Primary Art Teacher
Location: Kunming, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Experience: 2+ years, IB experience preferred but not essential
Sponsorship: Single Teachers, married teachers, married teaching couples
Salary: Excellent monthly salary plus benefits
Contract: 2 years
School Vision/Ethos: A new addition to a school group with campuses throughout China, this is a beautiful and modern campus located in the new district of Chenggong, Kunming with a capacity of 1200 students. The campus features large, bright classrooms customized using a modern approach to classroom design with vertical whiteboards, pinboards and digital projector. The school aims to provide students with safe and fun facilities including two libraries, a dance and music classroom, an art classroom, indoor and outdoor sports and play areas, and cafe areas. The curriculum framework and educational philosophies continue to embrace the Chinese National Curriculum standards in Language and Mathematics while structured within the IB frameworks. Drawing upon the best of classical and modern education, infusing Eastern and Western cultures by applying an international approach
Location overview: Located in the South West of China, Kunming is the transportation hub of China's southern Yunnan province. It is known as the 'Spring City' for its equable climate and is home to numerous golf courses. There are numerous restaurants serving traditional Yunnanese cuisine and shopping areas like the Bird and Flower Market, a busy bazaar. There are bridges and pavilions that cross the islands of Cui Hu (Green Lakes), which is a beautiful park designed in the 17th century and is sometimes described as a 'Jade in Kunming'. In addition, there are plenty of temples to visit and amongst the locals, there is certainly an easy-going nature.
Requirements: Applicants must have at least 2 years of post-qualifying experience. IB experience is preferred but they will accept applications from strong teachers without previous IB experience. There is a wide variety of nationalities at the school and they will happily accept applications from qualified teachers from all English-speaking countries. The school are looking for qualified and professional teachers to help continue the school's growth. The school likes teachers who are driven, motivated individuals, team players and can contribute to extra-curricular activities.
Package: A very good monthly salary with benefits including: Annual flight allowance, good housing allowance, settling in payment, medical cover and free tuition for up to 3 dependents.