High School Literature Teacher

Shanghai High School International Division

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Contract Length: 1 year
Number of Vacancies: 5
Student Level: High School
Eligible Candidates: Licensed Teacher



  • Education Required: Bachelor
  • Minimum Teaching Experience: 1 year of teaching experience
  • Major: Relevant subject
  • Required Certificates:
    Teaching Credential/License
    TESL/TEFL Certificate over 100 hours
  • Master’s degree preferable
  • Minimum of 120-hour TEFL/TESOL certificate
  • Teaching License preferred
  • Experience teaching English Literature in an international school preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of the content and pedagogy


Job Benefits:

  • Annual bonus provided
  • Teaching period bonus is provided at the end of each semester
  • Visa Expense covered
  • Medical Insurance
  • Free breakfast and Lunch on every working day
  • Competitive travel subsidy is provided at the end of the contract
  • Airport pick up service upon arrival
  • Free accommodation with furniture
  • Garden like campus


Job Summary

Shanghai High School International Division is one of China’s premier schools, with a historical tradition of success and leadership. Our diligent and respectful students come from around the world to engage in our bilingual curriculum, expansive extracurricular and sports, and rigorous standards toward performance. Our English department is seeking knowledgeable, creative, adventurous, and qualified teachers to join our team and gain the experience of a lifetime. Our school focuses on literature, rhetoric, poetry, and literary theory with a curriculum that works to create outstanding scholars prepared for entrance into the best universities in the world. If you are an experienced or inspired teacher seeking guidance combined with freedom, dedicated students who value your knowledge, strong collaboration between teachers, and a campus and environment that is constantly developing, SHSID is the school for you.


Essential functions

  • Abide by the teachers’ rules and regulations, attend orientations, staff meetings, parents’ meetings, and participate in educational activities on time
  • Assign and mark homework with constructive and detailed criticism; maintain teaching standards
    Be familiar with literary interpretation, rhetorical analysis, and literary theory
    Attend all staff meetings and professional development seminars; be an active participant in curriculum and school development
  • Work well with others as both a leader and a member of a group; prepare and teach lessons based on teaching group decisions
  • Adapt to local and school culture and be a representative of SHSID
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence
  • Performs other related duties as requested or assigned


Application information

Please attach the following documents:

  • A cover letter
  • A résumé
  • A copy of passport ID page
  • A copy of highest degree diploma authenticated
  • A copy of relevant certificate/license authenticated
  • A recent passport photo of yourself with a white background
  • A no criminal record authenticated



Submit your CV and Cover Letter through CTJ online application or via email to hr@shsid.org

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Company Information
  • Total Jobs 6 Jobs
  • Location Shanghai
  • Full Address Shanghai High School International Division, Pudong, Shanghai, China
  • Homepage URL cn.shsid.org
  • School Type Public School International Division