Employment

1. Teaching Assistant of DT

Design Technology (DT) technicians usually work as a team with teachers, teaching assistants and other support staff and play a crucial role in supporting and improving our students’ learning experience. They may also support the Science and IT departments as well as Design Technology teachers by preparing equipment and materials and helping with practical lessons.

 

Salary Range6-8,000RMB

How to apply - email: jing.zhang@merchiston.cn

 

Main duties and responsibilities:

1. To maintain the Design and Technology department tools and equipment

2. To prepare and set up equipment and materials for workshop classes

3. To ensure and maintain the cleanliness of the classrooms

4. To investigate and advise on the supply of materials and liaise with the Purchasing department

5. To ensure that the periodic safety testing of electrical equipment is carried out

6. To become familiar with the health and safety issues as they apply to Design Technology within the school and assist the Head of Department in their implementation

7. Other tasks allocated by colleagues

 

Position requirements: 

1. Bachelor of Design Technology or other relevant degree

2. Experience using and maintaining a range of machine tools and handheld power tools

3. Knowledge of the correct health and safety procedures when working with machine tools and handheld tools

4. Willingness to help during lessons, to assist the teacher and supervise when necessary

5. Good written and verbal communication skills in English

6. Experience in international school is preferred

 

Benefits: Lunch provided at school, shuttle bus from Hongshan, use of gym and swimming pool and Summer and Winter holiday entitlement.

2. Teaching Assistant of Maths

Salary Range6-8,000RMB

How to apply - email: jing.zhang@merchiston.cn

 

Main duties and responsibilities:

1. Assist in the educational and social development of students under the direction and guidance of the Head of Department and Maths teachers

2. Assist the Head of Department and Maths teachers in the planning of work programmes for individuals and groups of students

3. Provide support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities; support students with specific learning needs and help develop their social skills

4. Support planned, and unplanned lessons covered in the short-term absence of teachers

5. Support teachers in preparation and production of classroom materials

6. Ensure that all departmental materials and equipment are in good, safe working order and stored safely and securely 

7. Assist teachers with maintaining student records

8. Undertake normal office administration tasks; filing, photo copying, answering emails

9. Prepare and present displays of students' work both in the classroom and surrounding areas 

10. Collect and record money from students for trips and departmental purchases 

11. Assist with the planning and organising of departmental trips 

12. Assist with examination administration if required 

13. Assist and provide support to the faculty department and teachers with student data analysis 

14. Attend school meetings as appropriate

 

 

Position requirements:

1. A good level of education in Mathematics (Essential )

2. Good organisational skills including the ability to plan, prioritise, work to deadlines and manage time effectively (Essential )

3. Be able to communicate effectively with students, parents and other colleagues orally and in writing

4. Have a basic understanding of data and how it can be used to support student learning 

5. A sound knowledge and interest in Mathematics

 

Benefits: Lunch provided at school, shuttle bus from Hongshan, use of gym and swimming pool and Summer and Winter holiday entitlement.

3. Teaching Assistant of Art

Overview 

Assist the Art, Music and Drama teachers to prepare the classrooms, teaching tools and organise various academic activities.

 

Salary Range6-8,000RMB

How to apply - email: jing.zhang@merchiston.cn

 

Main duties and responsibilities:

1. Prepare and arrange the classrooms before class

2. Make detailed record of teaching supplies of the Art department and make timely supplementary purchases

3. Maintain all equipment in the art classrooms

4. Keep the art classrooms clean and tidy 

5. Assist the Art teachers to make departmental budget

6. Assist the Art teachers in organising off-campus activities for students

7. Conscientiously complete other tasks assigned by the teaching staff or the Head of School

 

Position requirements:

1. Bachelor’s degree or above in Art-related subject; specialising in clothing design is preferred

2. Good command of English

3. Be able to work meticulously and in an organised manner

4. Have a passion to work in the Education industry

5. Be proficient in multimedia application and computer office software

6. Be rigorous, careful, patient, friendly, cooperative and communicative

 

Benefits: Lunch provided at school, shuttle bus from Hongshan, use of gym and swimming pool and Summer and Winter holiday entitlement.

4. Administrative Receptionist

Salary Range6-9,000RMB

How to apply – email: jing.zhang@merchiston.cn

 

Main duties and responsibilities:

1. Greet visitors and direct them to the appropriate areas of the school

2. Handle all reasonable requests from members of staff intended for official school affairs

3. Identify and report any possible security concerns 

4. Ensure the reception area is clean and tidy at all times

5. Ensure that all telephone/office hardware is appropriately maintained and repaired

6. Ensure that all relevant documents, forms, information materials etc., relating to the job of the front desk, are appropriately filed and organised  

7. Answer all calls in a professional manner, taking messages where necessary or transferring the caller appropriately

8. Handle all email communications directed to the reception

9. Handle all incoming/outgoing post/messages and deliveries

10. To provide administrative support to academic team

11. Be able to use own initiative

 

Qualifications 

1. College degree or above. Excellent English skills

2. Familiar with office software

3. Good at communication; excellent time management and organisation skills

4. Be a team player, self-motivated, flexible and adaptable to different tasks

5. Be responsible and have excellent attention to detail

 

Benefits: Lunch provided at school, shuttle bus from Hongshan, use of gym and swimming pool and Summer and Winter holiday entitlement.