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. If you're looking for the best international school in Shanghai to grow as an educator, you've come to the right place.
A Collaborative Environment
We foster a collegial environment where working together is every day practice. We believe that teamwork is the key to unlocking our students' potential. Our administrators' doors are always open, and support is not just a word; it's a tangible part of our culture.
A World of Opportunities
Concordia is proud to be an affiliate school with Columbia University’s Teachers College Readers & Writers Workshops, ensuring that our educators have access to cutting-edge teaching methodologies. Additionally, we've partnered with NHD to bring National History Day to Asia, providing unique opportunities for students and teachers alike.
Teach With Purpose
If you're seeking the top international school for teachers where excellence is nurtured and growth is a way of life, Concordia Shanghai is the place for you. Join our team, and together, let's create a future where students - and educators - reach new heights.
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.
Discover what it means to teach at one of the best international schools in Shanghai
At Concordia International School Shanghai, we're renowned for our unwavering commitment to excellence in education, and as part of our dedicated team, you'll have the opportunity to be a part of something truly extraordinary. We celebrate diversity and inclusivity, creating a rich tapestry of experiences for both our students and educators. Our state-of-the-art facilities are dynamic spaces where innovation and technology merge seamlessly with traditional teaching methods. Here, teaching is not just a profession; it's a passion, and your future as an educator begins at Concordia Shanghai. Join us to discover what it truly means to teach at one of the best international schools in Shanghai.
What We Believe
At Concordia International School Shanghai, we believe in the transformative power of education. Our diverse and passionate community of educators and students reflects our commitment to excellence in teaching and learning. Our school thrives on the principles of innovation, collaboration, and a strong sense of community. Here, you'll discover an inspiring environment where your passion for teaching can flourish, and your commitment to excellence will elevate the educational outcomes for all. When you join our community of dedicated educators, you’ll experience the rewarding journey of teaching at one of the premier international schools in Shanghai.
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Who We Are
Passionate and Professional
Concordia’s dedicated teachers enthusiastically commit their time, effort, and care to foster the growth and well-being of each and every student. They employ innovative and constructive teaching methods to holistically engage and challenge our diverse student body. As one of the best international schools in Shanghai, we recognize that our educators are the driving force behind our success.
Collaborative and Communicative
Our teachers go beyond traditional classroom roles; they have a profound impact on our school culture. They invest their time, energy, and talent in working collaboratively with their colleagues, fostering an environment where the exchange of ideas thrives. Seasoned educators at Concordia don't just facilitate student learning; they actively contribute to the growth and development of their fellow educators. In order to maintain our reputation as one of the best international schools in Shanghai, we continue to value the power of collaboration and communication.
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 and teach at a top international school in Shanghai.
Living in Shanghai for Teachers
This Prospective Teacher document contains information about the school, frequently asked questions and employment conditions.
Overseas expatriate faculty are those who are recruited from abroad by the school, specifically to work at Concordia. The benefits listed here include housing, relocation, medical, tuition, and more.
Concordia has an established salary scale for our expat faculty primarily based on years of experience. Please review this scale to see what you may expect if you join the Concordia Shanghai team.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What is the hiring process at Concordia?
- Why does Concordia choose to hire teachers who model our values?
- Can you explain the salary and benefits?
- Do you hire teachers with a non-teaching spouse?
- What does it mean that Concordia teachers integrate technology into the classroom?
- Does Concordia support professional development?
- What is life like in Shanghai?
- What is the neighborhood like where Concordia is located?
- What is housing like? When will I know my housing assignment?
- When do new teachers arrive in Shanghai? What will happen at orientation?
- How do teachers get additional information prior to moving to Shanghai?
- Why do families choose Concordia over other school options in Shanghai?
- Where are Concordia faculty from?
- What are medical services like in Shanghai?
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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