Vacancies

The College is continuing to grow rapidly and we plan to expand our teaching staff each year to meet the growing demand for places. We are looking for outstanding candidates for the following teaching and non teaching positions:

Wellington College International Shanghai is looking to appoint exciting and dynamic teachers for the positions below. The college is expanding due to high demand and the successful applicants will join a dedicated and highly professional team of colleagues.  We are working hard to create an exceptional international education and need high quality teachers to join us.

In addition to high quality professional development and job satisfaction, staff receive a very competitive remuneration package including accommodation and wellbeing package.

To apply for an advertised post, please complete an application form, together with a letter of application and an up-to-date CV, including the names and contact details of three referees. These should be sent to Jobs.shanghai@wellingtoncollege.cn.

We are looking for an inspirational and innovative teacher of Music to join the team at Wellington College International, who will inspire our younger pupils to explore music through new and exciting ways. The candidate will work closely with colleagues from art, dance and drama to instil a love of music in pupils from years 1 to 5 whilst exploring topics from the IPC.

You should have extensive experience of inspiring, teaching and implementing a curriculum in Music to children aged between 6 and 9 years old and have the courage to think outside the box in how to deliver the subject. In addition to the main teaching responsibilities, the candidate must have a proven ability to deliver exciting and qualitative Co-Curricular Music activities and develop performance work.

Wellington College

Wellington College International Shanghai opened in August 2014 as Wellington’s second partnership school in China, and has rapidly developed a reputation as the premier international school in the city. It currently has 1,280 pupils and continues to grow by over 150 pupils per year. The College is divided into three schools, with a Senior School (years 9 to 13) and Prep School (years 1 to 8) on the main campus and Early Years (nursery and reception) in a new purpose-built centre nearby. The College curriculum combines our focus on the Wellington values with the best of English and international curriculums. The youngest children in the nursery and reception classes follow the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. From year 1, the English National Curriculum provides the core of the curriculum in maths and literacy, with other lessons following the International Primary Curriculum. From year 6 up, all children follow a school-devised curriculum, based on the English National Curriculum and taught by subject specialists to prepare for the study of IGCSE subjects in years 10 and 11. Pupils in years 12 and 13 follow the prestigious IB Diploma Programme.

Wellington College International Shanghai aims to be the best international school in China and to be great place for talented professionals to develop their careers. Our academic results to date have been outstanding, our IB students average above 36 points in 2018 and 2019, placing Wellington comfortably alongside the best international IB schools. Most of our IGCSE pupils gain eight or more A*-A grades, with A* being by far the most common grade.

Success in public examinations is important and we celebrate it. However, at Wellington College, excellent exam results and great university destinations, in the UK and worldwide, are only part of the picture. We want our pupils to be the very best people that they can be: to be kind, to have integrity in their actions, to take responsibility when necessary, to have respect for their environment, for others and themselves, and finally to show courage when needed. The Wellington values frame the way we think about what it is be a Wellingtonian, including the ways we work and what we hope to become.

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We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package, for further details consult our Teaching Salary Scale and Benefits document. We also operate a separate scale for Middle Leader and Senior Leader positions, details of which are available during the recruitment process.

The completed application form, together with a letter of introduction and an up-to-date CV, including the names and contact details of three referees, should be sent to Jobs.shanghai@wellingtoncollege.cn.

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