secondary eal teacher - shanghai

10 April 2019
the far east team, teachanywhere
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Secondary EAL Teacher
Start Date: August 2019
Location: Shanghai, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Experience: 2+ years, UK
School Curriculum: UK from KG - 18 years
Sponsorship: Single Teachers (no benefits offered for dependents)
Salary: from 24,000 to 27,000RMB per month
Contract: 2 years

School Overview: This is the only truly British owned and managed, British style, international schools in Shanghai. It offers learning and teaching experiences based on the Early Years Foundation Stage and English National Curriculum enhanced to meet the needs of its international student body. Secondary students are prepared for Cambridge University and Pearson Edexcel IGCSE and A Level examinations. The school is accommodated in well-resourced, purpose-built premises that are situated in the high quality residential district of Gubei, which is within 15 minutes of the vibrant Former French Concession area. It has a capacity for 750 pupils from 2 - 18 years of age, making it unique in the city with regard to its smaller school and family feel environment. The school currently has a student population of over 400 pupils. Class sizes are all under 22 pupils and often smaller. School facilities include a Swimming pool, sports courts, sports hall, theatre, fully furnished class rooms, Computer and science labs. The school prides itself on professional development and mentoring new staff to become leaders in their field of expertise or curriculum interest.

Location Overview: Shanghai is one of the largest cities in China, but is probably its most diverse and cosmopolitan, with a huge International community choosing to travel, live, and settle here. Shanghai provides an excellent lifestyle, with a combination of western cultures mixed with the best of China's past and present, making Shanghai's local culture unique in the world. Shanghai is an extremely safe, welcoming, and modern city, with its friendly occupants known for their hospitality, and the ability to make you feel at home. There are excellent education facilities, transportation, and amenities across the city, with two International airports providing excellent transport links across the world.

Role Overview: The school will be developing a sheltered curriculum where they will give incoming students in secondary extensive EAL support to build up their English levels to then access the mainstream curriculum. Classes would be small 2-6 students.


* Applicants must have a relevant Bachelor degree from a reputable UK University, Qualified Teacher Status, with either a PGCE or BEd from the UK
* A minimum of 2 years teaching experience in a maintained, independent or international British style school, and experience of teaching the English National Curriculum.
* This school has already built its reputation on high quality and high standards and as such it has similar high expectations of its staff.
* The school welcomes fully qualified, flexible, creative, child-centred teachers who will further enhance the quality of teaching and learning
* Applicants must be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of this busy school.


* Salary from 24,000 to 27,000RMB per month dependent on experience
* Accommodation of 7000RMB per month
* Flights (start, mid and end contract)
* Medical cover (worth 20,000RMB)
* Relocation allowance of 5000RMB
* 10% annual bonus
* All visa expenses paid.


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