SPGS International Chengdu, China- Class Teacher (Key Stage 1)

Required from end August 2020
Competitive salary

If you are a creative and energetic Key Stage 1 Teacher with the flexibility to learn and adapt to new cultures and explore innovative approaches from across the educational field, make the move to St Paul’s Girls’ School’s new sister school in Chengdu, China.

Sheng Bo International School is the first international government backed school opened as a partnership between SPGS International and Herald Education Hong Kong. A vibrant, co-educational day school, it will offer a full British Curriculum enhanced with the best elements of Chinese culture and learning. Initially offering early primary provision, the school will grow over the years ahead into a full K-12 school.

As a Key Stage 1 class teacher, your challenge will be to deliver high quality teaching and pastoral care, while establishing a culture and love of learning and life amongst students. You will also help develop the school’s curriculum, plan lessons with colleagues and share ideas, approaches and professional knowledge. Additionally, you will be based in the prosperous, fast-growing Hi-Tech District of Chengdu – a city that offers an exceptional living and working environment.

To apply, you will need Qualified Teacher Status (UK), PGCE or a Degree in Primary Education and at least two years’ teaching experience in KS1 education in the UK. A good understanding of how pupils’ learning is affected by their physical, intellectual, emotional and social development and the various stages of child development is important too. In return, you will receive a highly competitive salary, while your benefits will include an Investment/Retirement scheme, housing and utilities allowance, personal effects shipping allowance, annual airfare allowance, visa assistance allowance as well as medical, dental and life insurance. You will also have close links with St Paul’s Girls’ School in London, opportunities to share ideas with UK counterparts and access to a comprehensive L&D scheme.

Closing date: 31 March 2020 at midnight GMT.

To find out more, visit https://spgs.careers.eteach.com/ where you will find a full job description. Alternatively, you can call Qin Li on (+44) 07398 788899 for an informal discussion. To apply please send your CV and cover letter to HR-International@spgs.org. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and early application is therefore encouraged. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in a Skype interview process.