Shekou International School is seeking dynamic and committed teachers and leaders for the 2016-17 school year. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to become part of a highly motivated professional staff, work in state of the art facilities, and live in one of the most dynamic cities in Asia.
SIS students learn a standards-based curriculum, enhanced by a strong emphasis on active and personalized learning, literacy, and learning innovation. We are a fully authorized International Baccalaureate World School, accredited by WASC (U.S. and International) and NCCT (China). Our IB diploma program is well established and we are making preparations for implementation of the Primary Years Program in the future. For our work in learning innovation and technology we have been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School and as “School of the Year” by the 21st Century Learning group. The school emphasizes student communication and thinking skills, personal management and collaborative abilities, while emphasizing global citizenship.
Our teachers and administrators work in highly integrated collaborative teams. The SIS community is close and committed to continuous improvement. Expectations are high and the opportunities for professional development are rich and significant. Compensation is highly competitive and the earning/savings potential is very good.
Our school is situated in one of China's most dynamic, modern cities, directly across the bay from Hong Kong. Living standards are high with all amenities available and convenient. Situated 30 minutes from both the Shenzhen and Hong Kong airports, travel to all parts of Asia and the world is convenient. Applicants should have significant classroom and administrative experience and have the desire to join a school that is committed to excellence.
We are seeking TWO Assistant Principals for our Primary school - to begin in August 2018. One position is an Early Primary Assistant Principal working at our Mountainside campus with Nursery to Grade 1. The other is an Upper Primary Assistant Principal working at our Parkside campus with Grades 2 to 5.
Please click on the link alongside for a full description of these roles: EARLY PRIMARY AP & UPPER PRIMARY AP at SIS.
Applications with supporting documentation should be emailed to:
email@example.com. Please mark clearly in the header that the application is for either the Early Primary Assistant Principal position or the Upper Primary Assistant Principal position.
HOW TO APPLY:
The deadline for submitting applications for either of the two Assistant Principal positions is October 16, 2017.
Please send the following information as a single PDF file (no larger than 4 MB if possible) attached to an email:
- a letter of application describing your interest in one of the two Assistant Principal positions and in this letter list your strengths as a candidate for such a role in a Primary PYP school; explain how your qualifications and experience align with the profile of the desired candidate for the particular position in which you are interested;
- a current resume not to exceed two pages;
- a one-page list of at least 4 referees with current phone numbers.
Please note that we reserve the right to appoint an ideal candidate if circumstances advise it. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible to ensure consideration.
Teacher openings will be posted on October 10, 2017 or shortly thereafter.
Candidates can apply directly to the school (instructions below), through registration with International School Services, or selected other recruiting agencies. The evaluation of candidates is on-going and the school reserves the right to name a successful candidate at any time in the process.
Candidates can apply directly to the school, through registration with International School Services, or through other selected recruiting agencies.
Preference is given to candidates registered with ISS or other services with confidential references. Instructions to apply through registration with ISS are at www.iss.edu.
To apply directly to us, please email the two items below to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Letter of Interest - Please provide a brief statement describing your interest in SIS and your philosophy and approach to education.
- Employment History/Curriculum Vitae (with references listed)