ES PYP Homeroom Teacher (Tentative)

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ES PYP Homeroom Teacher (Tentative)

Beijing, China
Western Academy of Beijing
Full Time
4th June 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
29th July 2021 11:59 PM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
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  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: 2 years
  • Job ID: 1155511


We are looking for a creative and inspiring teacher to teach PYP homeroom at WAB Elementary School. 

The ES homeroom teacher will work collaboratively in a learning community to develop units of inquiry, assessment strategies congruent with WAB's curriculum guidelines.

The ES homeroom  teacher will, whenever appropriate, employ an inquiry-based approach and differentiate lessons to support the learning styles of individual students. The ES homeroom  teacher is expected to contribute to the extra curricular activities of the school and be involved in school development. The ES homeroom teacher is responsible to the ES administration for implementing the PYP curriculum, assessment and reporting processes. 

The placement commences 1 August 2021. The initial contract is offered for two years subject to renewal. Please apply by following the link and submitting all the required documentation. 

Position:PYP Homeroom Teacher 

School Section: Elementary School 

Period of Appointment:   1 August 2021 to 31 July 2023 (subject to renewal) 


Teachers at WAB: 

Understand WAB's mission statement, core values and philosophy, and actively work to promote them; 

Contribute to activities which enhance the life of the school community; 

Demonstrate ongoing engagement with and understanding of China as WAB's host country; 

Participate in school wide and section specific school improvement initiatives; 

Engage in all duties relevant to supporting student learning; 

Fulfil quality assurance expectations and actively pursue professional growth. 

Communicates well with parents, colleagues and students in various learning situations.

Keep parents well informed of their child’s learning

Knowledge and application of: 

Contemporary teaching and learning theories and practices 

Collaborative planning 

Learning through Inquiry

Appropriate technologies to enhance learning on campus, online or hybrid setting

PYP curriculum preferred

Personal Skills and Abilities:​ 

Ability to connect with students, staff and parents, establishing effective collaborative working relationships 

Ability to communicate effectively, taking into account EAL community members 

Skills in working with a range of students of different abilities and backgrounds 

Skills in inquiry based and concept driven approaches 

Creativity, resilience and love of diversity

At least two years working experience: 

​As a full time elementary Teacher in a classroom setting 

With a diverse range of students including those with EAL, learning support and enrichment needs (preferred) 

Teaching IB PYP (preferred) 


Recognized Teaching Qualification 

Recognised teacher registration

Completed IB PYP workshop (preferred) 

Safeguarding Statement:

Western Academy of Beijing is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Western Academy of Beijing

Western Academy of Beijing