secondary biology teacher - august 2021 - shanghai

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the far east team, teachanywhere
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Secondary Biology Teacher
Required: August 2021
Location: Shanghai, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: UK / IB
Experience: 2+ years

School Overview: One of the leading international schools in Shanghai, teaching to the British National Curriculum, GCSEs and the International Baccalaureate Diploma. This is a truly international school with over 60 nationalities represented in the school community. It is a high achieving international school where results have continued to improve year on year across every Key Stage. The school's guiding philosophy is 'Be Ambitious' and for all of the school community to 'Think more, achieve more, be more'. In realising this, the school has a clear and coherent development plan, focused on the 5 pillars of: Academic Excellence; Internationalism; STEAM with MIT; Performing Arts with Juilliard; and Sport. Development across the school is consistently aimed at enhancing these aspects of work and performance. The school has expanded the breadth of its curriculum offer whilst simultaneously improving the quality and level of the outcomes that its students achieve.

Part of a family of 56 premium international schools, based in 27 countries around the world, this school group offers personalised, inspiring learning to more than 50,000 students between 2 and 18 years old. The group is widely acknowledged as offering fantastic opportunities to innovate and develop best practice and to access extensive professional development

Location Overview: The school is located in the very green western side of the city in an international expat hub. Living in Shanghai is very exciting. The city is an amazing blend of traditional China and modern living with everything you can imagine on offer and more. It is China's most Westernised city, and the most comfortable one for expatriates. Shanghai is also exceptionally well placed to explore the rest of China and other parts of Asia


  • To be considered for any position, you will be an outstanding teacher, with at least 2 years of experience.
  • IGCSE experience is essential
  • IBDP or UK A-level experience is essential
  • You will be an excellent communicator, have good ICT competencies, as well as a sense of humour, willingness to embrace change and a commitment to participate fully in the extra-curricular aspects of school life.
  • The school are looking for teachers who will embrace life in a busy international school, and throw themselves into their professional role with enthusiasm and energy.
  • Expectations at this school are high but the rewards more than make up for the hard work expected.


  • Competitive salary
  • Flights
  • Accommodation
  • Relocation allowance / living allowance
  • International health insurance


knowledge of curriculum

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