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Academic English Teacher

Full Time

Job Description

Location: Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Ningbo
Working Hours: Wednesday to Friday 1-8pm, Saturday to Sunday 9am-6pm. The work time will be changed for different campus.

Job Overview:
This individual will be primarily a professional teacher who delivers and manages high quality and engaging lessons across the Athena curriculum.
This individual will also be expected to engage with a professional, collaborative culture of personal and departmental responsibility and ongoing improvement and growth.

Job Responsibilities:
• Uphold the highest standards of professional behavior, communication, attitude and appearance as per the Athena Employee Handbook.
• Set high expectations that inspire, motivate and challenge students.
• Plan and teach outstanding and engaging lessons that meet course syllabus goals and objectives while applying Athena teaching approaches.
• Effectively deploy a range of strategies to manage and develop the classroom environment to create a welcoming, open, effective and positive learning environment.
• Differentiate class instruction, activities and resources in order to maximize learning opportunities for all learners.
• Apply appropriate forms of assessment to monitor student progress.
• Provide timely and effective student feedback.
• Update, maintain and submit a record of attendance, assessment and lesson planning using Athena course files.
• Write student reports and participate in teacher-parent meetings as per Athena Guidelines.
• Conduct student screeners and placement as per Athena guidelines.
• Attend and positively contribute questions, solutions and updates to weekly center staff meeting.
• Share teaching resources with colleagues at all Athena centers.
• Actively participate in professional development, including training workshops and peer observations while implementing suggestions for improvement.
• Engage reflectively and positively with the routine and ongoing teacher appraisal process.
• Support the Center Manager and Center Head Teacher/Associate Head Teacher with marketing events.


• Must have a minimum of 1-2 years of teaching experience related to the teaching of reading, writing and/or general English courses; OR a well-recognised TESOL qualification (120 hours+).
• Bachelor’s degree in either Arts or Sciences. Preference currently given to candidates with a scientific or technical background.
Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Good understanding of good classroom practice and key principles of child learning.
• Experience of developing own lesson plans and resources while working towards set goals and objectives.
• Ability to effectively collaborate with others to achieve desired outcomes.
• Ability to communicate through verbal and written means with individuals and small groups at all levels of the organization.
• Strong organizational skills and time management skills; ability to be flexible and solve problems.
• Experience in managing multiple tasks and the ability to deal positively with obstacles to progress.
Desired Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Strong understanding and application of educational concepts and learning principles to classroom practice.
• Experience and competence with digital technology in the classroom.
• Prior experience with teaching programming, electronics and technology.
• Prior experience in international departments and/or international school settings.


1. Monthly housing allowance(2000-4000 RMB)
2. Legal Work Visa
3. Annual bonus: up to 1-month salary (based on performance) 
4. 11 days paid annual leave plus 11 days local statutory holidays 
5. Top level global medical insurance: MSH
6. Annual health check
7. Annual flight allowance up to 6000rmb
8. 7 nights accommodation upon arrival
9. Airport pickup service
10. Holiday Benefits






Classroom Management, English Teaching, Lesson Planning

Language Requirements


Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Visa Support


Only Candidates from this countries can apply:

Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, United States, South Africa

Date Posted: 2019-02-15

Date Modified: 2019-02-15

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  • Industry: Education
  • Type: Joint Venture

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