Vacancies

Due to our upcoming move to the new campus and expansion in student numbers, we have the following vacancies:

(Along with your CV, please submit a brief letter of introduction providing examples that demonstrate some of the stated personal attributes; send both the letter and CV to vacancies@scie.com.cn)

Qualification Requirements for Teachers:

  • A degree in your area of expertise.
  • A teaching qualification (PGCE, BEd or equivalent).
  • 2 years teaching experience in the relevant area.

Personal Attributes:

  • Prioritizes teaching and learning that challenges high achieving students. 
  • Is a team-player.
  • Is motivated to acquire new skills and develop as a teacher.
  • Promotes safeguarding and wellbeing.
  • Contributes positively to the college culture.

General Information:

The regular working week is Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:30 (early finish at 15:00 on Fridays).  Of the 48 x 40 minute periods in the week, normal contact time for a teacher is 24. Teachers also have 6 periods of personal time fixed into their timetables when they do not need to be at work. Teaching staff at SCIE are also expected to offer one hour after school of extra-curricular activity each week. Our school year is August to mid-June with all Chinese holidays (including 1 week for October National Day and 3 weeks for Chinese New Year) plus 2 weeks Christmas holiday.

Salary:
This is according to our published salary scale, plus apartment provided, full international medical cover (self + dependent) and annual flight allowance (self + spouse).

Campus:

It is an exciting time for the school as we move to a new campus for 2020-21 to facilitate an expansion from 900 students to 2000 within 3 years; next year we expect that the number will increase to approximately 1350.

The new campus, like the current one, is located downtown in Futian district and next to Antuo Shan Metro Station.  There will be purpose-built staff accomodations at the site with easy transit directly outside.

Find Your Career

In this exciting period of development as we expand from 1350 to 2000 students in our new campus, we are looking for strong teachers with experience at A Level in the following subject areas to join the team:

Job Title:                      Academic Deputy Principal (ADP)

Employment Type:      Full Time

Start Date:                   1st August 2021

 
Our School:

Founded in 2003, SCIE is the city’s first full-time high school (Year 10 to Year 13) teaching an international curriculum. SCIE is a highly selective day and boarding school teaching an international curriculum to Chinese students preparing them for oversea universities. Using English as the medium of instruction and communication, SCIE offers IGCSE and GCE AS and A-levels, mainly through Cambridge international. SCIE is a fully accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and a member school of the regional organisations: EARCOS and FOBISIA.

The mission of the College is to educate students in a challenging and international environment that leads to academic achievements at the highest level, and to develop social responsibility, creativity, initiative and enthusiasm, which provide each student with the best preparation for future opportunities.

Students at SCIE aspire to attend the best overseas universities. The class of 2020 received 30 Oxbridge offers in a diverse range of subjects including Philosophy, Computer Science, HSPS(Human, Social, and Political Science), Law, Psychological, Land Economy and Behavioral Science, Economics and Management and Sciences. In addition to outstanding offers from top UK&US universities and liberal arts colleges.

SCIE has a very diversified staff who come from more than 20 countries, not only UK, New Zealand, America and Australia, but also Canada, Colombia, India, Ireland, South Africa and Spain. In 2020, the College has over 140 full-time teachers and 70 administrative staff members.

In August 2020, the College moved to its brand new purpose-built campus in Antuoshan, Shenzhen. The new site is fully equipped for the College expansion with smart classrooms, a large number of science laboratories, a 750-seat theatre, sports facilities and all that we need to facilitate the high quality teaching and learning of the College community. The top floor, with a comfortable staff lounge, gym and designated areas for meetings and CPD, is accessible to staff only. Staff are housed in the separate adjacent staff block, which offers two and three-bedroom furnished apartments.

Antuoshan is in Futian, the CBD district of Shenzhen. The campus is within walking distance to international shops, supermarkets and restaurants. It is a stones thrown away from the Antuo Hill subway station, giving easy and convenient access to the city’s extensive metro network.

Principal Purpose of Position:

To be responsible for leadership and development of the academic programmes of the College and of Teaching and Learning in line with the guiding statements.

Specific Responsibilities:

1. Academic programme:  ADP is responsible for the leadership and management of the entire academic program and for Teaching and Learning in the College.  This includes the following:

    a. Responsibility for the College timetable and individual timetables for staff and students

    b. Production of an annual academic staffing plan

    c. Responsibility for the quality, implementation and review of curriculum, ensuring High Quality Teaching and Learning

    d. Appraisal of teaching staff.  Maintenance of standards of competence and professionalism to ensure High Quality Teaching and Learning.

    e. Production of the Staff Handbook

    f. Assessment, reporting and record keeping

    g. Academic induction of new students

    h. Facilitating review and purchase of educational materials

2. Managerial position: ADP is direct line manager for the Academic Senior Leadership and overall line manager for all academic staff.  ADP is part of the Principals Team and the SLT. The line manager of ADP is the Principal. 

3. Budget Scrutiny: The approval of ADP is required for expenditure related to Academic programmes.

4. Liaison: ADP must work closely with the other members of the Principals Team to ensure that all support and pastoral programs enable the academic program to meet the mission of the College.

5. As a Deputy Principal, the ADP will deputise for the Principal as required.

6. Any other allocated tasks consistent with the principal purpose of the position.

These responsibilities will be carried out in accordance with the Guiding Statements of the College and with due consideration of Child Safeguarding.

Salary:

According to our published salary scale, including responsibility allowance and school apartment provided, full international medical cover (self + dependent) and annual flight allowance (self + spouse).

Requirements:

We are looking for applicants with strong experience of academic leadership at the senior level, particularly with an A Level programme who are able to handle all aspects of leading, managing and coordinating the academic programme and developing our High Quality Teaching and Learning. We welcome applications from those who have experience with Oxbridge students, and who have backgrounds in high achieving secondary schools. Applicants should also consider how they would contribute to the development of our highly achieving academic programme in line with our guiding statements and within the culture of SCIE.

Application Process:

Please apply with current CV and a letter of application outlining your experience for the role to jobs@scie.com.cn

Job Title:                     Teacher of Art (IGCSE and A Level)

Employment Type:      Full Time

Start Date:                   1st August 2021

Our School:

Founded in 2003, SCIE is the city’s first full-time high school (Year 10 to Year 13) teaching an international curriculum. SCIE is a highly selective day and boarding school teaching an international curriculum to Chinese students preparing them for oversea universities. Using English as the medium of instruction and communication, SCIE offers IGCSE and GCE AS and A-levels, mainly through Cambridge international. SCIE is a fully accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and a member school of the regional organisations: EARCOS and FOBISIA.

The mission of the College is to educate students in a challenging and international environment that leads to academic achievements at the highest level, and to develop social responsibility, creativity, initiative and enthusiasm, which provide each student with the best preparation for future opportunities.

