Job Description

Elementary Learning Expert Teacher

Office:BASIS International School Hangzhou

BASIS International Hangzhou is seeking qualified candidates for an Elementary Learning Expert Teacher for the 2018/2019 school year!

BASIS International elementary teachers are knowledgeablepassionate and believe in transforming education. Our K-4 classrooms are co-taught with not one, but two elementary school teachers co-creating with students at all times. Our Learning Expert Teachers (LETs) cultivate a joyful learning culture where hard work is celebrated and where intellectual pursuits result in an extraordinary student outcomes. LETs at the elementary level customize education to meet the individual needs of each student. Our elementary teachers love teaching and our students love learning. BASIS.ed teachers celebrate the art of elementary education and, guided by the belief that any child can excel, our elementary teachers? deep pedagogical expertise ensures that each student receives a world-class education.

Primary Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

Learning Expert Teachers, one type of BASIS International elementary teacher, are responsible for one cohort of students and lead them through classroom transitions during the day. They collaborate work with the Subject Expert Teacher (SET) for each class period. BASIS International Learning Expert Teachers utilize their expertise in elementary education teaching methods to provide individualized or small group instruction to meet the differentiated needs of students and establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom. These two types of elementary teachers collaborate to find the best ways to deliver a top-tier education, ensure student engagement, and create an environment where students will understand and retain what they learn.

Additional duties of this job include, but are not limited to:

  1. Evaluating students' academic and social growth, keeping appropriate records, and preparing progress reports

  2. Communicating with parents through e-mail, conferences and other means to discuss students' progress and interpretation of the BASIS International school culture

  3. Identifying student needs and cooperating with subject experts or other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude and learning problems

  4. Supervising students during classroom transitions throughout the day

Job Qualifications: 

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's or Master?s degree in Education and able to obtain a valid fingerprint clearance. In addition to a Bachelor's degree, documentation of passage of a state authorized elementary subject knowledge education test fulfills the highly qualified requirement which vary by state. Demonstrated passion for student achievement and directed effort to raise individual student outcomes. Minimum two years teaching experience as a lead teacher required.   

Preferred Qualifications: A minimum of 3 years of experience as an elementary educator is preferred. A successful applicant will demonstrate strong communication skills and be open to new ideas in teaching methods.

Additional Job Information: 

Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS International schools offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Note: BASIS (collectively, BASIS.ed, BASIS Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public Charter School, Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BASIS Independent Schools, LLC, BASIS Global LLC, and BASIS Educational Ventures, LLC), is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment are recruited, hired and assigned without discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or familial status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military/veteran status or any other classification protected by law. BASIS expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee or student harassment. For additional information, please visit our Careers website at

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