Secondary Humanities Teacher
Required: August 2017
Location: Chongqing, China
Curriculum: UK and IB Curriculums
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 £35,000 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.
Chongqing is the largest city in southwest China. Within its borders it encompasses a wealth of water reserves, dense forests, and abundant flora and fauna. The focal point of the region is the Yangtze Three Gorges Dam, which is a tourist attraction as well as a commercial venture. The city is famous for its hot Sichuan cuisine and world-famous hotpot dishes. The cost of living in Chongqing is very low; good quality low-cost food is readily available. The cost of transportation is low as is the nightlife. It is possible to get Western goodies and essentials; Subways and Starbucks are plentiful, and new restaurants and authentic Western-style restaurants and cafes are sprouting up all over the city.
Requirements: You should be a qualified teacher with a minimum of two years post qualifying experience in order to teach in Chongqing. Ideally you will have experience of having taught students with EAL. UK or IB curriculum experience is highly desirable. Ideally 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 minimum per annum depending on qualifications and experience; flights, furnished housing, medical cover, annual PD budget and Tuition for up to 2 dependents.