Primary English Teacher - Chengdu, China - August 2024

School - Far East / East Asia
USA - Advanced Placement
Primary-Upper (8-11)
Start Date:
01 August 2024
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
No - flexible
We are looking for an experienced Upper Primary English Teacher to join this school in August 2024.

The school opened in 2022 to serve students in grades Pre-K through 10, eventually expanding to offer courses through grade 12, with a capacity of over 1,800 students. This campus has both an international and bilingual curricula in one location. The school’s facilities include state-of-the-art classrooms, cafeteria, library, gymnasium, science labs, and plenty of outdoor space.

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in your teaching subject and ideally an advanced degrees in this field. For Elementary and Early Education positions, a degree in this or related field is acceptable and/or encouraged. They should also have a minimum of two years teaching experience as the lead teacher of record in a classroom. This is a requirement for you to obtain a working visa. The school look for teachers with an eagerness and willingness to collaborate with and elevate teaching colleagues. Teachers at this school come from all over the world and bring a wide variety of curricular backgrounds and experience and the school seeks to utilise this diversity to grow and learn from each other. Applicants must have high academic standards and a desire to make a difference in the rigour of international education.

A competitive salary (dependent upon education and experience) is offered as well as benefits such as global health coverage (including U.S. for American citizens), provided accommodation or housing allowance, annual retirement benefit, paid travel to and from China at start and end of contract, annual travel allowance, moving allowance, free school meals and assistance in obtaining your visa. There is also the ability to transfer within the school network at the end of your contract.

Located in the new Bio-Tech area of Chengdu, southwest of the city, the school is convenient to the Chengdu airport, easy shopping in neighbourhood markets, and expat-friendly living. Chengdu is the capitol of Sichuan province—home to famous historic sites, cuisine, and culture - and considered to be one of the happiest cities in China! Please contact Edvectus for more information and details of how to apply.
Regional Info:
Chengdu, is the capital of Sichuan province in Southwest China. Despite being China's fifth most populous city (with a population of about 13 million), Chengdu manages to retain some of its traditional charm and offer a balance of being both modern and lively and traditional and relaxed. Northwest Chengdu is bordered by the high and steep Longmen Mountain and in the west by the Qionglai Mountains. The western mountainous area is home to a large forest home to a Giant Panda habitat. Chengdu is also home to many world cultural and historical heritages and natural beauty attractions such as Leshan Giant Buddha, Mt Emei, Jiuzhaigou, Dujiang Dam, Qingcheng Mountain and the region attracts tens of thousands of domestic and international tourists each year. Chengdu has four distinct seasons,abundant rainfall, warm summers and mild winters.
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
1 bedroom apartment, 2 bedroom
Flights - allowance, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Tuition - free for dependants
Suited To:
Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate -moderate, Dependent children - Not very suitable, Holiday destination - yes typical
Minimum Years Experience:
Curriculum Experience Required:
No - flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60
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