Start Date: January 2017
Location: Qingdao, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Experience Required: 2 years
Curriculum: UK Curriculum - GCSE and A-level
Salary: Salary varies on experience, with a teacher having 6-10 years of experience earning around 20000-23000 rmb gross per month
Sponsorship: Single teachers without dependents
Contract: 2 years renewable
School Vision / Ethos: Students at this school are highly motivated and high achieving, aspiring to go to the best universities around the world. They are looking for dedicated, outstanding, qualified graduate teachers who want to help students learn rather than control to join their hard-working, highly professional team and play a significant role in the pastoral and extracurricular life of this boarding school. The student body is mainly Chinese nationals who will attend the best universities in the UK, US and elsewhere. Their academic results are outstanding, for instance 61% A*/A Chemistry at A Level and 36% A*/A Physics at A Level last year. 25% of their students received Cambridge University interviews this year. Parents are highly supportive. Student enrolment is currently 230 and is growing rapidly. The school is part of a rapidly expanding network of schools across China. This post represents a unique career opportunity for rapid career progression for the right person.
Regional Overview: Qingdao is a major seaport in Shandong Province looking out over the Yellow Sea, an hour's flight time from Beijing, Shanghai and Seoul. It has a rich heritage and a temperate climate. It is one of the most affluent and fastest growing cities in China and in 2009 was voted most liveable in China.
Requirements: Applicants must have 2 years of experience, the school prefers teachers with GCSE/A Level experience but IB experience is welcomed also. Teachers with other (e.g. US / AP / Australian and NZ) experience is also fine.
Package: The school give an annual flight home, 13th month salary for completion of contracts, and international medical cover. Salary varies on experience, with a teacher having 6-10 years of experience earning around 20000-23000rmb gross per month and it includes an accommodation allowance; an initial two year contract; initial baggage allowance