Early Childhood Teacher - Kindergarten position

Date posted:2024-04-20 | Writer: BASIS Bilingual School Guangming | Email: [email protected]

BASIS Bilingual School Guangming is seeking qualified candidates for an Early Childhood Teacher - Kindergarten for the 2024-2025 school year!

BASIS International teachers are knowledgeable, passionate, and believe in transforming education. As part of a uniquely collaborative and professional teaching community, BASIS International teachers motivate students to reach their highest potential, while also elevating their own skills through peer collaboration and a culture where learning is of the greatest importance. Our Kindergarten classrooms are taught by two teachers--the lead Kindergarten Teacher and an additional Kinder Teaching Fellow. The Kinder Teaching Fellow supports the learning of students and supplements the instruction of the lead teacher.

In a BASIS International Kindergarten teaching position, you will create a learning environment where learning is a joyful and rewarding experience, and children learn to become enthusiastic, life-long learners. The thematic, hands-on, and content rich curriculum creates a foundation for children to build upon in the elementary grades. Our early education teachers are guided by the belief that any child can excel with the right support.

Primary Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Lay foundations for the joy of learning to set students up for success with the challenging curriculum in the elementary grades.

Begin helping students develop skills of autonomy, responsibility, and independence.

Implementation of the BASIS Curriculum by designing effective and creative lessons and assessments to display your passion for learning and educate students at an internationally competitive level.

Management of student behaviour to foster academic achievement, personal responsibility, intellect, and individuality in all students.

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

Work Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in your teaching subject. Many of our teachers hold multiple advanced degrees in their field. For Elementary and Early Education positions, a degree in this or related field is acceptable and/or encouraged.

A minimum of two years' teaching experience as the lead teacher of record in a classroom. This is a requirement for you to obtain a working visa. A minimum of five years' teaching experience as the lead teacher of record in a classroom is preferred.

An eagerness and willingness to collaborate with and elevate teaching colleagues. Our teachers come from all over the world and bring a wide variety of curricular backgrounds and experience. We seek to utilise this diversity to grow and learn from each other.

High academic standards and a desire to make a difference in the rigour of international education.


Our benefits package and teacher support are nearly unrivalled in schools in China. Expatriate teachers with BASIS International & Bilingual Schools China receive:

Competitive salary (dependent upon education and experience)

Global health coverage (including U.S. for American citizens)

Provided accommodation or housing allowance

Annual retirement benefit

Paid travel to and from China at start and end of contract

Annual travel allowance

Moving allowance

Free school meals

Assistance in obtaining your visa

Ability to transfer within our network at the end of your contract

We also offer extensive HR support beginning when you accept a position with us. Our HR and Operations teams will provide tremendous guidance and assistance in obtaining your visa, travel arrangements, housing, residence permit, and more.

Beyond this though, our promise to you is you will be a better educator when you leave BASIS International Schools. Through intentional and continued professional development and coaching, we nurture teaching excellence and innovation not just for the betterment of our students, but our teachers as well. This development can mean career acceleration over the years, whether you desire to become a teacher mentor or a school administrator.

Apply for this position by email:

[email protected]