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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.

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.

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.

Our Mission

At Concordia, we view every student as a gift from God, entrusted to us by parents, and are committed in Christian stewardship to educate students holistically in a nurturing environment that includes comprehensive and challenging opportunities in academics, creative arts, spirituality, athletics, co-curricular activities and service.

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What We Believe

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

Who We Are

Passionate and professional

Concordia teachers enthusiastically dedicate time, effort, and care to ensure the growth and well-being of all students. They convey written curriculum in constructive and innovative ways to both challenge and engage students holistically in the learning process.

Collaborative and communicative

Concordia teachers have a positive influence on school culture investing time, energy, and talent working with others. As seasoned educators they not only facilitate learning among students but among their colleagues as well.

If this sounds like you, we invite you to join a team that is reflective, creative and, above all, student focused. Come discover excellence in a spiritual learning community.

What's Next?

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.


Current Openings for 2023-2024 School Year

Each fall we begin to identify positions likely to be open the following year and generally complete recruiting by late January. However, we accept applications at any time and will keep them on file for future vacancies.

Click on an opening below to learn more about the position.  At the end of the file you will be asked to click on a button to complete an application.

  • Due to age restrictions in China, we are not able to consider applicants who will be older than 57 on August 1 of the year of their initial contract.
  • It is required that teaching candidates have certification/license.

As a school founded on Christian values by the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, we intentionally recruit passionate and professional Christian educators who are masters in their content area. Our teaching faculty educate the whole child, actively engaging students, setting high standards, addressing learner needs and promoting cultural sensitivity.

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