Primary Engineering (KG-Grade 4) Teacher - Nanjing, China - January 2020 (or sooner if possible)

Country:
China
Region:
School - Far East / East Asia
Curriculum:
Other
Level:
Early Years (0-4), Primary-Lower (5-7), Primary-Upper (8-11)
Start Date:
06 January 2020
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
No - flexible
This established school's group is looking for a Primary Engineering Teacher to join their new campus in Nanjing (which just opened this August 2019) to join the school in January 2020. Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in the subject area and the ability to pass a background check are required to teach at BASIS International Schools. In addition to a Bachelor's degree, a major (24-30 credit hours) or advanced degree in the teaching subject may fulfill the highly qualified requirement. In some cases, a Bachelor's degree and documentation of passage of a state authorized subject test in the teaching area may fulfill the highly qualified requirement. Minimum two years of experience as a lead teacher is required. Preferred Qualifications: Subject matter postgraduate work (Master's or Ph.D.) is preferred. Together with a high level of educational attainment, a successful applicant will demonstrate strong communication skills in teaching ideas, texts, and concepts with precision and confidence. Critically, an applicant must possess a high GPA in his/her major, excellent recommendations, and be open to new ideas in teaching.

Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. The school offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, housing allowance, travel assistance, and more. Assistance in obtaining a visa will be provided. https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/nanjing

The school enjoys good facilities and is situated in what is regarded as the 'safest city in China', Nanjing offers a fine balance of old world culture and history with a modern day focus.

Please ask your Edvectus contact for more information on this opportunity.
And for more information about China please see here: http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/TheEdvectusEducator.An.Introduction.to.China.pdf
Regional Info:
Nanjing is the capital city of the Jiangsu province and is located inland north west of Shanghai. It is a very beautiful city, lush and green thanks to its warm, damp climate. It is also the safest city in China and, as one of the four ancient capitals of China, the city is regarded as a cultural centre and home to some of the oldest and finest museums in China. As with most cities in Eastern China, Nanjing has modernised and grown dramatically and now has modern and efficient transport systems, skyscrapers, luxury hotels, large shopping malls, supermarkets and department stores stocking many well known international brands. There are several further education colleges and universities in the city, developed economic zones and an ever-increasing foreign population. The night markets, restaurants and pubs that traditionally centred around Confucius Temple have expanded and new entertainment locations have been developed and now include late-night shopping malls and a range of other attractions such as western pubs and clubs. Nanjing also has several professional sports teams including a football club (Jiangsu Sainty) and Jiangsu Nangang Basketball Club. There is an international airport close by offering easy access to an array of other cities, countries, mini-break and holiday options throughout Asia and the world! http://www.echinacities.com/Nanjing/city-guide ( website that lists expat hangouts and things do to) https://www.crownrelo.com/intl/en-gb/moving-to-china/nanjing (website that gives a good overview of life in Nanjing) https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/nanjing
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Housing:
2 bedroom
Benefits:
Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Tuition - allowance
Suited To:
Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate -moderate, Dependent children - more suitable, Holiday destination - not typical, Suburban, Women - not restrictive
Minimum Years Experience:
2.0
Curriculum Experience Required:
No - flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
N
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60
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