(Urgent) Grade 1 Homeroom Teacher Job Description

(Urgent) Grade 1 Homeroom Teacher


**Candidates Must Currently be in China **

Job Summary & Responsibilities
  • Schedule: M-F, 7:30am 4:15pm 
  • No more than 20, 40 min periods per week (extra pay for overtime if necessary)
  • Location: Shanghai, Qingpu district (shuttle from downtown provided)

Compensation and Benefits
  • 260,000-370,000 RMB/year, depending on qualifications and experience
  • 9,500 RMB/month housing allowance
  • 2,600 RMB/month transportation allowance
  • 5% end of contract completion bonus
  • Paid holidays: Chinese government holidays, 3-4 weeks for spring festival, 1 week for Christmas, 6-7 weeks off in the summer
  • Airport pickup and accommodation upon arrival
  • Legal work visa
  • Medical insurance for employee and spouse
  • Roundtrip annual airfare for employee and spouse
  • Tuition benefit for one child

  • Native English Language speaker
  • 2+ years classroom teaching experience
  • Professional state teaching license
  • BA degree or above and degree in education preferred
  • Age required: 24 - 55
  • Happy, healthy and accepting of Chinese culture
  • Ideal candidate must be a serious, career oriented teacher with stable personal life. Bring a willingness to combine their western expertise with Chinese culture to present the best of both worlds for the students.

We are proud to partner with this well established school of over 1,200 students grades 1 to 11 in Shanghai. China. The location is about an hour from downtown but a shuttle is provided to make transportation easy. If you prefer to live closer to work there are housing options nearby as well. The staff at the school describe a great sense of togetherness and collaborative environment between foreign and local staff. The students are caring citizens and global thinkers, and the school really goes out of its way to provide a unique and engaging learning environment by doing things like bring in special guests for school events. Although the compensation and benefits are on par with a true international school, this is a school of Chinese students and therefore an appreciation of Chinese culture is expected.

Apply today or contact your placement consultant for more details!

Job Summary

Type of School
Primary/Elementary School
Start Date
Require teaching licence?
Number of Positions
260,000-370,000RMB/year+ 5% contract completion bonus & other benefits
Contract Length
1-2 years

Teaching Nomad is your connection to teaching in Asia & The Middle East! We are a western owned and operated teacher placement agency with offices in Denver & Shanghai. We take a lot of pride in connecting teachers with great teaching opportunities.


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