Secondary Division (Shenzhen)
Position: World Teacher (Grade 10-11)
Location: Shenzhen, China
Start Date: August 2022
WHY TEACH AT AVENUES?
Avenues | The World Schoolprepares students for engaged global citizenship during a time of unprecedented complexity and accelerating change, combining language immersion, interdisciplinary learning, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.
In 2018, we launched our Shenzhen campus, bringing our popular early childhood program from New York to China’s southern hub of innovation. Today, we are thrilled to have expanded our campus to serve students from two to 18 years of age.
SEEKING EDUCATIONAL REVOLUTIONARIES
Avenues is on a mission: changing the world through education. This is more than a platitude for us. With interconnected campuses under development in leading cities around the world, Avenues is uniquely positioned to develop world-wise leaders equipped to face and solve the future's complex global challenges.
As a World Teacher you will enable Shenzhen’s most motivated students to take delight in invention, and to develop a lived conviction that they can solve wickedly complex problems through innovation and making. In this role, you will help create a new kind of high school built around the themes of discovery, innovation, and foresight. Rather than the typical fragmented experience of high school with traditional class schedules, room assignments, and disciplinary silos, students' essential skills and knowledge will develop through interdisciplinary projects, reading, and discussions.
Who You Are:
- You want to enable young people to contribute to the future of humanity
- You spend a lot of your time reading voraciously about the social and historical impact of technology and science
- You believe critical problems facing the world can be solved by future generations
- You get inspired by creating powerful, interdisciplinary student learning experiences to achieve ambitious learning outcomes
- You thrive in a highly functional startup environment
- You excel when given the space to invent
- You enjoy working closely within a team that shares a passion for technology
Apply through the Careers section at https://www.avenues.org/en/careers. Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why you believe that this role at Avenues Shenzhen would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND SAFEGUARDING
Avenues is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion throughout our organization. We strive to uphold a culture in which every colleague feels that they belong, are trusted, and are valued. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and strongly encourage candidates from traditionally underrepresented communities or groups to apply. Avenues offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package.
Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.