Avenues Shenzhen

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Avenues Shenzhen

WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?
A top-tier school, already operating in New York and Sao Paulo and offering a truly global education, opened in Shenzhen in August 2019 and will expand to more leading global cities in coming years.

Avenues is on a mission: changing the world through education. This is more than a platitude for us. With interconnected campuses under development in leading cities around the world, Avenues is uniquely positioned to develop world-wise leaders equipped to face and solve the future's complex global challenges.
At Avenues, qualified revolutionaries receive frequent feedback and professional learning; enjoy unparalleled opportunities for professional growth, including a well-defined career pathways model and chances to teach abroad; work in a beautiful and uplifting school environment; impact education by demonstrating what's possible; and are compensated competitively for their skills and experience. Most of all, you'll be part of changing the world.

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+8675586717850
+8613811723318
+8618819422396
Avenues:The World School
A18, No. 133, Tangxing Road, Sofun Land
China
Guangdong
Shenzhen
Nanshan District
518000

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Education Information
No curricula required
International
United States of America
English
Nursery
Kindergarten

Tuition Fees
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Visa Requirements
Maximum Age
60 years of age
Years Experience
At least 2 years related teaching experience or less than 2 years experience but can offer relevant certificate
Minimum Qualification Level
At least a Bachelor’s degree – authenticated by a Chinese Embassy or Consulate.
Other
Police clearance (DBS check, FBI check, etc) – authenticated by the Chinese Embassy or Consulate.
School Benefits
Number of Contract Days
~200
Accommodation
comfortable housing allowance
Flights/Transport
Annual home leave flights provided
Moving Allowance
We will provide relocation allowance within one week you arrive in Shenzhen for the first time.
Dependent Opportunities
1 - 100% tuition remission provided per employee at the Avenues School.
Medical
International Health Insurance provided
Dental
International Dental Insurance provided

Library Teacher, Grades T-5

WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?
Avenues | The World School prepares students for engaged global citizenship during a time of unprecedented complexity and accelerating change, combining language immersion, interdisciplinary learning, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.

Avenues Shenzhen opened in August 2018, our first campus in China. Avenues Shenzhen provides a unique early childhood program, and is now expanding to serve students in all grades from grades from toddler through 12. Avenues Shenzhen furthers Avenues' longstanding commitment to developing multiple campuses in China, providing a transformative, world-focused education.

LANGUAGE IMMERSION
Avenues students will graduate fluent in a second language and at ease beyond their borders. To this end, children in Avenues Shenzhen alternate between learning in English and in Mandarin Chinese.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
At Avenues, the library is a magical place where children are surrounded by wonderful stories and literature, and develop a lifelong love of reading. The library teacher makes the Avenues Shenzhen library into that place, building our collection of high-quality Chinese and English books and resources, and ensuring that every child is deeply engaged in the joys of reading. You will also:
Develop and teach a highly engaging, age-appropriate library curriculum for young children in Chinese
Work closely with classroom teachers to support every child's literacy development in Chinese and English
Support all students’ maturation and development, targeting support to address individual needs
Build a warm, supportive, respectful learning atmosphere
Collaborate intensively and daily with colleagues to continually improve student learning and school culture
Inspire trust and confidence among parents and families
Participate actively in ongoing, intensive professional learning

WHAT YOU BRING
Highly knowledgeable about literature for young children in Chinese and English
Effective literacy instruction; experience as a reading teacher in primary grades strongly preferred
Profound commitment to ensuring and nurturing children's wellbeing
Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
Dedication to learning and developing the craft of teaching
Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning
Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree in education or related field is ideal
Native Chinese speaker with professional fluency in English

WHAT WE OFFER
Unparalleled career growth opportunities across multiple global campuses, including a well-defined career pathway
The thrill of a start-up, where everyone helps to build and improve, within an organization with global reach, ample resources and proven results
Frequent feedback, ongoing coaching and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning
Competitive rewards package, wellness resources, relocation support (as needed), and other benefits to best support you and keep you healthy and happy
A beautiful, uplifting, student-centric school environment
A chance to change the world of education as part of a global community spanning three continents

TO APPLY
Apply through the Careers section at https://www.avenues.org/en/careers. Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role at Avenues Shenzhen would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. If you have any questions, please email Chinacareers@avenues.org.

DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND SAFEGUARDING
Avenues is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization. We strive to uphold a culture in which every colleague feels that they belong, are trusted, and are valued. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities or groups to apply. Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.
Starting: 10 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Jul 2021
Closes In: 187 days

Music Teacher, Grades T-5

WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?
Avenues | The World School prepares students for engaged global citizenship during a time of unprecedented complexity and accelerating change, combining language immersion, interdisciplinary learning, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.

Avenues Shenzhen opened in August 2018, our first campus in China. Avenues Shenzhen provides a unique early childhood program, and is now expanding to serve students in all grades from grades from toddler through 12. Avenues Shenzhen furthers Avenues' longstanding commitment to developing multiple campuses in China, providing a transformative, world-focused education.

LANGUAGE IMMERSION
Avenues students will graduate fluent in a second language and at ease beyond their borders. To this end, children in Avenues Shenzhen alternate between learning in English and in Mandarin Chinese.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
At Avenues, students explore the music concepts of dynamics, melodic direction, pitch recognition, rhythm and scale. Students simultaneously develop social skills, coordinating fine motor and gross locomotor movement, while being instructed in the target language.The elements of music are internalized by each child into an organic, kinesthetic learning experience. Students listen appreciatively, valuing music as part of their everyday lives. As the music teacher, you will also:
Ensure that all students achieve key learning outcomes for the grade level, targeting instruction thoughtfully to address individual needs
Build a robust learning atmosphere that leads students to value being at school and feel part of a rigorous but joyful learning community
Collaborate intensively and daily with colleagues to continually improve student learning and school culture
Deeply connect with students and vigorously uphold a culture of welcome, safety and respect
Inspire trust and confidence among parents and families

WHAT YOU BRING
2+ years of music teaching experience with children ages 3-8
Profound commitment to ensuring and nurturing children's wellbeing
Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
Dedication to learning and developing the craft of teaching
Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning
Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree in education or related field is ideal
Native-level proficiency in English*

*Due to Chinese government regulations, English teaching positions in China may only be held by citizens of the US, UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand or other native English speaking countries.

