Science Teachers – Beijing

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Location: Beijing, China

Start Date: Aug 2017

About the Position

We are recruiting Science Teachers for an international school in Beijing for an August 2017 start, to teach Biology and Chemistry.  The Science Teachers will be joining a renowned international school that offers iGCSEs and A-Levels to students who are looking to study university overseas. They teach a variety of subjects including Art, Music, Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Economics, Accounting and Business Studies. In some subject areas the school also prepares students for the American AP assessment. Students receive teaching in the medium of English from expat and local teachers. In addition to taking Cambridge (CIE) and AP exams students are prepared for external tests such as SAT, IELTS and TOEFL.

The Chinese parent school of this international academy is a highly prestigious school within the Chinese system with many extinguished alumni. The school and the international academy attract young people with ambition and the drive to succeed.

The salary offered by the school allows teachers to live very comfortably in Beijing, and is highly competitive amongst international schools in China. The accommodation allowance enables staff to rent comfortable, modern accommodation close to the school. The full package of benefits covers all aspects of making an international move and makes life very comfortable for teachers.

Beijing is one of the world’s great cities, with a number of iconic world-renowned sites, including the Great Wall of China, Tian’anmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace.

The large suburb in which the school is located has a subway that connects it to central Beijing with trains every few minutes, for a 40 minute ride. There are many amenities in the local area, including international supermarkets and restaurants alongside traditional food markets. The staff of the school are very friendly and welcoming and social events and trips are put on for the expatriate staff from time to time.

For more information on working in Beijing please see the Lonely Planet Guide.

About the School

A prestigious international academy based in the capital of China, the school attracts the best students who are well behaved, respectful and keen to succeed. The school is committed to providing the resources necessary to create a lively learning environment, where students have every chance of success. The school gained the accreditation to provide the Cambridge International Examinations Certificate for Teachers and Trainers (the first centre in China to be accredited as such) and they offer this professional qualification to teachers each year.

Qualification and Requirements

The ideal candidate will have at least bachelors degree level qualification in their subject specialism, either Biology or Chemistry. Teachers should hold a PGCE certificate or equivalent. At least 2 years of experience is required, teaching their specialism at secondary level is required, and both candidates who have taught in their home country or overseas will be considered. The school aims to recruit teachers who are keen to develop professionally, and are happy to support staff to do so.

Job Code: BS004-4 Science Teacher
Job Posted: 05 January 2017