HS MYP/DP Chinese Language & Literature Teacher

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HS MYP/DP Chinese Language & Literature Teacher

Beijing, China
Western Academy of Beijing
Full Time
12th July 2021
Start Date
12th July 2021
23rd August 2021 11:59 PM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start Date
12th July 2021
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: 1 year
  • Job ID: 1165277

Term: 2021-2022

We are looking for a creative and inspiring Chinese national teacher to teach IB DP Chinese at WAB High School. This position includes both language acquisition classes as well as Language and Literature classes. Preferred applicants will have experience with both language B and language A teaching in an IB environment. 


The Chinese teacher will work collaboratively with other department members and support teachers as needed to develop common unit plans, effective and engaging learning experiences and assessment strategies congruent with WAB's assessment guidelines and curriculum.  The Chinese teacher will, whenever appropriate, employ an inquiry-based approach and differentiate lessons to support the needs and interests of individual students. The Chinese teacher is expected to serve as a mentor teacher, contribute to the extra curricular activities of the school and be involved in school development. The Chinese teacher is supported by the HS Head of Languages Department in the implementation of the Chinese language curriculum, assessment and reporting processes.

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

HS IBDP Chinese Teacher
School Section:  High School
Period of Appointment:   1 August 2021 to 31 July 2022 (subject to renewal)

The successful applicant is expected to have the following skills, abilities, knowledge, experience and qualifications:

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;
Fulfill quality assurance expectations and actively pursue professional growth.

Knowledge and application of:
Contemporary teaching and learning theories and practices
Collaborative planning, teaching and assessment
Appropriate technologies to enhance learning on campus, online or hybrid setting
previous experience teaching IBDP Chinese language at the mother-tongue level

Personal Skills and Abilities:​
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 Chinese Teacher in a classroom setting
With diverse students from a range of cultural and educational backgrounds including those with EAL, learning support and enrichment needs (preferred)
Teaching IB MYP and/or IB DP (preferred)

Bachelor degree
Recognized Teaching Qualification and/or Registration
Completed IB MYP and/or IB DP 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