Academic English Teacher => Relocate to China
Athena Academic English
Waitara, NZ
5d ago
source : LaowaiCareer

Job Description :

Location : Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Ningbo

Working Hours : Wednesday to Friday 1-8pm, Saturday to Sunday 9am-6pm. The work time will be changed for different campus.

Job Overview :

This individual will be primarily a professional teacher who delivers and manages high quality and engaging lessons across the Athena curriculum.

This individual will also be expected to engage with a professional, collaborative culture of personal and departmental responsibility and ongoing improvement and growth.

Job Responsibilities :

  • Uphold the highest standards of professional behavior, communication, attitude and appearance as per the Athena Employee Handbook.
  • Set high expectations that inspire, motivate and challenge students.
  • Plan and teach outstanding and engaging lessons that meet course syllabus goals and objectives while applying Athena teaching approaches.
  • Effectively deploy a range of strategies to manage and develop the classroom environment to create a welcoming, open, effective and positive learning environment.
  • Differentiate class instruction, activities and resources in order to maximize learning opportunities for all learners.
  • Apply appropriate forms of assessment to monitor student progress.
  • Provide timely and effective student feedback.
  • Update, maintain and submit a record of attendance, assessment and lesson planning using Athena course files.
  • Write student reports and participate in teacher-parent meetings as per Athena Guidelines.
  • Conduct student screeners and placement as per Athena guidelines.
  • Attend and positively contribute questions, solutions and updates to weekly center staff meeting.
  • Share teaching resources with colleagues at all Athena centers.
  • Actively participate in professional development, including training workshops and peer observations while implementing suggestions for improvement.
  • Engage reflectively and positively with the routine and ongoing teacher appraisal process.
  • Support the Center Manager and Center Head Teacher / Associate Head Teacher with marketing events.
  • Requirements :

  • Must have a minimum of 1-2 years of teaching experience related to the teaching of reading, writing and / or general English courses;
  • OR a well-recognised TESOL qualification (120 hours+).

  • Bachelor’s degree in either Arts or Sciences. Preference currently given to candidates with a scientific or technical background.
  • Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Good understanding of good classroom practice and key principles of child learning.
  • Experience of developing own lesson plans and resources while working towards set goals and objectives.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with others to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Ability to communicate through verbal and written means with individuals and small groups at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong organizational skills and time management skills; ability to be flexible and solve problems.
  • Experience in managing multiple tasks and the ability to deal positively with obstacles to progress.
  • Desired Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong understanding and application of educational concepts and learning principles to classroom practice.
  • Experience and competence with digital technology in the classroom.
  • Prior experience with teaching programming, electronics and technology.
  • Prior experience in international departments and / or international school settings.
  • Benefits : Benefits


    1. Monthly housing allowance 2000-4000 RMB

    2. Legal Work Visa

    3. Annual bonus : up to 1-month salary (based on performance)

    4. 11 days paid annual leave plus 11 days local statutory holidays

    5. Top level global medical insurance : MSH

    6. Annual health check

    7. Annual flight allowance up to 6000rmb

    8. 7 nights accommodation upon arrival

    9. Airport pickup service

    Skills :

    Classroom Management, English Teaching, Lesson Planning

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