Secondary Music Teacher - Shanghai, China - August 2020

Country:
China
Region:
School - Far East / East Asia
Curriculum:
Bilingual, United Kingdom
Level:
Secondary/ Middle(12-15), Secondary/High(16-18)
Start Date:
01 August 2020
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
No - flexible
This international school in Shanghai is looking for a Secondary Music Teacher (string orchestra experience preferred, familiarity with IGCSE and A Level Music preferred) for August 2020. Candidates must be appropriately qualified with a BEd or BA plus PGCE or equivalent teachers certification and at least 2 years full time teaching experience post qualification. They should ideally have UK curriculum teaching experience, IGCSE and A Level experience, and experience in international schools. The school is looking for teachers who are open-minded and have a passion for teaching.

They offer a competitive salary plus benefits such as flights, furnished housing and medical insurance. https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/shangha

The school opened in 2015 and has state-of-the-art facilities suited to all differing age groups and is equipped with the latest technology. They aim to bring a quality international education to Chinese children and offer multicultural programmes in a bilingual environment. Merging the Chinese National Curriculum with the international curriculum IGCSE and A Level exams are taken by Secondary pupils.

The school is located in Nanhui New City (formerly known as Lingang) - a brand new city in the Pudong area of Shanghai. Whilst a part of Shanghai administratively-speaking, in terms of location it is not. The city is located about 60kms South East of Central Shanghai on the peninsular on Hangzhou Bay. Air here is fresh and the environment is apparently nice as well. Construction began in 2003 with the aim of creating a ''mini Hong Kong'' and is due to be completed in 2020.For more information on China please see http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/china.pdf

Please ask your Edvectus consultant for more information on this wonderful opportunity.
Number Of Students:
500
Student Make Up:
Mostly Chinese
Regional Info:
The school is located in Nanhui New City (formerly known as Lingang) - a brand new city in the Pudong area of Shanghai. Whilst a part of Shanghai administratively-speaking, in terms of location it is not. The city is located about 40 miles South East of Central Shanghai on the peninsular on Hangzhou Bay. Air here is fresh and the environment is apparently nice as well. Construction began in 2003 with the aim of creating a ''mini Hong Kong'' and is due to be completed in 2020. Downtown Shanghai takes about an hour and a half by metro and whilst this is a newly developing area with limited options for entertainment currently, it is growing rapidly. A new mall recently opened as well as museums and theme parks such as Shanghai Polar Ocean World (which opened in November 2018) which showcases Arctic and Antarctic wildlife and includes 4 interactive marine animal programs, 3 theatres and 15 other entertainment facilities. Several new and established universities are opening campuses in the Lingang area and over the next few years, the "most beautiful library in the city", the world's largest planetarium and indoor ski resort will open, as well as Tesla's first factory in China, which recently commenced construction.The area aims to attract 450,000 residents and 10 million tourists annually by 2020. For more information on China please see http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/china.pdf https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/shanghai
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
Benefits:
Flights - allowance, Flights- every 2 years, Flights -yearly, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance, Tuition discount for dependants
Suited To:
Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - cooler, Climate -moderate, Dependent children - more suitable, Holiday destination - yes typical, Infrastructure - Highly developed, Urban, Westernised - highly, 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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