This new school is situated in Huzhou, a city rich in historical and cultural heritage. Set in more than 123 acres, the campus is at the foot of Xisaishan Mountain, next to Xifengyang Lake and adjacent to the high-speed railway station. The school is a bilingual boarding school approved by Huzhou Municipal Educational Bureau that adopts the closed-type teaching mode and the K15 bilingual educational system. It enrols students from across China. Fully managed by Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) Education Group, the School draws on the academic capabilities of SJTU, a top 4 university in China and integrates resources from leading global educational brands.
The school will open in September 2018 initially with students who are 15 years old. These students will do a Pre A Level Programme in their first year which will include a significant amount of English language teaching to ensure that the students are able to start A Levels in their second year.
We are seeking a highly experienced, qualified, enthusiastic and professional teacher to meet the needs of exceptionally self-motivated students. It is essential for candidates to have experience of the IGCSE and/or A Level programmes or the like.
We are offering attractive salary and benefit packages to successful candidates. Further information about this position is below.
Application deadline: May 16th 2018.
Applications including a CV or Resume, Referees and cover letter should be sent to:
Elizabeth Rickards, Astrum Education, 11 Carteret St, Westminster, London SW1H 9DJ or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions before submitting your application, please contact Elizabeth Rickards.
The Head of English is a full time post. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the English Department. Responsibilities will include:
● Experience in an International School environment would be a distinct advantage
● Excellent communication skills and time management
● Ability to work as a part of a team and an interest in participating in the wider school community
● A minimum four year recognised teaching qualification including a Bachelor’s Degree and Post-Graduate Teaching Diploma / University Qualification or a Bachelor of Education. Ideally, candidates should have had training and experience of teaching English as a Second Language and have worked previously in an international school.
● A minimum of 3 years’ teaching experience in a recognised educational institution preferred
The salary will be negotiable depending on the experience but will range from 440,000 – 500,000 RMB per annum. The following will be included in the package:
Huzhou Paddington Bilingual School provides modern, comfortable apartments for foreign teachers in downtown Huzhou. The school cafeteria also serves three meals daily for teaching staff who do not wish to cook at home. (Teaching Staff do not have to pay for school canteen food.) There are three options: a single bedroom studio flat; two bedroom apartment with living room, kitchen and etc. For the two bedrooms apartment, two teachers might share unless the successful candidate is bringing his/her own family. Accommodation would be considered on a case by case basis. Please see below for pictures of the accommodation
Return Air Ticket: Teachers who have successfully completed one year service with us, are entitled to get one return flight tickets reimbursed with a limit at 15,000 yuan
Insurance: 8,000 yuan per annum. It is full coverage insurance with health, travel and accident covered, but pre-existing medical conditions and dental cover are excluded.
Huzhou is in the centre of the Yangtze River Delta Economic Area, with the city centre 10 km south of Lake Tai (the third largest freshwater lake in China). There are transportation links to the Provincial capital of Hangzhou 78 km away in the south, Jiangsu and Anhui province in the west, and the metropolitan municipality of Shanghai 150 km to the east. The ongoing hi speed railway project is forecast to open in 2019 and will connect Huizhou to Shanghai within 35 minutes travel time. Flowing quietly through the city is the Changxing-Huzhou-Shanghai Channel. It is a major barge transportation route and hence also referred to as the "Eastern Rhine River".
The Mogan Mountain in Huzhou is a major tourist attraction and a particularly popular destination for the expatriate community in Shanghai. It is a perfect destination for a weekend break.
Huzhou Paddington Bilingual School provides modern comfortable apartments for foreign teachers in downtown Huzhou.The school cafeteria also provides three fresh meals a day for teachers that bdo not wish to cook at home. Images of the apartments available are below.