Primary & Secondary Student Support Head of Department (Pudong) - Shanghai, China - August 2021

Country:
China
Region:
School - Far East / East Asia
Curriculum:
IB - MYP, IB- Diploma, IB- PYP, United Kingdom
Level:
Primary-Lower (5-7), Primary-Upper (8-11), Secondary/ Middle(12-15), Secondary/High(16-18)
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 and Secondary Head of Student Support to join them at their Pudong campus in August 2021. The Head of the Student Support Department is not only responsible for the leadership of the department but is also expected to be an operational team member as a School Counsellor or as a Student Support Facilitator. The minimum qualification requirement is a Master’s degree and 5 years’ experience. Please ask Edvectus for the full job description.

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. https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/shanghai

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.

For more information on China, please see http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/TheEdvectusEducator.An.Introduction.to.China.pdf
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: http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/TheEdvectusEducator.An.Introduction.to.China.pdf Edvectus Shanghai Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xek2liDkF10 China's Rich & Famous - Rich Lifestyle- Piers Morgan on Shanghai https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNG3I3-3TdI Shanghai https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfKcZnX5liY Shanghai Travel Video Guide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFv-Zeh4Akg
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Housing:
2 bedroom, 3 bedroom
Benefits:
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:
5.0
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
N
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60

" 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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