Position: Secondary Special Needs Teacher
Required: August 2015
Curriculum: IB Curriculum
Location: Changchun, China
Salary: Good salary offered plus excellent benefits
Experience: 2+ years
Sponsorship: Single Teachers, Teaching Couples, Married teachers with family
Contract: 2 - 3 years renewable
School Vision / Ethos:
This is a relatively young school that has come a long way. It requires teachers who are truly committed to the IB programmes, are committed to young people and demonstrate these daily in their professional life.
Upon entering it is clear from first impressions that you are in a good school. Evidence of the three IB programmes is in easy reach and highly visible. A growing school with 360 students to date, this is clearly a popular environment in which to teach and learn. This is the first and only IB authorised school for Pre -k to grade 12 in Northeast China.
Changchun is a large and rapidly developing city but retains a real charm. Changchun is very green and compared to other China cities - pollution is not a big issue. Winters are cold but you will see lots of blue sky and summers are hot and sunny. Tourism is growing in this popular city and you will find western amenities: Restaurants, cafes, cinemas, luxury hotels and some great shopping!
This school is family friendly (tuition for up to two children) and prides itself on the numbers of staff children at the school. It considers teachers with children as a positive influence on the school adding stability. Single teachers are also encouraged to apply. Teachers should have a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience. The school prefers teachers to have had IB experience and training but they will accept teachers with other curriculum experience. A commitment to inquiry based learning is essential. Attitude is important; teachers should demonstrate a positive character, be flexible, have a good sense of humour and have the ability to adapt to new cultures.
The salary package for incoming teachers is very good. You will also receive excellent furnished 2 bed accommodation, Utilities allowance, flights at beginning and end of contract and an annual flight allowance. Medical cover and tuition paid for up to 2 children. Each teacher is also provided with a Lap top computer.
If you wish to apply please contact your local Teachanywhere consultant who will be happy to furnish you with more information and discuss further opportunities to enhance your teaching career overseas.