Tsinghua International School

Tsinghua International School

Established in March 2009, Tsinghua International School is an integration of Chinese and Western education and culture. The school aims to provide education that introduces the western progressive education philosophy with acculturation. THIS has a primary, middle and high school and currently we have more than 560 students. The students come from more than 20 countries and regions including the US, UK and Canada.

The school offers an inquiry based, progressive form of education to all students that includes the use of project-based instruction, cooperative learning, writer's workshop, and interdisciplinary experiences. In addition, high school students may participate in Advanced Placement courses.

Students at THIS have a wealth of activities from which they can choose to participate. There are more than 25 clubs and organizations, three sports seasons filled with opportunities for athletes at every level, and after school programs that range from working in the STEAM lab to working on your jump shot!

Tsinghua International School’s mission is to "foster creative critical thinkers who are rooted in China and prepared to lead in the global community."
The school aims to develop the whole child, nurturing individuals of exceptional character who will make positive contributions to the world.

Teachers are provided with extensive planning time and professional development. They are encouraged to utilize creative and innovative methodologies in the classroom while working within frameworks provided by the American Common Core Standards as well as school norms.

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2009
Public
Profit
Tsinghua University High School
Boarding
Co-Educational
None
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

Contact Information
Contact Details
(8610) 6279-6800
Tsinghua International School
Zhongguancun N St
China
Beijing
Beijing
Haidian
100084

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Education Information
Advanced Placement
Common Core
United States of America
Other
English
Chinese (Mandarin)
1
12

Tuition Fees
Not Set
0.0

Teacher Information
76
19
81
16

Student Information
548
0
200
148
200
14
84
20
Teaching Information
193
August
No
No
No
No

Job Types and Salaries
Head of School/Director
100000.00
120000.00
Principal/Division Head
64000.00
75000.00
Teacher
34000.00
60000.00

Visa Requirements
Years Experience
2 years teaching experience unless candidate has a Master's Degree or a Degree in Education and a Teaching Certificate
Other
Under 60 years of age. Absolutely clean Criminal Background check.
Must pass the physical exam and the background check.
School Benefits
Accommodation
THIS gives every teacher a housing allowance that they use to find suitable accommodations. A 10,000RMB (1476USD) stipend is provided each month for housing.
Flights/Transport
THIS pays for travel to the school when initially hired. THIS also provides one round trip ticket per school year to every staff member to and from their home country. Details of flights and travel information are available upon hiring.
Bonus
A 20,000rmb (2850USD) is provided at the start of the 4th year with the signing of a two year contract. An additional 20,000 is provided with the signing of each subsequent 2 year contract up to 15 years.
Dependent Opportunities
Up to 2 children may attend the school without paying tuition. A pre-school is also available for children who have not yet reached the age of 6 by September 1 of a given school year.
Medical
Teachers choose a health care plan through AXA Insurance. The school pays for most of the cost of the World Wide Plan Excluding the USA. If teachers need coverage in the USA, then they pay the additional cost. 70%of the cost up to 13,000RMB of medical insurance for children and up to 10,000RMB for unemployed spouses is also provided.
Other
A settling in amount of 20,000rmb (2850USD) is provided to offset some of the initial costs of moving to Beijing.
For those already living in Beijing, the settling in stipend is 10,000rmb.

Primary School Librarian

Individual will be responsible for the start of a library for the school's new library on the new campus. This individual should be familiar with the Follett system for organizing the library. This individual should have a degree in library science and must be a name speaker of English.
Starting: 10 Aug 2020
Apply By: 19 Aug 2020
Closes In: 12 days

Primary Science

Teacher will provide science instruction using the hands on, inquiry based Foss program to students in grades 1-5. This position is for an elementary certified teacher who has experience teaching science or a general science certified teacher who has experience teaching elementary aged students.
Starting: 17 Aug 2020
Apply By: 14 Aug 2020
Closes In: 7 days

Primary Grade 1-2 teacher

Two positions
One Grade 1 Homeroom teacher who will provide instruction in Reading, Writing, Math and Social Studies.
One Grade 2 Homeroom teacher who will provide instruction in Reading, Writing, Math and Social Studies.

Teacher will provide remote instruction until arrival in Beijing.
Starting: 17 Aug 2020
Apply By: 14 Aug 2020
Closes In: 7 days

Middle School Life Science and General Science

This individual will teach Grade 7 Life Science as well as Grade 6 Earth Science. This individual must be either a certified middle school teacher with a strong background in Life Science or a Secondary certified Biology teacher who has taught middle school using an inquiry based approach to learning. There will be no lectures - this is a hands on experiential program.
Starting: 17 Aug 2020
Apply By: 14 Aug 2020
Closes In: 7 days

Gr. 6 and 7 English/Language Arts Teacher

This individual will instruct both grade 6 and 7 students in English/ Language Arts. Must be a native speaker of English with a degree in English Literature/Composition or a related area . ELS certification is not adequate for this position. Teacher will work remotely until arrival in Beijing.
Starting: 17 Aug 2020
Apply By: 14 Aug 2020
Closes In: 7 days

Primary and Middle School Director

This administrator will be responsible for students in grade 1- 7 and all associated staff. Must be a native speaker of English. Strong preference will be given to someone currently living in China.
Starting: 17 Aug 2020
Apply By: 14 Aug 2020
Closes In: 7 days

Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Teacher will provide instruction in Grade 6 Geography and Grade 7 Ancient World History. This individual may be either a high school certified constructivist Social Studies teacher or an Elementary certified teacher.
Starting: 17 Aug 2020
Apply By: 10 Aug 2020
Closes In: 75 hrs

Primary Homeroom Teachers

Teacher will teach Reading, Writing, Math, and Social Studies to student in grade 3, 4, or 5. One position at each grade level is available. Prefer a teacher who is either in China or outside of China has a valid work visa for China. However, will consider other teachers as well. Teacher outside of China will provide instruction remotely until arrival in Beijing,
Starting: 17 Aug 2020
Apply By: 10 Aug 2020
Closes In: 75 hrs

Middle School Math Teacher

Will work with students in grades 6 and 7 using an inquiry approach to teaching math. Prefer a teacher who is either in China or outside of China has a valid work visa for China. However, will consider other teachers as well. Teacher outside of China will provide instruction remotely until arrival in Beijing,
Starting: 17 Aug 2020
Apply By: 10 Aug 2020
Closes In: 75 hrs

Secondary Librarian

This individual will work with middle and high school students in a well developed library that is organized using the Follett system. Must have a degree in library science and be a native speaker of English.
Starting: 17 Aug 2020
Apply By: 10 Aug 2020
Closes In: 75 hrs