Primary School Homeroom & English (URGENT) Job Description

Primary School Homeroom & English (URGENT)

This positions is only for candidates already in China.

Location: Shanghai, downtown
Primary school campus is close to Jing'An Temple
Contract length: 2 years
Start date: When school reopens

Compensation package:
  • Salary: 26,000 - 34,000 RMB/month (pre tax)
  • Housing allowance provided
  • Lunch provided by school
  • Bonus: 5% of total salary paid in cash at end of each year
  • 95% tuition discount for teachers children (children must speak some Chinese)
  • Medical & Accident insurance paid 100%
  • Airfare paid for teacher and dependents at beginning and end of contract
  • Airfare paid for annual leave
  • School holidays (except for orientation and PD days arranged)
  • Settling in bonus and temporary accommodation paid for teachers hired directly from overseas 

Required qualifications:
Main Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for utilizing IB/British curriculum to teach English to primary school students and to be the educational leader in the classroom; ensuring the curriculum is implemented in a way that maximizes student learning.
  • Execute student supervision duties as arranged; being student tutor-Participate in school activities, events, parent evenings, professional development meetings, etc.
  • Suitable and interested applicants may also act as dorm parents with reduced teaching loads.
  • Other duties assigned by Principal.

Teaching facilities: 
  • The school includes a library, IT lab, and science labs.
  • Arts facilities: Students can use dedicated art rooms, music practice rooms, and an auditorium to further their artistic interests.
  • Shared interactive spaces: Small shared spaces situated in between classrooms, in the manner of "piazza" or small courtyards, are used when students need to break out of the classroom lesson structure for more interactive activities. This builds friendship and nurtures a communal "village" feel to the school.
  • Sport: "A healthy mind and a healthy body" is an important part of our School culture. With this in mind, we have constructed a heated indoor swimming pool specially to meet the needs of the students, with the aim of every student learning to swim.
  • A green school: The school campus includes environmentally responsible features including a green roof and sustainable building materials.

Job Summary

Type of School
Primary/Elementary School
Start Date
Require teaching licence?
Number of Positions
26,000 - 34,000 RMB/Month (pre-tax) + Housing & Expat Package
Contract Length
2 years

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