Middle School Humanities Teacher
Start Date: August 2020
Location: Dalian, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: US (K-12)
Experience: 2+ years, US experience highly desirable
Sponsorship: Single or Married teaching couples
Salary: From $38,825 to $49,537 USD per annum (tax free)
Contract: 2 year, renewable
School Overview: Established in 2006 this is a US K to 12 curriculum school (to AP level) with a current enrolment of just over 550 students representing some 30 nationalities. The school aims to provide challenging, collaborative and responsive experiences that engage learners in developing intellect, character, and health. Students see themselves as global citizens who grow through challenges and are stewards of the world's resources. They are critical thinkers who have a lifelong intrinsic motivation for learning and are prepared to enter high quality educational institutions throughout the world. The school is housed in a purpose built facility that provides over 8,000 sq. meters of learning space and enhances the delivery of high quality programs in the arts and sciences. In addition to spacious, well-resourced classrooms, the school has a secondary science lab, elementary science lab, computer lab, library/media centre, dance studio, and large indoor spaces for active play during inclement weather. All classrooms have computers with connections to the internet. In addition to the state of the art facilities, the school offers exceptional professional development opportunities for educators.
Location Overview: Nicked named the 'Hong Kong of the North', Dalian is perched on the Liaoning Peninsula and bordering the Yellow Sea. It is one of the most relaxed and liveable cities in the northeast, if not all of China. Tree-lined hilly streets with manageable traffic and fresh air, a surfeit of early 20th-century architecture and an impressive coastline, complete with swimming beaches, are just some of its charms.
Requirements:Applicants must have a Bachelors degree with an accredited teacher certificationA minimum of 2 years successful, full-time teaching experience.US curriculum experience is preferred but not essentialExperience teaching students with English as a second language is also an advantage.Applicants must be dedicated to the mission and development of the school and be able to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Salary and Benefits: Starting salary range $38,825 to $49,537, USD (tax free)Furnished apartments are provided to all staff within a newly-constructed gated-community, a 5 minute walk to the schoolThe gated-community includes a gymnasium, 25m pool, all-weather sports field, fitness centre, tennis court, dance studio, Café and Medical ClinicRound-trip air-fare home, annuallyRelocation allowanceMedical & dental insuranceRetirement plan, beginning second year.