chinese would be useful but not essential.
a commitment to developing the individual talents and meeting the individual needs of each child
a commitment to the pastoral care of, and respect for, children
an ability to communicate with and co-operate with colleagues

Overall, the successful candidate can look forward to working within an outstanding environment for the care and education of young children in China.

provide excellent English teaching to children through teacher-led carpet sessions and during independent learning
plan high-quality lessons that make English learning fun and engaging for young children
provide excellent pastoral care for students during and outside of class time
take on supervision duties during break time to support the overall running of the school
uphold the values and ethos of the school at all times through a mindful attitude and caring nature

Salary and Benefits

Terms of Employment
Approximately 40 hours working time per week
One-year full-time contract
Position subject to a successful police check and reference checks.

Remuneration and benefits
Competitive salary including housing allowance
Private Health Insurance with AIA
Return flight ticket
Chinese lessons
Comprehensive training programme including internal training in Nanjing and training with St Johns, Cambridge.

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