primary ks1 english teacher - aug 2021 - shanghai

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the far east team, teachanywhere
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Primary KS1 English Teacher
August 2021
Location: Shanghai, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
School Curriculum: UK and IBDP
Experience required: 2+ years

School Overview: This school is part of a highly prestigious and expanding school group, with International Colleges, Bilingual Schools and Nurseries throughout China, serving approximately 5000 pupils. The attractive, state-of-the-art Shanghai campus opened in August 2014 and is one of the fastest growing and most successful schools in Shanghai. It is a fully co-educational day school with over 1,300 pupils, aged 3 to 18 years old and follows the UK curriculum to IGCSE followed by the IBDP. The school aspires to create a caring, accepting and aspirational community that develops well-rounded individuals with strong values and the skills to thrive within an ever-changing world.

Location Overview: 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.


  • Fully qualified with a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience
  • Relevant curriculum experience is highly desirable
  • Genuinely enthused and committed to working in the education sector, with the desire to put the wellbeing each student at the heart of what they do.
  • High expectations and aspirations, for themselves and their pupils, and to be demonstrably fully committed to an all-round education.
  • This is a busy, thriving and ambitious school, with boarding; they seek teachers who are ready for a full commitment to the school and its wider community
  • Outstanding communication skills, be active team players and self-starters.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills; Honesty, integrity, compassion, flexibility and a good sense of humour
  • Strong organisational, self-management and problem-solving skills

Salary and Benefits:

  • Excellent salary - the overseas package provided by this school enables a very high quality of life and savings opportunities
  • Accommodation
  • Annual flights provided for post holder and dependents
  • Free tuition for up to 2 dependents
  • Medical cover for post holder and dependents
  • Relocation allowance
  • Laptop provided
  • 2 year contract
  • Opportunities for career progression within a global organisation.


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