Secondary Teacher of English, China

Closing date:Expiring soon

Shanghai United International School - Gubei CampusChina

Date posted:
Start date: Aug 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Compensation and Benefits
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Shanghai United International School (Gubei Campus)

We seek qualified and experienced teachers to join us on our journey to promote a curriculum of excellence here in Shanghai. Shanghai United International School (Gubei Campus) is a full-time secondary school (ages11-18) located in central Shanghai. Gubei campus has its own major feeder primary school (SUIS Hongqiao Campus) which teaches through the IB PYP programme.

Location: Gubei Campus

Address: 248 Hongsong Road (E), Minhang District, Shanghai

As a bit of background, SUIS-Gubei campus is a G6-G12 International School running at full capacity with 1000 students. Provides the English National Curriculum Key Stage 3 (Grade 6, 7, 8) / IGCSE (Grade 9, 10) and International Baccalaureate IB Diploma (Grade 11, 12) in preparation for pupils gaining admissions to some of the best universities in the world.

We are looking for talented individuals to join our impressively professional staff of 100 + teaching colleagues from many different countries who offer a wide and balanced range of academic subjects. We have seen consistently impressive results both at IGCSE (last year 93% A*-C, and 50% A and A*), and at IB Diploma (substantially above the world average, and students achieving 45 points two years in a row) as well as this year our 83 G12 students receiving 321 offers from the world's top 200 universities. Students gain University acceptances from the best universities around the world in USA, UK, Canada, Australia (eg University of Cambridge, Oxford, UCL, Imperial London, LSE, Stanford, U Penn, Dartmouth, Julliard, Williams, UCLA, McGill, Toronto, Sydney, Melbourne). Our students won an incredible 10 'Top IGCSE scores in the World' awards from CIE across many subjects for outstanding performance at IGCSE last year in addition to students who won a iGCSE  'Best in China' award. We are also one of the Forbes top 10 schools in China. This academic success is based on interaction and integration with our STEM subjects and our outstanding arts and creativity programme where our Art, Music, Languages and Drama departments come into their own in raising attainment and confidence for all students across all their subjects as well as hosting quality productions and exhibitions.

We are looking for well-qualified and experienced teachers to join our team of committed professionals.

Secondary English Teacher 

General requirements of applicants:

1.  Qualified teachers, fluent English speaking with excellent verbal and writing skills;

2.  Holding a degree from a recognized institution (no lower than Bachelor) and a recognized teaching qualification;

3.  With preferably a minimum of two years of relevant teaching experience;

4.  iGCSE or IB DP experience where appropriate would be desirable but not essential.

For further information: (Gubei Campus)

Please include “Application for XXX (which Subject) Teacher” and your name in the title of email.

Please also enclose your recent photo and contact details of two referees (including current Principal) together with a CV and letter of application.

Applications to be sent to The Principal Mr. David Walsh at and cc HR at

A warm welcome awaits you in SUIS Gubei Shanghai.

More about Shanghai United International School - Gubei Campus
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years