Early Years / Key Stage one Teacher, China

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Shanghai Concord AcademyChina

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Job Details:

Employer: Concord Academy
Location: Shanghai (Xuhui) China
Salary: A comprehensive remuneration package that includes medical insurance, accommodation allowance and flights. Salary will be determined by qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
Contract Term: 2 years fixed term with a gratuity at the end of the second year.

Closing date: Sunday 11th March 2018
Interviews: From February to March 2018

Shanghai Concord Academy

This is an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic, energetic and committed Early Years teachers to be part of a yet to be opened Early Years Centre in the heart of Shanghai. ‘Concord Academy’ Early Years Centre will be a feeder school for its prestigious sister school, Shanghai Concord Bilingual School, which opened its doors in September, 2017.  

Concord Academy will offer a truly bilingual education to both Chinese and foreign passport holders aged 2-6 from September, 2018. Year groups will include PreNursery, Nursery, Reception and Year One.  We are looking for passionate Early Years educators who are prepared to embrace the internationalised approach of a school that seeks to combine the very best of Chinese and English education systems.  

The successful applicants will be involved at the very beginning of this enterprise. Candidates will require an awareness of and sensitivity towards cultural differences. Experience of teaching overseas students is therefore a considerable advantage.   


Candidates should have:

  • a high quality degree;
  • a formal teaching qualification and at least 2 years teaching experience;
  • the capability and experience of teaching expertly and confidently within the Early Years or Key Stage One age range;
  • a willingness to accommodate the needs of students with varied linguistic ability;
  • commitment to the wellbeing and pastoral care of all students within their class;
  • proven commitment to being an excellent classroom teacher;
  • excellent administrative, organizational and ICT skills;
  • the ability to pick up new procedures and routines quickly;
  • experience of working overseas or with international students would be an advantage;
  • willingness and ability to contribute to the school’s extra-curricular enrichment programme.

Please see attached Job Description  

How to apply  

Closing date: Sunday, March 11th, 2018
Interviews – From February to March 2018, arrangements dependent on the location of the candidate.
Successful applicants will be invited to take up their position mid-August, 2018 and will be assisted fully with all relocation requirements, including visa and work permits if necessary. A full programme of induction will also take place.

Job location

More about Shanghai Concord Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 6 years
Address: Longlan Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, 200030, China
Telephone: +86 18601607229
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