secondary german teacher - aug 2021 - changchun in changchun shi

changchun shi, jilin
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the far east team, teachanywhere
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job description

Secondary German Teacher
Changchun, China

Start Date: August 2021
Region: Far East and South East Asia
School Curriculum: IB (Pre-K - 12)
Minimum Experience: 2 years

School Overview

This American International School opened its doors to the expatriate community in 2006. It is the first and only IB authorised International school for Pre-K to 12 in the Northeast China. There are currently 500 students enrolled in the school, from Nursery to Grade 12 representing 39 different countries. The school offers the IBPYP, IBMYP and IBDP with instruction in English. An extensive English Language Learners program is provided to students needing additional support. The school employs 60 full-time faculty members and 90% of the teachers are expatriates with the majority coming from the US and Canada. The school is housed in a purpose built "state of the art" facility and is set in over 5,000 square meters of landscaped green areas. The school's mission is to educate all students with a high quality, international curriculum in a safe, well-structured and loving atmosphere; to assist all students to develop and refine their academic, social and ethical character; and to encourage all students to use what they learn to improve themselves, their families, their countries of origin, and the world, even as they develop into the citizens of the world and life-long learners.

Living and Working in Changchun

Changchun is a safe and interesting place to live with the North Korean and Russian border being approximately 300 km away. It is a large and rapidly developing city but retains a real charm and is very green and compared to other China cities - pollution is not a big issue. Winters are cold but you will see lots of blue sky and summers are hot and sunny. Tourism is growing in this popular city and you will find western amenities: Restaurants, cafes, cinemas, luxury hotels and some great shopping!


  • Teachers should have a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience.
  • The school prefers teachers to have had IB experience and training but they will accept teachers with other curriculum experience.
  • A commitment to inquiry based learning is essential.
  • Attitude is important; teachers should demonstrate a positive character, be flexible, have a good sense of humour and have the ability to adapt to new cultures.


  • Salary from £30,448 to £40,081 per annum
  • Fully Furnished Accommodation
  • Utilities allowance
  • Flights at beginning and end of contract
  • Annual flight allowance
  • Medical cover
  • Tuition paid for up to 2 children - This school is family friendly and prides itself on the numbers of staff children at the school. It considers teachers with children as a positive influence on the school adding stability. Single teachers are also encouraged to apply.
  • Free Daily transportation from and to school


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