Secondary School Science Teacher (Chemistry and Biology), Shanghai, China
Salary : Not Specified
Category : Secondary / High Schools
Location : Shanghai, Shanghai, China , 200126
Posted : 25 days ago
Start Date : August 12, 2024
Secondary School Science Teacher (Chemistry and Biology), Shanghai, China

Our client represents the marriage of traditional values and progressive education.  Part of an education institution with an over 160-year history in the UK, they now have various locations across mainland China, serving approximately 4000 pupils.  They are committed to making professional learning and personal development central to their ethos and approach.

Their Shanghai school offers world-class bilingual education bringing together the best of the British National Curriculum and Chinese education systems for over 1,400 Chinese pupils aged 2–18.  Inspiring pupils to be the best version of themselves, to take pride in where they come from and
to be the change they wish to see in the world.

For an August 2024 start, they are seeking a qualified Secondary Science Teacher (Chemistry and Biology) with IGCSE and IBDP background for their bilingual school in Shanghai.

As the Secondary Science Teacher, you will teach IGCSE and IBDP Science.  Experience in an international setting is welcome, as is experience in multi-lingual environments.  

Key Responsibilities include:

Teaching and learning. Plan and deliver creative, engaging and well-planned lessons and units of work.

Home-School communication.  Build and maintain positive and constructive relationships with parents.  

Professional Integrity.  Maintain the highest standards of care, child protection and safeguarding at all times.  Promote an ethos of equality and equal opportunities for all pupils within the setting.

Professional Development.  Be familiar with recent developments in pedagogy and within your area of subject expertise.  Approach task with a ‘can-do’ attitude and a willingness to take risks and try our new ideas and approaches. Be willing to accept others’ good ideas and share your opinions. 

To be successful as the Secondary Science Teacher, you need a Science related bachelor’s degree, teaching certification such as a PGCE.  You must be a native level English speaker, with a minimum of 2 years’ teaching experience at secondary school level.

In return you will have the opportunity to work in a school with custom built facilities that provide pupils with access to the very best academic and co-curricular opportunities. You will be working in an incredibly supportive environment, for a prestigious education organisation that has been awarded Best Company to Work for in Asia four years in a row, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 HR Asia Awards.  You will receive an attractive salary package and get to work in the financial capital of China, rich in culture and history.

If you are passionate about teaching, and like to be rewarded for your work, then apply for this position by registering and applying here directly.  Alternately, send your CV to with ZR135 in the subject.

Initial interviews will be carried out either face-to-face or via video call with Education Recruitment Experts in Shanghai, with successful candidates being sent the full job description and having a secondary interview with our client.

Education Recruitment Experts are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service or local national equivalent. 
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Minimum number of years’ experience

Years’ : >=2 | Experience : British Curriculum
Years’ : >=2 | Experience : IBDP

  • Chemistry
  • Biology
Shanghai, Shanghai, China , 200126