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Concordia International School Shanghai is searching for our next Head of School.

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Discover excellence in a spiritual learning community. We invite you to join a team, one which can best be described as reflective, creative and, above all, student focused. Teachers are encouraged to convey written curriculum in constructive and innovative ways in order to both challenge and engage students holistically in the learning process.
Where bright ideas are welcome

Ideas and innovations initiated by faculty are supported through professional development opportunities.

Where connections are made

With a focus on building community, teachers achieve success both in and out of the classroom.

Where talents are nurtured

We strive for an environment that nurtures the skills and passions not only for our students but for our faculty as well.


Partnerships with parents, colleagues and beyond best serve our students.

We foster a collegial environment where working together at the grade level or by subject matter is every day practice; where administrator's doors are open and support is varied and accessible.

Concordia is an affiliate school with Columbia University’s Teachers College Readers & Writers Workshops and we partnered with NHD to bring National History Day to Asia. And there's more...


A RecENT FACULTY survey says

97.4% of teachers agreed or strongly agreed their position at the school was meaningful and that Concordia provides a quality work environment

96.6% agreed or strongly agreed that they had appropriate resources available to do their job effectively

88% agreed or strongly agreed that their job at Concordia lived up to their expectations


At Concordia, the diverse intersection of passion, excellence, and strong community elevates the outcomes of all we do.

Our core descriptors include:

  • Community
  • Shared Values
  • Pioneering
  • Academic
  • Holistic
  • Passionate

Learn more...


Concordia Shanghai will be a global platform fostering deeper learning and transforming lives to lead change in a dynamic and complex world.


Each position Concordia seeks to fill has its own set of qualifications, but there are some general guidelines that apply to all positions.

Salary & Benefits

Our salary and benefits packages depend on employment classification and are competitive and comprehensive.

Prospective Teacher Information

Destination Concordia

Our Faculty Profile shares why quality and caring faculty are pursuing career development in Shanghai.

elementary school teacher Reflecting on her first year at Concordia

Academic rigor?–Absolutely!
Heart and soul?–Every day!

"With learning support specialists, instructional coaches in literacy, STEM and digital literacy, and librarians for information literacy helping to support instruction, along with open access to professional development that I can use for things that make sense to me, it’s just been a PHENOMENAL first year!"


If you haven't found all the answers you hoped for, we have curated answers to the questions we see most often. For additional questions, contact recruitment@concordiashanghai.org

Culture matters (for new hires only)

Check out our eight cultural tenets before you arrive to begin your new role. Understanding Concordia's culture will help you transition more easily right from the start.

We have found that empowered teachers communicate a passion for learning. At Concordia we believe that a passion for learning is essential to achieving life success.