Job Description

Are you interested in joining the BASIS International Schools family? We are seeking qualified candidates for future teaching positions with BASIS International School Hangzhou for the 2021-22 school year!

About BASIS International Schools

The first BASIS International School opened in Shenzhen in 2015, the first BASIS 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, and has enjoyed numerous academic and athletic successes.  

In 2017 we opened our second school in China, BASIS International School Guangzhou. It was our first campus to offer week-day boarding to students. BASIS International Schools is expanding rapidly with new schools in Park Lane Harbour and Hangzhou, China opened in 2018, and Nanjing, China and Bangkok, Thailand in fall 2019. Our first bilingual school, BASIS Bilingual School Shenzhen, opened in September 2020.

Teaching with BASIS International Schools

Our teachers are the foundation upon which all BASIS International Schools are built. BASIS International teachers are part of one of the most collaborative and professional teaching communities in international education. Our teachers are knowledgeable, passionate, and believe in transforming education. As part of our teaching community, BASIS International 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.

BASIS International teachers enjoy the freedom and flexibility to teach in own way in order to motivate students to reach their highest potential while preparing them for the demands of higher education and leading them to a rewarding career and global citizenship. BASIS International teachers spend more time teaching students and teaming up with fellow educators. They thrive on the autonomy and academic freedom to create dynamic lessons that provide students with new ideas and a fresh outlook on their future.

Primary Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

1) Teach higher level content than grade standard in an interactive learning environment to deliver exceptional results for all students;

2) Tutor students in content-specific knowledge and skills to heighten the trajectory of their academic and career success; 

3) Implementation of BASIS curriculum by designing effective and creative lessons and assessments to display your passion for the subject and educate students at an internationally competitive level;

4) Collaborate with other BASIS International teachers to form a community of smart, talented and interesting people who are passionate about their work and readily willing to work in a professional, academic environment; and

5) Management of student behavior to foster academic achievement, personal responsibility, intellect and individuality in all students.

Job Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in the subject area and the ability to pass a background check are required to teach at BASIS International Schools. In addition to a Bachelor's degree, a major (24-30 credit hours) or advanced degree in the teaching subject may fulfill the highly qualified requirement. In some cases, a Bachelor's degree and documentation of passage of a state authorized subject test in the teaching area may fulfill the highly qualified requirement. Minimum two years of experience as a lead teacher is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Subject matter postgraduate work (Master's or Ph.D.) is preferred. Together with a high level of educational attainment, a successful applicant will demonstrate strong communication skills in teaching ideas, texts, and concepts with precision and confidence. Critically, an applicant must possess a high GPA in his/her major, excellent recommendations, and be open to new ideas in teaching.

Benefits and Salary

Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS International offers a comprehensive benefits package including health coverage, housing allowance, travel assistance, and more.  

Application Instructions

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