Early Years Resource Teacher (Puxi) - Shanghai, China - August 2020
EmersonChinaUpdate time: April 8,2020
Job Description
School - Far East / East Asia
IB - MYP, IB- Diploma, IB- PYP, United Kingdom
Early Years (0-4)
Start Date:
01 August 2020
Initial Contract Length:
2 year, renewable
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it

This international school in Shanghai is looking for an Early Years Resource Teacher to join them at their Puxi campus in August 2020. Resource teachers release Year Leaders 2 or 3 days a week, lead Focus Groups and other days of the week they work with groups of children for support/ extension (academic; social/emotional; general) as identified by Year Level teams. They also provide cover for classes when Supply teachers cannot be found. Candidates need to be: very flexible; adaptable; collaborative; intuitive; willing to not have their ‘own class’; understand a range of pedagogies; able to use their initiative. They should be a fluent English speaker, holder of Bachelor Degree and teaching certificate or license with excellent subject knowledge and several years of full-time teaching experience. They also should support the school's values, have passion for teaching students, demonstrate a rigorous approach in teaching different year levels and demonstrate commitment in teamwork. Experience in teaching in an international school with a diverse student body and teaching faculty is a plus.

The school pay competitive salaries, gratuity, airfare (for teacher only) and provide housing, medical insurance (teacher and dependants), and professional development plus tuition for up to two staff children. https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/london/shanghai

The curriculum is based on the National Curriculum for England and also the IB Diploma and offers education from Pre-Kindergarten through to 18 years of age. Pupils take IGCSE and then IB Diploma examinations. The school brings together the best elements of Eastern and Western cultures and is known for their Chinese language and cultural programmes and co-Teacher/co-Principal structure.

With a lively expat community and bars, restaurants, night-life, shopping and culture to rival any large cosmopolitan city, Shanghai truly does offer something for everyone!

Please speak with your Edvectus consultant today about this amazing opportunity.

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Number Of Students:
Over 2400 across 5 campuses
Student Make Up:
Over 40 nationalities including Chinese
Regional Info:
Shanghai is the largest city (by population) in China - and the world - with 24 million inhabitants.Located in the East of China at the mouth of the Yangtze River it is a major Economic and transport hub and a popular tourist destination. Shanghai is easily accessible by road, rail and air and the airport is one of the busiest in Asia offering local and international flights. With a lively expat community and bars, restaurants, nightlife, shopping and culture to rival any large cosmopolitan city, Shanghai also enjoys four distinct seasons with cold winters (down to about 1 degrees in January) and warm summers (enjoying an average high of about 31 degrees in July). Shanghai truly does offer something for everyone! For more information about China, please see the following: http://www.edvectus.com/Content/Documents/TheEdvectusEducator.An.Introduction.to.China.pdf Edvectus Shanghai Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xek2liDkF10 China's Rich & Famous - Rich Lifestyle- Piers Morgan on Shanghai https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNG3I3-3TdI Shanghai https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfKcZnX5liY Shanghai Travel Video Guide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFv-Zeh4Akg
Tax Rate:
Taxes typically 16-25%
2 bedroom, 3 bedroom
Flights- every 2 years, Gratuity or end of service bonus, Housing - provided, Housing- allowance, Medical or Health insurance, Professional development allowance, Tuition - free for dependants
Suited To:
Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate -moderate, Infrastructure - Highly developed, Unmarried partners - suitable, Urban, Westernised - highly, Westernised - moderately, Women - not restrictive
Minimum Years Experience:
Curriculum Experience Required:
Strongly prefer it
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:
Visa Restriction:
2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Younger than 60

" Shanghai is a very easy city in which to relocate! There is something for everyone and a large expat community in which you can be involved compared to other cities in China. The school makes you feel welcome immediately. On my first day I had felt like I had been here for years already. Very helpful in providing a comfortable transition."

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