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Employer Shanghai United International School
Location China
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
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Job starts 1st August 2017

Shanghai United International School is opening a brand new, purpose built campus in the city of Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, China. It is a through school from Kindergarten to Grade 12 and we are now seeking to appoint a team of excellent teachers and leaders to staff the school. This is an exciting opportunity as it not only provides a chance to teach in an International context, but to be in at the beginning in the birth of a new school where you can innovate and grow your career as the school grows to its capacity of 2500 students in the next few years. The school is part of the Shanghai based Xiehe organisation with over 40 schools (including Kindergartens) and 20,000 students. SUIS schools are where ‘East meets West’ to create a truly international education for its students.

The curriculum used in the Middle school will be a unique blend of Chinese and English content and teaching styles, leading to IGCSE’s, A Levels and AP (Advanced Program) in the High School. We are seeking teachers with a willingness to collaborate with their Chinese counterparts to create something really special in Wenzhou and who are able and willing to teach Middle School to High School courses.


  1. Minimum of a Bachelor degree
  2. Relevant teaching qualifications
  3. At least 5 years teaching experience and preferably management experience
  4. Teachers with TEFL qualifications would be desirable but not essential

The successful candidate will be required to lead the English Faculty and, in collaboration with Chinese counterparts, develop a curriculum that engages students and supports their progress and achievement. We seek flexible and dynamic individuals who can take a full and active role in the development of the school and the team of staff at this important time in the schools growth.
If you are interested and would like some further information please visit our website at or contact Mr Peter Round (Vice Principal) by email:

Further information on SUIS and Xiehe can be found by visiting the following website:

If you wish to apply for the post please send your CV, letter of application (including the names of 2 referees) and photograph to and Please indicate on the subject section of the email which post and campus you are applying for.

About the employer

Information about Shanghai United International School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through
Funding status State
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 16 years

Locations and contacts

Wenzhou Campus
1 Chuitai Middle Road
Ouhai District