secondary economics teacher - august 2021 - suzhou in suzhou shi

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location
suzhou shi, jiangsu
job category
international teaching
job type
contract
reference number
26668
contact
the far east team, teachanywhere
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job description

Secondary Economics Teacher
Required: August 2021
Location: Suzhou, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: UK National Curriculum, IGCSE and A Level
Experience: 2+ yrs

School Overview This High School is made up of approximately 850 students from age 14 to 19, with over six different nationalities represented in a diverse student body. The school provide students an academically rigorous, challenging and rewarding international curriculum, designed to offer the very best preparation for entry to universities worldwide. Cambridge IGCSE and A Level courses are taught across three and four year programmes. The school is on the shared campus with its sister International School. Through co-curricular activities, competitions and social functions, students have many opportunities to meet international students and learn about different cultures. The school site provides students with an excellent environment for learning and access to a wide range of educational resources. The new purpose-built building offers 16,959 square metres of space. Each room is equipped with smart technology, as well as central air and filtration systems. The 56 classrooms include custom designed science labs, a library, a black box theatre, music practice rooms, sport fields, a roof garden and a medical centre.

The 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: Suzhou is a charming city that is situated 80 KM west of Shanghai (22 minutes by fast train). It was recently voted as the second most "liveable" city in China for expatriates. Known as the "Venice of the Orient" it is an ancient city that is steeped in History and culture. However, it has also embraced the spirit of the new China and enjoys all the infrastructure and amenities that are required to make ones life in the 21st Century very pleasant indeed.

Requirements:

  • A teaching qualification and a minimum of 2 years' experience
  • You will ideally have relevant teaching experience with the UK curriculum
  • Prior international teaching experience is desirable, as is EAL experience.
  • You will be excited about working in a dynamic, diverse community spanning many cultures and languages.
  • The successful candidate will be a highly committed team player who is keen to contribute to the development of this expanding and forward-looking school.
  • Applicants must be willing to play a full part in the College's pastoral care and extra-curricular programme.
  • The school has a highly qualified professional and happy teaching faculty. You should be inspirational in your teaching with a real passion to convey of your subject.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent accommodation
  • Flights
  • Medical Insurance
  • Up to two school places for dependents either at the school or at their excellent sister school next door which is a K - 12 school.
  • Extensive professional Development opportunities
  • 3 year contract

skills

knowledge of curriculum

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