The King's School Cantebury Shenzhen International

High School Economics Teacher

Negotiable Shenzhen, Guangdong, China 1 position available Starting date in 2024-08-19

About The School

To anchor a 21st century education. Learn more about this school

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 school
based 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 should
be 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
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’
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.

Post date: 2023-10-12
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