Lorna Whiston Preschool and English Enrichment Centres

Chinese Language Preschool Teacher (Single Session)

Role Purpose

To provide a safe, secure and stimulating learning environment where young learners’ cognitive, physical, social and emotional needs will be met, and where their positive early learning experiences will engender in them a love of learning.

Role Responsibilities

Planning, Teaching and Class Management
  • To prepare and deliver Lorna Whiston Preschool’s Chinese bi-lingual curriculum with care and enthusiasm, in ways that facilitate active learning, excite curiosity and enrich young learners’ knowledge and understanding
  • To meet the learning objectives of each programme and lesson
  • To differentiate learning activities to meet the varying needs of the children
  • To plan the co-delivery of the programme with their partner teacher
  • To use relevant teaching materials and technology to support instruction
  • To liaise closely with the Principal on any matters concerning student development, performance or behaviour that are of concern
  • To create regular displays of the children’s work
  • To establish routines and enforce age-appropriate classroom management guidelines and procedures
  • To ensure that children are supervised at all times
  • To serve as a positive inspiration and role model to students, and to work in a way that is ethically sound.

Monitoring, Assessment, Reporting and Recording

  • To maintain accurate and complete records of students' attendance, progress, development, health information and any other records required by ECDA or the preschool
  • To evaluate how well developmental and learning objectives are being achieved on an on-going basis, and to use this evaluation to improve specific aspects of teaching and learning

Student Care

  • Ensure children who are attending for the day are clean and showered ready for afternoon activities
  • Support with provision of lunch to all full day students
  • Supervise students during nap time

Activities to support the Lorna Whiston Brand

  • To build a strong and positive rapport with students and parents that encourages confidence, student retention and customer loyalty
  • To participate in field trips and school events that enrich the children’s learning
  • To participate in company marketing initiatives and events, community and charitable work and social activities that are organized or supported by LWPS and LWS
  • To participate in school meetings and Parent-Teacher meetings
  • To liaise with colleagues on areas requiring collaboration, and to work flexibly and willingly for the good of the preschool
  • To establish effective and professional working relationships and set a good example through presentation and through personal and professional conduct

Continued Professional Development

  • To keep up to date with developments in Early Childhood Education, and to suggest relevant changes and improvements to the LWPS curriculum
  • To participate show a commitment to on-going personal professional development
  • To support and mentor new or less experienced staff
  • To familiarise self with relevant legislation, policies and procedures

Skills and Qualifications

  • Possess relevant 3 to 4 years of Chinese teaching experience for early years children (3 years old to 6 years old)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Possess positive energy, enthusiasm and patience
  • Ability to nurture children and build their self esteem
  • Ability to engage young children and deal with them in a positive and caring manner
  • Strong Chinese language skills (oral and written)
  • Hold qualification of at least Diploma in Early Childhood Education recognized by ECDA

Role Information

Reports to: Reports to: Principal
Contracted Hours: 1pm to 7pm (Monday to Friday) and Saturday, half day
Location: Winchester. Bus transport pick up at designated MRT near to the School.

This job description forms part of the contract of employment of the person appointed to this post. It reflects the position at the present time only and may be reviewed in negotiation with the employee in the future.

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