Middle English Teacher

Full Time | Shanghai, China | Secondary Division
Start Date:  Jan or August 2024

About School:

Our school in Shanghai, China, is a bilingual institution established in 2007. With around 1,600 students and 200 teaching staff, it's a top international school integrating Shanghai and international curricula for Year 1-12. The school emphasizes a Chinese-English immersion approach across Primary, Middle, and High School divisions, offering both day and boarding options. The Primary School (Years 1-5) is centrally located in Shanghai, serving as a day school. In contrast, the Middle School (Years 6-8) and the High School (Years 9-12) are situated on the new Hongqiao campus and in Shanghai's Songjiang District. These latter divisions offer a comprehensive educational experience, including UK/US style boarding options and day programs. The 'International Plus' curriculum combines Chinese studies with Cambridge IGCSE and IB Diploma Programs. Our school aims to provide an exceptional educational journey focusing on academic excellence, character development, and preparing students for a rapidly changing world.

At our School, our forward-thinking program is designed to nurture the holistic development of students, encompassing their emotional, social, physical, and intellectual facets. Our mission is to prepare these students to become engaged and responsible global citizens, well-equipped for the challenges of the 21st century.

Our school is unwavering in its commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment, necessitating references, background checks, and criminal record checks as part of our rigorous safeguarding measures.

Curriculum:   Bilingual Curriculum, IB Diploma, IGCSE
Accreditation:  CIS,IBO
School Type:    K-12 Day
Students Enrollment: Approx. 1600

About Job:

• A full-time teacher would be expected to teach 60% of a timetable (18 lessons out of 30 lessons). Class sizes is 24.
• The school is fully committed to provide a range of professional development opportunities for all staff whether internally through our Professional Learning Centre or through external courses for which there is an exceptionally generous budget.
• There is a very full co-curricular program of over 80 different activities which we ask all staff to contribute to a couple of times a week. Ideally this would be any activity that the teacher themselves is interested in.
• Almost all staff are also homeroom teachers who would see a group of 24 students with another colleague together. Homeroom teachers are responsible for overseeing the welfare of students as well as their academic progress.
• Almost all staff are also homeroom teachers who would see a group of 24 students with another colleague together. Homeroom teachers are responsible for overseeing the welfare of students as well as their academic progress.

About You:

  • • Solid academic qualifications and teaching credentials
    • Strong English language skills with bilingual skills preferred
    • Deep understanding of the relevant subject content and familiarity with current trends in education
    • Ability to develop an instructional programme to meet the needs, interests and abilities of students with recognition of the school’s multi-cultural environment
    • Commitment to our students: the ability to encourage and support students in both academic and personal matters, with a focus on character development
    • Communication skills: the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues from diverse backgrounds
    • Dedication: Team players who will contribute to school’s goals and mission

About Contract:

• Contract Period: 2 years
• Student Contact days: 180
• Approximate Dates for the School Year: Aug 1-July 30

About Package:

  • Salary Range:   RMB 30K-45K/month before tax
  • Benefit: Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Housing allowance, Moving Allowance, Flights, Children Tuition Benefits, Extra Responsibility allowance, Boarding campus allowance, Pension, Contract Renew bonus, Visa and Chinese formalities sponsorship

 


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