The International School of Macao

The International School of Macao

The International School (TIS) of Macau is a pre-kindergarten to grade 12 school, where our mission is to develop socially responsible, lifelong learners able to problem solve, think critically, and make positive changes in our global community. We are accredited by the Education Ministry of Alberta, Canada and our graduates receive a high school diploma that is recognized by universities around the world.

At TIS, we offer the Alberta curriculum and the International Baccalaureate (IB) program for our high school students as a program of choice.

  • About the School
  • Working with Us
  • Benefits
  • Vacancies
2002
Public
Not for Profit
Board
Day
Co-Educational
None
Canada

Contact Information
Contact Details
853 28533700
853 28533702
The International School of Macao
MUST Campus Block K,
Avenida Wai Long,
Macao
Not set
Taipa
Taipa
NA

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Education Information
Canada
IB DP
English
Chinese (Mandarin)
PreK
12

Tuition Fees
10500.0
16500.0

Teacher Information
129
7
93
14

Student Information
1382
324
631
236
191
39
60
38
Teaching Information
185
August
Yes
No
Yes
No

Job Types and Salaries
Teacher
65000.00
100000.00

Visa Requirements
Other
It must be noted that Macao has strict visa regulations that the school must follow. Non teaching common law partners or same genders are not eligible to be added to a teacher's visa according to Macau's rules.
School Benefits
Number of Contract Days
200 teacher days
Student contact days up to 190
Starting Salary Range
Salary is based on a grid relative to experience. The gross salary is comprised of a base amount, 20% contract completion bonus, housing allowance and travel allowance. Gross salary ranges from MOP525,000 to MOP800,000.
Taxes
Personal income tax (the only deduction from your salary) for teachers in Macau is very low (about 3%).
Savings Potential
$15,000 - $20,000 CDN
Accommodation
School assists teachers to find housing in the local area. An allowance of MOP7500/month is provided to help defray the cost of housing.
Flights/Transport
A flight allowance of MOP22,000 per two year contract is provided; 50% is paid at the start of the contract and the remaining 50% at the end of the contract term. Continuous contracts receive a flight of allowance of MOP11,000 per year.
Utilities
Utilities are the responsibility of the individual teacher. Electricity, for air conditioning, tends to be the greatest expense (there are no heating expenses). Natural gas, cable and cell phones are purchased at a very reasonable cost.
Furniture
Apartments are usually furnished.
Moving Allowance
A moving allowance of up to $300 CDN can be reimbursed for shipping or additional baggage costs.
Dependent Opportunities
Dependent children are eligible for a 75% discount on tuition fees.
Medical
School pays basic group medical plan costs as well as dental insurance for private health care. Employees can upgrade their coverage and add dependents for a reasonable cost.
Dental
Basic dental plan provided.
Other
Professional Development Fund for teachers is MOP7000/year.
There is a health spending allowance of MOP2000 minimum.
All kindergarten and elementary teachers are provided with daily common collaborative planning time.
There are no vacancies at this time