Students at SCIE aspire to attend the best overseas universities. The class of 2020 received 30 Oxbridge offers in a diverse range of subjects including Philosophy, Computer Science, HSPS(Human, Social, and Political Science), Law, Psychological, Land Economy and Behavioral Science, Economics and Management and Sciences. In addition to outstanding offers from top UK&US universities and liberal arts colleges.

SCIE has a very diversified staff who come from more than 20 countries, not only UK, New Zealand, America and Australia, but also Canada, Colombia, India, Ireland, South Africa and Spain. In 2020, the College has over 140 full-time teachers and 70 administrative staff members.

In August 2020, the College moved to its brand new purpose-built campus in Antuoshan, Shenzhen. The new site is fully equipped for the College expansion with smart classrooms, a large number of science laboratories, a 750-seat theatre, sports facilities and all that we need to facilitate the high quality teaching and learning of the College community. The top floor, with a comfortable staff lounge, gym and designated areas for meetings and CPD, is accessible to staff only. Staff are housed in the separate adjacent staff block, which offers two and three-bedroom furnished apartments.

Antuoshan is in Futian, the CBD district of Shenzhen. The campus is within walking distance to international shops, supermarkets and restaurants. It is a stones thrown away from the Antuo Hill subway station, giving easy and convenient access to the city’s extensive metro network.

Specific Responsibilities:

At our new campus, Art now have 3 full time teacher and 1 technician and will slowly expand to 4 or 5 teachers by 2023. Teachers will have a variety of classes from IGCSE (Fine) Art in UK Years 10 and 11 and AS/AL (Fine) Art in UK Years 12 and 13, depending on skills and experience. The subject is highly successful with two thirds of students achieving A/A* at IGCSE and typically around three quarters at A Level with the top students regularly achieving the highest marks in Country or in the World. Each year a number of students choose to apply to Art, Architecture and Design courses in top universities in the UK and US.

We are looking for a strong art teacher with experience of A Level to join the team in this exciting period of development and expansion. Experience of teaching art at the highest levels, with particular focus on facilitating students to achieve their best will be an advantage. We will also consider applicants with skills in other areas of Art beyond Fine Art to enable us to further develop our Arts programme.

The regular working week is Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:30 (early finish at 15:00 on Fridays) and the normal student contact time is 24 x 40-minute periods per week (55% contact time), in addition to class preparation. Teachers also have 6 periods of personal time fixed into their timetables when they do not need to be at work. Teaching staff at SCIE are also expected to offer one hour after school of extra-curricular activity each week. Our school year is August to mid-June with all Chinese holidays (including 1 wk for October National Day and 3 wks for Chinese New Year) plus 2 weeks Christmas holiday.  

Salary:

According to our published salary scale, plus housing allowance or school apartment, full international medical cover (self + dependent) and annual flight allowance (self + spouse).

Requirements:

• A degree in your area of expertise, degree in graphic is preferred  

• A teaching qualification (PGCE, BEd or equivalent)

• 2 years teaching experience in the relevant area

Application Process:

Apply by letter with CV to jobs@scie.com.cn

Job Title:                     Teacher of Biology (IGCSE and A Level)

Employment Type:      Full Time

Start Date:                   1st August 2021

Our School:

Founded in 2003, SCIE is the city’s first full-time high school (Year 10 to Year 13) teaching an international curriculum. SCIE is a highly selective day and boarding school teaching an international curriculum to Chinese students preparing them for oversea universities. Using English as the medium of instruction and communication, SCIE offers IGCSE and GCE AS and A-levels, mainly through Cambridge international. SCIE is a fully accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and a member school of the regional organisations: EARCOS and FOBISIA.

The mission of the College is to educate students in a challenging and international environment that leads to academic achievements at the highest level, and to develop social responsibility, creativity, initiative and enthusiasm, which provide each student with the best preparation for future opportunities.

Students at SCIE aspire to attend the best overseas universities. The class of 2020 received 30 Oxbridge offers in a diverse range of subjects including Philosophy, Computer Science, HSPS(Human, Social, and Political Science), Law, Psychological, Land Economy and Behavioral Science, Economics and Management and Sciences. In addition to outstanding offers from top UK&US universities and liberal arts colleges.

SCIE has a very diversified staff who come from more than 20 countries, not only UK, New Zealand, America and Australia, but also Canada, Colombia, India, Ireland, South Africa and Spain. In 2020, the College has over 140 full-time teachers and 70 administrative staff members.

In August 2020, the College moved to its brand new purpose-built campus in Antuoshan, Shenzhen. The new site is fully equipped for the College expansion with smart classrooms, a large number of science laboratories, a 750-seat theatre, sports facilities and all that we need to facilitate the high quality teaching and learning of the College community. The top floor, with a comfortable staff lounge, gym and designated areas for meetings and CPD, is accessible to staff only. Staff are housed in the separate adjacent staff block, which offers two and three-bedroom furnished apartments.

Antuoshan is in Futian, the CBD district of Shenzhen. The campus is within walking distance to international shops, supermarkets and restaurants. It is a stones thrown away from the Antuo Hill subway station, giving easy and convenient access to the city’s extensive metro network.

Specific Responsibilities:

At our new campus, Biology now has 6 full time teachers and 2 technicians, and we will further expand to about 10 teachers and a dedicated technician team by 2023, working in our 9 purpose-built biology labs. Teachers will have a variety of classes from IGCSE Biology in UK Years 10 and 11 and AS/AL Biology in UK Years 12 and 13. The subject is popular throughout the school with about a quarter of the cohort choosing it at AS level. Results are high, with over 85% achieving A/A* at IGCSE and nearly 75% at A Level. Each year a number of students choose to apply to Biology courses in top universities in the UK and US, with a significant number taking up places in Biology, Biochemistry or Natural Sciences courses at Oxbridge.

We are looking for strong biology teachers with experience of A Level to join the team in this exciting period of development and expansion. Experience of teaching biology at the highest levels, with particular focus on practical lab skills and the ability to facilitate extension classes in Biology or Biochemistry will be an advantage.

The regular working week is Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:30 (early finish at 15:00 on Fridays) and the normal student contact time is 24 x 40 minute periods per week (55% contact time), in addition to class preparation. Teachers also have 6 periods of personal time fixed into their timetables when they do not need to be at work. Teaching staff at SCIE are also expected to offer one hour after school of extra-curricular activity each week. Our school year is August to mid-June with all Chinese holidays (including 1 wk for October National Day and 3 wks for Chinese New Year) plus 2 weeks Christmas holiday.

Salary:

According to our published salary scale, plus housing allowance or school apartment, full international medical cover (self + dependent) and annual flight allowance (self + spouse).

Requirements:

• A degree in your area of expertise

• A teaching qualification (PGCE, BEd or equivalent)

• 2 years teaching experience in the relevant area

Application Process:

Apply by letter with CV to jobs@scie.com.cn

 

Job Title:                     Teacher of Business Studies

Employment Type:      Full Time

Start Date:                   1st August 2021

Our School:

Founded in 2003, SCIE is the city’s first full-time high school (Year 10 to Year 13) teaching an international curriculum. SCIE is a highly selective day and boarding school teaching an international curriculum to Chinese students preparing them for oversea universities. Using English as the medium of instruction and communication, SCIE offers IGCSE and GCE AS and A-levels, mainly through Cambridge international. SCIE is a fully accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and a member school of the regional organisations: EARCOS and FOBISIA.

