Teach in China! Multiple Positions, Full-Time, Transformation Academy, Shanghai & Shenyang China

Position Title: Teach in China! Multiple Pre-K 4 to High School Positions for 2018-2019

Full-time or Part-time:  Full-time

Company Name:  Transformation Academy

Location of job: Shanghai & Shenyang China

Company Address: 2790 Chuan Zhou Rd. Pudong, Shanghai, China 201315

Contact Email Address: matthew.hamilton@taedu.org

Position Description


Transformation Academy (TA) is an association of four Christ-influenced private schools for Chinese and expatriate students in Shanghai and Shenyang. TA exists to transform lives and train servant leaders through high-quality education in a loving environment. TA was founded in 2013 and now has over 500 students in K-3 to 12th grade between our campuses.The faculties are comprised of both Chinese and foreign teachers, and all foreign staff along with most Chinese staff members are Christians. The schools use an American-based curriculum for core subjects, and classes are taught in English (except Chinese language, Chinese math, and some electives).Our mixed east-west approach to teaching provides a great atmosphere not only for students, but employees as well. TAS strives to provide employees with a fun-loving work atmosphere, daily support and encouragement, and a bilingual/multi-cultural work environment.Our schools are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and Shenyang Transformation International School is also accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).


Little Pond Preschool – Shanghai

K5 – 3 Teachers

K4 – 3 Teachers

K3 – 2 Teachers

Transformation Academy – Shanghai

2nd Grade – 2 Teachers

3rd Grade – 2 Teachers

4th Grade – 1 Teacher

5th Grade – 1 Teacher

Physical Education – 1 Teacher

Middle School Social Studies – 1 Teacher

Music – 1 teacher

Transformation Academy – Shenyang

4th grade – 1 Teacher

8th grade – 1 Teacher

Shenyang Transformation International School – Shenyang

Music – 1 Teacher

4th Grade – 1 Teacher

8th Grade – 1 Teacher


  • $19,000-$34,000 a year
  • Modern classrooms
  • Furnished apartment paid for by school
  • Asia-wide health insurance paid for by school
  • All visa related expenses paid for by school
  • Annual round-trip airfare to teacher’s home paid for by school
  • Tuition for staff kids paid for by school
  • Pickup by school bus if housing beyond walking distance
  • Hot lunches paid for by school
  • Professional development opportunities


  • Be highly knowledgeable of content area and practice highly effective pedagogy.
  • Be creative in teaching methods and comfortable with educational technology
  • Have passion for teaching students
  • Be patient and loving toward children
  • Collaborate with colleagues and serve others joyfully
  • Show willingness to grow and learn in areas of weakness
  • Maintain an organized classroom/office, model professionalism, and work efficiently
  • Communicate effectively with students, staff, and parents
  • Practice effective cross-cultural skills, as shown particularly by adapting to a cross-cultural (Chinese) school environment while teaching an American-based curriculum in English
  • Actively pursue a faithful Christian witness in work and life





  • Committed Christian
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Experience traveling outside of the US.
  • Some teaching Experience (either full time, student teaching or substitute)


  • Education or English Degree
  • Missions / Ministry Experience
  • Two years teaching experience
  • TEFL, TESOL, ESL training (or willingness to get certification)





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Contact Name: Matthew D Hamilton

Website Address for Applying Online: http://tasedu.org/foreign-teachers/

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