Secondary English / Humanities Teacher
Required: Aug 2017
Location: Qingdao, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: UK and IB
Experience: 2+ years post qualification experience
Sponsorship: Single teachers, teaching couples (if there is more than one post), married teachers with or without dependents
Salary: Excellent, Up to £35K per annum based on experience plus benefits
Contract: 2 years renewable
School Ethos/Vision: This excellent schools group with campuses in various parts of China and Hong Kong and founded in 1932! The schools are committed to educate the whole person from infancy through secondary education. They strive to unite the best elements of Eastern and Western traditions and practices, the growth of the individual and the inquiring mind as well as develop a sense of personal responsibility and social welfare of all. With excellent facilities across all campuses, these schools employ a bilingual philosophy, exemplified by engaging a co teaching approach in the KG and Primary schools with a Chinese and western teacher team teaching. Students come from over 45 nationalities and are educated by teachers from 14 countries under an international curriculum that creates truly global minded graduates.
Location 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. The school is on a purpose built campus on the edge of the city with lovely rural views and is only 20 minutes away from the international airport. Qingdao is one of the most affluent and fastest growing cities in China and in 2009 the city was deemed the most liveable in China.
Requirements: You should be a qualified teacher with a minimum of 2 years post-qualifying experience. UK or IB curriculum experience is highly desirable. 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: Salary up to £35,000 annum depending on qualifications and experience; flights, furnished housing, medical cover, annual PD budget and Tuition for up to 2 dependents.