Employment

Why Fairmont?

Let me tell you a little bit about what it’s like to work at Fairmont Schools. Have you ever said, "I want a job where I can make a difference?" Well, you may have found the place! Each faculty and staff member at Fairmont Private Schools is here to support our mission of educating the leaders of tomorrow. Whether you are interested in a position as a teacher, an administrative assistant, a bus driver or a camp counselor, you will be making a lasting contribution to our team effort.

Higher Standards

Fairmont has a rich history, stretching back over 50 years, and some of the highest educational standards in the country. We promote a high energy, customer-service oriented work place where both customers and employees benefit. If this sounds like a match to your career goals, check out the opportunities on this page.

There are currently 5 employment listings.

High School English Teacher

Job Description:

SUMMARY
Teaches high school English in a Joint Diploma Program between Fairmont Private Schools, an American network of schools, and a Chinese high school in Beijing. This job is more than simply teaching TOEFL, our program is designed to prepare students for success on AP exams in math and science, and ultimately for success in American colleges.

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in education and/or English, Masters degree preferred. ESL experience is a must, TESOL certification and experience is a plus. Minimum two years of prior teaching experience. Must be able to relate professionally to students, parents and staff, and must be able to help build a strong English program, engage students, and help to build language and critical thinking skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following:
  • Plans and implements daily, weekly, and yearly goals and objectives according to students’ needs, and within departmental as well as Fairmont’s Joint Diploma overall ESL curriculum guidelines.
  • Provides students with weekly assignments.
  • Engages students in being active learners, and helps prepare them for the intense English demands that American colleges will place upon them.
  • Promotes Fairmont’s philosophy and actively works to develop a positive working environment among students, teachers, administrators and support staff.
  • Maintains a disciplined, safe, and academically stimulating classroom environment. Assures that the students have a thorough understanding of the high school rules, as well as the consequences for breaking them; and further assures consistency in applying the rules and consequences.
  • Keeps Joint Diploma Program Manager informed of students who need special attention in academic areas (below or above grade level) as well as behavioral issues.
  • Assesses students on a routine basis, keeps records and maintains such for progress reports, report cards, conferences, and student and parent requests. Uses all available information to differentiate instruction according to the needs of the students.
  • Maintains ongoing positive and professional communication with parents encouraging parent conferences when appropriate.
  • Attends and actively participates in all meetings, in-service days, and workshops and shows evidence of follow through in classroom application. Continues to develop professionally through reading and attending workshops and conferences. Arranges bulletin boards utilizing student’s work, assuring that the display is artistic and academically stimulating. Supports and attends orientation programs, Parent Night, Information Night, Open House, two Parent-Teacher Conferences, and all other special school activities and events when appropriate.
  • Maintains classroom, books and supplies in a neat and orderly condition; and keeps appropriate staff apprised of needs for classroom equipment, books, teaching supplies and maintenance.
  • Treats each student with dignity and respect promoting self-discipline and a positive attitude
  • Sets a good example for students by arriving to class on time, dressing professionally, planning creative and productive lessons, and promptly evaluating and returning student work.
  • Maintains appropriate confidentiality.
  • Works very hard to meet the individual needs of the students.
  • Periodically supervises after school activities, study hall, and field trips, both day and overnight.
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High School Forensics Coach

Job Description:

SUMMARY
The Fairmont Preparatory Academy Forensics/Debate Coach is responsible for all aspects of administration, operations, and coaching of the competitive speech and debate teams at Fairmont Preparatory Academy.

POSITION SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor's Degree degree required, Master's degree strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrates expertise in knowledge and teaching of Debate/Forensics
  • Expertise as a collegiate debater or as a debate teacher/coach at the high school or college level.
  • Strong communication, public relation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to write reports and correspondence consistent with the duties of this position
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret information
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions, inquiries and/or concerns
  • Displays courtesy, tact, and respect when dealing with others
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships; demonstrates a commitment to teamwork.
  • Ability to work independently with minim supervision
  • Ability to use independent judgment and demonstrates initiative to act without being asked.
  • Embrace the Permission-to-Play values of the Fairmont Education Group:
    • Integrity
    • Honesty
    • Commitment
    • Professionalism
    • Belief
    • Commitment
    • Technology
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Selects, organizes, and publishes a schedule of competition. This involves responding to or soliciting invitations to tournaments, designation of a competition calendar, and completion of appropriate documentation.
  • Provides individual and group instruction in preparation for tournament competition.
  • Establishes performance requirements, enforces academic requirements, and verifies each student’s eligibility to participate in forensic/debate activities.
  • Organizes and implements debate trips in accordance with school policy and regulations as well as student interest and ability.
  • Arranges transportation, lodging, and meals for tournaments.
  • Maintains the integrity and reputation of Fairmont Private Schools in the forensic community by teaching and modeling integrity, commitment, and diligence. Meets with Headmaster to review goals for speech and debate team.
  • Submits to Headmaster, upon request, a quarterly report including the following:
    • List of participants
    • Awards and honors received
    • Summary of activities
    • Recommendations for improvements
  • Ensures safety of students by adhering to both team and general school rules and regulations while on Fairmont schools premises and while traveling.
  • Submit budget needs annually to the Headmaster in accordance with established timelines and guidelines.
WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The position may require some degree of intermittent bending, stooping, reaching and stretching. The job may also require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. The demands of an extended workday (tournaments, events etc.) require a high level of physical endurance. Apply For This Position
High School Mathematics-Science Teacher

