-Salary: SCIS offers a competitive salary package that reflects the years of experience a faculty member has accrued. For those faculty with 3-8 years our base salary begins at $47,000, at 8-12 years it is $49,000, and for those with more than 13 years of experience, the starting salary is $51,000. Those faculty members with Masters or Doctorate degrees will be provided enhancements of $2,000 or $4,000 to their base salary respectively.
-Host Country Taxes: SCIS will pay, on your behalf, all of the People's Republic of China taxes accrued from your salary.
Retirement/Personal Savings: All eligible faculty members will receive $3,000.00 in each of the first two years of employment. Thereafter, the payment will increase by $500 per year to a maximum of $5500
-Health Care: SCIS provides international faculty members with major health insurance which offers coverage worldwide, excluding the US (comprehensive emergency care is covered within the US).
Housing: School Provided Housing for the first school year, and receive a housing allowance to arrange your housing needs for your second year of employment and beyond.
-Airfare: SCIS will provide each teacher with US$3000 for an annual travel supplement upon submission of the airfare receipt, ticket, and boarding pass. An additional supplement is given for one dependent child per teacher (US$ 500 if under the age of 2 and US$ 1250 if age 2 year or older.
-Displacement Allowance: SCIS will pay a displacement allowance of US$1000 for each new teacher upon his/her arrival in Shanghai in August. (first year only)
-Extra Baggage Allowance: SCIS offers a one-time extra baggage allowance for actual costs up to the maximum amount of US$1500 payable after the presentation of applicable receipts (reimbursable for first year only).
Utilities: SCIS will pay, on your behalf, utility expenses of up to US$1500 per year.
-Transportation Cards: SCIS will provide each faculty member RMB 2,000 (approximately $300) to support their transportation needs.
-Wellness: SCIS will provide each faculty up to RMB2,000 (approximately $300) receipt-based benefit to support health, wellbeing, and general wellness efforts.
-Annual Health Check: SCIS will provide each faculty up to $500 for an annual health checkup.
Dental Wellness: SCIS will provide each faculty member up to RMB3,000 (approximately $450) receipt-based benefit to support annual dental checkups and health.
-School Provided Lunch: SCIS will provide cafeteria lunch to faculty on all school days.
-Professional Development: SCIS' provides professional development funding on an annual basis. For the initial two year contract, this amounts to $1,000.00 along with access to additional professional development experiences that are covered directly by the school. In a faculty member's third year and beyond they may receive up to $1,500.00 in professional development funding.
-Student Tuition and Fees: All SCIS overseas hired teachers' school-age children have SCIS tuition and fees covered up to two children if both parents are teaching and up to one child for a single teacher or a teacher with a non-teaching spouse. Tuition for additional children above the allowance is provided at a discounted amount. All children must meet admission requirements.
-Technology: SCIS provides each faculty member with the use of a school-owned Apple laptop.
Leaves of Absence: Personal Leave, Sick Leave, Compassionate Leave, and Professional Leave. Paid Maternity Leave is available after the 2nd year of employment.
-Recruitment Leave: Up to 4 paid recruitment leave days (extended with 1 personal leave day) may be taken by an overseas-hired teacher in his/her third or more year, with pre-arrangement and approval of the Administration.
Other Benefits: Currently, SCIS teachers receive additional support for wellness initiatives, such as the public transportation and health & fitness allowances.