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Employment at WISS

WISS hires highly qualified, experienced teachers, who are caring and compassionate. All positions require that applicants be experienced, certified professionals in their field, speak English fluently, be physically fit, and able to pass a criminal background check. Salary and benefit packages are competitive. Please check our website regularly for updates in employment opportunities.

Employment Opportunities

Cover Teacher, Early Years: 2018 – 2019, Immediate Start

The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) is looking for a locally hired teacher to complete the teaching team beginning immediately. Ideally candidates should be qualified Early Childhood teachers with a bachelor degree majoring in Early Childhood Education...

Head Librarian

We are looking for an experienced  Head Librarian.  The Head Librarian would supervise the library staff who provide services school-wide to students  2.5 years old through Grade 12.  We have all IB programs (PYP, MYP, DP, and CP).  The position would also include...

Primary Relief Teacher Cover for Maternity Leave

WISS Primary is looking for two Relief Teachers to fill in for teachers on maternity leave this school year.  The positions would begin in October 2018, after the national holiday. Candidates should have an education degree, or something similar, and a proficient...

Design Technician (Locally hired)

We are currently looking for a Design Technician to help maintain the design workshop and support the Design Team. The technician would need to be fluent in both English and Chinese and experience with design equipment to include 3D printers, laser cutters, and...

Marketing – Content Creator

The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) is looking for a content creator to join our team starting August 2018. Candidates should have experience in marketing with strong communication and writing skills.  Ability to speak more than one language,...

Japanese Language and Literature Teacher Part-Time

WISS is looking for a part-time dedicated Japanese Language teacher for 2018-2019. This would involve teaching Japanese Language and Literaure in the Diploma Programme. The teacher needs to be experienced in providing inquiry based, student centred lessons. The ideal...

Chinese Co-Teacher – Primary School

WISS is looking for Chinese classroom teachers to complete grade level teams for the 2018 - 2019 school year. Candidates should be highly qualified Primary/Elementary teachers who possess a university degree in Education or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years of...

What Teachers Say: Testimonials

A place where children not only learn, but build a home away from home. A true community.

Lisa Kane

Early Years Deputy Principal / Nursery Blue Teacher, 5th year at WISS

I love WISS because the kids come to class thrilled and willing to push themselves further every day!

Nicolas Elguea

Director of Music, 6th year at WISS

If you want to find a fabulous place to collaborate with wonderful colleagues, WISS is the right place to go! I love this community-there is a sense of unity and we help one another to make our community a better place. It is a great joy for me to collaborate with colleagues so that our students enjoy their learning at WISS.

Lin Li

Grade 4 Teacher, 2nd year at WISS


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