academic boarding coordinator, kunshan (near shanghai), china

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Position: Academic Boarding Coordinator

Required: August 2018

Location: Kunshan (Near Shanghai), China

Experience: 2+ years post qualification experience

Curriculum: Ontario and IB Curriculum

Salary: Good salary and package depending on qualifications and experience

Contract: 2 years renewable

School Ethos/Vision: Founded in 2012, this Canadian International school is an IB candidate school expecting full accreditation before the end of the academic year. The school currently has approximately 250 students and estimated to rise to 300 in September 2017. The school is situated on a fantastic campus with superb facilities including Indoor stadium, outdoor sports fields and up to the minute classrooms. The school offers the Ontario curriculum and IB Diploma programme for Grades 11 and 12. Grade 12 opened in 2017.

Kunshan is a satellite city of more than 1.5 Million people located between Shanghai and Suzhou and is recognised as one of China's most economically successful county level cities. Kunshan is well known for its breathtaking natural beauty and with Shanghai only a very quick train journey (18 mins fast train) - you can have the best of both worlds with all the bright lights of Shanghai close by.

Requirements: The school opens its boarding facility in August 2018 and a teacher is needed to coordinate the academic support for the students. This role will involve working afternoons and evenings. Ideally the successful applicant could combine this position with the coordinator of the after school program (clubs).

Teachers are recruited from: Canada, US, UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Primary teachers follow the Ontario curriculum. You should have an inquiry based approach to your teaching and an ability to work well within a variety of cultures. You need to be adaptable and flexible and have a positive approach to life!

Package: Monthly salary range of $3000 to $4000 USD dependent upon experience. Generous housing allowance (amount depends on single or married status), tuition for children provided, annual flight allowance, one time relocation allowance, free lunch and medical insurance also provided.