Job Description:

SUMMARY
Teaches high school mathematics at Fairmont American School – Shenyang Campus. Our program is designed to prepare students for success on AP exams in math and science, and ultimately for success in American colleges.

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in mathematics or education; MA preferred. ESL experience and AP experience are necessary, TEFL/TESOL is a plus. Experience teaching physics, statistics or economics is also a plus. Minimum of two years of prior teaching experience. Must be able to relate professionally with students, parents and staff, and must be able to help build a strong AP program, engage students, and help to build language and critical thinking skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following:
  • Plans and implements daily, weekly, and yearly goals and objectives according to students’ needs, and within departmental as well as Fairmont’s overall curriculum guidelines.
  • Provides students with weekly assignments.
  • Engages students in being active learners, and helps prepare them for the intense demands that American colleges will place upon them.
  • Promotes Fairmont’s philosophy and actively works to develop a positive working environment among students, teachers, administrators and support staff.
  • Maintains a disciplined, safe, and academically stimulating classroom environment. Assures that the students have a thorough understanding of the high school rules, as well as the consequences for breaking them; and further assures consistency in applying the rules and consequences.
  • Keeps campus leadership informed of students who need special attention in academic areas (below or above grade level) as well as behavioral issues.
  • Assesses students on a routine basis, keeps records and maintains such for progress reports, report cards, conferences, and student and parent requests. Uses all available information to differentiate instruction according to the needs of the students.
  • Maintains an ongoing positive and professional communication with parents encouraging parent conferences when appropriate.
  • Attends and actively participates in all meetings, in-service days, and workshops and shows evidence of follow-through in classroom application. Continues to develop professionally through reading and attending workshops and conferences.
  • Arranges bulletin boards utilizing student’s work, assuring that the display is artistic and academically stimulating. Supports and attends orientation programs, Parent Night, Information Night, Open House, two Parent-Teacher Conferences, and all other special school activities and events when appropriate.
  • Maintains classroom, books and supplies in a neat and orderly condition; and keeps appropriate staff apprised of needs for classroom equipment, books, teaching supplies and maintenance.
  • Treats each student with dignity and respect promoting self-discipline and a positive attitude
  • Sets a good example for students by arriving to class on time, dressing professionally, planning creative and productive lessons, and promptly evaluating and returning student work.
  • Maintains appropriate confidentiality.
  • Works very hard to meet the individual needs of the students.
  • Periodically supervises after school activities, study hall, and field trips, both day and overnight.
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High School Science Teacher

Job Description:

SUMMARY
Teaches high school math/science at Fairmont American School – Shenyang Campus. Our program is designed to prepare students for success on AP exams in math and science, and ultimately for success in American colleges.

