Primary Teachers (lower) - Foshan, China - August 2024

Country:
China
Region:
School - Far East / East Asia
Curriculum:
Canada, IB - MYP, IB- PYP, United Kingdom, USA - Advanced Placement
Level:
Early Years (0-4), Primary-Lower (5-7), Primary-Upper (8-11)
Start Date:
01 August 2024
Initial Contract Length:
3 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
This brand new international school in Foshan will open in 2024 for children of foreign passport holders. Whilst they will open with Primary students, the school will grow to be a K-12 international school that caters to global families and enrols students from 1 to 18 years old, spanning from kindergarten to high school. From kindergarten to middle school, they will follow the globally recognised Alberta curriculum. In high school, they will offer Alberta, A-Level, and AP courses based on students' college goals. They also have a Creative Design Academy (CCDA), which offers courses in Creative Design, Product Design, Fashion Design, Business, Media, and information technology.

They are looking for Primary Teachers who hold a Bachelor of Education (Canada, USA, Australian, Britain, etc.) or the equivalent, Alberta Certification or equivalent (UK/AU QTS) and/or lB PYP experience. Teachers must have at least 2 years of post qualification teaching experience to work in China. Successful candidates will be required to obtain a teaching certificate from the Canadian province of Alberta.

Teaching contracts include salary of 20,000 RMB/month at least (before taxes), commercial medical insurance, housing allowance of 3,500RMB/month, travel allowance of RMB16,000/per year, settling in allowance of RMB 4,000, free weekday lunches and end-of-contract bonus.

The school is in the city of Foshan which is in the hinterland of the Pearl River Delta, with Guangzhou to the east and Hong Kong, Macao, and Shenzhen as neighbours. Well known for its history and culture in the country, Foshan is also a key manufacturing centre in China. Foshan is just 30 minutes from Guangzhou and an hour train ride to Macau or Hong Kong. Please contact Edvectus for details on how to apply.
Number Of Students:
Max. 25 students per class
Student Make Up:
foreign passport holders
Regional Info:
Foshan is about 20kms south west of the city of Guangzhou in Southern China. It is also very close to Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Macau. The region has a humid, subtropical climate and the city is packed with culture, character as well as scenic and historic sites. Chancheng district is home to many temples and gardens as well as shops and up-market hotels. Outside of the city there are numerous attractions. For example in Nanhai you can visit Xiqiao Mountain, Nanguo Peach Garden or Thousand Light Lake, Qingyun Cave. Shunde has many attractions such as Xishan Temple and in Sanshui, Lotus World and also the Giant Sleeping Buddha and Daqitou Ancient Village. https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/foshan Foshan China's Unknown City https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6A-HpKP3OJ4 Foshan, 'Guangzhou's little brother', offers rich traditional Chinese culture https://youtu.be/Q7SKQ_BHLVM?si=NjePb-w1aaFqc2TA Foshan, China https://youtu.be/EVP_wNVf_8Y?si=I0C1Ypo9mVtcDFU_ https://www.chinadiscovery.com/guangdong/foshan.html https://www.expatarrivals.com/article/lifestyle-and-shopping-in-foshan
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Housing:
Allowance on top of salary
Benefits:
Flights - allowance, Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Professional development allowance
Suited To:
Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate -moderate, Holiday destination - not typical
Minimum Years Experience:
2.0
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
N
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60
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