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Chemistry Teacher

at BASIS International

Posted: 10/23/2020
Job Reference #: 1401961
Keywords: teacher, teaching

Job Description

BASIS International School Shenzhen is seeking qualified candidates for a Chemistry Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year!

BASIS International teachers are knowledgeable, passionate, and believe in transforming education. As part of a uniquely collaborative and professional teaching community, BASIS International teachers motivate students to reach their highest potential, while also elevating their own skills through peer collaboration and a culture where learning is of the greatest importance.

In this teaching position, you have the opportunity to use your passion for your subject to inspire students and prepare them for future AP classes and testing. Students are introduced to the fundamentals of chemistry and scientific inquiry through exploration of the structure and properties of matter, organization of the periodic table, and laboratory skills. Topics include chemical bonding, conservation of matter, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, and atomic structure.

Primary Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1. Prepare subject specific lessons in Chemistry.

2. Provide subject instruction on a higher level than grade standard, in an interactive learning environment and delivering exceptional results for all students.

3. Implement BASIS Curriculum by designing effective and creative lessons and assessments to ensure students’ education is at an internationally competitive level.

4. Collaborate with other BASIS International teachers to form a community of smart, talented and interesting people who are passionate about education and readily willing to work in a professional, academic environment.

5. Tutor students in content-specific knowledge and skills to heighten the trajectory of students’ academic and career success.

6. Manage student behavior to foster academic achievement, personal responsibility, intellect and individuality in all students.

Job Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related field and ability to successfully pass a background clearance. In addition to a Bachelor’s degree, a major (24-30 credit hours) or advanced degree in the teaching subject fulfills the highly qualified requirement. In some cases, a Bachelor’s degree and documentation of passage of a state authorized subject test in the teaching area may fulfill the highly qualified requirement. Minimum two years teaching experience as a lead teacher required.

Preferred: Subject matter postgraduate work (Master’s or Ph.D.) is preferred. Together with a high level of educational attainment, a successful applicant will demonstrate strong communication skills in teaching ideas, texts, and concepts with precision and confidence. Must be open to new ideas in teaching.

Salary and Benefits

Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS International Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, housing allowance, travel assistance, and more. Assistance in obtaining a visa will be provided.

Application Instructions

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