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Primary Teacher - Shanghai, China
Permanent vacancy in Shanghai, China
Job Reference:
Private  International , Primary & Secondary School
Type of Post:
Permanent, Full Time
Application type :
Overseas & Local applicants accepted
Job Start Date:
Next Academic Year
Contact Email:
Interview Format:
Web Camera,
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Primary Teacher | Teach in one of the world’s highest achieving schools, based in Shanghai, China | Next Academic Year  
It is with great pride and joy that we at SeekTeachers will be supporting one of the leading international schools on the entire planet, based in the HEART of the naturally beautiful city of Shanghai, China, with the acquisition of an exceptionally talented and highly skilled Primary School Teacher to join their Primary Department, for the beginning of next academic year.
The school is associated with other outstanding campuses situated in the United Kingdom, China, and a variety of territories in South East Asia and has a global reputation of academic excellence. Since the beginning of the Shanghai campuses journey in 2003 it has naturally developed an into a highly nurturing environment for its primary and secondary students and advocates an ethos of self-awareness and emotional literacy. The school promote wellbeing and academic preparedness. Highly skilled teachers of all subject areas aim to instill values, skills and habits that enable the young people in attendance of this wonderful school to take ownership of their learning and wellbeing, they will find purpose earlier rather than later in life. For the successful Primary Teacher, this opportunity will offer nothing short of an exceptional experience, both inside and outside of the workplace.  
With regards to the physical attributes of the school’s campus and its facilities for students, the environment can be described a nothing short of exceptional. The design of the campus revolves around three main focal points that include state of the libraries both within the primary and secondary settings, Olympic sized swimming pools, Olympic standard gymnasiums, Performing Arts Centers and Theatre facilities for students to showcase their facilities, highly technical science and computer science laboratories, suites of music and art rooms, design and technology workshops, roof-top gardens, gymnasiums, dining rooms and coffee shops. In addition, every classroom within the school are spacious, bright, ventilated and well furnished. The school’s campus is perfectly designed to nurture the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of our students.
Requirements to apply:
**Bachelor's Degree 

(Preferably degree to be in a field relative to Primary Education or Childhood Development etc. but NOT essential)
**PGCE or Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)  with a specialization in Early Years or Primary Education
**Qualified Teachers Status (QTS)
**UK Curriculum Teaching Experience is mandatory
**A progressive and consistent working history in a primary setting in the UK   
The Ideal Candidate:
The ideal applicant will possess a kind and personable nature and engaging personality. The teacher will place emphasis on providing their students with well-resourced lessons and promote every child's right to learn by creating a warm but challenging environment for the children. By providing children with challenging and engaging lessons, they will help support their children in unlocking their full potential. Teachers will not only be expected to develop a fantastic rapport with their class but the whole school and the wider community. The ideal teacher will possess confidence in delivering lessons of all core subjects and can develop children’s confidence and self - esteem.
Salary and Benefits
**Monthly Salary of up to 40,000 RNB (Approximately £4,500)
**FREE Full Furnished, State of the Art Accommodation.
**FREE Tuition fees for up to 2 Children
**FREE Annual Flight Ticket Home;
**FREE International Health Insurance; 
**Professional Development;
**FREE Visa
**End of Service Gratuity (An Additional Months Salary for every year of service to the school)
**2-year contract renewable
The Opportunity (Working and Living in Shanghai)
Shanghai is located in the southwest of Yunnan Province bordering the Myanmar. This is one of the most exotic places in China which is famous for its natural beauty and the cultural and tropical beauty. It is the gateway to the south of China and Southeast Asia. The region of Shanghai is also blessed with an abundance of scenic landscapes and is home to some of the country’s most historical monuments.
Another reason that Shanghai is one of the most popular regions for international teachers to explore is it’s geographical location. Being based of the borders Myanmar, Shanghai is perfectly located to visit Southeast Asia and China to the south offering not only picturesque beauty, but ample opportunity for travel in your free time as well.
Therefore, If you meet the requirements that are mentioned above, have a passion for developing the talents of young people and would relish the opportunity to working in one of the leading international schools in on the entire globe,  and would love the opportunity to experience what Shanghai, China has to offer, please Send your CV to Damian@SeekTeachers.com with the Subject title: (Primary – Shanghai) for the opportunity to interview with this wonderful client.
Alternatively, you can contact me directly on +44 203 455 1095 to discuss this fantastic opportunity further.

Minimum Application Requirements

Minimum Qualification Requirement: B.Ed, BA Degree with a relevant PGCE (QTS/GTC/GTP)
Familty status
Single Teacher with Dependant(s)
3 Years
Type of Staff:
Male or Female can apply to this job
Must be western trained (USA, Canada, UK, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand & South Africa)
Must be a native speaker of English
Newly Qualified Teachers are NOT considered
A Newly Qualified Teachers program is not provided
International experience is not necessary to apply
Open University qualification(s) are NOT accepted
Teachers with a degree but no teaching qualification are NOT accepted
Experienced teachers with no qualification are NOT accepted
Non-western trained teachers who have worked in an international educational institute before are NOT accepted

Remuneration Package

Salary Range:
A salary up to 40,000 RNB  AED (UAE Dirham) per month based on experience and qualification, TAX FREE
Suitable for family  fully furnished Housing provided
Private medical provided
Flight(s) provided
Utility Bills:
Baggage Allowance:
Bereavement Leave:
Settling in Allowance:
Settling in allowance is covered
Gratuity Amount:
Gratuity Amount of is provided
Contract Length:
2 years contract renewable on mutual agreement

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Please Note: The job description and requirements above have come directly from the employer and not from SeekTeachers. This is an overseas position with different cultural beliefs and a segregated learning policy and as such it satisfies the criteria of a genuine requirement for the post, under schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

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