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Integrated Math Teacher - Primary Division - Avenues Shenzhen

Shenzhen, China
Primary Division (Shenzhen)

Position: Integrated Math Teacher (grades 1-5)

Location: Shenzhen, China

Start Date: ASAP

WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?

A top-tier school, already operating in New York and Sao Paulo and offering a trulyglobal education, will open in Shenzhen in August 2019 and expand to more leading global cities in coming years. Teaching and learning through language immersion and challenging interdisciplinary projects. A culture of creativity, entrepreneurship and deep collaboration. State-of-the-art technology. Brilliant colleagues, with diverse experience, creating a unique educational experience together. Unparalleled opportunities for learning and career growth. There is no place quite like Avenues.

DEEP COLLABORATION, CONSTANT EVOLUTION

Collaboration here isn't a buzzword: it's woven into everything wedo. Teacher teams collaborate to nurture their students' social, emotional and academic growth. Teachers share responsibility for curriculum and plan together daily. This intense collaboration is exciting: we're always evolving, learning from each other and seeking to improve.

LANGUAGE IMMERSION

Avenues students will graduate fluent in a second languageand at ease beyond their borders. To this end, children in Avenues Shenzhen alternate between learning in English and in Mandarin Chinese. 

THE OPPORTUNITY

Avenues is seeking an Integrated Math Teacher to join the team of inspiring educators in the Primary Division, grades 1-5. This course will be conducted in Chinese. The Integrated math teacher creates opportunities for students to connect math knowledge to real life and apply what they have learned from their homeroom math to solve real world problems. Teachers will give students opportunities to solve real world problems that require longer time and interdisciplinary concepts and skills, such as mathematical modeling, engineering design thinking and computational thinking. This course builds students’ confidence, interest, perseverance and mathematical thinking skills in learning math by involving them in  projects utilizing problems they might encounter in real life. 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Create opportunities for students to apply what they have learnedfrom their homeroom math to solve real-world problems. Involve students to solve problems that require longer time and interdisciplinary concepts and skills, such as mathematical modeling, engineering design thinking, and computational thinking.
  • Build students’ confidence, interest, and perseverance in learning mathby involving them in doing projects to solve real-world problems.
  • Develop students’ mathematical thinking by solving real-world problems utilizing mathematical approaches.
  • Collaborate with the instructional coach to write, design and adapt integrated math curriculum in order to engage all learners in meaningful real world problem solving that requires critical thinking skills.  Ensures consistent delivery of curriculum and high quality instruction throughout each grade.

WHAT YOU BRING

  • 3 + years math related teaching experience, STEM teaching experience is a plus. 

  • Strong math content knowledge of China and international math curriculum. Deep understanding of the enlightening development of mathematics
  • Passion for math and proven expertise developing deep mathematical understanding in all students.
  • Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
  • Very creative, resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning  
  • Chinese native speaker and professional fluency in English 
  • Bachelor’s degree; relevant graduate degree highly preferred

WHAT YOU RECEIVE

  • Unparalleled career growth opportunities, like a well-defined career pathway and chances to teach abroad
  • The thrill of a start-up, in an organization with a proven track record of results 
  • Frequent feedback and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning 
  • The chance to impact education by demonstrating what's possible 
  • Competitive compensation and greater rewards for growing your impact 
  • A beautiful and uplifting school environment

TO APPLY

Apply through this https://www.avenues.org/careers/. Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role at Avenues Shenzhen would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. If you have any questions, please email Chinacareers@avenues.org.  

 

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