The mission of the College is to educate students in a challenging and international environment that leads to academic achievements at the highest level, and to develop social responsibility, creativity, initiative and enthusiasm, which provide each student with the best preparation for future opportunities.

Students at SCIE aspire to attend the best overseas universities. The class of 2020 received 30 Oxbridge offers in a diverse range of subjects including Philosophy, Computer Science, HSPS(Human, Social, and Political Science), Law, Psychological, Land Economy and Behavioral Science, Economics and Management and Sciences. In addition to outstanding offers from top UK&US universities and liberal arts colleges.

SCIE has a very diversified staff who come from more than 20 countries, not only UK, New Zealand, America and Australia, but also Canada, Colombia, India, Ireland, South Africa and Spain. In 2020, the College has over 140 full-time teachers and 70 administrative staff members.

In August 2020, the College moved to its brand new purpose-built campus in Antuoshan, Shenzhen. The new site is fully equipped for the College expansion with smart classrooms, a large number of science laboratories, a 750-seat theatre, sports facilities and all that we need to facilitate the high quality teaching and learning of the College community. The top floor, with a comfortable staff lounge, gym and¬¬ designated areas for meetings and CPD, is accessible to staff only. Staff are housed in the separate adjacent staff block, which offers two and three-bedroom furnished apartments.

 

Antuoshan is in Futian, the CBD district of Shenzhen. The campus is within walking distance to international shops, supermarkets and restaurants. It is a stones thrown away from the Antuo Hill subway station, giving easy and convenient access to the city’s extensive metro network.

Specific Responsibilities:

At our new campus, the Faculty of Commerce will expand from its current 12 full time teachers to about 20 teachers by 2023, teaching mostly economics but also with some Business Studies and Accounting classes. Teachers will have a variety of classes from IGCSE Economics in UK Years 10 and 11 and AS/AL Economics in UK Years 12 and 13. Some classes in Business or Accounting may be possible depending on skills and experience. Economics is highly popular throughout the school with more than half of the cohort taking it at AS level and the majority of these continuing through to A Level. Results are very high, with over 80% achieving A/A* at IGCSE and about two thirds at A-Level. Each year a number of students choose to apply to Economics, Accounting & Finance, or Business related courses in top universities in the UK; the faculty has a strong track record of sending students to some of the most competitive courses in the world. We are looking for strong economics teachers with experience of A Level to join the team in this exciting period of development and expansion. Experience of teaching economics at the highest levels, with a particular focus on the ability to forge links to real world markets will be an advantage.

The regular working week is Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:30 (early finish at 15:00 on Fridays) and the normal student contact time is 24 x 40 minute periods per week (55% contact time), in addition to class preparation. Teachers also have 6 periods of personal time fixed into their timetables when they do not need to be at work. Teaching staff at SCIE are also expected to offer one hour after school of extra-curricular activity each week. Our school year is August to mid-June with all Chinese holidays (including 1 wk for October National Day and 3 wks for Chinese New Year) plus 2 weeks Christmas holiday.

Salary:

According to our published salary scale, plus housing allowance or school apartment, full international medical cover (self + dependent) and annual flight allowance (self + spouse).

Requirements:

• A degree in your area of expertise

• A teaching qualification (PGCE, BEd or equivalent)

• 2 years teaching experience in the relevant area

Application Process:

Apply by letter with CV to jobs@scie.com.cn

Job Title:                     Teacher of Chemistry (IGCSE and A Level)

Employment Type:      Full Time

Start Date:                   1st August 2021

Our School:

Founded in 2003, SCIE is the city’s first full-time high school (Year 10 to Year 13) teaching an international curriculum. SCIE is a highly selective day and boarding school teaching an international curriculum to Chinese students preparing them for oversea universities. Using English as the medium of instruction and communication, SCIE offers IGCSE and GCE AS and A-levels, mainly through Cambridge international. SCIE is a fully accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and a member school of the regional organisations: EARCOS and FOBISIA.

The mission of the College is to educate students in a challenging and international environment that leads to academic achievements at the highest level, and to develop social responsibility, creativity, initiative and enthusiasm, which provide each student with the best preparation for future opportunities.

Students at SCIE aspire to attend the best overseas universities. The class of 2020 received 30 Oxbridge offers in a diverse range of subjects including Philosophy, Computer Science, HSPS(Human, Social, and Political Science), Law, Psychological, Land Economy and Behavioral Science, Economics and Management and Sciences. In addition to outstanding offers from top UK&US universities and liberal arts colleges.

SCIE has a very diversified staff who come from more than 20 countries, not only UK, New Zealand, America and Australia, but also Canada, Colombia, India, Ireland, South Africa and Spain. In 2020, the College has over 140 full-time teachers and 70 administrative staff members.

In August 2020, the College moved to its brand new purpose-built campus in Antuoshan, Shenzhen. The new site is fully equipped for the College expansion with smart classrooms, a large number of science laboratories, a 750-seat theatre, sports facilities and all that we need to facilitate the high quality teaching and learning of the College community. The top floor, with a comfortable staff lounge, gym and designated areas for meetings and CPD, is accessible to staff only. Staff are housed in the separate adjacent staff block, which offers two and three-bedroom furnished apartments.

Antuoshan is in Futian, the CBD district of Shenzhen. The campus is within walking distance to international shops, supermarkets and restaurants. It is a stones thrown away from the Antuo Hill subway station, giving easy and convenient access to the city’s extensive metro network.

Specific Responsibilities:

At our new campus, Chemistry now has 9 full time teachers and 3 technicians, and we will further expand to more than 20 teachers and a dedicated 15 teachers and a dedicated technician team by 2023 working in our 11 purpose-built chemistry labs. Teachers will have a variety of classes from IGCSE Chemistry in UK Years 10 and 11 and AS/AL Chemistry in UK Years 12 and 13. The subject is highly popular throughout the school with about two thirds of the cohort taking it at AS level and half the cohort at A Level. Results are very high, with over 90% achieving A/A* at IGCSE and almost 75% at A Level. Each year a number of students choose to apply to Chemistry courses in top universities in the UK and US, with a significant number taking up places in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Materials Sciences courses at Oxbridge.

We are looking for strong chemistry teachers with experience of A Level to join the team in this exciting period of development and expansion. Experience of teaching chemistry at the highest levels, with particular focus on practical lab skills and the ability to facilitate extension classes in Chemistry or Biochemistry will be an advantage.

