Language school in Guangzhou
We are looking for curriculum designers to join our professional and supportive team at our headquarter located in Guangzhou, China. The designers we seek are capable of creating innovative curricula delivered via unique experiential learning methods designed to inspire curiosity and accelerate learning for children. Our mission is based on transforming each child’s unique gifts beyond just academic progress, but also to achieve mastery of life skills by aiding and preparing children to be able to reach their full potential and achieve success in life.
As a curriculum designer you will be responsible for the establishment, design, and content development of PBL (Phenomenon Based Learning) online and offline product systems and syllabi. Designers will progress and enable our content to be better focused in the PBL teaching approach by gaining thorough insight of student’s, teacher’s and parent’s needs. Using the gathered analysis, designers will make adjustments and coordinate with PBL project leaders to customize curriculum accordingly.
Our school was founded in 2011, is committed to providing our young learners with FT taught English classes. Currently, we offer quality international education to tens of thousands of students in 15 provinces, 22 cities and 97 directly-operated campuses all across China. As of 2018, we have nearly 600 foreign teachers in our family of schools. In addition to honors such as “Most Influential Foreign Language Training Organization”, “Most Influential Educational Group” and “2017 Famous Children’s English Education Brand”, we were also granted “TEFL in China” foreign teacher training qualifications by the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs in 2018.
In order to inspire a global outlook in students’ minds, through giving them access to language learning resources here in China, we strive to keep up with the most advanced pedagogical concepts from around the world. In early 2017, the “iBilingual International Elite Growth Project”, co-developed with numerous domestic and foreign experts, was launched after an almost year-long preparation. It is a program aimed at enhancing students’ international competitiveness, by cultivating their 5C capabilities (Cross-cultural understanding, Communication, Creativity, Critical thinking and Collaboration). Based on the globally sophisticated Macmillan graded curriculum system, it offers a more diversified course structure that, in addition to the language arts classes and PBL (phenomenon-based learning), and also includes family education and social responsibility goals.
Guangzhou – The City
Guangzhou, a prosperous metropolis full of vigor, is the capital city of Guangdong province located along the south coastline of China. Being an excellent port on the Pearl River navigable to the South China Sea, and with fast accessibility to Hong Kong and Macau, Guangzhou serves as the political, economic, scientific, educational and cultural center in the Guangdong area.
Guangzhou is considered as the paradise for food-lovers in south China. Guangzhou dish represents well the Guangdong cuisine, which is one among the most famous eight cuisines in China. A large amount of time-honored restaurants and quality new restaurants serve various authentic Guangzhou dishes, snacks, and drinks. Explore a modern, developing city with an exciting mix of restaurants, bars, shopping as well as traditional elements.
-Focus on the Research and Development of PBL curriculum products, including product planning such as the main frame, curriculum outline, curriculum content, standard courseware
-Guide PBL project leaders on how to study and formulate the PBL curriculum development plan, complete the course map and topic selection, planning and reporting related to the application of the curriculum
-Compile course lectures (offline / online / AI dual-teachers) according to the outline, compile supporting resources compendiums, design teaching aids and be responsible for the content and quality of the courses
-Develop an intrinsic understanding of the needs between students, teachers, and parents in a timely manner, collect course feedback and optimize corrective or expansive measures based on feedback
-Responsible for coordination and communication with foreign PBL City teachers, communicating the design proposals and application of their products and formulating PBL skills training to support the effective implementation of initiatives and courses
-Liase with relevant marketing personnel and teachers to provide course information for promotion
-Be competitive and critical with product research and course information collection and cooperate with other tasks assigned by relevant superiors
-Highly competitive salary: base of 20,000 RMB per month and above (approx. 2,800 USD per month and above) dependent of qualifications and experiences
-Housing allowance of 4,000 RMB per month
-Flight reimbursement on contract completion: 6,000 RMB (approx. 850 USD)
-Quarterly and annual Bonuses
-Airport pick up and hotel accommodation upon arrival
-Maternity and nursing leave
-3 weeks paid annual leave
-Legal work permit & work visa
-Medical and accident insurance provided
-On-going professional training and development
-Career promotion opportunities
-Family benefits include: Medical & accident insurance for foreign spouse and lineal relatives in China, housing allowance for children and local education allowance for children
-Bachelor’s degree in language or education
-Native English speakers and passport holders from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and South Africa (Due to visa application requirements)
-More than 2 to 3 years of education (especially children’s English) industry experience, more than one year of experience in curriculum design and development is preferred
-Solid language skills, familiar with English teaching
-Strong learning ability, familiarity with children’s cognitive development stages and learning abilities
-Passionate about teaching pedagogy and research in English education, with related output in past experiences
-Have analytical problem solving skills, good communication and teamwork, and a proactive working attitude, creativity and flexibility
-Passion for innovation and drive ‘Best Practice’ sharing networks
-Strong passion for education, are willing to continue to develop in the field of children’s English education, and have the concept of customer success