Secondary ICT (Middle School) Teacher - Qingdao, China - August 2020

Country:
China
Region:
School - Far East / East Asia
Curriculum:
Other, United Kingdom
Level:
Secondary/ Middle(12-15)
Start Date:
01 August 2020
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
This international school in Qingdao is looking for a Middle School ICT Teacher to join their team from August 2020. 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.
Regional Info:
Qingdao, known as “sailboat capital” and successfully holding 2008 Olympic maritime competition activities, is situated in southeast of Shandong Province. Its east and south parts are facing the sea, with northeast part adjacent to Yantai city, and next to Weifang city in the west, Rizhao city in southwest. The whole acreage of Qingdao is 654 kilometers and, like most Chinese cities, it 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; in autumn, the weather is cool and it rains a lot; the winter time is long and it is 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. Although there is no subway yet, the bus system is satisfactory. 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 on China, please see http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/TheEdvectusEducator.An.Introduction.to.China.pdf https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-Ne2c2oyU0 http://wikitravel.org/en/Qingdao http://www.chinatouronline.com/china-travel/qingdao/qingdao-attractions/index.html http://thesmartlocal.com/read/scoot-to-qingdao Edvectus recruiter, Hannah Brant, writes about her expat life in China: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/glimpse-expat-life-china-hannah-brant?published=t Edvectus’ Lisa Ichane’s top 5 highlights of China: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/china-week-edvectus-my-top-5-highlights-lisa-ichane-davenport-?trk=prof-post Edvectus recruiter, Anda Banks’ journey to China: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/my-life-journey-took-me-china-anda-banks?published=u
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Housing:
Allowance on top of salary
Benefits:
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:
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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