The regular working week is Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:30 (early finish at 15:00 on Fridays) and the normal student contact time is 24 x 40 minute periods per week (55% contact time), in addition to class preparation. Teachers also have 6 periods of personal time fixed into their timetables when they do not need to be at work. Teaching staff at SCIE are also expected to offer one hour after school of extra-curricular activity each week. Our school year is August to mid-June with all Chinese holidays (including 1 wk for October National Day and 3 wks for Chinese New Year) plus 2 weeks Christmas holiday.

Salary:

According to our published salary scale, plus housing allowance or school apartment, full international medical cover (self + dependent) and annual flight allowance (self + spouse).

Requirements:

• A degree in your area of expertise

• A teaching qualification (PGCE, BEd or equivalent)

• 2 years teaching experience in the relevant area

Application Process:

Apply by letter with CV to jobs@scie.com.cn

Job Title:                     Teacher of Computer Science (IGCSE and A Level)

Employment Type:      Full Time

Start Date:                   1st August 2021

Our School:

Founded in 2003, SCIE is the city’s first full-time high school (Year 10 to Year 13) teaching an international curriculum. SCIE is a highly selective day and boarding school teaching an international curriculum to Chinese students preparing them for oversea universities. Using English as the medium of instruction and communication, SCIE offers IGCSE and GCE AS and A-levels, mainly through Cambridge international. SCIE is a fully accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and a member school of the regional organisations: EARCOS and FOBISIA.

The mission of the College is to educate students in a challenging and international environment that leads to academic achievements at the highest level, and to develop social responsibility, creativity, initiative and enthusiasm, which provide each student with the best preparation for future opportunities.

Students at SCIE aspire to attend the best overseas universities. The class of 2020 received 30 Oxbridge offers in a diverse range of subjects including Philosophy, Computer Science, HSPS(Human, Social, and Political Science), Law, Psychological, Land Economy and Behavioral Science, Economics and Management and Sciences. In addition to outstanding offers from top UK&US universities and liberal arts colleges.

SCIE has a very diversified staff who come from more than 20 countries, not only UK, New Zealand, America and Australia, but also Canada, Colombia, India, Ireland, South Africa and Spain. In 2020, the College has over 140 full-time teachers and 70 administrative staff members.

In August 2020, the College moved to its brand new purpose-built campus in Antuoshan, Shenzhen. The new site is fully equipped for the College expansion with smart classrooms, a large number of science laboratories, a 750-seat theatre, sports facilities and all that we need to facilitate the high quality teaching and learning of the College community. The top floor, with a comfortable staff lounge, gym and designated areas for meetings and CPD, is accessible to staff only. Staff are housed in the separate adjacent staff block, which offers two and three-bedroom furnished apartments.

Antuoshan is in Futian, the CBD district of Shenzhen. The campus is within walking distance to international shops, supermarkets and restaurants. It is a stones thrown away from the Antuo Hill subway station, giving easy and convenient access to the city’s extensive metro network.

Specific Responsibilities:

Due to the expansion in our college, the Computer Science department will expand from its current 5 full-time teachers to about 8 teachers by 2023. Teachers will have a variety of classes from IGCSE Computer Science in UK Years 10 and 11 and AS/AL Computer Science in UK Years 12 and 13. Computer Science is popular throughout the school and results are high, with about 70% achieving A/A* at IGCSE and nearly two thirds at A-Level. The students are enthusiastic about coding, and there are several extra-curricular groups with their own computing projects and interests. Each year several students choose to apply to Computer Science courses in top universities in the UK and US.

We are looking for strong computer science teachers with experience of A-Level and strong coding skills to join the team in this exciting period of development and expansion. Experience of teaching computer science at the highest levels, with particular focus on the ability to facilitate extension classes in computer science will be an advantage.  

The regular working week is Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:30 (early finish at 15:00 on Fridays) and the normal student contact time is 24 x 40 minute periods per week (55% contact time), in addition to class preparation. Teachers also have 6 periods of personal time fixed into their timetables when they do not need to be at work. Teaching staff at SCIE are also expected to offer one hour after school of extra-curricular activity each week. Our school year is August to mid-June with all Chinese holidays (including 1 wk for October National Day and 3 wks for Chinese New Year) plus 2 weeks Christmas holiday.

Salary:

According to our published salary scale, plus housing allowance or school apartment, full international medical cover (self + dependent) and annual flight allowance (self + spouse).

Requirements:

• A degree in your area of expertise

• A teaching qualification (PGCE, BEd or equivalent)

• 2 years teaching experience in the relevant area

Application Process:

Apply by letter with CV to jobs@scie.com.cn

Job Title:                      Teacher of Economics (IGCSE and A Level)

Employment Type:      Full Time

Start Date:                   1st August 2021

Our School:

Founded in 2003, SCIE is the city’s first full-time high school (Year 10 to Year 13) teaching an international curriculum. SCIE is a highly selective day and boarding school teaching an international curriculum to Chinese students preparing them for oversea universities. Using English as the medium of instruction and communication, SCIE offers IGCSE and GCE AS and A-levels, mainly through Cambridge international. SCIE is a fully accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and a member school of the regional organisations: EARCOS and FOBISIA.

The mission of the College is to educate students in a challenging and international environment that leads to academic achievements at the highest level, and to develop social responsibility, creativity, initiative and enthusiasm, which provide each student with the best preparation for future opportunities.

Students at SCIE aspire to attend the best overseas universities. The class of 2020 received 30 Oxbridge offers in a diverse range of subjects including Philosophy, Computer Science, HSPS(Human, Social, and Political Science), Law, Psychological, Land Economy and Behavioral Science, Economics and Management and Sciences. In addition to outstanding offers from top UK&US universities and liberal arts colleges.

SCIE has a very diversified staff who come from more than 20 countries, not only UK, New Zealand, America and Australia, but also Canada, Colombia, India, Ireland, South Africa and Spain. In 2020, the College has over 140 full-time teachers and 70 administrative staff members.

In August 2020, the College moved to its brand new purpose-built campus in Antuoshan, Shenzhen. The new site is fully equipped for the College expansion with smart classrooms, a large number of science laboratories, a 750-seat theatre, sports facilities and all that we need to facilitate the high quality teaching and learning of the College community. The top floor, with a comfortable staff lounge, gym and designated areas for meetings and CPD, is accessible to staff only. Staff are housed in the separate adjacent staff block, which offers two and three-bedroom furnished apartments.

Antuoshan is in Futian, the CBD district of Shenzhen. The campus is within walking distance to international shops, supermarkets and restaurants. It is a stones thrown away from the Antuo Hill subway station, giving easy and convenient access to the city’s extensive metro network.

