Biology Teacher | Secondary | Chengdu, Sichuan Province
Please remember to include this job requisition number (SJ0953CD) in the application form.

About Us:

Our international boarding colleges are a new generation of international schools in China, open to both Chinese and foreign students - we have a Chengdu Campus and a Changzhou Campus.

Built on the foundations of the internationally-recognised British education, we emphasize continuous care for the holistic needs of students, compelling them to live up to their greatest potential.

Individual attention from teachers and small class sizes ensure that each student receives the support necessary to do well academically. A well rounded extracurricular programme with personalised supervision means that each child develops broadly as well. The top quality facilities and resources create an engaging and supportive environment preparing them well for overseas studies.

We offer full boarding, where our students feel at home. We provide a warm and caring atmosphere where the students are fully engaged, physically and intellectually, outside school hours.

Teamwork, leadership, creativity and independence thrive at at our school. With expert care for individual needs, and multiple opportunities for personal development, our students are laying the foundations for a successful and fruitful career, and life.

Knowledgeable, adaptable young people with an international mindset and a sense of responsibility will be marked for high achievements in all walks of life. We take great pride in helping create today the success stories of China's future.

We require teaching colleagues who are dynamic and committed, able to deliver their subject(s) at the highest level, understand the learning needs of second-language students, willing to contribute outside their specialism and, above all, pioneers who will work within the realities of a new and rapidly-developing school. If this describes you, a warm welcome awaits you!

About You:

You should be committed to challenging students to reach the highest possible standards.
You should be an active learner and a reflective practitioner.
You should have good communication skills.
You should be an effective team player.
You should be able to learn from other staff members, as well as being able to share your own
best practice with other team members.
Ideally you would have experience of living and working in a foreign country would be an advantage.
Well-organised and administratively efficient.
Professional, well-spoken and smartly-dressed.
As our school follows the British curriculum and education model, familiarity with these will be advantageous to you.

Position Objectives:

1. To ensure a caring, happy, challenging, safe and structured environment for students and staff
2. Under the direction of the Head of Science, to develop and implement a science curriculum, with equal emphasis on theoretical and practical dimensions, that fulfils the aims and goals of the school and reflects the needs of the students

Necessary Experience:

*The delivery of British National Curriculum and IGCSE English.
*Whole-school EAL programmes.
*Post-16 EAL programmes which enable foreign students to access UK (etc.) universities (to include IELTS).
*Teaching in a mixed-ability classroom.
*Knowledge of alternative EAL curricula and qualifications
*Knowledge of recent developments in teaching and learning


Bachelor's degree or higher
Teaching credential in your home country (A-level or IGCSE)
Native speaker of English, preferably from the UK. Native speakers from Canada, the US, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa will also be considered.
In good physical and mental health
A clean criminal record
TEFL/TESOL or a CELTA is preferred

Benefits Package: Besides airfare allowance, relocation fee and housing allowance for teachers, we also provide the following:

-A base salary starting at CNY 15,000-22,000/month (net) - commensurate with qualifications and experience.
-Opportunities to study Chinese language and culture;
-An opportunity to live and work in China;
-A pleasant teaching environment with highly motivated students and colleagues.
-Access to the shared resources of our group of schools;
-Planning time before the start of the academic year to prepare schemes of work, classroom display and resources;
-Medical insurance as detailed in your Employment Contract;
-A laptop computer to use during your employment term;
-Flight reimbursement as detailed in Employment Contract;
-Airport pickup and accommodation and assistance to find accommodation in China for your first trip to China;
-Tuition fee discounted education for up to 2 children as detailed in Employment contract.

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, we kindly request you prepare the following materials:

*Your resume/CV
*A recent photograph
*Scan copy of your passport information page
*Scan copies of your degree and TEFL/TESOL certificates
*A reference letter
*Your SKYPE User ID
*Your current location and preferred start date

Due to the volume of applications received, please understand it may not be possible for the company to contact each candidate individually. A recruitment professional will be in contact with you if we are interested in pursuing your candidacy further.

Thank you again for your interest in this position and for choosing ESL Suite to assist you with your job search in China!


The Recruitment Team at ESL Suite
Please remember to include this job requisition number (SJ0953CD) in the application form.