Shanghai Guanghua Cambridge International School

A Level Economics Teacher

Negotiable Shanghai, China 1 position available Starting date in 2023-08-01

About The School

GCIS was founded in 2011 specializing at A-Level and IGCSE international courses. Learn more about this school

Job Description

The purpose of establishing Guanghua Cambridge International School (GHCIS) was to combine the essence of both Eastern and Western education, providing unique educational experiences that allow students to achieve their full and individual potential, qualifying them for study at prestigious overseas higher education institutions, and preparing them to be world citizens with a global vision whilst also maintaining their Chinese spirit and identity.

  • Having a general lesson plan for all lessons. The plan should be based on the published Scheme of Work and include lesson objectives, teaching methodology and homework details.
  • Teaching strictly to the CIE syllabus for each subject. Teachers should use the course book adopted by the school for each course, and supplement with any suitable resources/ materials when necessary.
  • Becoming familiar with the programs and courses of study used at the school to ensure the teaching quality.
  • Assigning homework, periodic tests, and providing clear and actionable feedback in a timely manner.
  • Preparing school reports twice each term: once at the mid-term and another in the end of the term. School report preparation includes students’ individual test/exam scores or grades with teacher’s comments on student’s general performance, effort level, strengths, and areas for concern.
  • Meeting with parents to discuss students’ progress according to the school’s arrangements. Those meetings are occasionally held after school hours or during the weekends.
  • Promoting and adhering to school policies, such as uniform, classroom rules and other disciplinary policies.
  • Recording attendance at lessons, and finding ways to investigate absence; report prolonged or regular absence to class supervisors.
  • Participating in and/or help to organize extracurricular activities
  • Being observed by the Academic Director, Subject coordinator and/or designated personnel for evaluation purposes and to get support, encouragement and feedback for teaching.
  • Following a set timetable for classes. Personal arrangements for replacements and switching classes are not allowed without management’s consent.
  • Regularly evaluating his/her own performance and progress.
  • Providing useful suggestions to students regarding their University entry requirements and write recommendation letters when required.


  • Hold a valid degree in the relevant subject area and can demonstrate excellence and expertise in your specialist area
  • Are a qualified teacher;
  • Have relevant teaching experience;
  • Welcome cultural diversity; appreciate different thinking between Easterners and Westerners;
  • Would like to have a unique teaching experience with well-behaved Chinese students;
  • Are a committed educator and passionate teacher;
  • Care for students and put students at the centre of everything.


  • Starting salary: all depends on the teacher’s academic qualifications and a number of years of relatable teaching experience;
  • For Newly Qualified Teachers: the entry point ranges from RMB16,000 - RMB18,000 (taxable), plus RMB7,000 (net) housing allowance per month;
  • For teachers who have three or more years' experiences in the relevant subject areas, salary will be in the range of RMB19,000 - RMB23,000 (taxable)., plus RMB7,000(net) housing allowance;
  • Completion bonus for a two year contract, which is equivalent to one month salary (excluding housing allowance);
  • Annual reimbursement for round trip airfare economy class up to a maximum of RMB 8,000 between your home country residence and Shanghai;
  • Up to one-week free accommodation upon initial arrival into China;
  • Medical Insurance;
  • Paid Chinese Statutory Holidays;
  • Paid mandatory health check (on arrival in China) and all visa extension fee.

Post date: 2022-06-02
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