Specific Responsibilities:

At our new campus, the Faculty of Commerce will expand from its current 12 full time teachers to about 20 teachers by 2023, teaching mostly economics but also with some Business Studies and Accounting classes. Teachers will have a variety of classes from IGCSE Economics in UK Years 10 and 11 and AS/AL Economics in UK Years 12 and 13. Some classes in Business or Accounting may be possible depending on skills and experience. Economics is highly popular throughout the school with more than half of the cohort taking it at AS level and the majority of these continuing through to A Level. Results are very high, with over 80% achieving A/A* at IGCSE and about two thirds at A-Level. Each year a number of students choose to apply to Economics, Accounting & Finance, or Business related courses in top universities in the UK; the faculty has a strong track record of sending students to some of the most competitive courses in the world. We are looking for strong economics teachers with experience of A Level to join the team in this exciting period of development and expansion. Experience of teaching economics at the highest levels, with a particular focus on the ability to forge links to real world markets will be an advantage.

The regular working week is Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:30 (early finish at 15:00 on Fridays) and the normal student contact time is 24 x 40 minute periods per week (55% contact time), in addition to class preparation. Teachers also have 6 periods of personal time fixed into their timetables when they do not need to be at work. Teaching staff at SCIE are also expected to offer one hour after school of extra-curricular activity each week. Our school year is August to mid-June with all Chinese holidays (including 1 wk for October National Day and 3 wks for Chinese New Year) plus 2 weeks Christmas holiday.

Salary:

According to our published salary scale, plus housing allowance or school apartment, full international medical cover (self + dependent) and annual flight allowance (self + spouse).

Requirements:

• A degree in your area of expertise

• A teaching qualification (PGCE, BEd or equivalent)

• 2 years teaching experience in the relevant area

Application Process:

Apply by letter with CV to jobs@scie.com.cn

Job Title:                      Teacher of Geography (IGCSE and A Level)

Employment Type:      Full Time

Start Date:                   1st August 2021

Our School:

Founded in 2003, SCIE is the city’s first full-time high school (Year 10 to Year 13) teaching an international curriculum. SCIE is a highly selective day and boarding school teaching an international curriculum to Chinese students preparing them for oversea universities. Using English as the medium of instruction and communication, SCIE offers IGCSE and GCE AS and A-levels, mainly through Cambridge international. SCIE is a fully accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and a member school of the regional organisations: EARCOS and FOBISIA.

The mission of the College is to educate students in a challenging and international environment that leads to academic achievements at the highest level, and to develop social responsibility, creativity, initiative and enthusiasm, which provide each student with the best preparation for future opportunities.

Students at SCIE aspire to attend the best overseas universities. The class of 2020 received 30 Oxbridge offers in a diverse range of subjects including Philosophy, Computer Science, HSPS(Human, Social, and Political Science), Law, Psychological, Land Economy and Behavioral Science, Economics and Management and Sciences. In addition to outstanding offers from top UK&US universities and liberal arts colleges.

SCIE has a very diversified staff who come from more than 20 countries, not only UK, New Zealand, America and Australia, but also Canada, Colombia, India, Ireland, South Africa and Spain. In 2020, the College has over 140 full-time teachers and 70 administrative staff members.

In August 2020, the College moved to its brand new purpose-built campus in Antuoshan, Shenzhen. The new site is fully equipped for the College expansion with smart classrooms, a large number of science laboratories, a 750-seat theatre, sports facilities and all that we need to facilitate the high quality teaching and learning of the College community. The top floor, with a comfortable staff lounge, gym and designated areas for meetings and CPD, is accessible to staff only. Staff are housed in the separate adjacent staff block, which offers two and three-bedroom furnished apartments.

Antuoshan is in Futian, the CBD district of Shenzhen. The campus is within walking distance to international shops, supermarkets and restaurants. It is a stones thrown away from the Antuo Hill subway station, giving easy and convenient access to the city’s extensive metro network.

Specific Responsibilities:

At our new campus, Humanities will expand from its current 13 full time teachers to over 20 teachers by 2023. Geography is a popular IGCSE and A Level Humanities course at the school and achieves strong results. Recently the department has carried out fieldwork both locally and overseas in Bali and Borneo. Increasingly, students are selecting to continue their studies in Humanities at university. We are looking for a strong Geography teacher with the ability to teach at IGCSE, AS and A Level to join the team in this exciting period of development and expansion. Experience of teaching Geography at the highest levels and the ability to facilitate extension classes in Geography will be an advantage.

The regular working week is Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:30 (early finish at 15:00 on Fridays) and the normal student contact time is 24 x 40 minute periods per week (55% contact time), in addition to class preparation. Teachers also have 6 periods of personal time fixed into their timetables when they do not need to be at work. Teaching staff at SCIE are also expected to offer one hour after school of extra-curricular activity each week. Our school year is August to mid-June with all Chinese holidays (including 1 wk for October National Day and 3 wks for Chinese New Year) plus 2 weeks Christmas holiday.

Salary:

According to our published salary scale, plus housing allowance or school apartment, full international medical cover (self + dependent) and annual flight allowance (self + spouse).

Requirements:

• A degree in your area of expertise

• A teaching qualification (PGCE, BEd or equivalent)

• 2 years teaching experience in the relevant area

Application Process:

Apply by letter with CV to jobs@scie.com.cn

Job Title:                      Teacher of History (IGCSE and A Level)

Employment Type:      Full Time

Start Date:                   1st August 2021

Our School:

Founded in 2003, SCIE is the city’s first full-time high school (Year 10 to Year 13) teaching an international curriculum. SCIE is a highly selective day and boarding school teaching an international curriculum to Chinese students preparing them for oversea universities. Using English as the medium of instruction and communication, SCIE offers IGCSE and GCE AS and A-levels, mainly through Cambridge international. SCIE is a fully accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and a member school of the regional organisations: EARCOS and FOBISIA.

The mission of the College is to educate students in a challenging and international environment that leads to academic achievements at the highest level, and to develop social responsibility, creativity, initiative and enthusiasm, which provide each student with the best preparation for future opportunities.

Students at SCIE aspire to attend the best overseas universities. The class of 2020 received 30 Oxbridge offers in a diverse range of subjects including Philosophy, Computer Science, HSPS(Human, Social, and Political Science), Law, Psychological, Land Economy and Behavioral Science, Economics and Management and Sciences. In addition to outstanding offers from top UK&US universities and liberal arts colleges.

SCIE has a very diversified staff who come from more than 20 countries, not only UK, New Zealand, America and Australia, but also Canada, Colombia, India, Ireland, South Africa and Spain. In 2020, the College has over 140 full-time teachers and 70 administrative staff members.

In August 2020, the College moved to its brand new purpose-built campus in Antuoshan, Shenzhen. The new site is fully equipped for the College expansion with smart classrooms, a large number of science laboratories, a 750-seat theatre, sports facilities and all that we need to facilitate the high quality teaching and learning of the College community. The top floor, with a comfortable staff lounge, gym and designated areas for meetings and CPD, is accessible to staff only. Staff are housed in the separate adjacent staff block, which offers two and three-bedroom furnished apartments.

Antuoshan is in Futian, the CBD district of Shenzhen. The campus is within walking distance to international shops, supermarkets and restaurants. It is a stones thrown away from the Antuo Hill subway station, giving easy and convenient access to the city’s extensive metro network.

