International School of Beijing

Sep 2019
International School of Beijing 2019

International School of Beijing

ISB is an extraordinary school, with a history of excellence spanning almost 40 years. Our Mission, Vision, and Core Values are fulfilled by passionate, highly qualified educators who all want the best for every student, PreK through grade 12.

ISB is dedicated to implementing and sustaining programs proven to be most effective for student learning and well-being. As a progressive school, we respond to the changing needs of students in higher education and the world which awaits them. A defining characteristic is our commitment to great teaching influenced by the latest research, and the flexibility to choose learning standards from different educational systems around the world.

Of utmost importance is the school’s strong sense of community and vibrant, culturally diverse campus, where learning is engaging for our over 1,700 students representing more than 50 countries. Research-based programs, high-quality teaching, and outstanding and ever-improving facilities mean students at ISB are being prepared for success in a world that keeps changing at a breathtaking pace.

Communication and collaboration are skills instilled in our students throughout their education, with a significant proportion of their learning taking place outside the classroom, through engagement with the wider community. Students are engaged in a variety of learning opportunities, enabling them to discover innate abilities, learn teamwork, exercise initiative and, ultimately, find a productive place within the ISB community and wider world.

ISB enjoys a proven track record of excellent learning outcomes, with students attending colleges around the world which are most appropriate for them. Our commitment to realizing students’ potential is built around nurturing the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of each child. ISB programs equip students to be productive, healthy, and fulfilled young adults, whatever future they choose.

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Contact Information
Campus Address
No. 10 An Hua Street
Shunyi District
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Contact Details
86 10 8149 2345
86 10 8046 2003

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Common Core
Chinese (Mandarin)

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Job Types and Salaries

Visa Requirements
Maximum Age
Years Experience
At least 2 years full-time teaching experience
Minimum Qualification Level
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required , with current teaching certification/licensure
School Benefits
Number of Contract Days
Savings Potential
From 32000 USD per year for a Single Hire to 60000 USD per year for Teaching Couples (both full-time teachers) with 2 children
Generous housing allowance provided in the form of a Flexible Benefit Account which can be applied towards other expatriate tax-exempt expenses, such as restaurant meals
10% Retirement supplement is paid with the monthly salary (included in salary quoted above)
Incoming & Outgoing flights provided
Annual Home Leave transportation allowance is uploaded to the teacher's Flexible Benefit Account
Moving Allowance
Relocation and house set-up allowance given in cash on arrival;
Local moving allowance available once every three full-time contract years
Dependent Opportunities
Tuition waiver offered to eligible dependents qualifying for ISB enrollment: up to 2 dependents per Single-hire, up to 3 dependents per Teaching Couple
Worldwide coverage with co-pay and deductible
Worldwide coverage with co-pay and deductible
All full-time teachers and administrators are covered for Life, AD&D and LTD insurance
Professional Learning Funds of RMB 8,000 per year

Off-Site Learning Specialist

To provide leadership and coordination for the implementation and maintenance of Risk Assessment and Management Systems (RAMS) across all of ISB’s experiential learning programs. To promote a culture of risk management within the school community and seek to leverage teacher and student support across all aspects of such a culture.

The key goal of this role is to build out the systems and structures needed for a robust RAMS system over 2-3 years and towards the end of this time work to transition the running of the system over to another position (or another type of transition which may prove necessary).

This is a support role, not a teaching/admin role, requiring significant experience in experiential/outdoor education, current knowledge related to creating and implementing risk assessment and management systems in (preferably international) schools, and strong knowledge of research-based risk assessment and management with current industry good practice.

The Off-Site Learning Specialist must be an outstanding team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. She/he will work closely with the Service and Experiential Learning Coordinator/Experiential Learning Coordinator and Principals to implement timelines for RAMS at ISB. She/he will plan all experiential learning, including day trips and overnight trips, to ensure compliance with ISB policies and procedures, risk assessment protocols and documentation, etc. The work requires collaboration with Nursing staff, the Professional Learning (PD) team, Security Office, Bus Office, Admissions Office etc. to ensure all aspects of ISB EE RAMS policies and procedures are thoroughly developed and consistently upheld in the system.

We will keep the position open for as long as needed to find the best person for the role. Ideally the person would start within the first semester but a 2nd semester start date (Jan 6th) is also possible.
Starting: 6 Jan 2020
Apply By: 30 Nov 2019
Closes In: 98 days

Human Resources Director

We are seeking an experienced HR Director with exceptional people skills, who will ensure that our human resources programs and initiatives are highly effective and aligned to the mission and vision of the school.

The International School of Beijing (ISB) aspires to be an adaptive, inspirational, forward-looking learning community, cultivating relationships that ignite each student’s passion for lifelong learning. We will nurture the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of each child. We will embrace change, inspire creativity and foster innovation. We will actively promote global understanding and respect within and between cultures. Our community will model integrity and seek opportunities to serve with compassion and conviction.

Of utmost importance is our strong sense of community and vibrant, culturally diverse campus, where learning is engaging for our over 1,780 students representing more than 50 countries. Research-based programs, high-quality teaching, and outstanding and ever-improving facilities mean students at ISB are being prepared for success in a world that keeps changing at a breathtaking pace.

The HR Director is responsible for leadership in the smooth running of ISB’s Human Resources Office, directly supervising a team of dedicated HR professionals. He/she will manage all personnel affairs within the scope of Chinese law and regulations as well as policies established by the School Board, collaborating closely with all administrators in particular the Business Office and Government Affairs Office.

The ideal candidate for this role should possess a high work ethic, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a passion for service, knowledge of labor regulations and HR practices, strategic thinking abilities, strong organizational skills, and an extraordinary capacity for care. The HR Director works to improve HR processes, promote a vibrant workplace culture, improve morale and employee retention, enhance safety and wellness, strengthen relations between staff and administration, attract the best recruits, and support the long-term financial stability and growth of the School.

The successful candidate will be offered a 3-year initial contract with subsequent year-to-year contracts contingent upon demonstrated achievement towards annual goals.

Applications will be accepted until October 14, 2019. Candidates should note, however, that in the event outstanding applicants are identified early in the search process, we will close the position before the stated deadline. For this reason, it is important that interested candidates apply as soon as possible.
Starting: 1 Jul 2020
Apply By: 14 Oct 2019
Closes In: 51 days

High School Principal (Tentative)

A tentative opening – to be confirmed by September 20, 2019:

The High School Principal serves in all matters as the educational leader of the High School. The Principal ensures that all programs and practices of faculty and staff support the school’s mission and philosophy and that all students, on a day to day basis, are provided with an excellent educational program.

The High School Principal will be responsible for the following areas under the specific direction of the Head of School (please refer to the attached job description).
Starting: 1 Jul 2020
Apply By: 20 Sep 2019
Closes In: 27 days