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Future Opportunities for the 2023-24 School Year with BASIS Bilingual School Shenzhen

Location:Shenzhen, Guangdong

Future Opportunities for the 2023 - 24 School Year with BASIS Bilingual School Shenzhen

Are you interested in joining an established, high achieving, and rapidly growing school network? Apply now for future opportunities with BASIS Bilingual School Shenzhen!

About BASIS International Schools

The first BASIS International School opened in Shenzhen in 2015, and was the first BASIS Curriculum school outside of the United States. BASIS International School Shenzhen welcomed over 400 students in grades Pre-K - 10 in what has been recognized as the largest opening of an international school in the history of southern China. The school now serves students in grades Pre-K - 12. Our second campus, BASIS International School Guangzhou, opened in 2017 and was our first school to offer a week-day boarding program.

BASIS Bilingual School Shenzhen opened in the fall of 2020, and became the first bilingual school in our network. The campus opened with state-of-the-art classrooms, a multi-activity space and office facilities, and added a gymnasium, indoor swimming pool, 200-meter track and soccer field, Apple computer lab, theater, and additional classrooms in 2021.

Opening with over 400 students in grades Pre-K - 5, it will expand each year until it reaches a capacity of approximately 2,000 students in grades Pre-K - 12. BASIS Bilingual School Shenzhen combines the core of the BASIS Curriculum with much of the language, history, culture, and values of the traditional Chinese curriculum. Our multi-national team of teachers work together to build and environment where students and faculty thrive.

The campus is located in Shenzhen’s Futian District. Shenzhen is one of the fastest growing economic centers in the world, and Futian has it all on display with a beautiful, lighted skyline. About a mile from our campus is Coco Park Mall, with a movie theater, children’s playground, and numerous international restaurants, bars and shops-such as Gap and Uniqlo. Only two miles from campus is the Shenzhen concert hall designed by Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, which attracts musicians from around the world. Across the plaza is a huge complex housing the Shenzhen Library (9 million volumes) and the mega Book City that has its own English-language bookstore.

Our network has continued to grow with BASIS International Schools Park Lane Harbour and Hangzhou opened in 2018, and BASIS International School Nanjing in 2019. We are continuing to expand and grow into new cities and seeking talented educators to grow with us!

Teaching with BASIS International Schools

Our teachers are the foundation upon which all BASIS International Schools are built. BASIS International Schools teachers are part of one of the most collaborative and professional teaching communities in international education. Our teachers are knowledge, passionate, and believe in transforming education. As part of our teaching community, BASIS International Schools teachers motivate students to reach their highest potential, while also elevating their own skills through peer collaboration and a culture where learning is of the greatest importance.

What are we looking for?

We call our teachers "Subject Expert Teachers" because they are. We require our teacher’s to hold at least a Bachelor’s degree, or have taken at least 24 credit hours, in the subject they teach; and a large number of our teachers hold Master’s and doctoral degrees. Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education or Development degrees are encouraged for many elementary positions. We also require a minimum of two years’ experience as a lead teacher.

As part of a collaborative teaching community that teaches a high achieving curriculum to motivated students, it is essential for our teachers to not only be able to communicate ideas, texts, and concepts with precision and confidence, but also be open to new ideas in teaching. Our teachers come from all over the world with a wide variety of curricular background and experience, and seek to grow together and learn from each other.

Benefits & Salary

The salary for our teaching and school leadership positions is competitive and dependent upon education and experience. BASIS International Schools in China offers a comprehensive and generous benefits package, including global health coverage (including U.S.), housing allowance, retirement benefit, travel assistance, moving allowance and assistance, and more. We also provide assistance in obtaining a visa.

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