Specific Responsibilities:

At our new campus, Humanities will expand from its current 9 full time teachers and to over 20 teachers by 2023. History is a popular IGCSE and A Level Humanities course at the school and achieves strong results. Increasingly, students are selecting to continue their studies in Humanities at university. We are looking for a strong history teacher with the ability to teach at IGCSE, AS and possibly A Level to join the team in this exciting period of development and expansion. Experience of teaching history at the highest levels and the ability to facilitate extension classes in history will be an advantage.

The regular working week is Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:30 (early finish at 15:00 on Fridays) and the normal student contact time is 24 x 40 minute periods per week (55% contact time), in addition to class preparation. Teachers also have 6 periods of personal time fixed into their timetables when they do not need to be at work. Teaching staff at SCIE are also expected to offer one hour after school of extra-curricular activity each week. Our school year is August to mid-June with all Chinese holidays (including 1 wk for October National Day and 3 wks for Chinese New Year) plus 2 weeks Christmas holiday.

Salary:

According to our published salary scale, plus housing allowance or school apartment, full international medical cover (self + dependent) and annual flight allowance (self + spouse).

Requirements:

• A degree in your area of expertise

• A teaching qualification (PGCE, BEd or equivalent)

• 2 years teaching experience in the relevant area

Application Process:

Apply by letter with CV to jobs@scie.com.cn

Job Title:                      Teacher of Mathematics (A Level)

Employment Type:      Full Time

Start Date:                   1st August 2021

Our School:

Founded in 2003, SCIE is the city’s first full-time high school (Year 10 to Year 13) teaching an international curriculum. SCIE is a highly selective day and boarding school teaching an international curriculum to Chinese students preparing them for oversea universities. Using English as the medium of instruction and communication, SCIE offers IGCSE and GCE AS and A-levels, mainly through Cambridge international. SCIE is a fully accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and a member school of the regional organisations: EARCOS and FOBISIA.

The mission of the College is to educate students in a challenging and international environment that leads to academic achievements at the highest level, and to develop social responsibility, creativity, initiative and enthusiasm, which provide each student with the best preparation for future opportunities.

Students at SCIE aspire to attend the best overseas universities. The class of 2020 received 30 Oxbridge offers in a diverse range of subjects including Philosophy, Computer Science, HSPS(Human, Social, and Political Science), Law, Psychological, Land Economy and Behavioral Science, Economics and Management and Sciences. In addition to outstanding offers from top UK&US universities and liberal arts colleges.

SCIE has a very diversified staff who come from more than 20 countries, not only UK, New Zealand, America and Australia, but also Canada, Colombia, India, Ireland, South Africa and Spain. In 2020, the College has over 140 full-time teachers and 70 administrative staff members.

In August 2020, the College moved to its brand new purpose-built campus in Antuoshan, Shenzhen. The new site is fully equipped for the College expansion with smart classrooms, a large number of science laboratories, a 750-seat theatre, sports facilities and all that we need to facilitate the high quality teaching and learning of the College community. The top floor, with a comfortable staff lounge, gym and designated areas for meetings and CPD, is accessible to staff only. Staff are housed in the separate adjacent staff block, which offers two and three-bedroom furnished apartments.

Antuoshan is in Futian, the CBD district of Shenzhen. The campus is within walking distance to international shops, supermarkets and restaurants. It is a stones thrown away from the Antuo Hill subway station, giving easy and convenient access to the city’s extensive metro network.

Specific Responsibilities:

Due to the expansion in our college, the Mathematics department will expand from its current 18 full-time teachers to about 25 teachers by 2023. Due to the calibre of our students, Mathematics is taught as standard a year in advance of normal cohorts with IGCSE Mathematics or Additional Mathematics in UK Year 10 and AS/AL Mathematics in UK Years 11 and 12. Students can then study AS/AL Further Mathematics in UK Years 12 and 13 as appropriate. The subject is highly popular throughout the school, with almost all students completing AS Mathematics and about 95% continuing to A-Level. Results are very high, with over 98% achieving A/A* at IGCSE and over 85% at A-Level. Typically, about half of the students will study Further Mathematics, with nearly two-thirds achieving A/A*. Each year, several students choose to apply to Mathematics courses in top universities in the UK and US, with a significant number taking up places in Mathematics courses at Oxbridge each year. This is facilitated with regular extension classes preparing students for the STEP. Mathematics exams each year.

We are looking for strong mathematics teachers with experience of Pure Maths, Mechanics, and Statistics at A-Level to join the team in this exciting period of development and expansion. Experience of teaching mathematics at the highest levels, particularly Further Mathematics and the ability to facilitate extension classes in Mathematics will be an advantage.  

The regular working week is Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:30 (early finish at 15:00 on Fridays) and the normal student contact time is 24 x 40 minute periods per week (55% contact time), in addition to class preparation. Teachers also have 6 periods of personal time fixed into their timetables when they do not need to be at work. Teaching staff at SCIE are also expected to offer one hour after school of extra-curricular activity each week. Our school year is August to mid-June with all Chinese holidays (including 1 wk for October National Day and 3 wks for Chinese New Year) plus 2 weeks Christmas holiday.

Salary:

According to our published salary scale, plus housing allowance or school apartment, full international medical cover (self + dependent) and annual flight allowance (self + spouse).

Requirements:

• A degree in your area of expertise

• A teaching qualification (PGCE, BEd or equivalent)

• 2 years teaching experience in the relevant area

Application Process:

Apply by letter with CV to jobs@scie.com.cn

Job Title:                      Teacher of PE (IGCSE and A Level)

Employment Type:      Full Time

Start Date:                   1st August 2021

Our School:

Founded in 2003, SCIE is the city’s first full-time high school (Year 10 to Year 13) teaching an international curriculum. SCIE is a highly selective day and boarding school teaching an international curriculum to Chinese students preparing them for oversea universities. Using English as the medium of instruction and communication, SCIE offers IGCSE and GCE AS and A-levels, mainly through Cambridge international. SCIE is a fully accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and a member school of the regional organisations: EARCOS and FOBISIA.

The mission of the College is to educate students in a challenging and international environment that leads to academic achievements at the highest level, and to develop social responsibility, creativity, initiative and enthusiasm, which provide each student with the best preparation for future opportunities.

Students at SCIE aspire to attend the best overseas universities. The class of 2020 received 30 Oxbridge offers in a diverse range of subjects including Philosophy, Computer Science, HSPS(Human, Social, and Political Science), Law, Psychological, Land Economy and Behavioral Science, Economics and Management and Sciences. In addition to outstanding offers from top UK&US universities and liberal arts colleges.

SCIE has a very diversified staff who come from more than 20 countries, not only UK, New Zealand, America and Australia, but also Canada, Colombia, India, Ireland, South Africa and Spain. In 2020, the College has over 140 full-time teachers and 70 administrative staff members.

