kindergarten teacher - shenzhen - nanshan - august 2024

nanshan, guangdong
job category
international teaching
job type
£ 1,800 - £ 2,800 per month, Housing, flights, medical & more
reference number
primary team, teachanywhere
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job description

Kindergarten Teacher
Shenzhen, Nanshan China

Region: Far East and South East Asia
Start Date: August 2024
School Curriculum: Schools own / AP
Age of Students: from 3 - 18yrs

The BASIS Group

BASIS International & Bilingual Schools is a rapidly growing network of schools in China with a tradition of academic excellence and rigor. Their first school opened in Shenzhen in 2015 and since then they have opened schools in Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Nanjing, Chengdu and Wuhan, with two new schools coming to Shenzhen in 2024.

The BASIS mission is to provide students with transformative early childhood and K -12 education. With the cutting-edge BASIS Curriculum, through exceptional teaching and faculty mentoring, they will produce graduates who have broad intellectual capabilities, international perspectives, critical thinking proficiency, and creative problem-solving skills to be leaders in their future academic and professional lives. BASIS graduates have been accepted into some of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the world, including Princeton, Oxford, Cornell, Imperial College London, MIT, University of Toronto, Johns Hopkins, and many more-with an overall acceptance of nearly 100% to Top 50 U.S. universities.

Teaching in China with this school group offers many unique benefits and opportunities. Teachers enjoy excellent facilities and resources, a higher standard of living with perks such as paid housing, and the opportunity to explore and continue their own learning as part of a new culture and geographic area. The group's network of schools in China is rapidly growing offering excellent opportunity for growth, promotion and development.

BASIS Bilingual School Shenzhen

BASIS Bilingual School Shenzhen is the groups first bilingual school in China. It opened in September 2020 in Shenzhen's Futian District for Pre-Kindergarten to 5th-grade students, the campus expanded in 2021 to add middle-school grades and will eventually offer courses through 12th-grade.

With state-of-the-art classrooms, multi-activity space and office facilities, the campus has added a gymnasium, indoor swimming pool, 200-meter track and soccer field, Apple computer lab, theater, and additional classrooms.

BASIS Bilingual School Shenzhen combines the core of the BASIS School Curriculum with much of the language, history, culture and values of the traditional Chinese curriculum. A multi-national team of educators work alongside each other to build an environment where students and faculty thrive.

Living and Working in Shenzhen

Shenzhen is one of the fastest growing economic centers in the world, and Futian has it all on display with a beautiful, lighted skyline. About a mile from campus is Coco Park Mall with a movie theater, children's playground, and numerous international restaurants, bars and shops--such as Gap and Uniqlo.

Only approximately two miles from campus is the Shenzhen concert hall designed by Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, which attracts musicians from around the world. Across the plaza is a huge complex housing the Shenzhen library (9 million volumes) and the mega Book City that has its own English-language bookstore. The school is also close to the Shenzhen Golf Course, the Four Seasons and Ritz-Carlton Hotels, and three amusement parks.

Shenzhen shares its border with Hong Kong, and in about 15 minutes you can travel from the Futian train station to Hong Kong's West Kowloon station.

  • Fully qualified with a minimum of 2 years of teaching experience
  • Previous experience within an EAL setting
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills in teaching ideas, texts, and concepts with precision and confidence.
  • Open to new ideas in teaching.
  • Knowledgeable, passionate, and believe in transforming education.
  • Able to motivate students to reach their highest potential, while also elevating own skills through peer collaboration and a culture where learning is of the greatest importance.
  • Being a brand new school, flexibility is important as well as strong relationship building skills and an ability to build a strong school community.

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary from approx. $55-65k USD per annum (360 - 420k RMB), more for leadership roles
  • Start and end of employment travel provided
  • Housing provided by the school
  • Moving in allowance
  • Free tuition for 2 students (3 for teaching couples) - if dependent visas are being issued
  • Generous Bonus Structure - including compliance bonus, attendance bonus, retirement bonus
  • Global Insurance
  • 3 year contract
  • Fantastic chance to join a successful and expanding global network of schools, with opportunities for career growth and advancement


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