Chinese International School

Chinese International School

Chinese International School is committed to the achievement of academic excellence and is characterized and enriched by its dual-language programme in Chinese and English. The mission of Chinese International School is to inspire students to a lifelong love of learning. The school encourages intellectual curiosity and independent, critical and creative thinking which will maximise students’ potential and promote the growth of the whole person. The school prepares its students to be compassionate, ethical and responsible individuals, contributing to local and global communities, respectful of other views, beliefs and cultures, and concerned to make a difference in the world. CIS fully acknowledges and endorses the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection School Evaluation Committee and gives our unreserved support to the highest levels of child protection.

School Details

  • Year founded 1983
  • Public or private Private
  • Profit or not for profit Not for Profit
  • Governing body
  • Campus size (hectares) 0.00
  • Day or boarding Day
  • Segregation type Co-educational
  • Religious affiliation None
  • Accreditation Council of International Schools (CIS)
  • Accreditation New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

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Education Information

  • Curriculum IB DP
  • Curriculum IB MYP
  • Curriculum International
  • Instructional language English
  • Alternate instruction language
  • Start grade Kindergarten
  • End grade 12

Tuition Fees

  • Lower fee amount (USD) 19890.0
  • Upper fee amount (USD) 31540.0

Teacher Information

  • Teacher numbers 188
  • Local teacher % 22
  • Expatriate teacher % 78
  • Number of nationalities 20

Student Information

  • Total student numbers 1540
  • Nursery infant students 0
  • K or Pre-K students 96
  • Elementary students 576
  • Middle school students 559
  • Senior school students 309
  • Grade school students 0
  • Local student % 38
  • Expatriate student % 62
  • Nationalities represented 30

Teaching Information

  • Teaching days/year 180
  • Contracts begin August
  • We require teaching certification or licenses. No
  • We offer 1 year contracts. No
  • We hire intern teachers. No
  • We assist with pet relocation. No

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School Benefits

  • Benefit type Number of contract days
  • Description 180 (approx)
  • Benefit type Starting salary range
  • Description USD50,000 - USD100,000 (includes gratuity)
  • Benefit type Taxes
  • Description 15-16%
  • Benefit type Accommodation
  • Description Not provided
  • Benefit type Flights/Transport
  • Description Not provided
  • Benefit type Utilities
  • Description Not provided
  • Benefit type Furniture
  • Description Not provided
  • Benefit type Moving allowance
  • Description Overseas hires only: USD7,500 on arrival and USD2,500 on departure.
  • Benefit type Dependent opportunities
  • Description Staff children receive some preference in the admissions process, but are not guaranteed a school place or admission: needs-based financial aid is available.
  • Benefit type Medical
  • Description Yes
  • Benefit type Dental
  • Description Yes
  • Benefit type Disability
  • Description Yes