Music and Performing Arts Teacher


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Shanghai, China
Teacher of music and performing arts in Shanghai, China | International Schools in Shanghai | Teach music in Shanghai | Join our team of passionate educators in China and make a difference in the lives of students as a teacher of music and performing arts at our school in the vibrant city of Shanghai!


Start Date
  • A bachelor’s degree with a teaching qualification, such as Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in the UK or a teaching license in the relevant country.
  • A minimum of two years of experience teaching music or performing arts in a school setting.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the British curriculum and assessment systems for music and/or performing arts
  • A clear and valid police check or DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) certificate
Salary and Benefits Package
  • Competitive salary
  • Housing allowance/stipend (assistance to find housing)
  • Comprehensive medical cover for teacher and dependents
  • Annual flights
  • 100% school fees subsidy for children
  • 2- year contract (renewable)
The school

Nestled in the heart of the New Bund area in Pudong, the school enjoys a fantastic urban location, complemented by spacious facilities and scenic river vistas.
The school delivers a curriculum in accordance with the standards and syllabus mandated by the Chinese Ministry of Education, but they do so in a way that champions the values and ethos of a genuine British education. Bilingualism is woven into every facet of the institution, with support from the Institute of Learning, dedicated to continually refining and perfecting bilingual teaching methods. This approach empowers students to harness the advantages of both languages from a young age, seamlessly blending the finest elements of British and Chinese pedagogy.
The Nurseries, on the other hand, provide a world-class bilingual Early Years education for children aged 2 to 6. They follow the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum, guided by Chinese Statements on Early Years education, ensuring a holistic and nurturing educational experience for young learners.

The location

Shanghai, often known as the “Pearl of the Orient,” is a captivating and bustling city that holds immense appeal for educators considering teaching in China. Situated on the eastern coast, it combines modernity with tradition, boasting a mesmerizing skyline featuring iconic skyscrapers like the Oriental Pearl Tower and the Shanghai World Financial Center, alongside historical gems like the Bund and Yuyuan Garden. Shanghai’s cosmopolitan nature fosters a diverse expatriate community, making it a hub for global connections and culinary experiences. The city’s education system, replete with international schools and institutions, offers educators the chance to teach with a blend of Western and Eastern teaching methods. With easy access to travel within China and Asia, Shanghai is a gateway to exploring a world of cultures and landscapes. Teaching in Shanghai is an opportunity to leave a lasting impact on students’ lives while immersing oneself in the dynamic blend of Chinese tradition and global innovation.

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