secondary physics teacher (to a-level) - shanghai

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the far east team, teachanywhere
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Secondary Physics Teacher (to A-level)
Start Date: August 2019
Location: Shanghai, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
Curriculum: UK to A-level
Experience: 2 years
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000RMB per month before tax
Sponsorship: Single or Married Teaching Couples (possible subsidies for dependent children, reviewed on individual basis)
Contract: Two years

School Overview: This brand new school opened in September 2018 and is a co-educational, full boarding school teaching a British curriculum. This exciting and innovative school, is built on the foundation of its UK sister school, and is a wonderful way of combining the traditions and culture of China with the style and rigour of British teaching. The schools plan is to grow over a period of 3 years to take 300 students. IGCSE courses will be offered together with a wide range of co-curricular activities and a super-curriculum designed to enrich student's opportunities and ambitions. All students will then follow the first year of an A-level course before moving to the UK-based school for the second year of the A-level course prior to entry to Universities worldwide. Bespoke EAL courses are available for those whose first language is not English. The architectural design of the school maintains the rich UK schools historical tradition whilst embracing the latest trends in pedagogy. Innovative creative spaces in the school will bring out the very best from the students.

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.


* Bachelor's degree or similar with PGCE/QTS or equivalent
* 3 years of post-qualification experience
* A commitment to enable students to make a difference in the world, encourage students to believe in themselves, and help shape futures by inspiring students to turn talent and curiosity into achievement.
* Ability to work closely with other staff members and support each other to improve the student learning experience.
* Committed to innovation and excellence, placing a high value on student and professional learning.


* Salary from 25,000 - 30,000RMB per month before tax
* Monthly accommodations allowance of 5,000RMB and support in finding accommodation
* Flight allowance of RMB 10,000 per year
* Medical insurance for the employee
* Bursaries available for accompanying children (considered on individual basis)
* After hours access to school sports facilities
* Free school lunch
* Professional development opportunities


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