WHAT WE OFFER
Unparalleled career growth opportunities across multiple global campuses, including a well-defined career pathway
The thrill of a start-up, where everyone helps to build and improve, within an organization with global reach, ample resources and proven results
Frequent feedback, ongoing coaching and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning
Competitive rewards package, wellness resources, relocation support (as needed), and other benefits to best support you and keep you healthy and happy
A beautiful, uplifting, student-centric school environment
A chance to change the world of education as part of a global community spanning three continents

TO APPLY
Apply through the Careers section at https://www.avenues.org/en/careers. Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role at Avenues Shenzhen would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. If you have any questions, please email Chinacareers@avenues.org.

DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND SAFEGUARDING
Avenues is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization. We strive to uphold a culture in which every colleague feels that they belong, are trusted, and are valued. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities or groups to apply. Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.
Starting: 10 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Jul 2021
Closes In: 187 days

Wellness and Movement (WAM) Teacher, Grades T-5

WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?
Avenues | The World School prepares students for engaged global citizenship during a time of unprecedented complexity and accelerating change, combining language immersion, interdisciplinary learning, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.

Avenues Shenzhen opened in August 2018, our first campus in China. Avenues Shenzhen provides a unique early childhood program, and is now expanding to serve students in all grades from grades from toddler through 12. Avenues Shenzhen furthers Avenues' longstanding commitment to developing multiple campuses in China, providing a transformative, world-focused education.

LANGUAGE IMMERSION
Avenues students will graduate fluent in a second language and at ease beyond their borders. To this end, children in Avenues Shenzhen alternate between learning in English and in Mandarin Chinese.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
Physical health, developing motor skills and movement are essential to healthy early childhood development. Wellness and Movement teachers work closely with class teachers and other specialists (like library and art teachers) to design interdisciplinary learning experiences. You will also:
Develop and teach an inquiry-based physical education curriculum that engages all students
Ensure that all students achieve key learning outcomes, targeting instruction to address individual needs
Build a robust learning atmosphere that leads students to value being at school and feel part of a rigorous but joyful learning community
Collaborate intensively and daily with colleagues to continually improve student learning and school culture
Deeply connect with students and vigorously uphold a culture of welcome, safety and respect
Inspire trust and confidence among parents and families

WHAT YOU BRING
2+ years of teaching experience with children ages 3-8
Strong physical education content knowledge
Profound commitment to ensuring and nurturing children's wellbeing
Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
Dedication to learning and developing the craft of teaching
Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning
Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree in education or related field is ideal
Native-level proficiency in English


WHAT WE OFFER
Unparalleled career growth opportunities across multiple global campuses, including a well-defined career pathway
The thrill of a start-up, where everyone helps to build and improve, within an organization with global reach, ample resources and proven results
Frequent feedback, ongoing coaching and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning
Competitive rewards package, wellness resources, relocation support (as needed), and other benefits to best support you and keep you healthy and happy
A beautiful, uplifting, student-centric school environment
A chance to change the world of education as part of a global community spanning three continents


TO APPLY
Apply through the Careers section at https://www.avenues.org/en/careers. Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role at Avenues Shenzhen would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. If you have any questions, please email Chinacareers@avenues.org.

DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND SAFEGUARDING
Avenues is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization. We strive to uphold a culture in which every colleague feels that they belong, are trusted, and are valued. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities or groups to apply. Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.
Starting: 10 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Jul 2021
Closes In: 187 days

Lead Teacher, English, Lower Grades (Grades 1-5, Ages 6-11)

WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?
Avenues | The World School prepares students for engaged global citizenship during a time of unprecedented complexity and accelerating change, combining language immersion, interdisciplinary learning, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.

Avenues Shenzhen opened in August 2018, our first campus in China. Avenues Shenzhen provides a unique early childhood program, and is now expanding to serve students in all grades from grades from toddler through 12. Avenues Shenzhen furthers Avenues' longstanding commitment to developing multiple campuses in China, providing a transformative, world-focused education.

LOWER GRADES
Our Lower Grades in the Primary Division provide a transformative academic program to engage young minds and promote creative thinking--in two languages. During grades 1-5, students cultivate independent thinking and deepen their understanding of what it means to be a member of a community, through a curricular emphasis on: language immersion in Mandarin and English; inquiry-oriented learning, from the self to the world; and interdisciplinary, creativity-enhancing projects.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
Design innovative curriculum that engages all learners in meaningful and challenging work that cultivates real-world problem solving skills and develops social responsibility
Collaborate intensively and daily with colleagues to design learning outcomes, monitor growth, and thoughtfully address individual student needs
Deeply connect with students, colleagues and parents to uphold a culture of welcome, safety and respect
Invoke a robust learning atmosphere that leads students to value being at school and feel part of a rigorous and joyful learning community
Inspire trust and confidence among parents and families
Participate actively in ongoing, intensive professional learning

WHAT YOU BRING
At least 3 years of teaching experience in grades 1-5 with a proven track record of student learning
Profound commitment to ensuring and nurturing children's wellbeing
Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
Dedication to learning and developing the craft of teaching
Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning
Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree in education or related field is ideal
Native-level proficiency in English*

*Due to Chinese government regulations, English teaching positions in China may only be held by citizens of the US, UK, Ireland, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand or other native English speaking countries.

WHAT WE OFFER
Unparalleled career growth opportunities across multiple global campuses, including a well-defined career pathway
The thrill of a start-up, where everyone helps to build and improve, within an organization with global reach, ample resources and proven results
Frequent feedback, ongoing coaching and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning
Competitive rewards package, wellness resources, relocation support (as needed), and other benefits to best support you and keep you healthy and happy
A beautiful, uplifting, student-centric school environment
A chance to change the world of education as part of a global community spanning three continents

TO APPLY
Apply through the Careers section at https://www.avenues.org/en/careers. Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role at Avenues Shenzhen would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. If you have any questions, please email Chinacareers@avenues.org.

DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND SAFEGUARDING
Avenues is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization. We strive to uphold a culture in which every colleague feels that they belong, are trusted, and are valued. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities or groups to apply. Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.
Starting: 10 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Jul 2021
Closes In: 187 days

Associate Division Head- Early Childhood/Primary

WHY LEAD AT AVENUES?
A top-tier school, already operating in New York and Sao Paulo and offering a truly global education, opened in Shenzhen in August 2019 and will expand to more leading global cities in coming years. Teaching and learning through language immersion and challenging interdisciplinary projects. A culture of creativity, entrepreneurship and deep collaboration. State-of-the-art technology. Brilliant colleagues, with diverse experience, creating a unique educational experience together. Unparalleled opportunities for learning and career growth. There is no place quite like Avenues.

THE OPPORTUNITY
Avenues: The World School seeks an Associate Division Head to our new Shenzhen campus, which opened in August 2019 with early childhood grades. Avenues students will graduate fluent in a second language and at ease beyond their borders. To this end, children in Avenues Shenzhen alternate between learning in English and in Mandarin Chinese. The Associate Division Head, as part of a dynamic leadership team, ensures that Avenues is an extraordinarily engaging place to work, a laboratory of deeper learning for all, and a thriving community.

WHAT WILL YOU DO?
As Associate Division Head, you will:

Drive deep student learning and holistic development, by guiding teachers to develop play-based, experiential curriculum, engage all students, and address individual student needs
Build a thriving culture of commitment to excellence, collaboration, and constant learning among colleagues, students and families
Be an inspiring role model to students and faculty, nurturing positive relationships and providing support and care for all students
Lead a team of talented faculty to accomplish great things with their students, and coach teachers to continually improve by giving regular, useful feedback
Be an exemplary lead learner, always reflecting, growing and seeking to improve
Enthusiastically take on the innumerable responsibilities and challenges that come with creating a top-tier school from the ground up

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
You bring all or most of the following:

Superb ability as a teacher, and a deep understanding of constructivist early childhood education
Leadership experience, with a proven track record of success leading teams of educators
Skill at coaching teachers to continually grow in teaching practice and accomplish ambitious goals
Appreciation for the unique value and challenge of language immersion education
A keen analytical, problem-solving approach, including in ambiguous situations that require figuring out new solutions rather than taking pre-determined paths to success
Ability to lead effectively through relationships, trust, persuasion and influence
Keen intellectual curiosity and mindset of continuous learning and growth
Sense of deep personal responsibility for the success of teachers and students
Skillful at working across lines of difference in a multi-cultural school

TO APPLY
Apply through this https://www.avenues.org/careers/. Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role at Avenues Shenzhen would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. If you have any questions, please email Chinacareers@aveneus.org.

Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package. Avenues is committed to diversity among our staff, and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Starting: 2 Aug 2021
Apply By: 31 Jul 2021
Closes In: 187 days

Society and Geography Teacher, Chinese, Grades 7-9

Position: Society and Geography Teacher, Grades 7-9
Location: Shenzhen, China
Start Date: August 2021

WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?
Avenues | The World School prepares students for engaged global citizenship during a time of unprecedented complexity and accelerating change, combining language immersion, interdisciplinary, project-based learning, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.

Avenues Shenzhen opened in August 2018, our first campus in China. Avenues Shenzhen provides a unique early childhood program, and is now expanding to serve students in all grades from grades from toddler through 12. Avenues Shenzhen furthers Avenues' longstanding commitment to developing multiple campuses in China, providing a transformative, world-focused education.

SECONDARY DIVISION
The Middle and Upper Grades are where our ambitious goals for Avenues graduates, defined in our mission statement, are most comprehensively realized. While in grades 6-12, we prepare students for a globally connected, innovation-driven, and largely unknown future. Our students will be: accomplished in all the academic skills you would expect, at ease beyond their borders, and confident because they excel in a particular passion.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
At Avenues, Chinese history and geography are part of the World Course, whose goal is to develop empathetic, engaged members of their communities. Society and geography teachers guide students to become informed, skilled, and empathic agents of change. We introduce students to key civilizations, movements, and forces that have shaped our past, and we help them explore the great issues and challenges facing our local and global communities today. Through a range of approaches--including historical thinking skills, design thinking, and project-based work across multiple disciplines--we equip students with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to make a difference in the world. You will also:
Develop and teach curriculum in Chinese that explores social studies topics while engaging all learners in meaningful, interesting work
Collaborate intensively and daily with colleagues to design learning outcomes, monitor growth, and thoughtfully address individual student needs
Deeply connect with students, colleagues and parents to uphold a culture of welcome, safety and respect
Invoke a robust learning atmosphere that leads students to value being at school and feel part of a rigorous and joyful learning community
Inspire trust and confidence among parents and families
Find ways to to improve your practice every day by collaborating with your colleagues

WHAT YOU BRING
At least 3 years of experience teaching Chinese history, geography, and social studies
Experience with curriculum development and innovative pedagogy
Profound commitment to ensuring and nurturing children's wellbeing
Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
Dedication to learning and developing the craft of teaching
Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning
Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree in education or related field is ideal
Native Chinese speaker with professional fluency in English


WHAT WE OFFER
Unparalleled career growth opportunities across multiple global campuses, including a well-defined career pathway
The thrill of a start-up, where everyone helps to build and improve, within an organization with global reach, ample resources and proven results
Frequent feedback, ongoing coaching and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning
Competitive rewards package, wellness resources, relocation support (as needed), and other benefits to best support you and keep you healthy and happy
A beautiful, uplifting, student-centric school environment
A chance to change the world of education as part of a global community spanning three continents

TO APPLY
Apply through the Careers section at https://www.avenues.org/en/careers. Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role at Avenues Shenzhen would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. If you have any questions, please email Chinacareers@avenues.org.

DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND SAFEGUARDING
Avenues is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization. We strive to uphold a culture in which every colleague feels that they belong, are trusted, and are valued. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities or groups to apply. Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.


