eal coordinator - aug 2023 - taipei, taiwan

taipei, t'ai-pei
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international teaching
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EAL Coordinator
Taipei, Taiwan

Start Date: August 2023
Region: Far East and South East Asia
School Curriculum: UK Curriculum to IGCSE, followed by the IBDP
Experience Required: 5+ yrs

The School

This international school has attracted regional and worldwide attention with its unique model for integrating British, French, German and High School sections in terms of their curricula, administration, finance, buildings and facilities. The school has grown steadily since its establishment and now has 1,700 students of some 50 nationalities with a target enrolment of around 1,800. The school operates from two campuses with well-appointed, modern facilities and has a total staff of around 400. Teaching staff come predominately from the UK, France and Germany with smaller numbers from other European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and USA. Class sizes are maximum of 22 in the British Sections with smaller classes across the High School and in the IB Diploma and French and German Sections in particular. The mission of the school is to provide educational excellence and European culture and values within the context of Taiwanese society.

Living and Working in Taipei

The people of Taiwan are extremely friendly and, as a city, Taipei is a relatively safe place and although a bustling city, the school is located in the northern fringes of the city where the pace is less busy. You can use the MRT (high speed rail), buses and taxis confidently. English is more widely spoken amongst the younger proportion of the population but if you are looking lost, most people will try to help you! Learning a few words of Chinese goes down very well with the locals. There is a lot going on in Taipei and most parents and staff lead an active social life either in the northern suburb of Tienmu (close to where the school is located) or downtown where there are many nightclubs, concert halls, theatres and restaurants.


The EAL Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that the specific English as an Additional Language needs are provided for in an efficient and effective manner. The EAL Coordinator liaises with and manages a team of EAL teachers to ensure that EAL student needs are met. This is achieved in collaboration with other staff members including class teachers, the Additional Learning Needs Coordinator (ALNCO) and the leadership team. The role will include providing professional guidance in the area of second language acquisition and appropriate in-class and withdrawal support structures in order to secure appropriate provision for affected students.

  • You will be an outstanding teacher with a minimum of 5 years of post-qualification experience
  • For Primary roles, UK curriculum experience is highly desirable though not essential.
  • You will need to be a creative thinker with high levels of integrity and an appreciation of working with diverse cultures.
  • The school wants to see a passion for student learning and a can do attitude as well as a desire to settle and make a longer term impact in this great school.


  • Salary from approx. 32,000 to 49,000GBP per annum, after tax
  • Excellent accommodation allowance
  • Free flights for applicant and dependents
  • Private healthcare for applicant and dependents
  • Shipping allowance
  • One month's bonus per year of service
  • Free child places at the school for up to two dependents of school age
  • 2 year contract


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