secondary biology teacher, august 2018, suzhou, china in suzhou shi

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suzhou shi, jiangsu
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Position: Secondary Biology Teacher

Required: August 2018

Curriculum: UK National Curriculum, IGCSE and IB DP

Location: Suzhou, China

Salary: Excellent salary package and benefits. Very competitive plus generous department lead stipend.

Experience: 2+ yrs. Ideally will have IB curriculum experience.

Sponsorship: Single, Married Teaching couples with dependents considered.

Contract: 3 years

School Vision / Ethos:

The school is part of one of the UK's most established and renowned "A Grade" 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. This school is extremely proud of its results including an IB average score of 38.1 in August 2015 which is testament to the great teaching in this school. There are currently students on roll from 35 nationalities. At present they offer classes from Pre-Nursery to Year 13.

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.


You will be joining a very successful science teaching department. IB curriculum experience is desirable - and you must certainly share the IB philosophies of inquiry led learning.

The successful candidate will be a highly committed team player who is keen to contribute to the development of this expanding and forward-looking school. Applicants must be willing to play a full part in the College's pastoral care and extra-curricular programme. A teaching qualification and 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.


The remuneration package is generous with excellent accommodation, medical and other excellent 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.

If you wish to apply please contact your local Teachanywhere consultant who will be happy to furnish you with more information and discuss further opportunities to enhance your teaching career overseas.