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Established in 1865, Shanghai High School has an overall size of 340 mu (223,617 square meters), and is historically one of the most well-known schools in China and around the world. Of the alumni, there are over 100 provincial and ministry leaders of the People's Republic of China, 55 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), and 30 generals in the people's Liberation Army (PLA).

Shanghai High School International Division (SHSID) was founded in 1993 and became an International Baccalaureate (IB) world school in 1995. In 2003, Shanghai High School became the only United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) associated school in Shanghai. SHSID is authorized by the College Board to administer AP, SAT and PSAT exams and is an authorized TOEFL exam center. SHSID is approved to be an A-level test center by Cambridge International Examinations and is also authorized by the ACT Inc. as an ACT exam center. Presently, about 2,800 students from over 30 countries and regions are enrolled in the Puxi and Pudong Campuses of the International Division.



We may also need teachers in other disciplines, for example environmental science, primary school teacher, etc. Interdisciplinary teachers are also highly welcomed to SHSID community. If interested, please send your CV to hr@shsid.org for us to screen when needed. The number of teachers we need is subject to change.


Candidates should:
1. Have a bachelor’s degree (minimum qualification), master’s degree or above.
2. Be physically and mentally healthy and have passion for international education.
3. Be able to teach in English and willing to improve their teaching skills.(Candidates who possess the certificate of English listening and speaking proficiency, such as TOEFL/ IELTS, Shanghai Advanced Interpretation Test, Cambridge Business English Test will be given priority under the same condition. Please scan the original documents of the certificates and attach them with other application materials.)
4. Be capable of maintaining a positive attitude during busy working hours and stress management.
5. Be able to demonstrate a high degree of professionalism both in and outside of the classroom.
6. Be skillful at communicating with other colleagues, students and their parents.
7. Be able to integrate quickly into the school's academic, administrative, and extra-curricular activities, and all teachers are expected to contribute their intelligence, strength to the school's research in teaching methods and students’ activities.


Application Process:
1.   Postal Application: Hard copy resume (Other application materials could also be attached) could be mailed to “Ms. Xie, Human Resource Office, Shanghai High School, Xuhui District, No. 989 Baise Road, Shanghai. China, 200231”. Please mark “Applying for the position of xxx (subject title) teacher at Shanghai High School International Division” on the envelope.

2.   Email Application: Please send your email to hr@shsid.org. (Foreign Teacher Application sent to shsidrecruit@163.com)  To ensure an effective recruitment work of our staffs, please present your resume directly in the body of the email. The scanned materials and resume in Word format should also be attached with the email. Please make sure the title of the email is “Subject title + Applicants' name + Degree obtained most recently + Major”, for example, Physics + Zhang San + Undergraduate + Automation or “Math + Li Si + Master + Math and Applied Math”.


We trust all applicants for their honesty in application process. However, if any counterfeited material is found, the person involved shall take full responsibility for whatever incurred.


Welcome to join us - Shanghai High School International Division.






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Shanghai High School is a municipal key high school in the Xuhui district of Shanghai with more than 140 years' history. With fully equipped facilities, a rigorous study schedule, high morale, and exceptional education standards, Shanghai High School is one of China’s most reputable schools. The International Division of Shanghai High School (SHSID) was established in 1993, and it became an International Baccalaureate (IB) member school in 1995. The school started AP courses and became an AP test school in 2007. The school was authorized to open an SAT Exam Center in 2009. Also the school has its own TOEFL test center on campus, which is the biggest in Chinese middle schools. SHSID currently enrolls more than 2,900 international students in Grade 1 through 12 from more than 46 countries and areas around the world.  SHSID offers all major subjects such as English, Mathematics, Science, PE in all grades, and IB, AP courses in Grade 11 and 12.



Open Position:


High School Biology
High School Economics
High School Psychology
Middle English
Middle School Math teacher
Primary Homeroom
Visual Art
Whole School PE