The old Boathouse, Ground Floor 1a Embankment, Putney London, SW15 1LB England
Length of Position
- UK Curriculum (A Level)
- 3-5+ years experience post qualification and experience of teaching A Level
- Number on role: 2300
- Local International
- Secondary Physics Teacher to A Level or AP level (who can teach a little Math) - ASAP
The school is looking for younger teachers (preferably female as they already have a larger number of male teachers but they will consider male applicants as well) with a minimum of 3+ years experience and preferably those holding a Masters degree in addition to a teaching license or certificate. Applicants MUST have 'A' Level / AP level teaching experience and must be a native English speaker.
They are a large school of 2300 pupils and the international division is a part of a Chinese school. Classes do not exceed 20 pupils and most of which are gifted students that have excelled in the Chinese National examination. They offer the GCE A- Levels examination through EDEXCEL which is their examining body.
Monthly salary of about 16,000 - 17,000 RMB salary NET (after tax) each month (which is about 18,000 - 19,000 RMB gross) / which is about USD 2503 - 2666 NET per month plus housing (or allowance) and flights.
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We recruit only qualified/certified teachers from the following countries:
- United Kingdom/Ireland
- New Zealand
Teachers must be fully trained to teach in state schools in one of these countries and possess full qualification/certification with teacher training such as a Bachelors or Masters of Education, PGCE, Higher Diploma in Education, etc. South African teachers with only a diploma of education will have very limited opportunities as most Ministries of Education require a Bachelors degree in Education, and do not like the word Diploma.
Please note that these are not jobs teaching English as a foreign language and therefore a TEFL certificate and/or non-educational Bachelors degree alone is not enough.
Due to the volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted but if you do not meet the above qualifications you will not be considered.
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