This is an exciting opportunity for a Teacher of Mathematics to further their career at an innovative British curriculum co-educational international boarding school.
Applications are welcomed from candidates who meet the following requirements:
• A qualified teacher with a UK PGCE or other globally recognised teaching qualification (such as QTS).
• A minimum of 2 years’ qualified full-time teaching experience.
• A reflective practitioner, with a positive, resilient personality and problem-solving skill-set.
• Recent and consistent experience of Co-Curricular Activities
We welcome applicants with experience of working within boarding schools or applicants with a keen interest to participate, live and work within a boarding community. We appreciate that all applicants may not have such experience at present but we welcome applicants with the right approach to a unique part of the MIS experience.
The position will commence in August 2022, and the initial contract will be for a period of two years. Preference is given to candidates already in Mainland China.
Merchiston International School (MIS)
MIS is a British Boarding School located in Longhua District, Shenzhen, South of China. We are a thriving community that challenges all staff to push boundaries with their teaching and to be progressive in their own professional learning.
We offer an innovative British independent school curriculum for international students aged 4 – 18, starting in EYFS and culminating in IGCSE and A-level. The campus, imbued with the ethos of its founding school, Merchiston Castle School Edinburgh, is designed to create an innovative learning space in which an effective 21st-century education can flourish and inspire.
All MIS teachers are expected to participate fully in the school’s life beyond the classroom by contributing to the Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) programme and boarding house life.
If you are interested in joining us, to teach inquisitive and talented children, in a community that seeks to provide professional development opportunities, then please apply…we want to hear from you!
How to apply
Applicants should apply online through the TES careers portal. Please provide the names and full contact details of three professional referees, one of whom should be the Director/Head of School/Principal of your current school.
Short-listed candidates must be able to provide a recent DBS/PVG check, police clearance certificate, or similar record of non-criminality demonstrating that there is no reason why they cannot work with children.
The application should be submitted no later than Friday 29th April 2022.
Early applications are encouraged, as MIS reserves the right to appoint before the deadline.
Due to national regulations, it is very unlikely that we will be able to secure a work permit or visa for foreign nationals whose 60th or subsequent birthdays take place between August 1 2021 and July 31, 2022.