Teacher of Design and Technology, Guangzhou, China

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Fettes College GuangzhouGuangzhou, China

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Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Extremely competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Fettes College is one of the UK’s foremost independent co-educational boarding and day schools. Situated in Edinburgh, rich in history, learning and culture, the College has enjoyed a reputation as a centre of educational excellence for one hundred and fifty years. 

Fettes College Guangzhou is the first overseas campus of Fettes College, and will open it’s doors in September, 2020. The new school will be very closely linked to Fettes College and will share its ethos and vision: to provide the highest quality of holistic, broad based education that will stretch and challenge its pupils and equip them with the qualifications, skills and personal qualities that will allow them to flourish and succeed in their lives beyond school.

Fettes College Guangzhou is being designed and built as a joint venture and with a shared vision between Fettes College and Bright Scholar, the largest operator of K-12 schools in China. Bright Scholar, a listed company on the New York Stock Exchange, is fast acquiring international recognition together with an enviable reputation as a provider of high quality education. Bright Scholar is enabling Fettes College to bring to mainland China its special and highly sought after brand of traditional British boarding education, which will be blended with the strength of Chinese scholastics and informed by modern, innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

Fettes College Guangzhou is located on a spacious and world class campus in Zengcheng, bordered by forest and hills and yet within an hour’s drive of the centre of Guangzhou, and of Baiyun International Airport. The campus has been created with imaginative flair by international architects Broadway Malyan. Their modern interpretation of the strengths, features and characteristics of the Edinburgh campus will allow the delivery of all the distinctive qualities of an authentic Fettes education in Guangdong.

Application Process 

All applications must consist of the following completed documents:

  • Completed teacher application form (available on TES Online).
  • Letter of application (maximum one and a half sides of Garamond 12) addressed to Mr Marco Longmore, Headmaster of Fettes College Guangzhou. Please state clearly in your letter your teaching experience, together with details of your co-curricular strengths and contributions. This should be attached to your electronic application.
  • CV (maximum 4 sides) naming two referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer. This should be attached to your electronic application.

Please note:

Incomplete applications will not be considered, and that Fettes College Guangzhou reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage of the recruitment process.

You can also contact us through vacancies@fettes.cn if you have any question of our recruitment.

Deadline for Applications  - Wednesday 22th January


Candidates selected for interview will be invited to attend meeting with the Headmaster and other senior leaders of the School to discuss their interests and experience for the roles offered at the school.

Depending on location Interviews will be conducted in the following locations:

  • Guangzhou, China
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom

We look forward to receiving your application.

More about Fettes College Guangzhou
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Cloud Peak of Country Garden, Xintang Town, Zengcheng District, Guangzhou, China. View in Google Maps
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Fettes College is one of the UK’s foremost independent co-educational day and boarding schools. Situated in Edinburgh, Scotland’s gracious and vibrant capital city, rich in history, learning and culture, the College has enjoyed a reput...