ESOL/EAL/Language Acquisition Teacher in China
Level: Ages 11-18 / Secondary
Start date: 1st August, 2018
Closing date: 8th June, 2018
Keystone Academy, a bilingual boarding and day school in Beijing, China, seeks an ESOL/EAL/Language Acquisition Teacher for its High School, starting in the 2018-2019 school year. 3 years prior teaching experience, full teaching qualification, English language acquisition (EAL) training and a desire to work in a highly collaborative environment are required. MYP and/ or DP training and experience working in a boarding school are advantages.
About the School
Keystone Academy, a world-class boarding and day school in Beijing, opened its doors in 2014 with nearly 300 students. Demand for the school has been such that it has already grown to more than 925 students by the opening of the 2016-17 school year. It is a school catering for Foundation year to Grade 12 with magnificent, purpose-built facilities. The school is located on a beautiful 20-acre site in the Shunyi area of northeast Beijing and the buildings reflect Chinese and Western architectural features, both inside and out. They aim to attract only the most outstanding educators drawn from around the world to join them as the School continues to grow. Keystone Academy has emerged from an urgent need for a new concept in the educational landscape in China and is a non-profit, self-governing, academically outstanding boarding and day school.
Keystone Academy offers a most unusual educational experience, weaving together the best of three educational traditions: the Chinese, the American, and the international. The Academy offers an innovative academic program that consists of a curriculum with a Chinese identity that explores China in a global context – its history, art, culture, politics and geography - at its core, combined with the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) for Primary School. Keystone is authorised to offer the IBDP, and is a candidate school for MYP.
Students receive dual language immersion education in their primary years and continue their learning in both Chinese and English in the Middle and High Schools. English instruction becomes more intensive and advanced in the Middle and High Schools to prepare students for the best universities and colleges in the world. Students will graduate from Keystone fluent in Chinese and English.
The extensive facilities include an exquisite performing arts building that will host visiting artists and musicians from around the world, state of the art dining commons and the most up to date science and IT laboratories. The residence halls for boarding students feature large two-person rooms, each of which has a private bathroom. Teaching faculty and administrators are accommodated in two, three, and four bedroom apartments. Athletic facilities include three separate indoor gymnasiums, a twenty-five meter swimming pool, several squash courts, a fitness & training center, and indoor and outdoor running tracks.
Salary and benefits package
Accommodation – Yes
Tax free salary – Salary paid net of tax
Flights – Yes
Medical insurance – Yes
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