In August 2020, the College moved to its brand new purpose-built campus in Antuoshan, Shenzhen. The new site is fully equipped for the College expansion with smart classrooms, a large number of science laboratories, a 750-seat theatre, sports facilities and all that we need to facilitate the high quality teaching and learning of the College community. The top floor, with a comfortable staff lounge, gym and designated areas for meetings and CPD, is accessible to staff only. Staff are housed in the separate adjacent staff block, which offers two and three-bedroom furnished apartments.

Antuoshan is in Futian, the CBD district of Shenzhen. The campus is within walking distance to international shops, supermarkets and restaurants. It is a stones thrown away from the Antuo Hill subway station, giving easy and convenient access to the city’s extensive metro network.

Specific Responsibilities:

At our new campus, PE now has 4 teachers and will expand to 8 teachers by 2023 making use of our new facilities. Teachers will have a variety of classes from UK Years 10 and 13 mandatory PE lessons but also, according to skills and experience, there may be opportunities to teach IGCSE and AS/AL PE (Sports Science) as the subject expands up through AS and AL.

The regular working week is Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:30 (early finish at 15:00 on Fridays) and the normal student contact time is 24 x 40-minute periods per week (55% contact time), in addition to class preparation. Teachers also have 6 periods of personal time fixed into their timetables when they do not need to be at work. Teaching staff at SCIE are also expected to offer one hour after school of extra-curricular activity each week. Our school year is August to mid-June with all Chinese holidays (including 1 wk for October National Day and 3 wks for Chinese New Year) plus 2 weeks Christmas holiday.  

Salary:

According to our published salary scale, plus housing allowance or school apartment, full international medical cover (self + dependent) and annual flight allowance (self + spouse).

Requirements:

• A degree in your area of expertise

• A teaching qualification (PGCE, BEd or equivalent)

• 2 years teaching experience in the relevant area

Application Process:

Apply by letter with CV to jobs@scie.com.cn

Job Title:                      Teacher of Physics (IGCSE and A Level)

Employment Type:      Full Time

Start Date:                   1st August 2021

Our School:

Founded in 2003, SCIE is the city’s first full-time high school (Year 10 to Year 13) teaching an international curriculum. SCIE is a highly selective day and boarding school teaching an international curriculum to Chinese students preparing them for oversea universities. Using English as the medium of instruction and communication, SCIE offers IGCSE and GCE AS and A-levels, mainly through Cambridge international. SCIE is a fully accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and a member school of the regional organisations: EARCOS and FOBISIA.

The mission of the College is to educate students in a challenging and international environment that leads to academic achievements at the highest level, and to develop social responsibility, creativity, initiative and enthusiasm, which provide each student with the best preparation for future opportunities.

Students at SCIE aspire to attend the best overseas universities. The class of 2020 received 30 Oxbridge offers in a diverse range of subjects including Philosophy, Computer Science, HSPS(Human, Social, and Political Science), Law, Psychological, Land Economy and Behavioral Science, Economics and Management and Sciences. In addition to outstanding offers from top UK&US universities and liberal arts colleges.

SCIE has a very diversified staff who come from more than 20 countries, not only UK, New Zealand, America and Australia, but also Canada, Colombia, India, Ireland, South Africa and Spain. In 2020, the College has over 140 full-time teachers and 70 administrative staff members.

In August 2020, the College moved to its brand new purpose-built campus in Antuoshan, Shenzhen. The new site is fully equipped for the College expansion with smart classrooms, a large number of science laboratories, a 750-seat theatre, sports facilities and all that we need to facilitate the high quality teaching and learning of the College community. The top floor, with a comfortable staff lounge, gym and designated areas for meetings and CPD, is accessible to staff only. Staff are housed in the separate adjacent staff block, which offers two and three-bedroom furnished apartments.

Antuoshan is in Futian, the CBD district of Shenzhen. The campus is within walking distance to international shops, supermarkets and restaurants. It is a stones thrown away from the Antuo Hill subway station, giving easy and convenient access to the city’s extensive metro network.

Specific Responsibilities:

At our new campus, physics now has 16 full time teachers and 3 technicians, and we will further expand to more than 20 teachers and a dedicated technician team by 2023, working in our 11 purpose-built physics labs. Teachers will have a variety of classes from IGCSE Physics in UK Years 10 and 11 and AS/AL Physics in UK Years 12 and 13. The subject is highly popular throughout the school with about 80% of the cohort taking it at AS level and two thirds the cohort at A Level. Results are very high, with over 95% achieving A/A* at IGCSE and 75% at A Level. Each year a number of students choose to apply to Physics or Engineering courses in top universities in the UK and US, with a significant number taking up places in Physics, Engineering or Natural Sciences courses at Oxbridge.

We are looking for strong physics teachers with experience of A Level to join the team in this exciting period of development and expansion. Experience of teaching physics at the highest levels, with particular focus on practical lab skills and the ability to facilitate extension classes in Physics will be an advantage.

The regular working week is Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:30 (early finish at 15:00 on Fridays) and the normal student contact time is 24 x 40 minute periods per week (55% contact time), in addition to class preparation. Teachers also have 6 periods of personal time fixed into their timetables when they do not need to be at work. Teaching staff at SCIE are also expected to offer one hour after school of extra-curricular activity each week. Our school year is August to mid-June with all Chinese holidays (including 1 wk for October National Day and 3 wks for Chinese New Year) plus 2 weeks Christmas holiday.

Salary:

According to our published salary scale, plus housing allowance or school apartment, full international medical cover (self + dependent) and annual flight allowance (self + spouse).

Requirements:

• A degree in your area of expertise

• A teaching qualification (PGCE, BEd or equivalent)

• 2 years teaching experience in the relevant area

Application Process:

Apply by letter with CV to jobs@scie.com.cn

Job Title:                      Teacher of Sociology (IGCSE and A Level)

Employment Type:      Full Time

Start Date:                   1st August 2021

Our School:

Founded in 2003, SCIE is the city’s first full-time high school (Year 10 to Year 13) teaching an international curriculum. SCIE is a highly selective day and boarding school teaching an international curriculum to Chinese students preparing them for oversea universities. Using English as the medium of instruction and communication, SCIE offers IGCSE and GCE AS and A-levels, mainly through Cambridge international. SCIE is a fully accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and a member school of the regional organisations: EARCOS and FOBISIA.

The mission of the College is to educate students in a challenging and international environment that leads to academic achievements at the highest level, and to develop social responsibility, creativity, initiative and enthusiasm, which provide each student with the best preparation for future opportunities.

Students at SCIE aspire to attend the best overseas universities. The class of 2020 received 30 Oxbridge offers in a diverse range of subjects including Philosophy, Computer Science, HSPS(Human, Social, and Political Science), Law, Psychological, Land Economy and Behavioral Science, Economics and Management and Sciences. In addition to outstanding offers from top UK&US universities and liberal arts colleges.

SCIE has a very diversified staff who come from more than 20 countries, not only UK, New Zealand, America and Australia, but also Canada, Colombia, India, Ireland, South Africa and Spain. In 2020, the College has over 140 full-time teachers and 70 administrative staff members.

