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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.

Teaching Opportunities:

At this time, all teaching vacancies have been filled. However, SIS will continue to receive applications from fully-qualified teachers who are experienced with student-centred, inquiry learning and whose professional values and goals align with those of our school. In the Primary school, experience in the PYP will be an asset.

Application Process:

Candidates can apply directly to the school (instructions below), through registration with International School Services, or 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.

Preference is given to candidates registered with ISS or other services with confidential references. Instructions to apply through registration with ISS are at

To apply directly to us, please email the two items below to

  • 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)


Shekou International School

Early Childhood and Elementary School Mountainside Campus

Jing Shan Villas, Nanhai Blvd
Shekou, Nanshan,
Shenzhen, Guangdong 518067 PRC
Phone: 86-755-2669-3669
Fax: 86-755-2667-4099

Middle School and High School Bayside Campus

A-101, Coastal Rose Phase 2, Wanghai Road,
Shekou, Nanshan,
Shenzhen, Guangdong PRC, 518067


International Schools Services

15 Roszel Road, PO Box 5910
Princeton, NJ 08543
Phone: 01-609-452-0990
Fax: 01-609-452-2690

About SIS

Welcome to Shekou International School (SIS). Established in 1988, SIS is dedicated to meeting the diverse educational needs of the expatriate community in Shenzhen and Hong Kong.


Shekou International School presently has over 800 students representing more than 40 different countries including the US, Canada, South Korea, Hong Kong, France and Germany.

Learning @ SIS

At SIS learning is the focus. See how students are challenged from an early age in a contemporary and academically rigorous environment.

Life @ SIS

SIS provides students with a wide range of creative, scholastic and athletic experiences to engage in.

Working @ SIS

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