Primary (Lower) Teachers - Guangzhou, China - August 2020

Country:
China
Region:
School - Far East / East Asia
Curriculum:
United Kingdom
Level:
Primary-Lower (5-7)
Start Date:
01 August 2020
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
This school in Southern China is looking for strong Primary Year 1 and Year 2 Teachers (2 posts) to join them in August 2020. Candidates must be appropriately qualified with a BEd or BA plus PGCE or equivalent teachers certification and at least 2 years full time teaching experience post qualification. They must be fluent English speakers and ideally have UK curriculum teaching experience and experience in international schools. The school is looking for teachers with an open-minded, who have a passion to teach children and who love teaching.

They offer a competitive salary plus benefits such as flights, furnished housing and medical insurance.

The school opened in 2014 and is a purpose-built school with state-of-the-art facilities suited to all differing age groups and equipped with the latest technology. They aim to bring a quality international education to Chinese children and offer multicultural programmes in a bilingual environment. Merging the Chinese National Curriculum with the international curriculum IGCSE and A Level exams are taken by Secondary pupils.

The school is located in Huadu, a northern suburb of the city of Guangzhou in Southern China - very close to Hong Kong. In recent years, the city has developed a more cosmopolitan appearance with new shopping plazas, high rise buildings, a modern metro system and landscaped parks and road sides. It's a busy, lively city but parts of the cities have charm with restored churches, buildings and private residences. Having a major airport and being so close to Hong Kong opens up a world of travel opportunities from short weekend trips to longer treks around Asia in the holidays. Guagnzhou really is the perfect place to base yourself in Asia. 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.
Number Of Students:
375
Student Make Up:
Mostly Chinese only expat children are staff children
Regional Info:
The school is located in the district of Huadu in the northern suburbs of the city of Guangzhou. It enjoys a pleasant climate with warm, year round temperatures and is set in a beautiful, mountainous region with many forest parks, ancient relics, monuments, temples an buildings. Being an important transport hub in Southern China, Huadu is easily accessible and well connected to other cities and regions within China and beyond. There is plenty to do and in Xiu Quan Park for example, there is a zoo, amusement park, children's playground, basketball courts, a large lake for water activities and promenade. Guangzhou is the largest city and the capital city of the Guangdong province and the third largest city in China. The city is located on the Pearl River, about 120 km (75 mi) north-northwest of Hong Kong and north-northeast of Macau. Guangzhou has a humid subtropical climate and summers are hot and wet (the monsoon season lasts from April toSeptember) and winters are relatively mild and dry. There are about 14 million residents in Guangzhou and Cantonese is the first language for about half of these residents while the other half speak mainly Mandarin. In recent years, the city has developed a more cosmopolitan appearance with new shopping plazas, high rise buildings, a modern metro system and landscaped parks and road sides. It's a busy, lively city but parts of the cities have charm with restored churches, buildings and private residences. Having a major airport and being so close to Hong Kong opens up a world of travel opportunities from short weekend trips to longer treks around Asia in the holidays. Guangzhou really is the perfect place to base yourself in Asia! For more information on China please see http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/china.pdf https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/guangzhou
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Benefits:
Flights - allowance, Flights- every 2 years, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance, Tuition discount for dependants
Suited To:
Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - warmer, Climate -moderate, Holiday destination - not typical, Urban, Westernised - moderately, Women - not restrictive
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
INSIDE Guangzhou | August 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDJdax2xqwY Guangzhou 2012/CHINA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5_ykooQqwE Guangzhou - China https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTcYAI7GduQ Expat Guide to Living in Guangzhou:  http://www.expatexchange.com/China/city/31/4097/Expat-Guide-to-Living-in-guangzhou Teach English in China: salary & cost of living: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvpgNOQnZQc
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