Primary Character Education & Life Skills Coordinator (Pudong) - Shanghai, China - August 2021

School - Far East / East Asia
IB - MYP, IB- Diploma, IB- PYP, United Kingdom
Primary-Lower (5-7), Primary-Upper (8-11)
Start Date:
01 August 2021
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
This international school in Shanghai is looking for a Primary Character Education and Life Skills Coordinator for August 2021. This is a key leadership position within the Primary section of the school. The Character Education and Life Skills Coordinator works in close consultation with the Co-Principals, Vice-Principal, the Primary Coordinators, ECE Coordinators and staff. In particular, the Character Education and Life Skills Coordinator is required to provide leadership for Character Education, Life Skills, Service Learning and Pastoral Care. The position builds on the basic roles and responsibilities as outlined in the Job Descriptions for Class Teacher and Year Leader and in accordance with the Schol's Mission, Principles and Practices. The Character Education and Life Skills Coordinator is a part of the ECE and Primary Campus Leadership Team. Please ask Edvectus for the full job description.

Applicants should have a BA Degree in Education or PGCE (or equivalent teacher certification in their home country) plus BA in the relevant subject they are applying to teach and several years of relevant post qualification experience. They are looking for passionate and committed teachers to join the school, ideally international experience. They are a Christian based school so a Christian background helps – if the candidate is not a Christian, then they need to be of good character and support the school ethos.

The school pay competitive salaries, gratuity, airfare (for teacher only) and provide housing, medical insurance (teacher and dependants), and professional development plus tuition for up to two staff children.

The curriculum is based on the National Curriculum for England and also the IB Diploma and offers education from Pre-Kindergarten through to 18 years of age. Pupils take IGCSE and then IB Diploma examinations. The school brings together the best elements of Eastern and Western cultures and is known for their Chinese language and cultural programmes and co-Teacher/co-Principal structure.

With a lively expat community and bars, restaurants, night-life, shopping and culture to rival any large cosmopolitan city, Shanghai truly does offer something for everyone!

Please speak with your Edvectus consultant today about this amazing opportunity.

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Number Of Students:
Over 2400 across 5 campuses
Student Make Up:
Over 40 nationalities including Chinese
Regional Info:
Shanghai is the largest city (by population) in China - and the world - with 24 million inhabitants.Located in the East of China at the mouth of the Yangtze River it is a major Economic and transport hub and a popular tourist destination. Shanghai is easily accessible by road, rail and air and the airport is one of the busiest in Asia offering local and international flights. With a lively expat community and bars, restaurants, nightlife, shopping and culture to rival any large cosmopolitan city, Shanghai also enjoys four distinct seasons with cold winters (down to about 1 degrees in January) and warm summers (enjoying an average high of about 31 degrees in July). Shanghai truly does offer something for everyone! For more information about China, please see the following: Edvectus Shanghai Video: China's Rich & Famous - Rich Lifestyle- Piers Morgan on Shanghai Shanghai Shanghai Travel Video Guide
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
2 bedroom, 3 bedroom
Flights- every 2 years, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Professional development allowance, Tuition - free for dependants
Suited To:
Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate -moderate, Infrastructure - Highly developed, Unmarried partners - suitable, Urban, Westernised - highly, Westernised - moderately, Women - not restrictive
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

" Shanghai is a very easy city in which to relocate! There is something for everyone and a large expat community in which you can be involved compared to other cities in China. The school makes you feel welcome immediately. On my first day I had felt like I had been here for years already. Very helpful in providing a comfortable transition."

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