Mandarin Teacher, and Teaching Assistant

with Shrewsbury International School (Phnom Penh) Co., LTD.
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Job Announcement

BTDC-ID: 29111
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Announcement Positions

Announcement Description

Our faculty members are expected to take a full, proactive role in the teaching team and to deliver an outstanding education for the children.

The below job description is not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all elements of this multifaceted role, but to lay out the key responsibilities of our SISPP MandarinTeacher. A person specification for the role also follows.

Shrewsbury International School Phnom Penh is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must undergo the child protection screening necessary, prior to commencing the post. All candidates are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures, including criminal record and reference checks. All post holders must demonstrate an active commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, as well as a full, ongoing commitment to undertake appropriate child protection training whenever required.

Announcement Positions

Mandarin Teacher Apply Now

  • Category: Educate/Train/Teaching
  • Type : Job Opportunity
  • Location: Phnom Penh
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Salary: N/A


To deliver the SISPP Early Years and Key Stage 1 curriculum as relates to the teaching of Mandarin for both first and second language learners.

  • Specifically
  • Teacher Input
  • teach either individual pupils or small groups of pupils in structured lessons and during ‘child-led learning’ timetabled sessions
  • cater to Mandarin first language and Mandarin as an additional language children
  • prepare lessons and resources, evaluating pupil output where appropriate
  • contribute to weekly specialist teaching parent highlights communication
  • carry out administrative tasks, including updating and maintaining records of pupils' progress
  • attend training as required
  • lead of Chinese cultural calendar events to ensure that the school acknowledges and celebrates key cultural datesS
  • Learner Output
  • All children are enthusiastic and display high or increasing levels of involvement. They are responding well to being stretched, taking risks and using their initiative.
  • All children can show progress toward working effectively both independently and collaboratively.
  • All children can show progress in confidently talking about their learning and achievements.
  • Assessment, Feedback, Recording, Tracking and Reporting
  • Ability and willingness to report using the Focus Week cycle.
  • Effectively monitor and record the children’s learning.
  • Contribute to Parent Seminars or similar if required
  • Pastoral Duties
  • Establish and maintain an engaging, purposeful and safe learning environment for all children.
  • Safeguard all children and contribute to a community in which awareness of safeguarding is at the forefront of everybody’s minds, and leads to the appropriate action always being taken to protect the children.
  • Promote the wellbeing of both individual children and of the Early Years and Key Stage 1 cohort as a whole.
  • Support the life of the school beyond the classroom.
  • Deliver and support enrichment and co-curricular activities
  • Support all Early Years & Key Stage 1 events such as Sports Day and the Winter Celebration.
  • Contribute enthusiastically to the school’s Admissions and Marketing efforts.
  • Experience and Knowledge
  • Teacher qualification
  • Knowledge of Mandarin language and literature to a degreelevel
  • Knowledge of the British EYFS and Primary Curriculum
  • Outstanding teaching practice and full understanding of learning through play
  • Ability to ‘plan in the moment’ to maximise progress
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to work across the age range from 2-6 years
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a genuine interest in children
  • Key Qualities to Demonstrate
  • Relish the prospect of collegial working in our school
  • Able to engage and inspire new learners of Mandarin
  • Energetic, and prepared to go the extra mile in shaping the school’s future
  • Creative and flexible in the delivery of an outstanding curriculum
  • Friendly, approachable, considerate person with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective team player and collaborator
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • High levels of personal integrity
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills
  • Enjoys the challenge of working in a premium international school
  • Willingness to go above and beyond this teacher job description
  • Proactive, self-motivated and enthusiastic

Teaching Assistant Apply Now

  • Category: Educate/Train/Teaching, Assistant
  • Type : Job Opportunity
  • Location: Phnom Penh
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Salary: N/A

Job Description

Our Teaching Assistants are expected to take a full, proactive role in the founding teaching team and to deliver an outstanding education for the Early Years & primary aged children.

The below job description is not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all elements of this multifaceted role, but to lay out the key responsibilities of our Teaching Assistants.

