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Secondary Spanish Teacher - Aug 2021 - Shanghai, China

Shanghai, Shanghai
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17 September 2020
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Secondary Spanish Teacher
Start Date: August 2021
Location: Shanghai,China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: UK and IBDP
Experience: 3+ years

School Overview: This school opened in 2003 and caters for approximately 1600 students from age 2 - 18,with over forty different nationalities represented in a diverse student body. The College has built a strong reputation for academic excellence; it follows an enhanced UK English National Curriculum and prepares students for IGCSEs in Years 10 and 11,followed by the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) from Year 12. The school believes in holistic education that develops the whole child and offers a wide range of co-curricular activities,at all levels,across sport,music,drama,debate and many more. The school campus is made up of three schools; Early Years,Junior and Senior School,in addition to shared facilities including a fully refurbished theatre with two drama black boxes,music classrooms,a recording studio and five individual music practice rooms. For sports,there are two gymnasiums,a dance studio,function room,25-metre six lane FINA swimming pool and training pool.

This school is part of a world-renowned family of schools,with eight International Schools,two International High Schools and sister schools in Asia. The group was founded in partnership with a leading independent school in the UK with a 400-year history of innovation and academic excellence.

Location Overview: The school is located within the leafy,vibrant Jinqiao area of East Shanghai with a thriving and diverse community. From the futuristic skyline of Pudong to the traditional pavilions in the sprawling Yu Gardens,China's most westernised city is a thriving metropolis with a close-knit expatriate community. Its unique architectural heritage includes the world's second-tallest tower and classical art deco buildings. Located in the Yangtze River delta,the city offers burgeoning culinary and vibrant music scenes. Culturally diverse and full of life,you will never want for things to do. It also makes a fantastic springboard for exploring the rest of Asia with a large international airport that offers an array of destinations.


  • 3+ years of post-qualification experience
  • You should be an exceptional teacher,passionate about inspiring students to achieve their personal best.
  • Relevant UK curriculum experience is desirable for Primary roles; IB experience is preferred for all Secondary roles with IGCSE experience a bonus.
  • Prior international teaching experience is desirable.
  • You will be excited about working in a dynamic,diverse community spanning many cultures and languages.
  • You will be an educator that keeps abreast of academic research and you will have firm beliefs in the need to adjust your teaching to accommodate varying learning styles.
  • You believe in embracing opportunities,being open-minded,and continuously reflecting,learning,and growing in your profession
  • You will be a teacher who puts the child at the heart of everything that you do.
  • The school are looking for staff who offer co-curricular activities,attend school productions to watch their students and communicate with parents proactively all because they feel that this all-round,child-centred,committed approach is at the heart of successful schooling.


  • Salary from approx 200,000 - 400,000RMB per annum
  • Accommodation
  • Annual airfare allowance for teacher and dependents.
  • Comprehensive International Health Insurance for teacher and dependents
  • Shipping allowance (in and out bound)
  • Tuition waiver for 2 dependent children
  • Extensive professional development opportunities