Secondary Drama and ESL Teacher - Qingdao, China - August 2022

School - Far East / East Asia
Other, United Kingdom
Secondary/ Middle(12-15), Secondary/High(16-18)
Start Date:
01 August 2022
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
No - flexible
This international school in Qingdao is looking for a Secondary Drama and English ESL Teacher to join their team. They are looking for candidates with a good degree and teaching qualification (BA plus PGCE or BEd or equivalent) and at least 2 years of post qualification teaching experience. They also seek teachers with the ability to inspire pupils with a love of learning, the ability to stretch and develop the most able pupils, whilst also ensuring that the English curriculum remains accessible to all, willingness to contribute to all aspects of school life, strong personal-relations and team-working skills, ability to use ICT to enhance learning, good administrative and organisational abilities and good communication skills. Candidates should also have the ability to understand the needs, challenges and opportunities of an international school community, have a rigorous can-do attitude and be a positive team player with a sense of humour.

The school was established in September 2018, and is a high-end private bilingual school which strives to foster a global perspective and integrates the best of Chinese and Western culture to develop the talents of the children it serves. They currently cater for Kindergarten and Primary aged students (3-12 years of age) and offer an integrated Chinese national curriculum with a British influenced International Curriculum. The school offers a friendly and inspiring working environment for teachers and administrative staff, where all staff can benefit from full social employment benefits, professional and interesting colleagues, an encouraging, collaborative and inspiring multi-cultural staff body and a challenging and self-motivated team culture.

The school also pay a good salary and benefits package.

The school is located in the beautiful city of Qingdao, which is in the south-east part of Shandong Province (about half way between Beijing and Shanghai). It is a beautiful seaside city with clean air bordered by the Yellow Sea. With winding, cobbled streets it is a modern city that has also managed to preserve some of its historical charm. Please ask your Edvectus consultant for more information on how to apply.
Student Make Up:
Regional Info:
Qingdao, known as “sailboat capital” and successfully holding 2008 Olympic maritime competition activities, is situated in the southeast of Shandong Province. Eastern and southern parts face the sea, whilst the northeastern part is adjacent to Yantai city, and next to Weifang city in the west and Rizhao city to the southwest. Like most Chinese cities, Qingdao has a rapidly growing population. With regards to the climate, Qingdao has four clear seasons. In spring, the temperature is pleasant but takes longer to warm up than the inland areas. In summer, it is humid and hot with lots of rain, and in autumn, the weather is cool with plentiful rain. The winters are long and windy with low temperatures. August is the hottest month with the average temperature being about 25 degrees and the coldest month is January, with the average temperature being about -1 degrees. Shopping and transportation is convenient in Qingdao and there are many shopping malls, such as JUSCO, METRO, CARREFOUR and LOTUS. Qingdao Metro is a rapid transport system and there is also an extensive bus network. The cost of living is average and food and clothing prices are reasonable. Qingdao is well-known for its beer festival in mid-August. For more information please see: Top 10 reasons you should visit Qingdao: Qingdao: an exceptional city: Qingdao: a little pocket of Germany in China:
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Allowance on top of salary
Bonus payment -other, Flights - allowance, Flights -yearly, 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, Holiday destination - not 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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