Job ID: 228404228

Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
Job Description


Shanghai Livingston American School, located in the heart of Shanghai, is committed to attracting the best educators possible and providing a workplace that is both challenging and rewarding. When you join SLAS, you become part of an extended family that includes experienced colleagues, caring parents, and dedicated, hard-working students. Shanghai is an invigorating, diverse place and one of the most Western friendly cities in Asia. We welcome you to our city and our school and look forward to you joining our ever-growing family. 

SLAS provides a Nursery through Grade 12 program using Common Core and California Learning curriculum. The school has an enrollment of more than 800 students. As a mission driven, not-for-profit school located in a suburban neighborhood in the Puxi area of Shanghai, SLAS is regularly acknowledged for its sense of close knit community and the school’s CORE values. 

Classes are instructed in an intimate setting with less than 25 students per classroom. The academic calendar closely tracks that of the U.S. system. In the secondary program, there are two semesters per year. In our Early Years and Primary Years Program, there are three trimesters.


Salary depending on years of experience, degrees and teacher credentials.

Benefits:  In addition to Base Salary: 

Housing Allowance 
Health Insurance 
Annual Flight Allowance 
100% Discount on School Tuition for Staff Children 
Sick Day Buy Back 
Annual Contract Completion / Performance Bonus


Bachelor’s Degree plus 
2 years teaching experience necessary, prior to application 
Teaching certificate or license 
Collaborative and positive mindset 
Strong interest in building our school culture, supporting the school mission and vision 
Support SLAS’s mission and vision 
Have passion in teaching students 
Are sensitive and responsive to the needs of students 
Demonstrate commitment in teamwork 
Are good role models to students and conduct themselves professional 
Native English Speaker from US, Canada, Ireland, UK, New Zealand, Australia (Requirement of Chinese Government) 

Preferred SLAS applicants will be in possession of either a current teaching certificate, a BA or higher degree, plus a minimum of two years recent and full-time teaching experience in a North American curriculum K-12 school. Strong candidates with other teaching certifications will also be considered. Applicants should be certified to teach for the position/s in which they are applying and be technology literate. Leading after school co-curricular activities is required of all SLAS teachers.

Age Restrictions:

Yes  Age Limit:  60

Age Restriction Comments:

China has an age and citizenship limits for work permit.


Interested candidates should submit their details to the SLAS Head of School. In addition to meeting face to face with interested candidates, we will also video conference with selected candidates.

Application Deadline:

Open until filled


Please e-mail your application details to the following address:- 
Our needs are continually changing. Those who have applied previously are encouraged to re-apply.

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