Teacher of Mathematics, Shanghai, China

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Shanghai Concord Bilingual SchoolShanghai, China

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Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: A comprehensive remuneration package that includes medical insurance, accommodation allowance and flights
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, energetic and committed teacher of Mathematics to be part of a newly developing school in Shanghai, which first opened its doors to students in September 2017. The school is being developed in association with its prestigious sister school, Concord College (UK) a renowned international college whose academic excellence places it at the very top of the UK examination league tables. Concord College (UK) is lending its considerable experience and expertise in support of this new venture.

The aim of Shanghai Concord is to create a place of learning where students can flourish in a supportive atmosphere of harmony, trust and decency, whilst committed to striving for academic excellence at every level.

Initially the college recruited students in Grade 6 (age 11) and Grade 10 (age 15) and will grow each year to eventually include all years from 6 to 12 (age 11 to 18). 

In September 2018 the School will also be opening a Primary Department and is aiming to recruit students into Grades 1 and 2 in the first instance. 

The courses offered will incorporate the traditional Chinese curriculum in a bilingual environment, whilst also offering students IGCSE and A levels, with the intention of preparing students for entry into the top universities throughout the world. This is an exciting opportunity to be able to share best UK practice in an internationalised setting.

The successful applicant will have the chance to be part of a School whose goal is to become a leading educator within the vibrant city of Shanghai.

The post will be for a one or two year fixed term with a gratuity at the end of the second year. Salary to be determined in the light of qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.


The post-holder will be part of a team of specialist subject teachers, a team which is expected to grow rapidly as the size of the school develops. They will work closely with others in the department to develop mathematics at all levels throughout the school. They should have:

· a high quality degree with Mathematics as the sole or significant focus.

· the capability of teaching Mathematics expertly and confidently to all age groups 11-18.

· commitment to the wellbeing and pastoral care of all students within their care.

· ability and proven commitment to being an excellent classroom teacher.

· excellent administrative, organisational and ICT skills. 

· experience of SIMs, data management and timetabling would be an advantage.

· experience of working overseas or with international students would be an advantage.

· willingness and ability to contribute to the schools extra-curricular enrichment programme.

How to apply 

Closing date: Tuesday 20 February 2018

Interviews to be held in February 2018 in Shanghai and UK

Successful applicants will take up their position in mid-August 2018 and will be invited to participate in a thorough programme of induction.

Application forms and detailed job descriptions are available on both the Concord College (UK) website www.concordcollegeuk.com  and the Shanghai Concord website www.concordschool.com.cn

If you wish to apply, please download and complete the application form and return with a covering letter of application to Miss Nicola Fox, HR Officer – n.fox@concordcollege.org.uk

Shanghai Concord Bilingual School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Child protection screening is undertaken which includes checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Shanghai Concord Bilingual School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 18 years
Address: 53 Runan Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
Telephone: +86 21 5240 1091
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Shanghai Concord Bilingual School is the first bilingual private school in Huangpu District. Shanghai Concord enjoys the full support of the Party Committee and the Huangpu District Government and adheres to the educational policies stipulated by the...