Achieve Xiamen International School (ISS Managed School)

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Achieve Xiamen International School (ISS Managed School)

Achieve Xiamen International School (AXIS) will open August 2021 with students in grades nursery through grade 9. It is anticipated to open with approximately 265 students and over the course of five years grow to approximately 1300 students. AXIS is an ISS governed and managed school.

AXIS is three schools in one. The main school is an international school for students in grades K-12. This school is open to students with foreign passports and will follow an international curriculum. Additionally, AXIS will operate a nursery program for children ages 3-5. This program will be bi-lingual and will be open to Chinese and foreign passport holders. The third school will be an English language high school. This will school will also be open to Chinese and foreign passport holders.

  • About the School
  • Working with Us
  • Benefits
  • Vacancies
2021
Private
Not for Profit
Board of Directors (5 members; 2 will be ISS appointed)
Boarding
Co-Educational
None
None Provided

Contact Information
Contact Details
+86 26693669 ext. 5188
Achieve Xiamen International School
No. 877 Fanghu Bei’er Rd
China
Fujian
Xiamen
Huli District
361000
0592-6886699

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Education Information
Advanced Placement
Common Core
IB DP
IB PYP
English
Chinese (Mandarin)
Nursery
12

Tuition Fees
20000.0
32000.0

Teacher Information
20

Student Information
Not Set
45
60
70
36
60
Teaching Information
180
August
Yes
No
No
No

Job Types and Salaries
Teacher
37000.00
60000.00

Visa Requirements
Maximum Age
60
School Benefits
Accommodation
Housing allowance including internet & utilities
Flights/Transport
US$1800.00/employee/contract year
US$1800.00/dependent over 12
US$1200.00/dependent under 12
Moving Allowance
$1500.00 incoming per employee
US$500.00 incoming per dependent
US$1500.00 outgoing per employee
US$500.00 outgoing per dependent
Dependent Opportunities
School tuition is provided for dependent children; 3 per family for overseas hired expat teachers.
Medical
100% paid by the school for Worldwide International US excluded plan. 50%/50% shared by the school and employee for the additional charges of the US portion premium for Worldwide International US included plan (only US citizen can be enrolled in US included plan)
Other
Settling-in Allowance
$3000.00 RMB for each newly hired staff

Secondary Humanities -Social Studies (MS/HS)

Scope of Responsibility: Every teacher at AXIS is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate environment in accordance with AXIS program philosophy, school policies and procedures.

The vision of our school is that an AXIS student will be a bold and compassionate leader who engages in continuous learning. The teacher is responsible for ensuring that lessons are aligned, engaging, rigorous and relevant to each student. Feedback throughout the learning process is critical so that students can demonstrate mastery of their assessments.

The Humanities Social Studies teacher works in a highly collaborative department with English Language Arts and English as a Second Language. This position targets grades 6-9.

Engaging with the parent community is essential in insuring that each student can be supported at school and home.

Teachers are expected to work a total of 190 days (new teachers, 195), a minimum of 180 as student-contact teaching days. Responsibilities include attendance at school during set hours to teach, supervise and interact with parents, colleagues and students as well as curriculum-related workdays, parent meetings, and conferences.

Major Duties And Responsibilities:
• provide a physically and emotionally safe environment for children
• collaboratively plan learning programs within the approved curriculum framework with other teachers and administration
• keep accurate, up-to-date records and communicate with parents both formally and informally to discuss the children’s progress
• plan and implement extra-curricular after school activities (ASA).
• carry out other required duties for the good operation of the school
• utilize approved school systems to communicate, plan and archive units of work, activities and assessments
• attend and contribute to relevant school wide meetings and functions as required
• additional duties when requested by the Principal

Required Qualifications, Skills, Experience and Attributes:
• Professional teacher certification for the relevant area of the school
• At least two years related working experience
Starting: 16 Aug 2021
Apply By: 16 Jul 2021
Closes In: 67 days

Secondary Math and Science (MS/HS)

Scope of Responsibility: Every teacher at AXIS is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate environment in accordance with AXIS program philosophy, school policies and procedures.

