Primary Art Teacher - Suzhou, China - August 2023

School - Far East / East Asia
IB- Diploma, United Kingdom
Primary-Upper (8-11)
Start Date:
01 August 2023
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
A very well established independent international co-educational school located in Suzhou, is looking for a qualified, experienced and inspirational Primary Art Teacher for August 2023.

With an emphasis on a high standard of UK based education embracing the development of qualities to nurture well rounded young global citizens, the school demands personal and professional attributes that reflect sound and up to date teaching methods alongside an ability to deliver effectively in a multicultural and multi-national landscape.

The school offers an internationally flavoured UK primary curriculum, enhanced further by its IGCSE and IB diploma courses in the secondary department. Applicants are required to offer degree based teaching qualifications supplemented by an obligatory post qualification two years of experience, ideally from within the UK framework.

The school caters for just under 1000 international children, almost cleaved equally between Western cohorts and Asian nationals with a larger representation from Korea; they are educated in a rich and diverse educational setting from foundation level to Year 13, enjoying the enviable benefits of a wide range of academic and sporting facilities which include the usual array of spacious and technologically advanced classrooms, specialist rooms, large sports areas of gymnasiums, pool, running tracks, fields and more and not to mention the new media centre, large auditorium and libraries.

The position offers an attractive expatriate salary and employment package including Western style housing, medical insurance, flights, shipping allowances and utility bill allowances.

This is an exciting opportunity to divert the development of your flourishing professional career within a working environment that is challenging and equally rewarding, embracing a culture and country that will unveil so many hidden treasures and delights. Contact your local Edvectus advisor for more information about this career role and other wonderful options.
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Regional Info:
Dubbed as the Venice of China and considered one of the richest cities of the country, Suzhou is one of China's top tourist attractions, located on the Taihu Lake Plain 100 kilometres to the west of Shanghai and 200 kilometres east of Nanjing in the eastern part of the country. The city embraces a rich abundance of history and its classical gardens have been added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site list. With a very Chinese population of almost 11 million people, Suzhou is one of China's most vibrant cities and a hub for technological innovation. Residents enjoy a four season climatic cycle, comprised of monsoon influenced hot and humid summers and cool and damp winters with some snowfall; temperatures vary between 0C and 35C. Attractions include everything that is culturally Chinese but specifically the city gardens, temples and canals. Shanghai is only 29 minutes away by high speed train and the city enjoys a wide variety of public transport including metro, bus, taxis, pedicabs and the usual array of water transport. The city is clean, modern, spacious and green. Enjoy! For more information about China, please see the following: Edvectus recruiter, Hannah Brant, writes about her expat life in China: Edvectus’ Lisa Ichane’s top 5 highlights of China: Edvectus recruiter, Anda Banks’ journey to China:
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
3 bedroom
Flights - allowance, Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance, Professional development allowance, Tuition - free for dependants, Utilities paid
Suited To:
Climate - warmer, Infrastructure - Moderately developed, Urban, Westernised - not very
Minimum Years Experience:
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60
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