Shekou International School

Shekou International School

Shekou International School has been leading international education in the exciting city of Shenzhen since 1988. As part of the Greater Bay Area which includes Hong Kong, Macau, and Guangzhou, the city is the hub of innovation and internationalism. SIS is highly regarded for our warm community feel, our rich learning environment, and innovative and collaborative culture. If you are seeking a school that builds on a tradition of proven excellence to provide an education that promotes students success, then SIS could be the school for you.

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1988
Private
Not for Profit
International School Services
8.00
Day
Co-Educational
None
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

Contact Information
Contact Details
+86 755 2669 3669
+86-755-2667-4099
Shekou International School
Jingshan Villas
Nanhai Blvd, Shekou
China
Guangdong
Shenzhen
Nanshan, Guangdong
518067

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Education Information
IB DP
IB PYP
International
English
Nursery
12

Tuition Fees
17500.0
32000.0

Teacher Information
110
5
95
10

Student Information
1030
60
250
450
180
120
0
0
100
40
Teaching Information
180
August
No
No
No
No

Job Types and Salaries
Principal/Division Head
90000.00
120000.00
Teacher
42500.00
65500.00

Visa Requirements
Maximum Age
Visa for teachers over 60 is extremely difficult
Years Experience
Minimum 2 years experience in a similar teaching role
Minimum Qualification Level
Bachelor Level
School Benefits
Number of Contract Days
180 student contact days plus professional learning days. 190 work days including PL days and preparation days.
Starting Salary Range
42500 USD - 65000 USD
Taxes
Paid by the school. Salary and Benefits listed are the 'in your hand' amount.
Savings Potential
30% to 50% depending on lifestyle.
Accommodation
Housing allowance provides for expatriate apartment living close to the school and amenities
Flights/Transport
To and from home at the beginning and end of contract
Furniture
Apartments are generally fully furnished
Moving Allowance
Shipping of 1500 USD per employee plus 500 USD per dependent at beginning and end of contract. Generous settling allowance (3000 USD) provided on arrival
Dependent Opportunities
Contact the school for details
Medical
Comprehensive medical and dental benefits with international coverage including evacuation. USA cover available with 50% subsidy
Disability
Disability and Life Insurance provided
Other
Retirement benefit of 10% of base salary provided

Middle School Humanities

Shekou International School is seeking an experienced and engaging Middle School Humanities teacher who will inspire our students as they undertake an integrated, concept-based course that combines English and Social Studies. We are seeking a student-centered educator who can work within a connected team to design and implement an inquiry and concept-based program. Experience working with Common Ground Collaborative or MYP is an advantage, although not essential.

We are a very well resourced school with excellent professional growth opportunities. We will also relocate in early 2021 to a newly renovated state of the art campus in Shekou.

Our school is very much community and team orientated and we seek teachers who are willing contributors in creating a caring, engaging and empowering learning environment as well as adding value to our programs and school development.

Please note we will be reviewing applications as they are received.
Starting: 26 Jul 2021
Apply By: 17 May 2021
Closes In: 7 days

IB DP and HS English Teacher

We have an opening starting in August 2021 for an experienced, passionate, and student-focused High School English teacher to join our dynamic team. SIS is a growing school that is best described as a "caring family-friendly community school" in a fast-growing and exciting city. We are looking for a teacher who will inspire students and provide them with an authentic context to appreciate the world around them and develop a deep appreciation of how to communicate and understand global issues. Shenzhen is a dynamic city that is very easy to navigate and explore. There are lots to do including wonderful nature hiking, family-orientated activities.
Starting: 26 Jul 2021
Apply By: 17 May 2021
Closes In: 7 days

Secondary Design Teacher

Shekou International School is looking for an inspirational Design teacher, with the potential to be the Design Learning Leader. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate educator to be part of developing an innovative Design program in our customised, brand-new facilities with product and digital design, robotics, fashion design, and food technology. Successful candidates would also be part of developing co-curricular opportunities in technological innovation.
We are looking for candidates with experience in inquiry-based pedagogy to help build a program with constructivism and design thinking at its heart.
SIS is a growing school best described as a "caring family friendly community" in a fast-growing and exciting city. We are looking for a teacher who will inspire students and provide them with authentic contexts to appreciate the world around them and develop a deep appreciation of design thinking. Shenzhen is an exciting city that is very easy to navigate and explore.
Starting: 26 Jul 2021
Apply By: 17 May 2021
Closes In: 7 days

Secondary & IBDP Mathematics Teacher

Shekou International School is looking for an inspirational Mathematics teacher to commence in July 2021.
Experience of the IB Diploma is highly desirable but not critical, the ability to teach Mathematics to students in Grades 6-12 is essential.

Our school is a caring community school with a strong focus on relationships and social-emotional support for our students and teachers.

In 2021-22, we will move to a new Secondary campus that will provide for a greater scope of learning for our students and teachers and it is envisaged that our student numbers will steadily increase over the next few years.

Shekou is a safe and secure seaside suburb of the innovative city of Shenzhen.
Starting: 26 Jul 2021
Apply By: 17 May 2021
Closes In: 7 days

Secondary & IB DP Biology Teacher

Shekou International School is looking for an inspirational biology teacher to commence in July 2021. Experience of the IB Diploma is highly desirable but not absolutely necessary, the ability to teach biology to students in Grades 11-12 is essential, as is the ability to teach general integrated science to earlier grades.

Our school is a caring community school with a strong focus on relationships and social-emotional support for our students and teachers. In 2021-22, we will move to a new Secondary campus that will provide for a greater scope of learning for our students and teachers, including expansive new science labs, and it is envisaged that our student numbers will steadily increase over the next few years. Shekou is a safe and secure seaside suburb of the innovative city of Shenzhen.

At this time, due to ongoing uncertainty regarding border closures, we are only interviewing candidates within China, though we welcome all applicants and will review all applications as global conditions develop.
Starting: 26 Jul 2021
Apply By: 17 May 2021
Closes In: 7 days