Secondary Economics (to IBDP) Teacher - Shanghai, China - August 2021

School - Far East / East Asia
Bilingual, IB - MYP, IB- Diploma, IB- PYP
Secondary/ Middle(12-15), Secondary/High(16-18)
Start Date:
01 August 2021
Initial Contract Length:
3 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
An experienced Secondary Econmoics Teacher (to IBDP) is needed at this very high quality bilingual international school in Shanghai from August 2021. The school opened in Shanghai in September 2017. They offer a 12 year education to Chinese nationals and the best of East and West with a unique curriculum developed by Chinese and international education experts. Part of a larger international school group, this school has excellent facilities that include a pool, theatre, gym, science and design laboratories and more. Western teachers and Chinese teachers co-teach in this cooperative learning environment.

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject area (Master’s degree an advantage) and be a qualified teacher with at least 3 years of successful teaching experience with the age group and subject you are teaching - and with the IB framework. Successful experience in working with students in a pastoral capacity (eg as form tutor) and in a high achieving school. Previous experience in an international school is preferred. Some proficiency in oral Chinese Mandarin preferred and the ability to adapt to Chinese culture and work with Chinese colleagues.

The school offers a generous remuneration package and assistance with visa and medical checks required on entry to China. The package includes salary, international medical insurance, accommodation, annual airfare allowance, allowances for spouses and dependants, including school fees for up to two children. A gratuity is payable after two years and annually thereafter. Initial contracts are for three years.

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 call Edvectus today for more on this opportunity.
Number Of Students:
341 (with a long waitlist!)
Student Make Up:
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! China's Rich & Famous - Rich Lifestyle- Piers Morgan on Shanghai Shanghai Shanghai Travel Video Guide
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Flights - allowance, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance, Tuition - free for dependants
Suited To:
Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - cooler, Climate -moderate, Dependent children - more suitable, Holiday destination - yes typical, Infrastructure - Highly developed, Infrastructure - Moderately developed, Unmarried partners - suitable, Urban, Westernised - highly, Westernised - moderately, Women - not restrictive
Minimum Years Experience:
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60
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