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, physics, chemistry, mathematics or education; MA preferred. ESL experience and AP experience are necessary, TEFL/TESOL is a plus. Experience teaching calculus, statistics or economics is also a plus. Minimum of two years of prior teaching experience. Must be able to relate professionally with students, parents and staff, and must be able to help build a strong AP program, engage students, and help to build language and critical thinking skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following:
  • Plans and implements daily, weekly, and yearly goals and objectives according to students’ needs, and within departmental as well as Fairmont’s overall curriculum guidelines.
  • Provides students with weekly assignments.
  • Engages students in being active learners, and helps prepare them for the intense demands that American colleges will place upon them.
  • Promotes Fairmont’s philosophy and actively works to develop a positive working environment among students, teachers, administrators and support staff.
  • Maintains a disciplined, safe, and academically stimulating classroom environment. Assures that the students have a thorough understanding of the high school rules, as well as the consequences for breaking them; and further assures consistency in applying the rules and consequences.
  • Keeps campus leadership informed of students who need special attention in academic areas (below or above grade level) as well as behavioral issues.
  • Assesses students on a routine basis, keeps records and maintains such for progress reports, report cards, conferences, and student and parent requests. Uses all available information to differentiate instruction according to the needs of the students.
  • Maintains an ongoing positive and professional communication with parents encouraging parent conferences when appropriate.
  • Attends and actively participates in all meetings, in-service days, and workshops and shows evidence of follow-through in classroom application. Continues to develop professionally through reading and attending workshops and conferences.
  • Arranges bulletin boards utilizing student’s work, assuring that the display is artistic and academically stimulating. Supports and attends orientation programs, Parent Night, Information Night, Open House, two Parent-Teacher Conferences, and all other special school activities and events when appropriate.
  • Maintains classroom, books and supplies in a neat and orderly condition; and keeps appropriate staff apprised of needs for classroom equipment, books, teaching supplies and maintenance.
  • Treats each student with dignity and respect promoting self-discipline and a positive attitude
  • Sets a good example for students by arriving to class on time, dressing professionally, planning creative and productive lessons, and promptly evaluating and returning student work.
  • Maintains appropriate confidentiality.
  • Works very hard to meet the individual needs of the students.
  • Periodically supervises after school activities, study hall, and field trips, both day and overnight.
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Junior High School Teacher

Job Description:

SUMMARY
Teaches individual subjects to Junior High School students following the philosophy and curriculum guidelines of Fairmont Schools. As a 21st century learning community we are excited to be launching a 1:1 iPad program this fall. Our technology also encompasses Blackboard, smart boards, and google apps among our teacher tools. The candidate will thrive in a multi-cultural environment & communicate effectively with students, parents, teachers & staff.

POSITION SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree preferably in History. A History/Social Sciences credential is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in teaching Ancient, World and American History as well Geography, Minimum of two years teaching experience at the Junior High level. Must be able to relate professionally with students, parents, and staff. Embrace the Permission-to-Play values of the Fairmont Education Group:
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Commitment
  • Professionalism o Belief
  • Commitment
  • Technology
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Include the following:
  • Plans and implements daily, weekly, and yearly goals and objectives according to students’ needs, and within departmental, as well as Fairmont’s overall curriculum guidelines.
  • Provides students with weekly assignments.
  • Promotes Fairmont’s philosophy and actively works to develop a positive working environment among students, teachers, administrators and support staff.
  • Maintains a disciplined, safe, and academically stimulating classroom environment. Assures that the students have a thorough understanding of the Junior High school rules, as well as the consequences for breaking them; and further assures consistency in applying the rules, and consequences. These items are reinforced through the use and understanding of the Junior High School Student’s Handbook.
  • Utilizes Blackboard Learning Management System (LMS) to post homework/assignments and communicate with students and parents. Also posts weekly lesson plans for Directors to access.
  • Understands and is knowledgeable about Fairmont policies including, emergency, fire, and earthquake procedures. Is ready to reinforce these or convey them, when necessary, to the students.
  • Keeps Director, Assistant Director or Director of Education informed of students who need special attention in academic areas (below or above grade level) as well as behavioral issues.
  • Assesses student learning on a routine basis, keeps records and maintains such for progress reports, report cards, conferences, and student and parent requests. Gradebook is updated weekly so parents and students can access up-to-date student records via Netclassroom. Uses all available information to differentiate instruction according to the needs of the students.
  • Maintains an ongoing positive and professional communication with parents, encouraging parent conferences when appropriate.
  • Attends and actively participates in all meetings, in-service days, and workshops and shows evidence of follow through in classroom application. Continues to develop professionally through reading and attending workshops and conferences.
  • Arranges bulletin boards utilizing student’s work, assuring that the display is artistic and academically stimulating. Supports and attends orientation programs, Parent Night, Information Night, Open House, two Parent-Teacher Conferences, musical programs, sports events, promotion, and all other special school activities and events when appropriate.
  • Maintains classroom, books, and supplies in a neat and orderly condition and keeps appropriate staff apprised of needs for classroom equipment, books, teaching supplies, and maintenance.
  • Treats each student with dignity and respect promoting self-discipline and a positive attitude.
  • Enforces proper dress code each morning during the Homeroom period.
  • Sets a good example for students by arriving to class on time, dressing professionally, planning creative and productive lessons, and promptly evaluating and returning student work
  • Maintains appropriate confidentiality.
  • Works very hard to meet the individual needs of the students.
  • Adheres to the characteristics of good teaching outlined in the Faculty Handbook.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of ESL students.
  • Carries on other duties as directed by the Director or Assistant Director.
  • Facilitate and inspire student learning in and through the use of technology by designing learning opportunities that incorporate age-appropriate technology skills, using technology to assist with teaching and learning, modeling the effective use of technology.
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