A person specification for the role also follows

  • Support for Pupils
  • To support pupils’ development and promote independence in a safe, secure, challenging and enabling environment.
  • To proactively learn about the Early Years and primary curricula, including utilisation of the Birth to 5 Matters, Development Matters and national curriculum for England documentation.
  • To support the learning of all of the individual children in our Early Years & primary setting using the ‘in the moment planning’ approach.
  • To act as a role model, setting high expectations for kindness, behaviour, resilience and integrity.
  • To encourage pupils to interact positively, be respectful, and work cooperatively with others.
  • To observe, record and support the development and progress of pupils.
  • To make genuine bonds with all pupils and identify their individual needs and difficulties.
  • To effectively feedback to pupils in relation to their progress and achievements.
  • To assist pupils with their personal hygiene needs as required, with a focus on fostering their independence.
  • To promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the school.
  • Support for Teachers
  • To liaise with other teaching professionals to ensure an excellent learning environment is achieved and maintained.
  • To effectively communicate observations of the children to other staff, both verbally and in writing.
  • To listen, support and discuss issues sensitively with parents and carers and to participate in feedback sessions and meetings with parents.
  • To monitor and evaluate pupils’ responses to learning activities through observation and recording of achievements, and contribute to children’s written Focus Week reports.
  • To provide objective and accurate feedback and reports, as required by the teachers, on pupil achievement progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence.
  • To provide general and clerical support to your class teachers and the team, such as creating resources, setting up activities, photocopying and filing, and receiving and passing money to the school office.
  • To consistently uphold the rules and boundaries of school setting and actively promote pupil self-control and independence.
  • To proactively create and maintain displays and an engaging, well resourced classroom environment, as well as the wider indoor and outdoor school environment.
  • To undertake any other task as reasonably requested by the class teacher or the Principal.
  • Support for the Curriculum
  • To effectively plan in the moment to maximise progress for the pupils.
  • To set out and prepare equipment indoors and outdoors.
  • To effectively support the use of the resources available and develop pupils’ competence and independence in their use.
  • To determine the need for, prepare and maintain general and specialist equipment and resources.
  • To support in all Specialist lessons, including in the pool during Swimming sessions.
  • Support for the School
  • To promote the policies, ethos and values of the school.
  • To promote positive values, attitudes and good pupil behaviour; intervening promptly when needed, in relation to conflicts and behavioural incidents, in line with established policies and agreed guidelines; encouraging pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour.
  • To display pupils’ work to reflect their achievements.
  • To supervise and support pupils on outings and visits as required and at break and lunchtimes.
  • To attend staff meetings as required.
  • To be aware of, and comply with, policies and procedures relating to child protection and health, safety and security, and to refer all safeguarding concerns to the DSL.
  • To treat all information relating to a pupil as strictly confidential, and to be aware of and comply with school policies and practices, receiving training where necessary from the school.
  • To always be a proactive and positive member of the school and class team.
  • To participate positively and professionally in effective relationships with all team members.
  • To establish constructive relationships and communicate with other external agencies and professionals.
  • To take an active role in the life of the school beyond the classroom.
  • To support the school in delivering co-curricular activities, and leading and assisting with sports teams, squads and/or sporting competition training and events.
  • To support school events such as productions and Sports Days.
  • Personal Development
  • To actively enagage in the Staff Development Cycle, the process whereby you will self-reflect and set professional targets, and record the actions you have done in order to meet those targets. You will review these in regular developmental meetings with your class teacher.
  • To attend relevant courses and learning activities provided by the school in order to update your knowledge as required, or as identified by yourself.
  • To take opportunities to develop your own areas of interest and expertise and to use these to advise and support others, or to organise and action specific projects.
  • Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge
  • Experience of working with young children.
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to work across the age range from 2-6 years.
  • An understanding of the varied needs of children as they develop socially and academically.
  • A knowledge of behaviour management techniques that support the running of an early years and lower primary setting.
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and to work using own initiative.
  • Recent experience of working in a school or Nursery.
  • Skills and Aptitudes
  • A commitment to promoting equal opportunities and meeting individual needs.
  • Awareness of confidentiality.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Able to manage time effectively.
  • Ability to be flexible to the needs of the children.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Other Qualities
  • Relish the prospect of collegial planning and teaching within ours chool.
  • Be able to engage and inspire new learners of English.
  • Be open to ideas, to continued professional development.
  • Be energetic and prepared to go the extra mile in shaping the school’s future.
  • Personal Attributes
  • High levels of personal integrity.
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Enjoy the challenge of working in a premium international school.
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm.
  • Willingness to take on multiple tasks.
  • Proactive and able to prompt others to ensure deadlines are achieved.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Continually strive for improvement.
  • Willingness to go above and beyond this job description.

How to Apply

Interested qualified candidates are invited to send your CV, and Cover letter to email address provided in the contact details.

Contact Details

Contact Name
  •  Shrewsbury International School (Phnom Penh) Co., LTD.