Secondary History Teacher
Start Date: August 2017
Location: Qingdao, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Experience required: 2 years
Curriculum: UK to 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: Established in 2012, this is a 12-18 co-educational independent boarding school delivering a British curriculum (GCSE and A-Level). Students at this school are mainly Chinese nationals who are highly motivated and high achieving. Academic results are outstanding and students go on to attend the best universities in the UK, US and elsewhere, with approximately 25% of their students receiving Cambridge University interviews. The school has modern and well-resourced classrooms with interactive whiteboards throughout. Classrooms are air-conditioned to provide a comfortable working environment with bilingual Chinese teaching assistants supporting all staff within the school. 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.
Requirements: Applicants must have 2 years of experience, the school prefers teachers with UK or IB curriculum experience but those with other experience such as US, Canadian, Australian and NZ will also be considered. All applicants must be able to teach to A-level or equivalent. They are looking for dedicated, outstanding, qualified graduate teachers who want to help students learn rather than control. Teachers will be joining a hard-working, highly professional team and play a significant role in the pastoral and extracurricular life of this boarding school.
Package: Salary varies on experience, with a teacher having 6-10 years of experience earning around 20000-23000rmb gross per month. The school also gives an accommodation allowance; an annual flight home; 13th month salary for completion of contracts; international medical cover; two year contracts; initial baggage allowance.