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Additional / Special Education (AEN / SEN ) Teacher - Suzhou, China
Permanent vacancy in Guizhou, China
Job Reference:
Private  International , Primary & Secondary School
Type of Post:
Permanent, Full Time
Application type :
Overseas Only applicants accepted
Job Start Date:
ASAP Start
Contact Email:
Interview Format:
Web Camera,
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Special / Additional Needs Teacher | Teach in one of the world’s highest achieving schools, based in Suzhou, 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 Suzhou, China, with the acquisition of an exceptionally talented and highly skilled SEN ( Special Educational Needs) / AEN (Additional Educational Needs) Teacher to teach younger students with in their school and 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 Suzhou campuses journey, it has created a story of academic excellence, innovation, and respect for tradition. Its academic strength is matched by its broad and challenging co-curricular program in sports, music, visual arts, drama, and debate, providing opportunities for a wholesome educational experience for all those in attendance. Outside of the thriving and innovative learning that take place within the classroom, teachers a student’s cohesively take an active part in group sporting, artistic, intellectual and leadership events, such as the Music festivals, Photography Competition, Literature Festivals, the Dulwich Games (held internationally) are visited by guest speakers and attend Student Leadership Conferences.

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, a Psychological field or with a specialist in SEN)
**PGCE or Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)  preferably with a specialization in either Early Year, Primary Education or Special Educational Needs
**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 have experience of providing for student additional learning needs. The ideal applicant will confidently be able supervise classes and be familiar with a range of specialist teaching resources and strategies suitable for the needs of individuals or small groups and to use them effectively. The ideal applicant will be able to confidently demonstrate the use of specialist teaching resources and intervention style programs and strategies. The Successful candidate will be be responsible for liaising with the AEN team, subject teachers and the Pastoral team regarding progress made, problems arising, and be able to confidently articulate, communicate an assess all findings to the relative parties / outside agencies. Due to the nature of the role, we will be seeking a kind and caring individual, with relative university level qualifications and experiences to offer an exceptional level of expertise to the schools team.
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)
Suzhou, a city west of Shanghai, and is known for its picturesque canals, bridges and classical gardens. The Humble Administrator’s Garden incredibly attractive zigzag bridges over connected pools and islands, the Lingering Garden features ornate viewing pavilions and the Crown of Clouds Peak, a striking limestone rockery.
Though it's main draws for its expatriate community and are its cultural attractions such as its ancient Chinese gardens that Chinese and many foreigners think are exquisitely designed and some old "water towns" that are towns with canals. People also enjoy the museums, refined Chinese music and theater, some old buildings, and the gourmet restaurants, making it one of the top 20 tourist’s destinations in the world.
It is very simple; Suzhou has something for all.
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: (AEN – 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: Relevant Bachelor's Degree with a Full Teacher Certification
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  CNY (Chinese Yuan Renminbi) per month based on experience and qualification,
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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