upper primary teachers - august 2023 - chongqing, china

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job description

Upper Primary Teachers
Yew Chung International School Chongqing

Start Date: August 2023
Location: Chongqing, China
Region: Far East and South East Asia
School Curriculum: UK and IB Curriculums
Minimum Experience: 2+ years

The School

Teachanywhere is delighted to be working in partnership once again with YCIS schools. Applications made via Teachanywhere have the added benefit of being prioritised by Yew Chung leadership staff who recognise our important first stage application reviews

This excellent schools group with campuses in various parts of China and Hong Kong and founded in 1932! 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 approach in the KG and Primary schools with a Chinese and western teacher team teaching. Students come from over 45 nationalities and are educated by teachers from 14 countries under an international curriculum that creates truly global minded graduates.

Living and Working in Chongqing

Chongqing is the largest city in southwest China. Within its borders it encompasses a wealth of water reserves, dense forests, and abundant flora and fauna. The focal point of the region is the Yangtze Three Gorges Dam, which is a tourist attraction as well as a commercial venture. The city is famous for its hot Sichuan cuisine and world-famous hotpot dishes. The cost of living in Chongqing is very low; good quality low-cost food is readily available. The cost of transportation is low as is the nightlife. It is possible to get Western goodies and essentials; Subways and Starbucks are plentiful, and new restaurants and authentic Western-style restaurants and cafes are sprouting up all over the city.

School Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years experience
  • Teachers who have previous UK and/or IB curriculum experience will be prioritised
  • Previous EAL teaching experience preferred
  • Previous international teaching experience welcomed
  • You should have an inquiry based, student centred approach to your teaching
  • Flexible and adaptable and able to work well within a variety of cultures

Salary and Benefits

  • Teaching salaries are from approx. 25,000 - 45,000RMB, more for leadership
  • Flights
  • Furnished housing
  • Medical cover
  • Gratuity Bonus
  • Annual PD budget
  • Tuition for up to 2 dependents**

** (Please consult with your consultant on latest travel advice)


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