The vision of our school is that an AXIS student will be a bold and compassionate leader who engages in continuous learning. The teacher is responsible for ensuring that lessons are aligned, engaging, rigorous and relevant to each student. Feedback throughout the learning process is critical so that students can demonstrate mastery of their assessments.

The Math and Science teacher works in a highly collaborative department with Mathematics, Science and English as a Second Language. This position targets grades 6-9.

Engaging with the parent community is essential in insuring that each student can be supported at school and home.

Teachers are expected to work a total of 190 days (new teachers, 195), a minimum of 180 as student-contact teaching days. Responsibilities include attendance at school during set hours to teach, supervise and interact with parents, colleagues and students as well as curriculum-related workdays, parent meetings, and conferences.

Major Duties And Responsibilities:
• provide a physically and emotionally safe environment for children
• collaboratively plan learning programs within the approved curriculum framework with other teachers and administration
• keep accurate, up-to-date records and communicate with parents both formally and informally to discuss the children’s progress
• plan and implement extra-curricular after school activities (ASA).
• carry out other required duties for the good operation of the school
• utilize approved school systems to communicate, plan and archive units of work, activities and assessments
• attend and contribute to relevant school wide meetings and functions as required
• additional duties when requested by the Principal

Required Qualifications, Skills, Experience and Attributes:
• Professional teacher certification for the relevant area of the school
• At least two years related working experience
Starting: 16 Aug 2021
Apply By: 16 Jul 2021
Closes In: 67 days

Grade 6 Teacher

Scope of Responsibility: Every teacher at AXIS is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate environment in accordance with AXIS program philosophy, school policies and procedures.

The vision of our school is that an AXIS student will be a bold and compassionate leader who engages in continuous learning. The teacher is responsible for ensuring that lessons are aligned, engaging, rigorous and relevant to each student. Feedback throughout the learning process is critical so that students can demonstrate mastery of their assessments.

Engaging with the parent community is essential in insuring that each student can be supported at school and home.

Teachers are expected to work a total of 190 days (new teachers, 195), a minimum of 180 as student-contact teaching days. Responsibilities include attendance at school during set hours to teach, supervise and interact with parents, colleagues and students as well as curriculum-related workdays, parent meetings, and conferences.

Major Duties And Responsibilities:
• provide a physically and emotionally safe environment for children
• collaboratively plan learning programs within the approved curriculum framework with other teachers and administration
• keep accurate, up-to-date records and communicate with parents both formally and informally to discuss the children’s progress
• plan and implement extra-curricular after school activities (ASA).
• carry out other required duties for the good operation of the school
• utilize approved school systems to communicate, plan and archive units of work, activities and assessments
• attend and contribute to relevant school wide meetings and functions as required
• additional duties when requested by the Principal

Required Qualifications, Skills, Experience and Attributes:
• Professional teacher certification for the relevant area of the school
• At least two years related working experience
Starting: 16 Aug 2021
Apply By: 14 Jul 2021
Closes In: 65 days

Curriculum Coordinator

Scope of Responsibility: Every educator at AXIS is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate environment in accordance with AXIS program philosophy, school policies and procedures.

The vision of our school is that an AXIS student will be a bold and compassionate leader who engages in continuous learning. The teacher is responsible for ensuring that lessons are aligned, engaging, rigorous and relevant to each student. Feedback throughout the learning process is critical so that students can demonstrate mastery of their assessments.

Engaging with the parent community is essential in insuring that each student can be supported at school and home.

The Curriculum Coordinator is expected to work a total of 200 days (first year, 205), a minimum of 180 as student-contact days. An additional stipend is provided for this position.

Reporting Structure: This position will report to the Head of School for the 2021-22 school year. As the school grows, the reporting structure may change.

