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  • Teacher of Biology (IBDP)

    We are seeking a Teacher of Biology (IBDP) for our center in Ningbo, China. The position has a December 2019 start.

    This position involves teaching biology at IB-level at our international curriculum center in Ningbo Xiaoshi High School. The ideal candidate should have a relevant degree, strong knowledge of the subject and previous teaching experience at high school level. As our students seek to gain entry at top universities overseas, educators focus on developing students’ application of learning and critical thinking skills in order to prepare them as thoroughly as possible for university abroad.

    Location: Ningbo, mainland China
    Start date: Immediate/as soon as possible
    Contract type: Full-time fixed term (two years’ contract with annual renewal thereafter).

    Where will your teaching experience take you next?
    • Teach biology at IB-level in one of the best high schools in China
    • Work with enthusiastic and motivated Chinese students (aged 15-18)
    • Engage in high quality educational practice in one of the fastest growing sectors globally
    • Join a growing network of educators with a focus on collaboration, support and career development.
    Benefits of working with Dipont in China

    High quality international education: Dipont Education manages international educational programs (delivering A Level, Advanced Placement and IB Diploma Programs) within some of the most highly regarded high schools in China. We currently employ over 400 expatriate educators and have over 7,000 students on roll.

    Training and development: Teachers have the opportunity to transfer to other locations or programmes during their course of employment. In addition, we are actively focused on providing internal career development opportunities, with the potential to move into curricula or centre management roles. We provide workshops, support and access to official external training.

    Our students: A high number of students enter Dipont centres with the aim to study in some of the top universities in the West, and therefore teachers can enjoy working with some exceptionally motivated and academically high achieving students without the classroom management issues experienced in other teaching posts. As China settles into its role as the economic powerhouse of the 21st century, a teaching position with Dipont provides a platform to work with a generation of young Chinese talents eager to take advantage of every opportunity available to them.

    Salary and benefits: Salary levels are very competitive with a benefits package that includes: accommodation allowance, annual return airfare, annual bonus and worldwide medical cover. Cost of living is very favourable and disposable income is high.

    Applications for the Teacher of Biology (IDBP) role are invited from:
    • Highly skilled educators with the ability to engage and stretch high performing students
    • A recognised teaching qualification and experience teaching the subject at high school level
    • A track record of excellent teaching with well-developed subject knowledge.