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High School Social Studies/English Teacher- CHINA

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High School Social Studies/English Teacher- CHINA
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Are you interested in teaching abroad but not sure how to start the process! Well you're in luck because KnowledgeLink (KL) teaching positions are for motivated and experienced K-12 educators looking to join a growing network of schools, administrators, educators and communities dedicated to growing and shaping international education.  Through our partnerships with reputable US and overseas institutions and through our independently operated KL schools, the KL network provides opportunities for a diverse range of teachers to deliver US based coursework in a college-preparatory English-medium environment. Teachers are guided by a local and regional administrative team and enjoy professional development opportunities both within the school and in the greater KL network of schools. In addition to the supportive environment and professional development opportunities, KL also offers one of the best benefits package for teachers working in China, with health insurance, paid life insurance, 401(K) and airfare.

The Social Studies/English position is offered within the KL school network, which are co-operated by an accredited independent US school, KL, and an overseas school partner. Academics of the program are administered by the Head of the US school, who works directly with the Academic Dean or Principal located at the branch campus to ensure the quality of education. Teachers are provided a US curriculum as a guide and framework for the academic year, and design daily lesson plans and manage the classroom as they would in a typical US classroom. Students take their coursework in English and classes are led by international teachers.

Teacher responsibilities include:

  • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials, and provide individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student
  • Evaluate students’ academic and social growth, record appropriate records and prepare progress reports
  • Communicate with parents
  • Collaborate with school administrators and peer teachers
  • Participate in curriculum and professional development sessions
  • Assist and coordinate activities and events inside and outside of school


The teacher opening is for the following locations:

  • Ningbo: Barstow School Ningbo Campus
  • Zhengzhou: St. Mary’s School Zhengzhou Campus
  • Wuhan: St. Mary’s School Wuhan Campus
  • Chongqing: John Carroll School Chongqing Campus

Job Benefits

  • Salary: Monthly, competitive salary based on your credentials and experience
  • Accommodation: Free housing or a housing allowance
  • Accommodation Details: Western-style apartment within walking-distance to your school or a housing allowance based on the cost of living in that area
  • Airfare Reimbursement: Airfare to China and return flight covered by company
  • Airport Pickup: Yes
  • Support Staff: Fully bilingual support staff available to help process your visa, settle you into your apartment, translate legal documents, and much more. We provide western comforts and support to make the transition easier for you
  • Health Insurance Provided: Yes
  • Life Insurance Provided: Yes
  • 401(k) Provided: Yes, with a company match
  • Additional Benefits: Paid Vacation
  • Professional Development: Ongoing professional development provided, including annual teacher in-service, and frequent professional development opportunities and soft learning 
  • Teachers enjoy career advancement opportunities within the KL network
  • Bonus: Teacher referral bonus offered to all KL teachers
  • Holidays: We observe local national holidays and some US holidays

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Education Required: Bachelor
  • Minimum Teaching Experience: 2 Years
  • Major: Education or related
  • Additional Requirements: 2 or more years of classroom teaching experience in US curriculum (experience with English Language Learners preferred)

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