Job Details

High School Economics Teacher

The King's School Canterbury, Shenzhen International

Shenzhen, China
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    Preference : Both NES & NNES
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    Salary : Not-disclosed
Start Work : Aug 2024

Highlights :

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    Job Type Full-time
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    Education Bachelor degree
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    B.ED./ PGCE / iPGCE Preferred
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    Experience 2 years
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    Major Economics
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    Gender Any

Job Description

The King’s School Shenzhen International opened its new international campus in Autumn 2022,educating students from Grade 1-12 (UK Years 2-13). This is a state-of-the-art, purpose-built schoolbased on its close relationship with The King’s School Canterbury, Europe’s oldest school and one of the
most prestigious schools in England.We adopt a genuine ‘whole-child’ philosophy throughout the school, focusing upon challenging young people through curriculum breadth and depth, with a high degree of active and creative learning, and a wide-ranging co-curricular programme, all supported by the highest quality of pastoral care. All teachers are expected to contribute to all aspects of a student’s development. In the Upper Prep School, we broadly follow the Cambridge Lower Secondary curriculum, but have freedom to create our own programmes of study. Thereafter, in the Senior School (Grades 9-12 / UK Years 1-13) we focus on International GCSEs and International A Levels. The successful applicant shouldbe prepared and able to teach both Business Studies and Economics to IGCSE, A Level and preparation for university entrance, and also be able to contribute towards the Global Perspectives IGCSE, the International Project Qualification, and potentially social studies and humanities courses in the Upper Prep.
All teachers are supported by excellent state-of-the-art facilities and good resources.

Skills and Experience Requirements
There are a number of prerequisites for obtaining a work permit as a teacher in China. Please see our accompany ‘Applicant Pack’ for details.
Personal Requirements
a) Be professional at all times, in tune with the aims of the School, and always prioritise the students’welfare.
b) Be modern and flexible in approach to teaching and learning, prepared to adapt and learn new methods; fully understand the principles of ‘learning through exploration and play’.
c) Be comfortable and active in the use information technology for data recording, record keeping, communicating with parents, etc.
d) Show initiative and independence but also be a good team-member.
e) Be willing and open towards areas of self-improvement.
f) Have a good sense of humour.

1. Unless they qualify have a relevant Post-Graduate degree (see 3 below) teachers must be citizens (by passport) of the following counties deemed to be English-speaking:
Ascension Island, Australia, Bermuda, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, Canada, Falkland Islands (i.e. Malvinas), Gibraltar, Guernsey, Guyana (formerly British Guyana), Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, New Zealand, Pitcairn islands, Singapore, South Africa, British territory of Cyprus, South Georgiaand South Sandwich Islands, St. Helena, Tristan da Cunha Islands, United Kingdom, United States, American Virgin Islands, Antigua and Barbuda, Anguilla, Bahamas, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, British Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands.
2. Thereafter, the current situation for acquiring a work permit as a teacher include the applicant meeting one of the following requirements:
• A Bachelor’s degree and two years of appropriate teaching experience
• A Bachelor’s degree of Education
• A Bachelor’s degree plus a TEFL qualification or a Teaching Certificate from one of the countries listed above
3. If a teacher has a Master’s degree (or above) in Education from a recognised university in one of the countries listed above, then s/he can apply for a teacher’s work permit even if s/he is not a citizen of that country

Salary: Negotiable, based on education background, teaching license status, and experience.

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