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Library Coach and Teachers position NEEDED for International School in Shanghai, China

Posted By: Elan-Sh <>
Date: Tuesday, 11 April 2017, at 4:00 p.m.

Job Description
Teachers at ¨¦lan are expected to maintain professionalism and reinforce the high quality and standard that is expected of all employees of Time Education. Teachers should do their utmost to cultivate an atmosphere of distinction throughout all of the school's operations and strive to offer a consistently challenging classroom environment for students. ¨¦lan Teachers should ensure that their teaching methodology is congruent with ¨¦lan's philosophy and goals.

Main Responsibilities
• Deliver high quality literature and writing classes to elementary students
• Discern the structure of the day's lesson plan
• Issue and explain homework assignments
• Prepare all printouts required for the session (quizzes, handouts, homework sheets etc.)
• Assist in marketing activities and promotions
• Liaise with Head Teacher/Teacher Manager
• Write student assessment reports
• Undertake regular library coaching duties
• Uphold professional behavior and etiquette
• Other assignments given by the Head Teacher or Teacher Manager

Elan Library Coaches
Job Description
Library Coaches need to assist in all aspects of Elan's guided independent reading program. The program is designed to nurture independent reading behavior and improve reading comprehension skills over a period of time. Students will be required to undertake a library ¡®flow' in which they will read, undertake AR quizzes on iPads, interview with a coach and write book reports on the stories read. Library Coaches will be required to monitor this process and use motivational tools to ensure that students maintain interest and achieve set goals. In order to achieve this, coaches need to have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to connect with students through literature.

Main Responsibilities
• Check library reservation list and arrival sheet updated
• Charge iPads and check connectivity to internet source and printers
• Keep display areas tidy and organized
• Enforce rules and ¡®culture of English' in the library
• Greet and guide students to the appropriate reading level
• Monitor student progress utilizing data analysis
• Interview students and assess their interview performance
• Assist students in following library flow
• Undertake phonics testing on students
• Inductions (three to four days of guidance for each new student)
• Write student assessment reports
• Other assignments given by the Head Teacher or Teacher Manager

Who we are:
Time Education China Holdings Limited (TEC) is an English language arts and mathematics training service provider to children aged 5-12 in China. It currently manages centers based in the 3 major Chinese cities of Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen with its headquarters located in Beijing. In addition, TEC provides online assessments, learning solutions to students and teachers, and helps schools and learning centers build all-English libraries for Independent Guided Reading.
TEC was established in December 2012, and is the parent company for both ¨¦lan schools and Playfacto centers. The first ¨¦lan school opened in March 2013 and first Playfacto center in October 2013. Both centers were located in Shanghai. Having expanded rapidly, by the end of 2015, it is expected that there will be around 15 ¨¦lan schools in operation.
TEC was affiliated with Time Education Co. Ltd. in Seoul, Korea which is the largest off-line education platform in Korea. TIME Education Co. Ltd. together with TIME Contents Co. Ltd. provides fully integrated education services and products combining offline education service, qualified contents and innovative technologies.
In early 2016, TEC was acquired by Country Garden Education Group, which is one of the largest private K12 school operators in China, with over 30K students and 5600 employees as of November 2016.
Our mission:
To nurture Chinese students with the best educational service, and cultivate their language abilities, improve their analytical, logical and creative capacity, and help them eventually become the most competitive international leaders.
What do we provide for our students?
Elan Schools are English training centers that provide international enrichment programs for Chinese KG6 local and international students. They are designed to improve students' language skills, thinking skills, problem solving abilities and knowledge of global culture. Elan offers one of the most comprehensive English language arts programs in China for students between the ages 512. It is especially designed to explore the joys of reading and help connect students to a whole world of new ideas and information. Independence is promoted with Elan. ¨¦lan's extensive guided reading (library) program consisting of over 5,000 audio books and regular books, and complements this behavior with specialized literature and writing classes. These programs help students become independent English reader and master English as a lifetime language skill, enabling them to enter the best high schools and universities later in the USA and elsewhere.
Opening positions:
Library coach, English teachers, Senior teachers, Head teachers in training, Academic director
Application requirement:
English Native speaker: UK, USA, NZ, AUST, Canada
TEFL/TESL/TESOL certification
Bachelor's degree or above
Teaching experience is a strong asset
1-2 years teaching experience
Available start date: ASAP
Vacancy: 30
Basic Salary: (10000-20000 RMB), based on experience
Schedule and Benefits:
Location: different Elan centers located in downtown of Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Foshan
Working hours: 40 hours per week with 2 days off on weekdays
Week day schedule 11am-8pm£¨1hour for lunch£©
Weekend schedule 9am-6pm £¨1hour for lunch£©
Summer and winter schedule will arranged by Center manager accordingly
No summer and winter holidays
Teaching conditions and benefits:
Contract job: One year commitment at least
8000 RMB flight reimbursement (direction to home country)
Discretional bonus based on annual performance
Health and accident insurance after probation
10000 start-up loan for accommodation
Teachers have to provide their passport and accommodation contract as a guarantee until the loan is paid back in three month.
1200 hotel reimbursement after 2 months' probation
A legal Z Work Visa with work permit provided
Arrival Support: Airport pick-up
11 days for Chinese Public Holidays
11 days for annual leave
3 full paid sick days
Orientation & pre-job Training, on-going training and academic support
Career Development:
Elan has a complete career development path, starting from Library Coach and progressing to Teacher, Senior Teacher and Head Teacher. We welcome candidates with a passion for education and knowledge and an attitude towards growth as an individual and an organization.
Join our team & experience the real China! If you are interested in our position, feel free to send your CV, your passport copy, your TEFL/TESL/TESOL certification, your degree and a recent photo to Feel free to email Amanda for your questions.

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