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In 2015, our campus in Shenzhen was the first BASIS International School to open its doors in China. Opening with more than 400 students in PreK–grade 10, it has currently grown to more than 1,000 students in PreK–grade 12 and has numerous waitlists. This phenomenal success was recognized as the largest first-year opening of an international school in the history of southern China. The school will move to a new, purpose-built campus in 2022 to accommodate our growth and continued success.

BASIS International School Shenzhen has enjoyed a number of academic and athletic successes in its first six years. More than two dozen students qualified for the World Scholars’ Cup Global Round in the past two years, and several teams have advanced to its Yale University rounds. The AP pass rate surpasses the U.S. national average in more than ten subject areas. Our graduates have also been accepted into numerous top universities and colleges in the United States and around the world.

Located in the expat-friendly suburb of Shekou, there are numerous Western restaurants, grocery stores, IMAX movie theaters with current releases in English, and shopping opportunities close to the school.


All employees are eligible for an annual 10% retirement benefit paid at the end of each
school year. The retirement benefit is subject to applicable Chinese taxes.


Employees are eligible for a Fulfillment Bonus upon successful completion of the full
employment term in China.


An international healthcare plan for employees and accompanying spouse and up to two
accompanying school-aged children.

Dependent Opportunities

Tuition waivers for up to two employee children.

Moving Allowance

Allowance for moving expenses related to relocation to the employee’s BASIS International School
city and back to the employee’s home country at the end of employment in China.


Furnished housing is provided by the school. A housing allowance in lieu of provided housing is also
available as an alternate option.


Annual allowance for employee expenses for home return trip or vacation travel during school breaks

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