The Wasatch Academy US Diploma Program is seeking an Upper School Mathematics Teacher for its South Nanjing campus. This is a Direct-Hire Position
Position: Mathematics (1)
Offered Classes: Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus AB/BC, AP Statistics
Current Period Load: 20 forty-five minute periods
Class Sizes: 20-24 students
Orientation Dates: August 27th-31st, 2018
First Day of School: September 3rd, 2018
About Wasatch Academy
Established in 1875 and located in central Utah, Wasatch Academy is a high renowned private boarding school that educates students from over 40 countries and 30 U.S. states. Today the school instructs more than 400 students providing outstanding educational opportunities to a richly diverse student body. The school has been voted best-in-state for seven years running. In 2008, Wasatch Academy recognized the need for forming international partnerships. The current Wasatch International Partnership Program encompasses a broad range of possible relationships, including agreements with schools or institutions that provide educational student and teacher exchanges to dual diploma programs.
The Wasatch Academy Diploma Program offers an academic program where students who are enrolled in a Dual Diploma Program at Wasatch Academy’s partner high schools in the People’s Republic of China are eligible to receive credits for specified academic courses taught by Wasatch Academy teachers. After successful completion of the set credit requirements, students enrolled in the Dual Diploma Program will obtain an American high school graduation diploma from Wasatch Academy and a Chinese graduation diploma from the partner local public high school
Teachers are responsible for the organization and execution of the classes they teach, for participation in various departmental and school groups and endeavors, and for participating in other capacities as assigned by the administration. Students are selected and enrolled in the program based on prior academic achievement, provincial high school entry exams (中考), partner school entry requirements and personal interviews as required. Wasatch Academy's partner locations are widely recognized as some of the leading public high schools in China. Wasatch Academy also partners with the AHEAD Education Group to manage program administration, logistics, and HR.
•Teach a full-time class load as assigned, with a focus on student-centered and project based learning.
•Communicate and co-ordinate with US campus to organize and run class according to Wasatch Academy's academic guidelines and standards.
•Co-ordinate and co-operate with Chinese partner admin and faculty for program administration, development, and class organization.
•Assess and report on students’ progress and grades in a timely and organized manner to the home campus and China-based admin.
•Communicate with parents effectively and frequently through regularly scheduled progress reports and at other times as necessary, most particularly when students encounter difficulty.
•Coordinating and communicating with local school and partner staff regarding program day to day operations
•Provide individual or small-group academic help to students.
•Co-ordinate an extra-curricular activity
•Perform other duties as necessary or as assigned.
•Competitive strong base salary based on years of experience, qualifications, position, and placement.
•Furnished condo-style housing or housing allowance (~¥3000-3500)
•Round-trip to and from US/Canada point of hire (overseas hire) and school center OR ¥8500 annual travel allowance (local hire).
•Work visas, foreign expert certificates, residence permits, and other China required employment paperwork.
•PAID holidays (10-12 weeks), sick days, personal days,
•Retention and re-signing allowances
•Domestic health insurance
•Income tax remittance service and paperwork
•Professional development and link to academic support to American home campus.
•Teacher orientation and training.
•Other relocation allowances for overseas hires (by case)
•Bachelor’s degree in teaching field preferred, Master’s degree desirable.
•Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience in teaching subject or related field (visa requirement)
•Background or experience in Western school system strongly preferred
•Legally able to work under the labor laws of the People’s Republic of China (degree authentication, background check, etc)
•Demonstrated interest in the G9-12 education of students.
•Fluency with computer technology.
•Ability to work cooperatively and diplomatically with students, parents, faculty, staff, and administration in a foreign cultural environment.
•Ability and motivation to work cross-culturally.
•Commitment to student learning and to continued professional development.
•Ability to engage in student-centered and project based learning.
Thank you for your interest in this position. Our US and China-based administrators are free to answer any questions you may have about the program and position.
- Company type:
- Recruiter Type: Employer
- Industry type: Education/Training/Universities and Colleges
In partnership with an award winning American NAIS high school, AHEAD oversees three year American high school diploma programs for high achieving students centered around the curriculum of the American NAIS partner school. AHEAD is the also the largest source of students in China for Australia’s G-8 Universities through its University of New South Wales (UNSW) High School Program, the #1 Australian offshore program in China.
The AHEAD Education Group's academic center partners are nationally ranked top high schools across China. AHEAD's overarching raison d'etre is to establish and coordinate international educational solutions for the brightest and most capable Chinese students seeking admittance to top universities in the United States, Canada, Australia and beyond.
- Current Location: Nanjing China
- Address: Nanjing, Hangzhou, Xi'an, Suzhou, Wuxi, Kunshan, Xuzhou, Zhengzhou