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IB Economics and Business Management Teacher

IB Economics and Business Management Teacher

NACIS Shanghai


  • Expired
Job type:
Full Time, Maternity Cover
Start date:
August 2018
Apply by:
15 December 2017

Job overview

Job Reference : 003409

About the role

You will be an effective professional who will deliver the vision and ethos of the school which is centered on learning in a bilingual environment through a blended curriculum, offering students an international mindset whilst still nurturing pride and respect for their own culture and traditions. This teacher will be passionate about teaching economics and business and growing students into confident communicators.

We will look to you to promote high expectations for our students, designing learning activities that are aligned to our school’s curriculum and creating a learning culture where students are confident to be socially, academically and personally ambitious.  You will foster an environment of respect within the classroom, facilitating learning through questioning and discussion.  NACIS provides a high quality and distinctive learning programme for our students, drawing on the best of education worldwide and maximizing the benefits of our Strategic Alliance with Nord Anglia Education.

As a qualified teacher, you will have excellent interpersonal skills and the drive to empower a strong communication focused environment within your department.  It is essential you are familiar with the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).  Knowledge of varied learning strategies for English second language speakers within a bilingual environment will be an advantage but not a prerequisite, a desire to teach in a multicultural environment is a must.

About you

Able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international, multicultural environment, you will bring a degree, a recognised teaching qualification and at least two years teaching experience. Committed and creative, you will be reflective on your own teaching and student outcomes, seeking out and implementing new ideas and innovative practice to raise achievement.

Keen to collaborate and share your specialist expertise, you will be a fitting ambassador for the school. You will communicate with confidence across diverse audiences and situations, using your expertise to build strong relationships with parents and students.

You will also be able to meet visa-related restrictions of living and working in China.


When you join Nord Anglia Chinese International School Shanghai (NACISS), you are strategically connected to a global community of more than 9,000 people working together to create unique learning opportunities. NACIS offers you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development. At NACISS, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.

Our online Strategic Alliance professional development platform, Nord Anglia University, provides NACISS teachers with a vibrant online platform which harnesses the collective expertise of professionals in an exchange of knowledge, ideas and best practice. Through our Strategic Alliance collaborations with The Juilliard School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), our teachers have unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields.

Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the worlds' most vibrant cities.

  • As a NACISS teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:
  • A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale
  • An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge and collaboration
  • A culture which is fair and consultative
  • Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career

Selection Process

The closing date for application is Friday 15 December. First stage interviews will be conducted by Skype or telephone and final interviews will take place at our Strategic Alliance Nord Anglia Education Recruitment Event in central London in the week commencing Monday 29 January 2018 (alternative arrangements will be made for candidates who cannot attend in person).

At NACISS we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.

All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.

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About NACIS Shanghai

NACIS Shanghai in Minhang, Shanghai, China, is a co-educational establishment catering for students aged 6-18 years. It follows the Shanghai National Curriculum, blended with other international teaching methods and philosophy, taught in Mandarin Chinese and English.

The school, which opened in 2016, is both a day and boarding school with the latter facility offering the capacity to host 180 students of varying ages.

Students attending NACIS will experience a multilingual environment where teaching of topics will be in both English and Chinese according to the content of their learning sessions. The school aims to expand its students’ horizons with a global perspective, choosing topics that will enable them to learn about the world around them, ensuring they benefit fully from their international experience.

Students transitioning from NACIS’s preparatory stage of learning into Grade 9 and 10, can take examinations in Mathematics, Science (biology, chemistry and physics), English language, Chinese and Humanities (geography, history, Global Perspectives or Business Studies). Optional subjects include modern foreign languages (Spanish and French), music, art and computer science.

Senior students from grade 10-12 benefit from independent study facilities to help stimulate both individual study and group work.


Ms. Scarlett Chen

Values and vision

NACIS aims to ensure that all students experience creative and challenging learning through inspirational teaching. It promises to nurture a sense of pride in both individual and collective achievements and to instill a culture of respect from all, for all.

Students are encouraged to strive for excellence and are supported through school to develop into knowledgeable, caring, compassionate and internationally-minded global citizens who can make the world a better place. The school urges students to “stretch themselves that little bit further, to be relentlessly optimistic, to be the best that they can be.”


Nord Anglia Education is the world's leading premium schools organization, with campuses located across 29 countries in North America, Europe, China, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Together, our 66 schools educate more than 64,000 students from kindergarten through to the end of secondary school. We are driven by one unifying philosophy: we are ambitious for our schools, students, teachers and staff, and we inspire every child who attends a Nord Anglia Education school to achieve more than they ever imagined possible.

Every parent wants their child to excel — so do we. Nord Anglia Education schools deliver high quality, transformational education and ensure excellent academic outcomes by going beyond traditional learning. Our global scale enables us to recruit and retain world-leading teachers and to offer unforgettable experiences through global and regional events, while our engaging learning environments ensure all of our students’ love coming to school.

Nord Anglia Education was founded in 1972 in the United Kingdom. The name Nord Anglia was chosen because of the company’s beginnings in the north of England. We initially offered learning services such as English as a foreign language classes and grew during the 1980s by opening full-scale nurseries and kindergartens. In 1992, we opened our first international school, the British School of Warsaw. In the 2000s, Nord Anglia Education began a strategic focus on premium international schools, with rapid growth in Asia, the Americas, China and across Europe and the Middle East. A truly international organisation, NAE now operates premium international schools worldwide. In July 2019, Nord Anglia Education has relocated its headquarters from Hong Kong to London, enabling even stronger growth in the future.

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