High School English Literature Job Description

High School English Literature

Until further notice, all applicants must already be in China

About the school:
  • Type of school: International department of public school
  • City: Shanghai
  • City information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai 
About the contract:
  • $35,000 - $50,000 USD total Annual package
  • Bonus of 3 months salary at completion of 3 years of employment (average $10,000 USD)   
  • $1,200 USD flight reimbursement at end of contract
  • 1 year commitment 
  • Bonuses available for contract renewal
  • In addition to salary and benefits, the contract offers housing on campus
  • Work hours: No more than 21 - 40 minute periods. 
  • All teachers utilize both American and IB curriculum.
  • Degree in education, teaching license/certification or degree in this subject required
  • Degree in Literature strongly preferred
  • IB experience is a plus, otherwise training is provided
  • Single or married candidates preferred, on campus housing is not suitable for families
  • Teachers are required to live on campus, no housing allowance is provided
  • Preference given to North American candidates
About the Staff:
The teaching staff includes senior Chinese teachers, expatriate teachers and Chinese teachers with overseas education. About 40% of the faculty are expatriate teachers from the US and the UK. All the teachers have excellent educational backgrounds and extensive teaching experience. More than 80% of the teachers hold Masters degrees, and over 50% of the teachers are professors, associate professors or senior teachers. The school presents teachers with the chance to expand their teaching experience and provides opportunities to participate in seminars and training courses both at home and abroad.

This International School represents an amazing opportunity to live and work abroad. With a staff of over 100 foreign teachers there is a reason why this is such a popular place to work. Combining great compensation with a wonderful life/work balance and you will probably never want to leave. The campus is one of the most beautiful in all of Shanghai and still close to popular night life, restaurants and exercise facilities. The school promotes a great environment by encouraging social activities and use of on-campus facilities like football pitch/field, running track and swimming pool. On campus housing is clean, modern and comfortable with 24 hour security and many conveniences.This School is a very well renowned in Shanghai with a long history. With fully equipped facilities, a rigorous study schedule, high morale, and exceptional education standards. The International Division was established in 1993, and it is a member school of the International Baccalaureate Organization. The main campus currently enrolls more than 2,800 international students in Grade 1 through 12, mainly from Asia but also from all other parts of the world. They offer all major subjects such as English, Mathematics, Science, PE in all grades, and IB, AP courses in Grade 11 and 12.

Job Summary

Type of School
Senior/High School
Start Date
Require teaching licence?
Number of Positions
$35,000 - $50,000USD/Annual+ Housing, Bonus & Benefits
Contract Length
1 year

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