secondary humanities teacher - suzhou in suzhou shi

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suzhou shi, jiangsu
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international teaching
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Secondary Humanities Teacher
Start Date: August 2018
Location: Suzhou, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Experience Required: 2+ years, IB experience preferred but not essential
Curriculum: IB
Sponsorship: Single or Married (free tuition for 2 dependent children)
Salary: From 22,000RMB - 26,000RMB per month net
Contract: 2 years

School Overview: This school was founded in 1996 and has grown from a small primary school into a full Pre-Nursery to Grade 12 programme with 1100 students of over 45 different nationalities. It is an English language day school offering the IB curriculum at all levels. The school employs approximately 145 expatriate staff representing over 20 different countries and 35 Chinese national teachers. The staff, students, and parents of SSIS work in partnership to create a learning environment that encourages and enables students to be self-motivated, lifelong learners, who value other cultures and are responsible, meaningful participants in the international community. The school is located on a 10 hectare site and the state-of-the-art campus includes facilities such as a 25 metre heated swimming pool, two FIFA certified artificial turf soccer fields, tennis courts, running track, two libraries and two double gymnasiums. It has up to date technology and computer facilities, including wireless internet throughout the school and a media centre. There are numerous speciality rooms including eight science labs, six art rooms, five music rooms, ten music practice rooms, a 650 seat performing arts centre, and a black box theatre.

Location Overview: 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 life in the 21st Century very pleasant indeed.

Requirements: The school is looking for a Humanities teacher. The position has arisen as student numbers are increasing. The ideal candidate will be able to teach History and Geography to students in Grades 7 through 10. There is the opportunity to teach Business Studies, World Studies, History and / or World Studies at Grade 11 and 12 for the right candidate. Prior experience teaching the IB middle year programme is an advantage.

Applicants must be fully qualified with at least 2 years of post-qualification experience. IB experience is preferred but not essential. The school are looking for energetic teachers who are adaptable and open minded, exhibiting all aspects of the IB Learner Profile: Inquirers, Thinkers, Risk Takers, Caring, Balanced, Knowledgeable, Communicators, Principled, Open Minded and Reflective. Dedicated professionals who are prepared to work cooperatively in a holistic, interdisciplinary, approach to teaching and learning aided by an integrated technology programme, should apply.

Package: From 22,000RMB - 26,000RMB per month net (school pays income tax); Housing allowance; Airfares for teacher and dependents; Medical; Free tuition for up to two children (50% reduction for a 3rd)

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knowledge of curriculum