Duties and Responsibilities: The primary purpose of this position is to advance the quality of instruction for students by supporting curriculum development and professional skills for staff. Specific duties include but are not limited to:

Curriculum Development and Instructional Planning
*Lead the faculty in the development of the school wide curriculum to ensure vertical progression of skills and knowledge from Nursery to Grade 9 and then higher grade levels as the school grows;
*Lead the faculty in the development of horizontal cross-curricular links and trans-disciplinary units;
*Oversee the Curriculum Mapping System, ensuring that the required detail is continually documented and updated by faculty;
*Collaborate regularly with ISS on the ongoing training and support of a school- wide curriculum;
*Assist the Head of School with the review, selection, and purchase of curriculum resources;
*Assist the faculty in the development and use of standards-based report cards
*Assist the Head of School in demonstrating that the school meets the accreditation standards with respect to the school-wide curriculum plan;
*Assist the Head of School in preparing for an instructional program such as the IB PYP program;
*Nursery to 9th Grade Instruction
*Support teachers with the full use of the ManageBac and curriculum platforms as they document, implement, and further develop the curriculum;
*Facilitate grade-level curriculum unit planning in alignment to the student performance standards as documented in ManageBac and the curriculum platform
*Develop standards-based assessments with staff;
*Ensure that standards to support the needs of EAL learners are incorporated at every grade level;
*Onboard New Staff
*Assist the Head of School in developing and implementing a staff onboarding program with respect to the school curriculum and student assessment program;
*Assist staff in selecting curriculum-related professional development based on need and professional growth;
*Additional Responsibilities as Assigned by the Head of School.

Required Skills and Attributes:
The person selected for this role will have a passion for student- centered learning and a desire to help build a top-tier instructional program from the beginning.

The skills and attributes sought are:
*A high level of curriculum development knowledge;
*An ability to identify a need, develop a plan, seek feedback, and execute the plan with precision;
*Relatable to teachers and other staff members;
*Exemplary written and spoken English;
*Experience teaching in multiple grade levels;
*An ability to understand the mission and vision of AXIS and work proactively to advance it;
*A desire to grow professionally and actively seek ways to improve their craft;
*A visionary who is excited about the prospect of creating a top-tier international school instructional program.

Required Education and Experience:
*Bachelor's degree in education or Master’s degree in education;
*Qualifications and credentials that align with curriculum knowledge and development;
*Experience teaching with at least two different types of curriculum- e.g. IB; Common Core; national educations systems such as in the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, etc.;
*Experience teaching in two or more grade levels (Primary, Secondary and/or Early Years is an asset);
*Experience living and working in China is an asset.

Additional Responsibilities:
• provide a physically and emotionally safe environment for children
• plan and implement extra-curricular after school activities (ASA).
• carry out other required duties for the good operation of the school
• utilize approved school systems to communicate, plan and archive units of work, activities and assessments
• attend and contribute to relevant school wide meetings and functions as required
• additional duties when requested by the Head of School

Starting: 2 Aug 2021
Apply By: 16 Jun 2021
Closes In: 37 days

Early Childhood

Scope of Responsibility: Every teacher at AXIS is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate environment in accordance with AXIS program philosophy, school policies and procedures.

The vision of our school is that an AXIS student will be a bold and compassionate leader who engages in continuous learning. The teacher is responsible for ensuring that lessons are aligned, engaging, rigorous and relevant to each student. Feedback throughout the learning process is critical so that students can demonstrate mastery of their assessments.

Engaging with the parent community is essential in insuring that each student can be supported at school and home.

Teachers are expected to work a total of 190 days (new teachers, 195), a minimum of 180 as student-contact teaching days. Responsibilities include attendance at school during set hours to teach, supervise and interact with parents, colleagues and students as well as curriculum-related workdays, parent meetings, and conferences.

Major Duties And Responsibilities:
• provide a physically and emotionally safe environment for children
• collaboratively plan learning programs within the approved curriculum framework with other teachers and administration
• keep accurate, up-to-date records and communicate with parents both formally and informally to discuss the children’s progress
• plan and implement extra-curricular after school activities (ASA).
• carry out other required duties for the good operation of the school
• utilize approved school systems to communicate, plan and archive units of work, activities and assessments
• attend and contribute to relevant school wide meetings and functions as required
• additional duties when requested by the Principal

Required Qualifications, Skills, Experience and Attributes:
• Professional teacher certification for the relevant area of the school
• At least two years related working experience
Starting: 16 Aug 2021
Apply By: 1 Jun 2021
Closes In: 22 days