Tsinghua International School

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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 PE teacher

Teacher will provide PE instruction for students in Grades K-5
Starting: 5 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Jun 2020
Closes In: 27 days

Middle School Physical Education

Teacher will work with Grades 5 and 6 utilizing the Shape American standards.
Starting: 5 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Jun 2020
Closes In: 27 days

Middle School Director

This administrator will be responsible for students in grade 1- 7 and all associated staff.
Starting: 5 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Jun 2020
Closes In: 27 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: 5 Aug 2020
Apply By: 30 Jun 2020
Closes In: 27 days

Gr. 7 and 9 English/Language Arts Teacher

This individual will instruct both grade 9 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 with teacher certification. ELS certification is not adequate for this position.
Starting: 5 Aug 2020
Apply By: 24 Jun 2020
Closes In: 21 days

French

Teacher must be a French major with a teaching certificate and also must be fluent in English. This individual will teach grades 8-12 French I - French IV. Prefer a teacher who can also work with ELS students.
Starting: 5 Aug 2020
Apply By: 19 Jun 2020
Closes In: 16 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: 5 Aug 2020
Apply By: 19 Jun 2020
Closes In: 16 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.
Starting: 5 Aug 2020
Apply By: 19 Jun 2020
Closes In: 16 days

Head of Pastoral Care/Residence Life

This individual will manage the school's pastoral care/residence life program as well as teach at one or more course at the school during the school day. He/She will be responsible for managing students, organizing events, managing adult residence hall supervisors and generally the overall evening and weekend program. This will be a new program at the school. Therefore in cooperation with other school personnel, this individual will have the opportunity to guide the development of the pastoral care program within the China context,
Starting: 5 Aug 2020
Apply By: 15 Jun 2020
Closes In: 12 days

Middle School Life Science and General Science

This individual will teach Grade 7 Life Science as well as Grade 5 General 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: 5 Aug 2020
Apply By: 15 Jun 2020
Closes In: 12 days

THEATRE TEACHER

The theatre teacher will provide instruction to grade 6 and 7 students in the required theatre courses as well as grade 8 - 12 students who take elective theatre courses. This individual must be a certified teacher. It is preferred that the certification be in either English/Language Arts or communications with an emphasis on drama, or Drama but other certification will be considered if the individual has experience teaching Theatre/Drama.
Starting: 5 Aug 2020
Apply By: 7 Jun 2020
Closes In: 98 hrs