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Shanghai Concord Bilingual School
Secondary School EAL Teacher(Full-time or Part-time)
¥22K-27K/Month Shanghai, China 1 position available Starting date in 2023-10-30
About The SchoolInternational private school providing outstanding education for employees of Fortune500 children Learn more about this school
Shanghai Concord Bilingual School, established in 2017, is the first bilingual private school in the Huangpu District to recruit students from Grades 1 to 12.The school enjoys the full support of the Party Committee and the Huangpu District Government and adheres to the educational policies stipulated by the Huangpu District Education Bureau.The school is located in the heart of the Huangpu District, which is a regional and cultural centre. This gives us the opportunity to develop an internationalised education catering for students' various needs both inside and outside the region and promote the development of the regional economy.
Sister School - Concord College UK
In order to achieve the high academic standards we aspire to, we work in cooperation with the UK's premier private school, Concord College. Academically, Concord is a leader in the field of education. It was once ranked by the Financial Times as the first of UK's best value boarding schools.
It is also well known for its profound cultural heritage, ‘holistic education’ philosophy, and high academic quality in the industry. Concord College is the cradle of the students entering the world's top universities including Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial College London, and London School of Economics and Political Science. Concord College's unique and professional school-based teaching and attention to students' personalised development has provided a valuable reference for the field of education both at home and abroad.
The EAL teacher will join a team of teachers reporting to the Head of English. He/she will be responsible
for contributing to the development of the subject at all levels throughout the school. He/she needs to
possess good organisational skills and also be an enthusiastic, energetic and caring teacher, committed to
flexible and varied styles of teaching and in sympathy with the aims and objectives of this bilingual
Main duties and responsibilities include:
teaching EAL to classes of students in grades 6 to 12
attending regular subject meetings of English staff at which curriculum planning, student progress, and
teaching and learning needs are discussed and good practice can be shared;
engaging in peer observations of teaching as agreed, sharing best-practice and being open to new ideas;
taking part in the school’s rota of duties such as corridor supervision, supervision of weekly tests etc.;
thorough planning and preparation of lessons;
evaluating and marking students’ work, giving appropriate feedback and maintaining records of
students’ progress and development;
maintaining up-to-date subject knowledge;
preparing students for EAL qualifications as required;
managing student behaviour in the classroom and on school premises;
participating in regular departmental meetings, INSET, school training events, observation and
professional review in order to maximise the quality of teaching;
acting as tutor to a group of students;
writing regular, informative and individual reports on students;
attending annual parents’ evenings and any other required parental meeting;
promoting the general well-being of students and communicating with Heads of Grade and/or the
appropriate tutor; 2
participating in and organising extracurricular activities as appropriate and as required by the Senior
This list is not intended to be exhaustive. The nature of teaching and of education is that change is likely,
either externally prompted (for instance a government or exam board reform) or as a result of SCBS
based initiatives. The successful candidate should therefore expect to undertake any other reasonable
duties for the further development of the subject within the school
a high quality degree
a formal teaching qualification (eg: PGCE, Celta)
Native level of English;
Minimum two years’ teaching experience and the capability of teaching EAL to all age groups 11-
Ability to communicate in English with pupils, colleagues and parents, with support for interpretation into
Chinese where necessary, and to build strong relationships with all members of the school community;
Ability to work collaboratively;
Familiarity with various teaching resources including, where appropriate, digital tools to support and
enhance teaching and learning;
Sensitivity to the cultural differences found in China and the willingness to develop and maintain a
cross-cultural approach to work;
A willingness and commitment to contribute fully to the life of the pupils and school beyond the
academic day, including active participation in the academic enrichment and co-curricular programmes;
Experience of teaching IELTS or IGCSE will be beneficial.
Hours of Work
Teachers are expected to work the hours necessary to fulfil their role to the highest possible professional
standards, and be available for all scheduled lessons, duties, meetings and other associated activities.
Academic staff are also expected to actively support school events as far as possible, and contribute to the
broader life of the school.
Remuneration and Benefits
Details of remuneration and benefits are given in formal offer letters and contracts of employment.
Successful candidates are offered a point on the salary scale which is appropriate to their qualifications and
Relocation allowance, accommodation allowances, annual performance bonus, annual completion bonus,
health insurance and annual flights to and from the home country are included in the benefits package.
The school normally offers a three-year contract.
- Monthly salary ¥22K-27K/M (based on experience)
- Housing allowance 8K
- High-end Health insurance in Mainland China
- Airplane remboursement
- One month salary as year end bonus
Post date: 2023-09-08