Starting: 9 Aug 2021
Apply By: 25 Jun 2021
Closes In: 151 days

Math Teacher, Chinese, Grades 6-9

Position: Math Teacher, Grades 6-9
Location: Shenzhen, China
Start Date: August 2021

WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?
Avenues | The World School prepares students for engaged global citizenship during a time of unprecedented complexity and accelerating change, combining language immersion, project-based interdisciplinary learning, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.

Avenues Shenzhen opened in August 2018, our first campus in China. Avenues Shenzhen provides a unique early childhood program, and is now expanding to serve students in all grades from grades from toddler through 12. Avenues Shenzhen furthers Avenues' longstanding commitment to developing multiple campuses in China, providing a transformative, world-focused education.

SECONDARY DIVISION
The Middle and Upper Grades are where our ambitious goals for Avenues graduates, defined in our mission statement, are most comprehensively realized. While in grades 6-12, we prepare students for a globally connected, innovation-driven, and largely unknown future. Our students will be: accomplished in all the academic skills you would expect, at ease beyond their borders, and confident because they excel in a particular passion.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
Math teachers at Avenues Shenzhen ensure that students act as mathematicians every day. In grades 6 and 7, we foster a love for mathematics through inquiry-based activities and projects as well as skill-based problem sets. In grades 8 and 9, Avenues embraces a problem-based mathematics pedagogy and curriculum. Math is learned through student-centered discussion in which students share ideas, present solutions, reflect on mistakes, and master mathematical concepts through working out problems together. Teachers facilitate discourse in class to guide and inspire students to develop deeper understanding of mathematics, while at the same time empowering them to be their own mathematical voice. As an Avenues math teacher, you will:
Ensure that students achieve key learning outcomes and target instruction thoughtfully to address diverse individual needs
Deeply connect with students, colleagues and parents to uphold a culture of welcome, safety and respect
Invoke a robust learning atmosphere that leads students to value being at school and feel part of a rigorous and joyful learning community
Inspire trust and confidence among parents and families
Find ways to to improve your practice every day by collaborating with your colleagues

WHAT YOU BRING
At least 3 years of math teaching experience and a track record of student learning
Strong content knowledge, with a bachelor's or equivalent study in mathematics; graduate degree in related field preferred
Profound commitment to ensuring and nurturing children's wellbeing
Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
Dedication to learning and developing the craft of teaching
Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning
Native-level Chinese speaker with professional fluency in English


WHAT WE OFFER
Unparalleled career growth opportunities across multiple global campuses, including a well-defined career pathway
The thrill of a start-up, where everyone helps to build and improve, within an organization with global reach, ample resources and proven results
Frequent feedback, ongoing coaching and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning
Competitive rewards package, wellness resources, relocation support (as needed), and other benefits to best support you and keep you healthy and happy
A beautiful, uplifting, student-centric school environment
A chance to change the world of education as part of a global community spanning three continents

TO APPLY
Apply through the Careers section at https://www.avenues.org/en/careers. Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role at Avenues Shenzhen would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. If you have any questions, please email Chinacareers@avenues.org.

DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND SAFEGUARDING
Avenues is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization. We strive to uphold a culture in which every colleague feels that they belong, are trusted, and are valued. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities or groups to apply. Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.

Starting: 9 Aug 2021
Apply By: 14 Jun 2021
Closes In: 140 days

Music Teacher, Grades 6-9

Position: Music Teacher, Grades 6-9
Location: Shenzhen, China
Start Date: August 2021

WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?
Avenues | The World School prepares students for engaged global citizenship during a time of unprecedented complexity and accelerating change, combining language immersion, interdisciplinary learning, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.

Avenues Shenzhen opened in August 2018, our first campus in China. Avenues Shenzhen provides a unique early childhood program, and is now expanding to serve students in all grades from grades from toddler through 12. Avenues Shenzhen furthers Avenues' longstanding commitment to developing multiple campuses in China, providing a transformative, world-focused education.

SECONDARY DIVISION
The Middle and Upper Grades are where our ambitious goals for Avenues graduates, defined in our mission statement, are most comprehensively realized. While in grades 6-12, we prepare students for a globally connected, innovation-driven, and largely unknown future. Our students will be: accomplished in all the academic skills you would expect, at ease beyond their borders, and confident because they excel in a particular passion.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
The Avenues Shenzhen music program will inspire our students to grow deeply as musicians and appreciators of music. We envision our students uplifted, connected and inspired by their experiences of deliberate practice, rehearsing and creating music together, and performing frequently in public. Our students will bring diverse musical experiences, from significant individual study to no experience at all; in our program, all are welcome. You will form small student ensembles with all interested students, and arrange and adapt music specifically for those groups from a range of styles and traditions. You will also:
Ensure that students grow dramatically in passion, understanding and skill in music performance
Grow the music program over time, working closely with division leaders and other Avenues arts teachers
Build a learning atmosphere that leads students to feel part of a rigorous but joyful learning community
Collaborate intensively with colleagues to make interdisciplinary connections that deepen student learning
Inspire trust and confidence among parents and families

WHAT YOU BRING
At least 2 years of experience teaching music to adolescents, with clear evidence of students' musical growth and development
Deep knowledge of, and an infectious passion for, a range of musical styles and traditions
Comfort with arranging music for student ensembles of diverse instrumentation and ability levels
Profound commitment to ensuring and nurturing children's wellbeing
Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
Dedication to learning and developing the craft of teaching
Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning
Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree in education or related field is ideal
Professional fluency in English; Mandarin Chinese is a plus




WHAT WE OFFER
Unparalleled career growth opportunities across multiple global campuses, including a well-defined career pathway
The thrill of a start-up, where everyone helps to build and improve, within an organization with global reach, ample resources and proven results
Frequent feedback, ongoing coaching and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning
Competitive rewards package, wellness resources, relocation support (as needed), and other benefits to best support you and keep you healthy and happy
A beautiful, uplifting, student-centric school environment
A chance to change the world of education as part of a global community spanning three continents

TO APPLY
Apply through the Careers section at https://www.avenues.org/en/careers. Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role at Avenues Shenzhen would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. If you have any questions, please email Chinacareers@avenues.org.

DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND SAFEGUARDING
Avenues is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization. We strive to uphold a culture in which every colleague feels that they belong, are trusted, and are valued. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities or groups to apply. Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.
Starting: 9 Aug 2021
Apply By: 14 Jun 2021
Closes In: 140 days

English and Project Teacher, Grades 6-9

Position: English and Project Teacher, Grades 6-9
Location: Shenzhen, China
Start Date: August 2021

WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?
Avenues | The World School prepares students for engaged global citizenship during a time of unprecedented complexity and accelerating change, combining language immersion, project-based, interdisciplinary learning, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.

Avenues Shenzhen opened in August 2018, our first campus in China. Avenues Shenzhen provides a unique early childhood program, and is now expanding to serve students in all grades from grades from toddler through 12. Avenues Shenzhen furthers Avenues' longstanding commitment to developing multiple campuses in China, providing a transformative, world-focused education.

SECONDARY DIVISION
The Middle and Upper Grades are where our ambitious goals for Avenues graduates, defined in our mission statement, are most comprehensively realized. While in grades 6-12, we prepare students for a globally connected, innovation-driven, and largely unknown future. Our students will be: accomplished in all the academic skills you would expect, at ease beyond their borders, and confident because they excel in a particular passion.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
English classes in the middle grades are interdisciplinary. Science, art, music and other disciplines are closely interwoven with literature studied in English. Classes are discussion-based, promoting inquiry, exploration, and presentation. We expect students to write well and frequently, and engage in independent project work. You will also:
Collaborate intensively and daily with colleagues to design learning outcomes, monitor growth, and thoughtfully address individual student needs
Support students as they progress on their individual English language learning journey
Deeply connect with students, colleagues and parents to uphold a culture of welcome, safety and respect
Invoke a robust learning atmosphere that leads students to value being at school and feel part of a rigorous and joyful learning community
Inspire trust and confidence among parents and families
Find ways to to improve your practice every day by collaborating with your colleagues

WHAT YOU BRING
At least 3 years of experience teaching literature and literacy to non-native English speakers and a strong track record of student learning and growth
A strong ability to develop middle grades students into passionate, curious and skillful readers and writers
Pedagogy that engages all students in interesting, meaningful and challenging work, particularly a reading and writing workshop approach
Profound commitment to ensuring and nurturing children's wellbeing
Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
Dedication to learning and developing the craft of teaching
Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning
Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree in education or related field is ideal
Academic-level proficiency in English


WHAT WE OFFER
Unparalleled career growth opportunities across multiple global campuses, including a well-defined career pathway
The thrill of a start-up, where everyone helps to build and improve, within an organization with global reach, ample resources and proven results
Frequent feedback, ongoing coaching and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning
Competitive rewards package, wellness resources, relocation support (as needed), and other benefits to best support you and keep you healthy and happy
A beautiful, uplifting, student-centric school environment
A chance to change the world of education as part of a global community spanning three continents

TO APPLY
Apply through the Careers section at https://www.avenues.org/en/careers. Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role at Avenues Shenzhen would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. If you have any questions, please email Chinacareers@avenues.org.

DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND SAFEGUARDING
Avenues is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization. We strive to uphold a culture in which every colleague feels that they belong, are trusted, and are valued. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities or groups to apply. Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.


Starting: 9 Aug 2021
Apply By: 7 Jun 2021
Closes In: 133 days

Science Teacher, Grades 6-9

Position: Science Teacher, Grades 6-9
Location: Shenzhen, China
Start Date: August 2021

WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?
Avenues | The World School prepares students for engaged global citizenship during a time of unprecedented complexity and accelerating change, combining language immersion, interdisciplinary, project-based learning, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.

Avenues Shenzhen opened in August 2018, our first campus in China. Avenues Shenzhen provides a unique early childhood program, and is now expanding to serve students in all grades from grades from toddler through 12. Avenues Shenzhen furthers Avenues' longstanding commitment to developing multiple campuses in China, providing a transformative, world-focused education.

SECONDARY DIVISION
The Middle and Upper Grades are where our ambitious goals for Avenues graduates, defined in our mission statement, are most comprehensively realized. While in grades 6-12, we prepare students for a globally connected, innovation-driven, and largely unknown future. Our students will be: accomplished in all the academic skills you would expect, at ease beyond their borders, and confident because they excel in a particular passion.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
At Avenues, science classes are interdisciplinary. Science teachers work closely with teachers of visual art, English, and the World Course to design interdisciplinary, project-based learning experiences. Avenues science teachers ensure that students act as scientists every day: asking questions, conducting investigations in our brand-new labs, and using science to learn about and engage with the world around them. In grades 6-9, we teach a rigorous, project-based curriculum that integrates fundamental concepts and skills from the physical, life, and earth sciences along with introductory robotics and engineering. As an Avenues science teacher, you will:
Ensure that students achieve key learning outcomes in physical and life sciences, targeting instruction thoughtfully to address diverse individual needs
Design, implement, and refine project-based learning experiences that give students access to curricular content and skills through authentic, purpose-driven, real-world projects
Deeply connect with students, colleagues and parents to uphold a culture of welcome, safety and respect
Invoke a robust learning atmosphere that leads students to value being at school and feel part of a rigorous and joyful learning community
Inspire trust and confidence among parents and families
Find ways to to improve your practice every day by collaborating with your colleagues

WHAT YOU BRING
A strong science background and at least 3 years of teaching experience in middle or high school science
Content knowledge in general physical, life, and earth sciences concepts, as well as one or more specialized topics (e.g. astronomy, environmental science, engineering, robotics, computer science, etc.)
Experience in designing, developing and guiding students through rigorous science-focused and interdisciplinary project-based learning experiences
Profound commitment to ensuring and nurturing children's wellbeing
Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
Dedication to learning and developing the craft of teaching
Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning
Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree in education or related field is ideal
Professional fluency in English; Mandarin Chinese is a plus

WHAT WE OFFER
Unparalleled career growth opportunities across multiple global campuses, including a well-defined career pathway
The thrill of a start-up, where everyone helps to build and improve, within an organization with global reach, ample resources and proven results
Frequent feedback, ongoing coaching and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning
Competitive rewards package, wellness resources, relocation support (as needed), and other benefits to best support you and keep you healthy and happy
A beautiful, uplifting, student-centric school environment
A chance to change the world of education as part of a global community spanning three continents

TO APPLY
Apply through the Careers section at https://www.avenues.org/en/careers. Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role at Avenues Shenzhen would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. If you have any questions, please email Chinacareers@avenues.org.

DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND SAFEGUARDING
Avenues is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization. We strive to uphold a culture in which every colleague feels that they belong, are trusted, and are valued. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities or groups to apply. Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.


Starting: 9 Aug 2021
Apply By: 7 Jun 2021
Closes In: 133 days

Language Support Specialist, Grades T-12

Position: Language Support Specialist, Grades T-12
Location: Shenzhen, China
Start Date: June 2021

WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?
Avenues | The World School prepares students for engaged global citizenship during a time of unprecedented complexity and accelerating change, combining language immersion, interdisciplinary learning, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.

Avenues Shenzhen opened in August 2018, our first campus in China. Avenues Shenzhen provides a unique early childhood program, and is now expanding to serve students in all grades from grades from toddler through 12. Avenues Shenzhen furthers Avenues' longstanding commitment to developing multiple campuses in China, providing a transformative, world-focused education.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
English support classes are meant to work together with classroom and specialist teachers, supporting students who have any difficulty with the expected level of English. You will also:
Ensure that students achieve key learning outcomes, targeting instruction to address individual needs
Successfully support students' remedial linguistic needs in all grade levels, through a variety of different well-planned and evidence-based strategies
Build a learning atmosphere that leads students to feel part of a rigorous but joyful learning community
Collaborate intensively with colleagues to design interdisciplinary projects and continually deepen student learning
Inspire trust and confidence among parents and families

WHAT YOU BRING
English support teachers at Avenues bring all or most of the following:
A deep understanding of language development and all the nuances involved to be able to target specific support to different students, at different levels
A strong ability to develop students into passionate, curious and skillful readers and writers, by engaging them in interesting, meaningful and challenging work
Experience teaching English, Math and/or Chinese literacy with clear evidence of student learning and growth
Profound commitment to ensuring and nurturing children's wellbeing
Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
Dedication to learning and developing the craft of teaching
Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning
Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree in education or related field is ideal
Native-level proficiency in English, fluency in Mandarin is a plus


WHAT WE OFFER
Unparalleled career growth opportunities across multiple global campuses, including a well-defined career pathway
The thrill of a start-up, where everyone helps to build and improve, within an organization with global reach, ample resources and proven results
Frequent feedback, ongoing coaching and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning
Competitive rewards package, wellness resources, relocation support (as needed), and other benefits to best support you and keep you healthy and happy
A beautiful, uplifting, student-centric school environment
A chance to change the world of education as part of a global community spanning three continents

TO APPLY
Apply through the Careers section at https://www.avenues.org/en/careers. Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role at Avenues Shenzhen would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. If you have any questions, please email Chinacareers@avenues.org.

DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND SAFEGUARDING
Avenues is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization. We strive to uphold a culture in which every colleague feels that they belong, are trusted, and are valued. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities or groups to apply. Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.



Starting: 9 Aug 2021
Apply By: 7 Jun 2021
Closes In: 133 days

Student Support Specialist, Grades T-5

Position: Student Support Specialist, Grades T-5
Location: Shenzhen, China
Start Date: August 2021

WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?
Avenues | The World School prepares students for engaged global citizenship during a time of unprecedented complexity and accelerating change, combining language immersion, interdisciplinary learning, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.

Avenues Shenzhen opened in August 2018, our first campus in China. Avenues Shenzhen provides a unique early childhood program, and is now expanding to serve students in all grades from grades from toddler through 12. Avenues Shenzhen furthers Avenues' longstanding commitment to developing multiple campuses in China, providing a transformative, world-focused education.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
Avenues: The World School seeks a student support specialist to join the Primary Division (T-5) at our Shenzhen campus. This role is responsible for ensuring that all students are effectively supported to thrive at Avenues. S/he will work closely with a student support team, as well as with the broader teaching and learning team, teachers and division leaders. As a member of Student Success Team, you will:
Provide a safe, stimulating and supporting learning environment for all students to thrive and feel known and cared for
Drive student success across all grades, by helping to develop individualized learning plans for students who need them, to support each student to learn through meaningful, engaging work
Develop the right assessments for learning, that yield useful data for teachers to use to give appropriate feedback to maximize student growth
Work with a great team, building strong relationships and collaborating intensively
Be an exemplary learner, always reflecting, growing and seeking to improve


WHAT YOU BRING
Superb ability as a teacher with more than 5 years of experience
Deep understanding of discipline-specific expertise, either in math or literacy, within the context of a school environment and/or children
Expertise in applying current assessments specific to your field that will best assess our students and that allow for clear referrals
Experience teaching English, Math and/or Chinese literacy with clear evidence of student learning and growth
Profound commitment to ensuring and nurturing children's wellbeing
Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
Dedication to learning and developing the craft of teaching
Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning
Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree in education or related field is ideal
Professional fluency in English required; professional fluency in Chinese strongly preferred

WHAT WE OFFER
Unparalleled career growth opportunities across multiple global campuses, including a well-defined career pathway
The thrill of a start-up, where everyone helps to build and improve, within an organization with global reach, ample resources and proven results
Frequent feedback, ongoing coaching and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning
Competitive rewards package, wellness resources, relocation support (as needed), and other benefits to best support you and keep you healthy and happy
A beautiful, uplifting, student-centric school environment
A chance to change the world of education as part of a global community spanning three continents

TO APPLY
Apply through the Careers section at https://www.avenues.org/en/careers. Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role at Avenues Shenzhen would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. If you have any questions, please email Chinacareers@avenues.org.

DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND SAFEGUARDING
Avenues is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization. We strive to uphold a culture in which every colleague feels that they belong, are trusted, and are valued. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities or groups to apply. Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.



Starting: 9 Aug 2021
Apply By: 7 Jun 2021
Closes In: 133 days

Dean of Students, Grades 10-12

Position: Dean of Students, Grades 10-12
Location: Shenzhen, China
Start Date: August 2021

WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?
Avenues | The World School prepares students for engaged global citizenship during a time of unprecedented complexity and accelerating change, combining language immersion, interdisciplinary learning, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.

