Secondary Business and Economics Teacher
Required: August 2017
Location: Beijing, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: UK to A-level
Experience Required: 3+ years
Salary: Excellent salary package and extensive benefits.
Sponsorship: Single, Married Teaching couples, Teachers with dependents
Contract: 2 years
School Vision / Ethos: This top level international school is part of a family of UK curriculum schools and combines over 400 years of educational excellence with a modern approach and first-rate facilities. They build on the successes of their partner schools in England and Thailand and provide a full and well-rounded approach to education, which not only prioritises academic achievement but also helps to bring out the best in each pupil. The superb campus has been designed to accommodate 1200 students and along with the normal classrooms and facilities expected within a school, there is a large auditorium, a 6 lane swimming pool, a beginners pool, a concert hall, three drama studios, a gymnasium, a dance studio, an aerobics room, squash courts, a soft play room, a learning lounge, a Sixth Form centre, two mini theatres, student social spaces, a climbing wall, cafes as well as a large dining hall. There is a lake situated next to the new school campus which the school utilizes to support activities such as canoeing and sailing as well as academic studies will take place here. As well as tennis courts and a sports field, the school has two full size football pitches, one being all weather artificial grass.
Location Overview: Beijing is a bustling city with more than 13 million people on an area of 16,800 sq. km - the size of Belgium. The Beijing Municipality is flat and has a very orderly design - north, south, east and west circumnavigated by six concentric ring roads. The Beijing seasons are clearly marked by changes in weather and temperatures, and surprising splashes of colors. Beijing today is a city of vast contrasts - the new intermingles with the old, and the whole city is developing rapidly. You will find nightlife to suit all tastes and a huge expat scene - this is an exciting city in which to live.
Requirements: Teachers should have 3+ years of post-qualifying experience and a good understanding of independent school practice and philosophy. The school prefers teachers with UK curriculum experience with previous international or EAL experience an advantage. The academic staff is selected for their genuine interest in their subject and the ability to convey that interest to students and raise expectations for success. Teachers here are committed to their profession and in addition to their subject teaching are all able to offer experiences outside the classroom to ensure that all students are motivated, confident, courteous, aim for the highest standards in all areas and thoroughly enjoy the challenge of learning
Package: The remuneration package is very generous and includes the following;
* A competitive salary package
* An annual bonus of 10% of salary, subject to appraisal
* Full health insurance coverage for teachers as well as cover for dependents
* Onsite full-furnished accommodation provided for teachers in their first two years with the option of living offsite in second and subsequent contracts
* Return Airfare and baggage allowances for teacher and dependents
* 100% remission on tuition fees for up to two (2) dependent children attending the School. 50% remission on tuition fees for 3rd dependent child onward.
* The cost of all working visas, dependents' resident visas and work permits costs paid for by the school