Livingston American School ( learn more )

Shanghai , China ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2885156
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 23, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Shanghai Livingston American School, located in the heart of Shanghai, is committed to attracting the best educators possible and providing a workplace that is both challenging and rewarding. When you join SLAS, you become part of an extended family that includes experienced colleagues, caring parents, and dedicated, hard-working students. Shanghai is an invigorating, diverse place and one of the most Western friendly cities in Asia. We welcome you to our city and our school and look forward to you joining our ever-growing family.

SLAS provides a Nursery through Grade 12 program using Common Core and California Learning curriculum. The school has an enrollment of more than 800 students. As a mission driven, not-for-profit school located in a suburban neighborhood in the Puxi area of Shanghai, SLAS is regularly acknowledged for its sense of close knit community and the school’s CORE values.

Classes are instructed in an intimate setting with less than 25 students per classroom. The academic calendar closely tracks that of the U.S. system. In the secondary program, there are two semesters per year. In our Early Years and Primary Years Program, there are three trimesters.

Salary depending on years of experience, degrees and teacher credentials.

In addition to Base Salary:

Housing Allowance
Health Insurance
Annual Flight Allowance
100% Discount on School Tuition for Staff Children
Sick Day Buy Back
Annual Contract Completion / Performance Bonus
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Preschool
    Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Livingston American 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

    • Qualifications:
      Bachelor’s Degree plus
      2 years teaching experience necessary, prior to application
      Teaching certificate or license
      Collaborative and positive mindset
      Strong interest in building our school culture, supporting the school mission and vision
      Support SLAS’s mission and vision
      Have passion in teaching students
      Are sensitive and responsive to the needs of students
      Demonstrate commitment in teamwork
      Are good role models to students and conduct themselves professional
      Native English Speaker from US, Canada, Ireland, UK, New Zealand, Australia (Requirement of Chinese Government)

      Preferred SLAS applicants will be in possession of either a current teaching certificate, a BA or higher degree, plus a minimum of two years recent and full-time teaching experience in a North American curriculum K-12 school. Strong candidates with other teaching certifications will also be considered. Applicants should be certified to teach for the position/s in which they are applying and be technology literate. Leading after school co-curricular activities is required of all SLAS teachers.

      Age Restrictions:
      Age Limit:
      Age Restriction Comments:
      China has an age and citizenship limits for work permit.
    • Bachelor degree preferred

    Contact Information

    • Peter Chow
    • 580 Ganxi Rd.
    • Shanghai, China 200335

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