Classroom Teacher, Qingdao, China

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HD Qingdao SchoolQingdao, China

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Opportunity

HD Qingdao, the most recent addition to the Hurtwood House China family of schools, is seeking to appoint an outstanding Key Stage 1 or 2 Classroom Teacher. This is a unique opportunity to join a prestigious bilingual school, in an inspiring environment, and with the collegiate support of the Hurtwood House family in China and the UK. 

The School

Having opened in August 2018, HD Qingdao is located on a prestigious 70,000m2 site within the City’s new Wanda Oriental Movie Metropolis – a US$7billion development, transforming Qingdao into Shandong’s new economic centre. Designed in the architectural style of a traditional British boarding school, HD Qingdao is still growing and will accommodate 2,000 students aged 3-18.  Like the other schools within the Hurtwood House China family (Beijing, Ningbo & Shanghai), HD Qingdao delivers a unique dual immersion curriculum, blending the best of the Chinese National Curriculum with British education.

The Person

We want our Classroom Teachers to be individuals who:

- can deliver well-planned, engaging and creative learning experiences for their students

- can deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for all pupils in their care 

- always set high expectations, which inspire motivate and challenge students 

- ensure excellent pastoral care contribute to the co-curricular programme and whole-school activities in a committed and enthusiastic manner 

- work co-operatively and supportively with all members of staff are prepared to go the extra mile.

How to Apply

In order to apply, please do so via the TES online portal or by sending the completed application form, your CV and a cover letter no longer than one side of A4 to Monika Fryzicka on

Preliminary discussions with candidates are ongoing. First round interviews will take place on a rolling basis and early application is therefore advised. Shortlisted candidates will be notified, and final round interviews arranged accordingly.

Hurtwood House China reserves the right to appoint before the closing date.

Please contact Monika Fryzicka on should you have any questions or wish to arrange an informal discussion about this role.   


HD Qingdao is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to respect this commitment. The post is subject to an appropriate criminal background check and satisfactory reference checks.

More about HD Qingdao School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Xingguang Dao, Dongfang Yingdu, Xi Hai An Xin Qu, Qingdao, Shandong, 266000, China. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +86 15066252887
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The first phase of the opening of HD Qingdao will take place in August 2018 with the launch of the Primary section of the School. HD Qingdao is located on Xingguang Island, in the West Coast area of the City; the School is part of the new Wanda Orie...