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Working at SWIS

We are a collaborative family of both local and international teachers currently developing an IB programme. You are joining a team of incredibly motivated educators and staff in what is best described as a deeply supportive and professional atmosphere. SWIS is currenlty an IB World school for the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), and a Diploma Programme (DP) candidate school. SWIS is also a CIS member school and WASC Affiliates. 

Working at SWIS has been one of the most rewarding decisions I've ever made. Our school offers an incredibly warm and supportive community exceeding anything I've seen in an international school. I'm proud to work with such a motivated and remarkable group of educators! Come join us for a rewarding and exciting experience at a school that truly thrives on excellence and unity!

-Quote from a --SWIS Educator 2015

The SWIS Commitment to Non-Discrimination in Hiring Practices

All applicants must be able to satisfy the requirements to obtain a Chinese “Z” Visa.Beyond these restrictions, SWIS is an equal opportunity employer.

The SWIS Commitment to Child Protection in Hiring Practices

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

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Submit your application to HR Director Lynn Huang lynn.huang@swis.cn 

Vacancies for 2017-2018 school year include:

DP English A/ MYP Language & Literature (Secondary) (1)

  • DP & MYP Experience preferred

DP English B / MYP Language & Literature (Secondary) (1)

  • DP & MYP Experience preferred

EAL Teacher (Primary) (1)

  • WIDA trained and experienced candidate preferred

PE Teacher (Early Years and Primary) (1)

  • The successful candidates must have a strong knowledge of PE within the Primary Years Programme, supported by relevant international experience in a reputable IB school.  

PYP Classroom Teacher (Lower Elementary) (2)

  • PYP Experience preferred

PYP Classroom Teacher (Kindergarten) (1)

  • PYP Experience preferred

MYP Chinese (Secondary) (1)

  • Experience in MYP is desired 
  • Experience in Language Acquisition is preferred

Photographer/Graphic Design (1)

  • Experience in Photography and Graphic Design required
  • Bi-Lingual in English and Chinese preferred
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