primary school librarian - suzhou in suzhou shi

06 February 2019
the far east team, teachanywhere
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Primary Librarian

Required: August 2019
Curriculum: UK National Curriculum, IGCSE and IB DP
Location: Suzhou, China
Region: Far East and Asia
Salary: Excellent salary package and benefits.
Experience: Minimum 2 years post qualifying. Should have relevant teaching experience in UK curriculum
Sponsorship: Single, Married Teaching couples,
Contract: 3 years

School Vision / Ethos: The school is part of one of the UK's most established and renowned schools group and is interested in teachers who want to be part of establishing academic rigour in a school that has high expectations both for itself and for students in the school. There is a large professional development budget so teachers are given the opportunity for continuous learning.

This is a well-resourced school with a motivated and enthusiastic student body. They have a very friendly and supportive staff team, and strong links with parents and the local community. They cater for the expatriate population of Suzhou. There are currently 630 students on roll from 35 nationalities. At present they offer classes from Pre-Nursery to Year 13.

Location Overview: Suzhou is a charming city that is situated 80 KM west of Shanghai (22 minutes by fast train). It was recently voted as the second most "liveable" city in China for expatriates. Known as the "Venice of the Orient" it is an ancient city that is steeped in History and culture. However, it has also embraced the spirit of the new China and enjoys all the infrastructure and amenities that are required to make ones life in the 21st Century very pleasant indeed.

Requirements: Applicants must be willing to play a full part in the College's pastoral care and extra-curricular programme. Librarians with a teaching qualification are required to apply. You will be running the Early years and Primary library. A minimum of 2 years experience is required for this role. The school have a highly qualified professional and happy teaching faculty. Teachers are recruited largely from the UK, Australia and New Zealand and from other international schools throughout the world. They will hire from any country without bias as long as they are Western trained and English first language speakers.

Package: The remuneration package is very generous with excellent accommodation, medical and other benefits. It is possible to live well, explore China and South East Asia and still save a considerable percentage of your salary. You will receive excellent benefits including flights, medical cover, tuition cover, etc.


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