Avenues Shenzhen opened in August 2018, our first campus in China. Avenues Shenzhen provides a unique early childhood program, and is now expanding to serve students in all grades from grades from toddler through 12. Avenues Shenzhen furthers Avenues' longstanding commitment to developing multiple campuses in China, providing a transformative, world-focused education.

UPPER GRADES
The Upper Grades are where our ambitious goals for Avenues graduates, defined in our mission statement, are most comprehensively realized. While in grades 6-12, we prepare students for a globally connected, innovation-driven, and largely unknown future. Our students will be: accomplished in all the academic skills you would expect, at ease beyond their borders, and confident because they excel in a particular passion.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
Avenues' distinctive academic program makes our graduates uniquely compelling applicants for the most selective postsecondary pursuits. Deans provide individualized support and expertise, helping identify the best fit for students based on their passions and aspirations. A Dean is a leader (also mentor, cheerleader, confidant, and occasional tough-love-giver) who supports students' wellbeing, partners deeply with their families and supports their journey to what's next. Above all, deans build powerful, lasting relationships with students that extend for years during, and then beyond, their time at Avenues. You will also:

Foster students' wellbeing, through powerful relationships and mentoring
Advise and guide students and their families across grades 10-12. Your students will feel known, mentored and supported; their families will rave about you
Be a key mentor and supporter in the life of each of your students
Be a highly effective support system around the diverse challenges students encounter during high school
Ensure that Avenues effectively supports each student to thrive, following through with colleagues and families to best support each unique individual
Teach, and help refine, an advisory curriculum focused on wellbeing and preparation for postsecondary success
Guide students to well-chosen, great-fit, selective pursuits after high school
Expertly guide the entire college process, leading to students wisely choosing desirable, selective post-secondary pursuits where they'll thrive
Ensure students and families feel well informed and prepared for the college process
Anchor the college process in powerful relationships with students and their families
Join a dynamic, collaborative team
Enthusiastically contribute to a dean's team dedicated to all Avenues students' wellbeing
Be a relentlessly resourceful and collaborative colleague, partnering with faculty, student support, division leaders, and families on students' success, growth and happiness

WHAT YOU BRING
At least 3 years of experience working with adolescents in college counseling and/or admissions
A desire to bring holistic support for students and strategic college counseling
A strong belief that going to college should be about finding a right match for each student
Experience building deep relationships with high school students and their families, as strong partnerships with families are key to student success
High emotional intelligence to navigate difficult conversations with grace and empathy
Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree in education or related field is ideal
Native Chinese speaker with professional fluency in English

WHAT WE OFFER
Unparalleled career growth opportunities across multiple global campuses, including a well-defined career pathway
The thrill of a start-up, where everyone helps to build and improve, within an organization with global reach, ample resources and proven results
Frequent feedback, ongoing coaching and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning
Competitive rewards package, wellness resources, relocation support (as needed), and other benefits to best support you and keep you healthy and happy
A beautiful, uplifting, student-centric school environment
A chance to change the world of education as part of a global community spanning three continents

TO APPLY
Apply through the Careers section at https://www.avenues.org/en/careers. Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role at Avenues Shenzhen would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. If you have any questions, please email Chinacareers@avenues.org.

DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND SAFEGUARDING
Avenues is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization. We strive to uphold a culture in which every colleague feels that they belong, are trusted, and are valued. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities or groups to apply. Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.


Starting: 8 Aug 2021
Apply By: 7 Jun 2021
Closes In: 133 days

STEAM Instructor, Grades 10-12

Position: STEAM Instructor, Grades 10-12
Location: Shenzhen, China
Start Date: August 2021

WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?
Avenues | The World School prepares students for engaged global citizenship during a time of unprecedented complexity and accelerating change, combining language immersion, interdisciplinary learning, a global curriculum, and a culture of innovation.

Avenues Shenzhen, our first campus in China, opened in August 2018. The campus provides a unique early childhood program, and is now expanding to serve students in all grades from from toddler through 12. As a global network of campuses, Avenues is uniquely positioned to provide a transformative, world-focused education.

THE OPPORTUNITY
The Avenues Shenzhen learning experience is divided into three year-long themes that embody the paradigms, tensions, and values at the heart of innovation and making: Discovery (Grade 10), Innovation (Grade 11), and Foresight (Grade 12). Each unit of study thoughtfully matches the construction of a significant invention with the study of carefully selected texts.
As an Upper Grades STEAM Instructor you will help establish a new model of high school education with innovation and making at its core by mentoring, guiding, and providing feedback as students create, build, and invent.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
Support students to build a range of inventions, including a mechanical clock, telegraph, and smartphone
Manage equipment, materials, and maintenance for a state-of-the-art maker space
Support leading discussions on innovation studies and science fiction
Collaborate intensively and daily with colleagues to design learning outcomes, monitor growth, and thoughtfully address individual student needs
Uphold a culture of welcome, safety and respect in the Avenues community
Invoke a robust learning atmosphere that leads students to value being at school and feel part of a rigorous and joyful learning community
Inspire trust and confidence among parents and families
Work with a talented, multidisciplinary team to connect questions and challenges at the heart of making with the history and future of innovation and science

WHAT YOU BRING
A drive to create things from scratch, work from a blank slate, overcome challenges, and adapt to ambiguity
Strong background in design, technology, and engineering as well as the associated tools and software
Intellectual curiosity and humility to reflect on and continually grow in creating a transformational experience for students
Profound commitment to ensuring and nurturing children's wellbeing
Highly effective collaborator, eager to listen deeply, contribute to a team and achieve goals together
Dedication to learning and developing the craft of teaching
Very resourceful and adaptive, eager to embrace constant change, growth and learning
Bachelor’s degree; graduate degree in education or related field is ideal
Professional fluency in English; Mandarin Chinese is a plus

WHAT WE OFFER
Unparalleled career growth opportunities across multiple global campuses, including a well-defined career pathway
The thrill of a start-up, where everyone helps to build and improve, within an organization with global reach, ample resources and proven results
Frequent feedback, ongoing coaching and top-notch, job-embedded professional learning
Competitive rewards package, wellness resources, relocation support (as needed), and other benefits to best support you and keep you healthy and happy
A beautiful, uplifting, student-centric school environment
A chance to change the world of education as part of a global community spanning three continents

TO APPLY
Apply through the Careers section at https://www.avenues.org/en/careers. Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role at Avenues Shenzhen would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. If you have any questions, please email Chinacareers@avenues.org.

DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND SAFEGUARDING
Avenues is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization. We strive to uphold a culture in which every colleague feels that they belong, are trusted, and are valued. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities or groups to apply. Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.

Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.


Starting: 8 Aug 2021
Apply By: 7 Jun 2021
Closes In: 133 days

Technology Integrator

Title: Technology Integrator
Location: Shenzhen, China
Start Date: ASAP

ABOUT AVENUES
Begin by thinking Avenues New York, Avenues São Paulo, Avenues Shenzhen, Avenues Silicon Valley, Avenues London. Think of Avenues as one international school with multiple interconnected campuses. It will not be a collection different schools all pursuing different educational strategies, but rather one highly integrated learning community, connected and supported by a common vision, a shared education design and curriculum, world-class technology and a talented headquarters team in New York City.
Avenues New York launched in 2011 and currently serves close to 1,700 students in grades Nursery – 12. Our second campus in São Paulo opened in August 2018. Avenues prepares students for engaged global citizenship in the twenty-first century, with an approach that combines language immersion, interdisciplinary teaching, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.

THE OPPORTUNITY
The Technology Integrator plays a vital role in the technology department by developing and encouraging the use of educational technology as a transformative teaching and learning tool. The integrator will drive the adoption of innovative and effective uses of educational technology in an environment, which encourages creative and independent use of technology throughout the school. The position will support our faculty, staff, and students in and out of the classroom through professional development, and active participation in the teaching and learning process. The Technology Integrator works towards curricular innovation as it supports the mission of Avenues. Lastly, this role will be responsible for the development and coordination of defined technology integration projects within their assigned expertise.
The Information Technology team is comprised of outstanding professionals at the intersection of education and technology. We employ highly talented technical staff, technology integrators, library and media specialists to provide students, faculty and families with high-quality technical support, information literacy, and leadership. With the advantages of modern technology and global team, we share a common goal to support the Avenues vision to eventually bring together 35,000 students and 3,000+ faculty members through a number of traditional and virtual modalities.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will bring proven abilities in the following key areas:

Research and Evaluate:
Research, identify and model innovative tools and trends in academic technology use for N – 12 that support innovative teaching and learning at Avenues.
Research new and emerging technologies, software and hardware solutions, and their potential impact on teaching and learning.
Participate directly in technology-related professional development opportunities including self-study, workshops, and conferences on school, state, and national levels.

Design:
Create learning resources for teachers, staff, and students.
Implement a plan in conjunction with division directors, heads of grade and curriculum specialist, technology department for ongoing training workshops and professional development programs for lower and secondary division faculty and staff.
Work in conjunction with the broader Information Technology team to support equipment deployment and iPad 1:1, Macbook Air 1:1 and Macbook/iPad 1+1 programs.

Mentor/Coach:
Motivate and support faculty, inside and outside the classroom, in the development of projects and practices that use technology as a transformative teaching and learning tool.
Advise faculty, division directors, heads of grade, and curriculum specialists on selecting technologies that are age-appropriate and will best contribute to the fulfillment of curriculum goals/objectives.
Coordinate and teach/co-teach technology courses and clubs.
Provide individual training opportunities for faculty, staff and students (including just-in-time user trainings), larger workshops, and outside professional development opportunities involving the integration of technology in the classroom.
Arrange for community outreach, including internal and external speakers and other parent education programs (evenings, coffees, Q & A sessions, etc).
Support and train faculty in all aspects of our learning management system and student information system.
Provide onboarding technology (new) faculty, staff and student training
Assist with basic software and hardware issues

At Avenues, we place a high priority on hiring individuals who are:
Collaborative – Works well in a highly collaborative environment; is humble, respectful of others, and a good communicator
Accountable – Delivers high quality and accurate results; displays a high level of ownership; can be counted on to deliver on commitments
Resourceful – Highly effective and disciplined in achieving goals; shows initiative and good judgment
Adaptive – Comfortable with ambiguity and change; able to set priorities in a changing environment; flexible and open to new ideas
Courageous – Willing to speak your mind and make tough decisions; passionate about our work and our mission
Committed to learning – Committed to personal growth, as well as to helping your colleagues and the organization improve

QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates should have most, if not all, of the following:
Experienced educator with a Bachelor’s degree and Masters in Educational Technology or related field
Bilingual in Mandarin and English is required
Experience with MacOS, iOS, and practical knowledge of mainstream educational software applications
An understanding of appropriate uses of technology in the educational setting, Particularly in a 1:1 learning environment.
Experience working with both ELC/Lower (N-5) and Secondary (6-12) grade levels
A broad general education and dedication to lifelong learning
The ability to follow written and verbal direction and take initiative when necessary
Excellent interpersonal relations skills, especially in being a good listener and skill in written and oral communications
The ability to organize work and set priorities for accomplishing work in a timely and effective manner
The ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other faculty, staff and school leaders
Proven ability as an innovative, results oriented, self motivated, energetic, creative problem solver
Respect the philosophy of the school as set forth in the Avenues mission statement, as well as to be loyal to the institution
At Avenues, the student is at the center of the system. All teachers are expected to provide encouragement, offer positive reinforcement, show respect for each student and help all students perform at their highest academic level

TO APPLY
Apply through the Careers section at ​https://www.avenues.org/en/careers​. ​Be sure to include a letter of application​, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role at Avenues Shenzhen would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. If you have any questions, please email Chinacareers@avenues.org​.

DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND SAFEGUARDING
Avenues is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization. We strive to uphold a culture in which every colleague feels that they belong, are trusted, and are valued. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities or groups to apply. Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.
Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.

Starting: 22 Feb 2021
Apply By: 31 Mar 2021
Closes In: 65 days