This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, inspirational teacher of Chemistry to further their career at an innovative British curriculum co-educational international boarding school in Shenzhen, Southern China. The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of teaching across the secondary age range, from Year 7 to GCE A Level. The ability to teach another Science to IGCSE and A Level would be an advantage.
A minimum of 2 years' teaching experience is required.
It is hoped that the successful candidate will be able to commence work on January 1 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Merchiston International School
MIS is a thriving, vibrant learning community which challenges all staff to push boundaries with their teaching and to be progressive in their own professional learning.
We offer an innovative British independent school curriculum for international students aged 4 – 18, starting in EYFS and culminating in IGCSE and GCE A Level. The campus, imbued with the ethos of its founding school Merchiston Castle School Edinburgh, is designed to create the kind of innovative learning spaces in which an effective 21st century education can flourish and inspire.
All MIS teachers are expected to willingly take leadership, and fully participate, in the school’s life beyond the classroom, including through boarding and the CCA programme.
If you are interested in joining us in our inclusive, innovative, and inspiring learning environment, teaching inquisitive, talented, lively children, in a school which cares for all its members and is passionate about giving scope to professional opportunities, please apply. We want to hear from you!
How to apply
Applicants should apply online through the TES careers portal. Please provide the names and full contact details of three professional referees, one of whom should be Director/Head of School/Principal of your current school.
Short-listed candidates must be able to provide a recent DBS/PVG check, police clearance certificate or similar record of non-criminality demonstrating that there is no reason why they cannot work with children.
The application should be submitted no later than Friday November 15th.
Early applications are encouraged as MIS reserves the right to appoint before the deadline.
Due to national regulations, it is very unlikely that we will be able to secure a work permit or visa for foreign nationals whose 60th or subsequent birthdays take place between January 1 2020 and December 31 2020.