teacher librarian, august 2018, shanghai

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the far east team, teachanywhere
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job description

Position: Teacher Librarian

Required: August 2018

Location: Shanghai

Curriculum: UK Curriculum

Experience: 2+ years post qualification experience;

Sponsorship: Single teachers or married teaching couples (if there is more than one post)

Salary: Excellent, up to £42K per annum based on experience plus benefits

Contract: 2 years renewable

School Ethos/Vision:

This excellent schools group with campuses in various parts of China and Hong Kong and founded in 1932 have recently used their expertise to set up new schools for Chinese Nationals to enjoy the same excellent international education opportunities. This school opens in 2015 to much fanfare looking to increase its student numbers rapidly with this groups solid reputation. The schools are committed to educate the whole person from infancy through secondary education. They strive to unite the best elements of Eastern and Western traditions and practices, the growth of the individual and the inquiring mind as well as develop a sense of personal responsibility and social welfare of all. With excellent facilities across all campuses, these schools employ a bilingual philosophy, exemplified by engaging a co teaching with a Chinese and western teacher team teaching.

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.


Librarian applicants will be qualified teachers with qualifications or experience relevant to running a busy school library. You will have a minimum of two years post qualifying experience in order to teach in Shanghai. UK experience is highly desirable. You should have an inquiry based approach to your teaching and an ability to work well within a variety of cultures. Previous experience of working with EAL (Students with English as their second language is desirable). As this is a start-up school situation you will need to be adaptable and flexible and have a positive approach to life, willing to contribute to the continuing development of this great school.

Package: Salary up to £42,000 per annum upwards depending on qualifications and experience; flights, furnished housing and medical cover included.

If you wish to apply please contact your local Teachanywhere consultant who will be happy to furnish you with more information and discuss further opportunities to enhance your teaching career overseas.

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