Xiang Jiang Secondary School

Guangzhou , China ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2882779
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 15, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 15, 2018

Job Description

• Classroom teaching up to 16 hours (25 periods) per week, plus 4 office hours and other supervisory activities. Total weekly working time is up to 30-35 hours;
• Provide mentoring/tutoring to students who have demonstrated needs;
• Provide guidance to students for various club and community activities.

Salary and Benefits include:
• Salary: 22,000 to 25,000 RMB per month (equivalent to $3,206 to $3,644 USD), or an annual salary of $32,060 to $36,440 USD, based on qualifications.
• Two round-trip international tickets per school year (up to 20,000 RMB or $3,225 USD).
• Housing allowance of 2,400 RMB per month.
• Free shuttle pass to downtown Guangzhou.
• End of academic year bonus (up to 20,000 RMB, equivalent to $3,225 USD).
• Extra end of academic year bonus offered to AP instructors (up to 10,000 RMB, equivalent to $1,625 USD per AP course).
• Holiday bonus (up to 9,500 RMB, equivalent to $1,532 USD).
• Insurance package (2,000 RMB, equivalent to $322 USD).

Employment Dates:
August 15, 2018 – June 30, 2019 (one-year contract for all newly hired teachers, contract is renewable for two more years).

Application Process:
The application package should include the following materials:
• Resume and cover letter stating your education philosophy and your interest in teaching at XJSS;
• Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts to be provided later);
• Three letters of reference.

Email the application package to Michele Hirsch at
Or, mail the application package to:
SPIRAL International
attn. Michele Hirsch
7 Kilburn Street, Suite 209
Burlington, Vermont 05401

For further information, please contact Michele Hirsch: 1-802-540-0305 or
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Math: Calculus
  • Welcome TO Xiang Jiang Secondary School!

    Guangzhou Xiang Jiang Secondary School (XJSS) is a private boarding school established in 2008. It is located about 20 miles (30 km) away from downtown Guangzhou on Jade-Green Island, an attractive residential area. XJSS currently has more than 150 teachers and staff members serving approximately 1,600 middle and high school students. Its campus covers an area of more than 100 acres, with a variety of facilities and advanced equipment.

    Working with East Lyme High School in Connecticut, through the SPIRAL XJ-EL cooperative program, Xiang Jiang AP American High School offers an American curriculum based on CCSS, as well as Advanced Placement (AP) courses. With an outstanding international college preparatory program, XJSS ensures that each student will be enrolled in a well-known overseas higher education institution upon graduation. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Xiang Jiang Secondary School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • A qualified candidate will:
      • Have at least a BA degree (a Master’s degree preferred) from an accredited college or university with a major or minor in the specific required area of teaching;
      • Have AT LEAST TWO YEARS of secondary school teaching experience (student teaching may count). AP teaching experience desired;
      • Have a teaching license in the required areas of teaching;
      • Ideally have prior experience or familiarity with Chinese culture and students.

    Contact Information

    • Michele Hirsch
    • SPIRAL International
    • 7 Kilburn Street - Suite 209
    • Burlington, Vermont 05401

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