Primary Classroom Teacher

Posted 42 days ago ·

  • Work Location
    Shanghai( 上海),
    Chinese Required
    Experience Required
    2 Years
  • Qualification
    Bachelor Degree
    Salary (Monthly CNY)
    30000 - 37000
    Contract Type
    Full Time
  • Job Functions
    Education, Teaching

We are looking for a Primary Classroom Teacher for an international school based in Shanghai. This is a full-time position starting from the upcoming academic year in February 2023.


About the school

An international school, which was founded five years ago, is situated in the middle of the Huangpu district of Shanghai. It provides bilingual teaching to students from first grade to the 12th grade of elementary, middle and high school. The school follows the Chinese national curriculum and has elements from the British IGCSE and A levels curriculums to meet the academic needs of its students.


Job responsibilities

  • Reviewing curriculum needs and, in consultation with other staff and the Senior Management, choose courses that are appropriate to the needs of our Primary pupils;
  • Involved in the development of agreed schemes of work for all year groups;
  • Attending regular meetings of Primary school staff at which curriculum planning, pupil progress, and teaching and learning needs are discussed, and good practice is shared;
  • Participation in the development and monitoring of Primary School targets;
  • Working with other Primary School teachers to develop policies and to ensure that existing policies are implemented effectively
  • Enriching the curriculum for Primary Pupils by ensuring that there is a varied and exciting programme of extra- curricular activities;
  • Evaluating and grading pupils’ work, giving appropriate feedback and maintaining individual records of pupils’ progress and development;
  • Researching new topic areas, maintaining up-to-date subject knowledge, and devising and developing new curriculum resources;
  • Selecting and using a range of different learning resources and equipment;
  • Participating in regular school meetings, INSET, school training events, observation and professional review in order to maximise the quality of personal teaching;
  • Participating in and organising extracurricular activities


  • Appropriate degree and teaching qualification in primary education, such as B.Ed. or P.G.C.E., or
  • QTS or equivalent.
  • A minimum two years’ teaching experience in a primary school setting;
  • Experience of overseas teaching or of teaching international pupils is an advantage;
  • A track record of exceptional pastoral care and be able to prioritise the happiness and wellbeing of all
  • students;
  • Previous experience working with students for whom English is not their first language;


Salary and benefits

  • Monthly Salary of 30,000 to 37,000 RMB before tax
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Fully paid Summer and Winter holidays
  • Airfare allowance
  • Relocation allowance
  • Public holidays
  • Health Insurance