Secondary Humantities / History Teacher - Yantai, China - August 2018

Country: China

Region: School - South East Asia

Curriculum: United Kingdom

Level: Secondary/ Middle(12-15), Secondary/High(16-18)

Start Date: 06 August 2018

Initial Contract Length: 2 year, renewable

Curriculum Experience Required: Strongly prefer it


Job Description

This school in the charming city of Yantai is looking for are looking for a Secondary History/Humanities Teacher to join them in August 2018. They're looking for a teacher of ‘Social Science in Lower Secondary and History at IGCSE and A-level where classes open. Candidates must be appropriately qualified with a BEd or BA (or higher) plus PGCE or teachers certification and at several years of full time teaching experience post qualification and ideally have UK curriculum teaching experience and experience in international schools (although those without will still be considered). The school is looking for teachers with an open-minded, who have a passion to teach children and who love teaching. They offer a salary depending on qualifications and experience plus benefits such as flights, furnished housing and medical insurance. https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/yantai The school opened in 2013 and offers an international education from Kindergarten through to Upper Secondary. They follow a blended curriculum - the Chinese National Curriculum acts as the core and is enriched with the National Curriculum for England. It is a very comprehensive curriculum that caters for the needs of both Chinese and foreign students. Secondary students study towards IGCSE and then A Level examinations. A variety of extra curricular activities are also on offer. The school is located in the coastal city of Yantai which is situated between Beijing and Shanghai and is known as one of the most attractive tourism cities in China.It is worth noting that Yantai, along with their neighbours, Weihei, were recently named in the top 10 least polluted cities in China – their average PM 2.5 is similar to a large European city like London. For more information on China please see http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/china.pdf Please ask your Edvectus consultant for more information on this wonderful opportunity.

Student Description


Student Make Up: Local Chinese

Regional Info

The city of Yantai is a fishing port located in the northeast of the Shandong Province, in between Beijing and Shanghai, just a few hours north east of the beaches and city of Qingdao and just across the water from South Korea and Japan. It is known as a charming city that has managed to retain some colonial charm despite its industry. As well as the beaches to enjoy there are museums, parks, shops, restaurants and bars as well as tourist attractions such as Changdao National Forest Park and Changdao National Nature Reserve, Yangma Island, Mu Family Manor and Mount Kunyu. Served by an international airport, Yantai is a short plane ride away from other Asian delights. It is worth noting that Yantai, along with their neighbours, Weihei, were recently named in the top 10 least polluted cities in China – their average PM 2.5 is similar to a large European city like London. https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/yantai For more information on China please see http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/china.pdf

Key Benefits

Tax Rate: Taxes typically 16-25%

Benefits: Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance, Tuition discount for dependants

Suited To: Climate - warmer, Climate -moderate, Holiday destination - yes typical, Infrastructure - Moderately developed, Urban, Westernised - moderately, Women - not restrictive

Job Requirements

Minimum Years Experience: 2.0

Curriculum Experience Required: Strongly prefer it

Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers: N

Visa Restriction: 2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60

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