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Shanghai, International
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16 May 2019
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Position: Secondary English Teacher

Required: August 2019

Location: Shanghai

Curriculum: UK & IB Curriculum

Experience: One year preferred

Sponsorship: Single applicants preferred unless more than one vacancy.

Salary: Based on experience - and very competitive.

Contract: 2 years renewable

School Ethos/Vision:

This excellent schools group with campuses in various parts of China and Hong Kong and founded in 1932 have recently used their expertise to set up new schools for Chinese Nationals to enjoy the same excellent international education opportunities. This school opens in 2015 to much fanfare looking to increase its student numbers rapidly with this groups solid reputation. The schools are committed to educate the whole person from infancy through secondary education. They strive to unite the best elements of Eastern and Western traditions and practices, the growth of the individual and the inquiring mind as well as develop a sense of personal responsibility and social welfare of all. With excellent facilities across all campuses, these schools employ a bilingual philosophy, exemplified by engaging a co teaching with a Chinese and western teacher team teaching.

Living in Shanghai is very exciting. The city is an amazing blend of traditional China and modern living with everything you can imagine on offer and more. It is China's most Westernised city, and the most comfortable one for expatriates. Shanghai is also exceptionally well placed to explore the rest of China and other parts of Asia.


As the title suggests you will be supporting students at their boarding house offering supervisory and some teaching support. You will ideally be a qualified teacher but excellent unqualified applicants might be considered who have similar experience gained in either schools, daycare, summer camps and training centres etc. You may also be a newly qualified teacher looking for their first overseas experience and being able to offer specialisms in Music, Drama Art or PE is very much welcomed. Previous experience of working with Chinese students is also very much welcomed - as is exposure to EAL environments. You will need to be adaptable and flexible and have a positive approach to life, willing to contribute to the continuing development of this great school.

Package: A good starting salary is offered depending on qualifications and experience; flights, furnished housing and medical cover included.