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SSIS welcomes applications from qualified, experienced teachers looking for an international, vibrant, challenging and rewarding teaching career.

We evaluate teaching candidates on four key areas: high-quality teaching practice; contribution to learning area and curriculum development; relationships with students, staff and parents; and contribution to the whole school.

We are currently looking for the following position(s)

Opening for Immediate Placement:


Application Process:    

  • Candidates should address your application to Mr. David Shirley, Head of School, Shanghai Singapore International School via the application form below.
  • Candidates should note that in the event a highly regarded applicant is identified early in the search process, SSIS reserves the right to make an appointment before the deadline mentioned above. 

The Application Form should include the following: 

  1. Cover letter 
  2. Current CV not exceeding 2 pages 
  3. Educational philosophy highlighting your leadership beliefs and your understanding of Early Childhood Education (2 pages)
  4. Contact details for at least 3 professional Referees 

Please fill out the application form below and upload files as separate single-pdf.

We will keep your application active in our database for any potential opening.


  • Excellent Technology and Campus Facilities
  • A Caring and Friendly Community
  • A Supportive School Leadership Team
  • Motivated, Caring and Happy Students Who Enjoy Learning
  • A Positive Learning Environment


  • A Competitive Salary paid in RMB plus re-signing incentives
  • A two-year contract (renewable by mutual agreement)
  • Annual flights to and from your point of origin
  • Tuition Fee waiver for two dependent children per teaching family
  • On-campus Accommodation (depending on vacancy) or Housing Allowance
  • Moving Allowance
  • Accident / Medical Insurance
  • Dependent’s Subsidy Allowance
  • Paid Vacation
  • School Bus Service to and from school at designated pick-up points
  • Lunch during school days
  • Laptop Subsidy
  • Mobile Phone Allowance
  • Continuing Professional Development

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