Primary Teacher, Shanghai (China)

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Yew Chung International School of ShanghaiShanghai (China)

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Generous Salary + Excellent Benefits
Contract term: Fixed Term

Yew Chung International Schools (YCIS) are currently seeking a high quality, experienced Primary school teacher for their school in Shanghai.

This highly prestigious institution is seeking a teacher at all Primary year levels including early years. The school are also keen to secure Primary specialists in Music, PE, Art and EAL. Guided by the British National Curriculum in its Primary school; highly motivated, confident and professional individuals are invited to join this outstanding team.

Offering a rewarding international teaching experience with one of the most prestigious schools groups across China and Hong Kong. The group itself is recruiting across its campus network so if you are not selected for the positions in Shanghai, opportunities may exist in one of its other schools across China and Hong Kong. YCIS offers excellent remuneration packages and the best professional development opportunities. This is an excellent chance to live and teach in Asia – one of the most exciting regions in the world.

Teachanywhere is one of the YCIS appointed recruitment agencies managing the job applications.

Interviews will take place on Sunday 14th January & 21st January 2018 in Central London. Skype interviews may be available at alternative times for those unable to attend, so you should still make an application if you cannot attend the interview day.

Living in Hong Kong and China is an exciting opportunity, with large expat communities; the region is constantly evolving and developing. It is without a doubt an amazing part of the world (and the fastest growing in the international school sector) for any teacher looking to take the next step in their career.


Bachelor Degree in Education or appropriate teaching subject, supported with a relevant teaching certificate. You should have a minimum of 2.5 years post-qualifying experience due to visa related requirements.

Due to ministry regulations, qualifications will only be accepted from the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada and South Africa.


  • 2-year contract
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Accommodation (provided or allowance)
  • Medical Insurance
  • Airfare Subsidy
  • Tuition Fees Subsidy for Dependents
  • Extensive Professional development
  • Superb end of contract gratuity

The Yew Chung International Schools (YCIS) is a reputable network of international schools in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Chongqing, Qingdao, and Silicon Valley (US), providing high quality bilingual (Chinese and English) and co-cultural (Eastern and Western) education from Early Childhood to Secondary. Each school is led by a pair of Western and Chinese Co-Principals, and Co-teaching is practiced in Early Childhood and Primary sections. The first Yew Chung School was founded in 1932 in Hong Kong, where the headquarters remain to this day.

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More about Yew Chung International School of Shanghai
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 9 years
Address: Regency Park Campus, 1817 Hua Mu Road, Pudong, Shanghai, 201204, China
Telephone: +86 21 5033 1900
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