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High School English Literature

Shanghai High School International Division (G1 - G12)


Job Details

Role Start Date

21 August 2024

Applications Close

28 June 2024

Min. Qualification

Bachelor Degree

Min. Experience

2 Years

Cover Letter


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With fully equipped facilities, a rigorous study schedule, high morale, and exceptional education standards, Shanghai High School is one of China’s most reputable schools. The English Department of SHSID aims to develop communication, analytical, critical and creative skills through a variety of texts, resources, activities and assignments. We expect to foster in our students these skills as well as engender an appreciation and understanding of the English language. As part of an international school, the English Department also encourages the exploration of different cultures and perspectives through the world of written and spoken ideas.

 Bachelor’s Degree in relevant subject area
 Masters preferable
 Minimum of 120-hour TEFL/TESOL certificate or an official Teaching License
 Experience teaching English Literature in an international school preferred
 Excellent knowledge of the content and pedagogy

 Abide by the teachers’ rules and regulations, attend orientations, staff meetings, parents’ meetings, and participate in educational activities on time.
 Provide support to schools/principals as designated
 Understand and respect the Chinese moral and the school's cultural heritage
 Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
 Strives to implement by instruction and action the school's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives
 Strives to maintain and improve professional competence
 Performs other related duties as requested or assigned

Number of Contract Days

One year contract is provided. For high school IB/AP teachers, two year contract is requested.

Starting Salary Range

$46000 - $ 60000 salary each year, based on education background and experiences.

Savings Potential

The school provide free housing, free breakfast and lunch during working day. Many teacher mentioned that the saving could be 80% even more.


the school provides free accommodation on campus, and free utility fee. At the end of the semester, if the utility cost is lower a certain amount, then school will award some RMB for saving energy. After teachers working at SHSID for one year, teachers could apply for the off campus apartment, which is worth at least ¥8000 rental fee per month. School provides housing stipend to teachers on Pu Dong campus, which is ¥5000 per month.


The school provides $2000 travel subsidy at the end of the school year.


Teachers don't need to pay for the unility fees on campus; however, off campus apartment does


Both on campus and off campus apartments are furnished. After working at SHSID for one year, the teachers are welcome to apply for the off campus apartment in a very friendly and comfortable area. With metro station right outside the compound

Dependent Opportunities

Teachers' kids are able to receive 50% tuition fee off, if the kids are able to pass the interview tests.


School provides medical insurance for teachers on mainland China.


Dental disease is covered by the medical insurance with a cap.


The school provides subsidy to teachers for course in order to maintain the teaching license.


At the end of the school year, there will be $5500 performance bonus (before tax), $1000 full attendance bonus (before tax), $2000 travel subsidy (before tax); at the end of each semester, there is about ¥3000-¥9000 teaching period bonus given based on the teaching periods and types of classes. When a teacher finishes working at SHSID continuously for three school years, a three-year-bonus is given (before tax), which is three months' pay.

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The majority of our new international faculty now come to us through Schrole. In fact, our school exclusively uses Schrole as our global recruitment tool, having tried and stopped using other sites. This is how much faith we have in Schrole as a valuable resource with good customer service.

Donald Holder Foreign Principal
Tsinghua International School, Daoxiang Lake
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