Teacher of English as an Additional Language

Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong

Job Overview

Shanghai | Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong | Teaching

About Role

Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong seeks an outstanding and inspiring Teacher of English as an Additional Language to join our team. The person must be able to motivate, challenge and inspire our community and ensure that students come first in all that they do. For full details of the role please refer to the Job Description.

Our School

Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong is a high-performing, market-leading international school in one of the most vibrant cities in the world. We were the first Dulwich College International school, opening our doors in 2003. Over the last 20 years, we have grown to become the school of choice in the city. The College is academically selective with a roll which currently stands at approximately 1,600. We are a diverse and dynamic community with students joining us from over 40 countries. We pride ourselves in having a highly professional and caring teaching community who enjoy a rewarding and supportive school environment. Facilities are outstanding and student outcomes are world-class in every respect.

Our values guide our students and wider community to be the very best people that they can be: to value every voice, to do the right thing, to make a difference. Our Learning Principles ensure our students excel in music, drama, sport and the arts, and that they fully involve themselves in service to our local and global communities. Service for us is not something we do, but we who are. We also understand the importance of wellbeing for all members of our community and the central role it plays in achieving success. For more about our College please visit https://shanghai-pudong.dulwich.org

Dulwich College International Schools are part of the wider EiM family, which aspires to be a global leader in pioneering education for a sustainable future. Across our schools, we are focused on nurturing every student to have the skills and motivation to thrive in life and make a positive difference in the world – that is, to Live Worldwise. To this end, we look to recruit the very best practitioners in international education who are passionate about unlocking the potential of our students, and who will continue to grow with us. Working within the highly prestigious Education in Motion group allows staff and students to collaborate closely with the other schools in our network. This encourages an international mindset and creates an extended community where creativity is valued and diversity is celebrated.

The successful candidate can expect a generous salary and benefits including accommodation, medical insurance, flights, and 100% tuition fees remission for up to two children (Reception aged upwards). We support staff with generous professional learning and exciting prospects for career development.

Our Teaching Profile (International School)



At Dulwich College International, students come first.  And because teachers play an extraordinary role in nurturing our students to become confident, curious and knowledgeable global citizens, we look to recruit the very best practitioners in international education who are passionate about unlocking the potential of our students.

Our teachers nurture and inspire their students today to make a positive difference in the world – living fully, living responsibly, and living sustainably. We empower our Teachers to Live Worldwise.


Our Vision For Teachers

Worldwise Teachers:

•    Put students first in all they do
•    Display a positive attitude, adaptability and open-mindedness
•    Show professional initiative and perseverance
•    Are truly collaborative and display highly developed communication skills
•    Are committed to internationalism and equity
•    Are committed to sustainability and global citizenship

Worldwise teachers believe in:

•    The right of every student to be safe, supported and nurtured
•    Evidence-based and innovative pedagogy
•    Personalised and differentiated student learning
•    Setting high expectations for every student
•    Empowering students to reach their own goals
•    High levels of student motivation and engagement

A Worldwise Teacher’s Learning Principles:

Learning is effective when it:
•    is relational
•    has a clear purpose
•    is adapted and applied
•    is personalised

Post-holder Qualifications, Experience

The successful candidate must have:

•    a degree in a related subject
•    a PGCE or equivalent in a related subject
•    at least 2 years’ teaching experience
•    alignment with our core values
•    strong written and verbal communication skills
•    a hard-working, flexible attitude
•    a commitment to fulfil all pastoral, welfare, and supervisory duties effectively and willingly
•    a mindset of continuous Professional Learning and improvement
•    a commitment to meeting deadlines, attention to detail, and high standards
•    a sense of fun.

•    International school experience, and ENC, IGCSE and/or IBDP experience is preferred.

This job description is designed to outline primary responsibilities but not limit the employee nor DCSPD to only the work identified. It is the expectation of the College that each employee will offer their services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our organisation.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please visit  https://www.dulwich.org/careers/find-your-career. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and we reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date. Interviews will take place in Shanghai or online.
Closing date: 9th February 2024

Safeguarding Statement

Dulwich College International is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all the students in our care and expects all applicants to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices, which are aligned to the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection. We hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

All appointments are subject to an interview, identity checks, criminal record checks, successful references, as well as due visa and work permit process as required by Chinese law.

Equity Diversity Inclusion Statement

Dulwich College International is committed to diversity within its team, organisational practices, policies and culture. It recognises that people with different backgrounds, skills, attitudes and experiences bring fresh ideas and perceptions, and it encourages and leverages these differences to make its work more relevant and approachable. Dulwich College International will not discriminate or tolerate discriminatory behaviour on any grounds such as, but not limited to, race, gender, disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age or socioeconomic background. Dulwich College International strives to be an inclusive workplace where everyone feels a sense of belonging, has a voice, can raise concerns, and feels comfortable and confident. It expects everyone who works with it to share this commitment and to act accordingly, as it aspires to best serve the Dulwich College International mission and its community.


Core Competencies
  • Passion
  • Vision
  • Collaboration
  • Execution Excellence


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