Primary Teacher - Shanghai, China - August 2024

School - Far East / East Asia
IB- Diploma, United Kingdom
Primary-Upper (8-11)
Start Date:
01 August 2024
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
A well established independent international coeducational school located in Eastern China is looking to appoint well-qualified and experienced Primary Teacher to join them in August 2024.

The successful candidate must have:
• a degree in a related subject
• a PGCE or equivalent in a related subject
• at least 2 years’ teaching experience
• experience of the National Curriculum of England
• alignment with our core values
• strong written and verbal communication skills
• a hard-working, flexible attitude
• a commitment to fulfil all pastoral, welfare, and supervisory duties effectively and willingly
• a mindset of continuous Professional Learning and improvement
• a commitment to quality, meeting deadlines, attention to detail, and high standards
• a sense of fun.

International school experience is preferred.

This school is well respected, well run and has 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 children 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 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, utility bill allowances, and a gratuity payment for the completion contract. The earning potential equates to 50% of the net salary. Initial contracts are for 3 years.

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.
Number Of Students:
Student Make Up:
40+ nationalities (US then British then Hong Kong)
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, Shanghai 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: Shanghai (China) Vacation Travel Video Guide Shanghai Travel Guide, Top 10 Shanghai Shanghai Travel Video Guide
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Flights- every 2 years, Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance, Tuition - free for dependants, Utilities paid
Suited To:
Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate -moderate, Holiday destination - yes typical, Infrastructure - Highly developed, Urban, Westernised - highly, Women - not restrictive
Minimum Years Experience:
Curriculum Experience Required:
Yes - not flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60
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