Future Opportunities for the 2023-2024 School Year with BASIS International School Hangzhou

September 22, 2022
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Future Opportunities for the 2023 – 2024 School Year with BASIS International School Hangzhou

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

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. BASIS International School Guangzhou followed in 2017, and is the first campus to offer a week-day boarding program.

BASIS International School Hangzhou opened in 2018, and was the first BASIS International School in China outside of Guangdong province. Opened with courses from grades Pre-K – 8, the school now has over 1,000 students in grades Pre-K – 12 and will celebrate its first graduates in 2022. The faculty team is made up of teachers and administrators from around the world. The variety of cultures and experiences represented come to life through events such as the BASIS International School Hangzhou World Fair, the variety of arts performances and displays presented, and academic excellence encouraged by our expert teachers.

Hangzhou is regarded by many as China’s most beautiful city. It boasts an incredible history, the scenic West Lake and Qiangtang River, and enjoys all four seasons. The school is located in the Qiangjiang New Town District of Hangzhou-differentiated between modern city development and areas of natural beauty and historical significance. A high-speed train near the school also offers service to Shanghai in under one hour.

Our network has continued to grow with BASIS International School Park Lane Harbour also opened in 2018, BASIS International School Nanjing in 2019, and our first bilingual school, BASIS Bilingual School Shenzhen, in 2020. 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 knowledgeable, 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 backgrounds and experience, and seek to grow together and learn from each other.

Benefits and 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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