In August 2020, the College moved to its brand new purpose-built campus in Antuoshan, Shenzhen. The new site is fully equipped for the College expansion with smart classrooms, a large number of science laboratories, a 750-seat theatre, sports facilities and all that we need to facilitate the high quality teaching and learning of the College community. The top floor, with a comfortable staff lounge, gym and designated areas for meetings and CPD, is accessible to staff only. Staff are housed in the separate adjacent staff block, which offers two and three-bedroom furnished apartments.

Antuoshan is in Futian, the CBD district of Shenzhen. The campus is within walking distance to international shops, supermarkets and restaurants. It is a stones thrown away from the Antuo Hill subway station, giving easy and convenient access to the city’s extensive metro network.

Specific Responsibilities:

At our new campus, Humanities will expand from its current 9 full time teachers and to over 20 teachers by 2023. Sociology is a popular A Level within the Humanities department at the school and achieves excellent results. Increasingly, students are selecting to continue their studies in Social Sciences at university. IGCSE Sociology is set to be introduced from 2021.

We are looking for a strong Sociology teacher with experience at A Level to join the team in this exciting period of development and expansion. Experience of teaching sociology at the highest levels and the ability to facilitate extension classes in Sociology will be an advantage.

The regular working week is Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:30 (early finish at 15:00 on Fridays) and the normal student contact time is 24 x 40 minute periods per week (55% contact time), in addition to class preparation. Teachers also have 6 periods of personal time fixed into their timetables when they do not need to be at work. Teaching staff at SCIE are also expected to offer one hour after school of extra-curricular activity each week. Our school year is August to mid-June with all Chinese holidays (including 1 wk for October National Day and 3 wks for Chinese New Year) plus 2 weeks Christmas holiday.

Salary:

According to our published salary scale, plus housing allowance or school apartment, full international medical cover (self + dependent) and annual flight allowance (self + spouse).

Requirements:

• A degree in your area of expertise

• A teaching qualification (PGCE, BEd or equivalent)

• 2 years teaching experience in the relevant area

Application Process:

Apply by letter with CV to jobs@scie.com.cn

Job Title:                      University Counsellor

Employment Type:      Full Time

Start Date:                   1st August 2021

Our School:

Founded in 2003, SCIE is the city’s first full-time high school (Year 10 to Year 13) teaching an international curriculum. SCIE is a highly selective day and boarding school teaching an international curriculum to Chinese students preparing them for oversea universities. Using English as the medium of instruction and communication, SCIE offers IGCSE and GCE AS and A-levels, mainly through Cambridge international. SCIE is a fully accredited member of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and a member school of the regional organisations: EARCOS and FOBISIA.

The mission of the College is to educate students in a challenging and international environment that leads to academic achievements at the highest level, and to develop social responsibility, creativity, initiative and enthusiasm, which provide each student with the best preparation for future opportunities.

Students at SCIE aspire to attend the best overseas universities. The class of 2020 received 30 Oxbridge offers in a diverse range of subjects including Philosophy, Computer Science, HSPS(Human, Social, and Political Science), Law, Psychological, Land Economy and Behavioral Science, Economics and Management and Sciences. In addition to outstanding offers from top UK&US universities and liberal arts colleges.

SCIE has a very diversified staff who come from more than 20 countries, not only UK, New Zealand, America and Australia, but also Canada, Colombia, India, Ireland, South Africa and Spain. In 2020, the College has over 140 full-time teachers and 70 administrative staff members.

In August 2020, the College moved to its brand new purpose-built campus in Antuoshan, Shenzhen. The new site is fully equipped for the College expansion with smart classrooms, a large number of science laboratories, a 750-seat theatre, sports facilities and all that we need to facilitate the high quality teaching and learning of the College community. The top floor, with a comfortable staff lounge, gym and designated areas for meetings and CPD, is accessible to staff only. Staff are housed in the separate adjacent staff block, which offers two and three-bedroom furnished apartments.

Antuoshan is in Futian, the CBD district of Shenzhen. The campus is within walking distance to international shops, supermarkets and restaurants. It is a stones thrown away from the Antuo Hill subway station, giving easy and convenient access to the city’s extensive metro network.

Specific Responsibilities:

The University and Careers Office (UCO) is a friendly and professional team that is committed to preparing students for life beyond SCIE. In 2020-2021, we are team of nine: a designed UCO secretary and eight counsellors, including the Head of UCO, USA Universities Coordinator, UK universities Coordinator. As the College expands, the UCO will have two additional counsellors in the following academic year.

At SCIE, at least 80% of our students apply to the UK through UCAS, and about a third of them apply to the US. Most students apply to multiple destinations, including Canada, Hong Kong and Australia. SCIE students have very high university aspirations. They work zealously to achieve impressive and deserving admissions results, including G5s, Ivy League and other highly competitive US and overseas universities. With 30 Oxbridge offers in 2020 and 23 in 2019, SCIE has consistently ranked first in China in offers from the two universities. The positive attitude, commitment and calibre of the students make them a joy to work with in the University and Careers Office.

As a University Counsellor, you will be guiding and counselling a maximum caseload of 45 A2 (Y13) students through their applications, and get involved in all the other three year groups in their university exploration and planning. The majority of your work is 1:1 university counselling with A1s and A2s, but you will also be expected to teach the G-level enrichment classes and A1 university preparation lessons.

We are looking for candidates with experience supporting students who come from highly selective education background, follow the British curriculum and aspire to attend prestigious overseas universities. The ability to facilitate university preparation sessions and understanding of the Chinese context will be added advantages.

The regular working week is Monday – Friday, 0800 – 1630 (early finish at 1500 on Fridays). Counsellors also have six periods of timetabled personal time when presence on campus is not expected. Teaching staff, including counsellors, are also expected to offer one hour after school of extra-curricular activity each week. Our school year is from August to mid-June with all Chinese holidays (including one week of October National Day and three weeks for Chinese New Year), plus two weeks’ Christmas holiday.

Qualifications and experience required

  • A university degree
  • Either a teaching qualification (PGCE, BEd or equivalent), or a counselling qualification
  • Two years’ university counselling experience
  • Sixth Form teachers with university support experience are welcome to apply

Personal attributes

  • Puts students’ best interests at the heart of university counselling
  • Supportive and empathetic to high achieving students
  • A team player
  • Motivated to acquire new skills and develop as a teacher/counsellor
  • Promotes safeguarding and wellbeing
  • Contributes positively to the college culture

We encourage our teachers to be fully immersed in the culture of the College. All teachers

  • Take on professional development opportunities
  • Attend to all pastoral responsibilities
  • Run extra-curricular activities
  • Are responsible for safeguarding and wellbeing
  • Contribute positively to the culture of the College
Salary:

According to our published salary scale, school provided apartment, full international medical cover (self + dependent), annual flight allowance (self + spouse) and gratuity.

Application Process:

Apply by letter with CV to jobs@scie.com.cn