Secondary English EAL Teacher (Middle School) - Shanghai, China - February 2023

School - Far East / East Asia
Bilingual, Other, United Kingdom
Secondary/ Middle(12-15)
Start Date:
07 February 2023
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
This school in Shanghai is looking for a qualified Middle School English EAL Teacher to join them in February 2023. Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree in related field required (advanced degree(s) preferred), a valid teaching certification; expertise in and a passion for the subject and a genuine interest in working with teenagers. They should also have excellent communication skills, the ability to take the initiative and the flexibility to deal with change, as well as enthusiasm, energy, creativity and the willingness to take risks. They should preferably (but not essentially) have experience of working in an International School; experience with second language learners; bi-lingual ability (English and Mandarin Chinese). Successful candidates will be open-minded, innovative spirit, strong desire to learn, excellent team player and have a strong sense of responsibility. Experience in teaching in an international school with a diverse student body and teaching faculty is a plus.

The school pays competitive salaries and benefits that include a gratuity, airfare allowance, housing allowance, medical insurance, tuition for up to two staff children.

The school delivers the enhanced version of the Shanghai Curriculum combined with international curricula, ensuring a strong basis in both Chinese and English, as well as the development of a broad set of skills. 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.

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Number Of Students:
1500 across 3 campuses
Regional Info:
Shanghai is an international metropolis that is thriving and growing. Situated on the Yangtze River, it serves as the most influential economic, financial, international trade, cultural, science and technology center in East China. This is a modernised city and its multicultural flair attracts expatriates from far and wide enjoying the blend of cultures, the modern and the traditional , and the western and the eastern. Western customs and Chinese traditions intertwined and formed Shanghai's culture making it an excellent place to live and work.
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Flights - allowance, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Tuition - free for dependants
Suited To:
Climate -moderate
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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