Music Teacher, Shanghai

Closing date:Expiring soon

Shanghai United International School - Shangyin CampusShanghai

Date posted:
Start date: 1 August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and previous teaching experience.
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

SUIS Shangyin International Primary Campus is located in the Minhang District of Shanghai, China. We can be found using Google Maps at 185 LongMing Lu. Our building is a school within a school, with an International Campus of 720 students in Grades K-5. Our campus is also home to about 920 domestic Chinese students, but we share a common bond in seeking to understand the many diverse cultures of the world. Although we are a large school, we have the feel of a small community school. We pride ourselves in our warm, caring philosophy, where all members of the community – students, teachers, and parents – are learning, growing and participating in the educational process.

We are a learning-focused school, with a mission is to facilitate an ‘East Meets West’ approach to education that prepares young people for the challenges of a modern, global society.

The International Stream follows the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), together with the Shanghai Math and Chinese Curriculums. The IPC was introduced in 2015, and we are in the final stages of gaining accreditation for this.

For more information, please visit our website at  and click on Shangyin. A publicity video aimed at parents about the school can also be found on YouTube at  along with other videos of other school events. Alternatively please search for the SUIS Shangyin channel to see the videos.

Our current staff come from seven different countries, and we value the diverse experiences and knowledge that this brings. Our school is currently seeking applications from qualified applicants for the 2019-20 School Year. For work visa reasons, candidates must be a native English speaker from one of the following countries: UK, Ireland, US, Canada, South Africa, New Zealand or Australia and should also be IT literate. Candidates should also have at least 2 years teaching experience in their field of expertise.


General Music Teacher (1) - Candidates must be able to work in any area of primary, K-5 (UK Yr. 1 - 6).

The position will include, but not be limited to,

Effective classroom management skills, including meeting with parents as needed

Running and helping with after school choir and other music based clubs

Working as part of a team in school productions including Winter Concert and annual musical/ play

Knowledge of IPC/ Inquiry Based Curriculum is preferred

Attendance at weekly meetings with whole staff and Grade -Coordinators

Report Card Production

Understanding of Assessment & Evaluation

ECA – willing to teach an extra skill or talent one block per week in addition to regular class teaching

Shanghai United International School (Xiehe Education Group) is a progressive employer offering a competitive compensation package including medical benefits, flight allowance and a housing allowance. Candidates will be assisted with visa requirements. Please email with a cv and cover letter.

These postings will be filled as soon as qualified applications become available.

More about Shanghai United International School - Shangyin Campus
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 6 - 16 years
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