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Thank you for your interest in working at the Western International School of Shanghai. We invite you to join our warm and welcoming WISS community. We believe in a student-centered approach to learning, where our staff truly cares about the development, growth, and success of each WISS student. The Western International School of Shanghai hires highly qualified 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 be able to pass a criminal background check. Salary and benefit packages are competitive. Please check our job openings below regularly for updates on employment opportunities. 

Thank you for your interest in working at the Western International School of Shanghai. We invite you to join our warm and welcoming WISS community. We believe in a student-centered approach to learning, where our staff truly cares about the development, growth, and success of each WISS student. The Western International School of Shanghai hires highly qualified 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 be able to pass a criminal background check. Salary and benefit packages are competitive. Please check our job openings below regularly for updates on employment opportunities. 


WORK AT WISS

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Teachers and Administrators at WISS come from over 26 countries and offer a diverse and international working envirnment.
100% of Teachers at WISS have Bachelor's Degrees as minimum qualification.
More than 80% of teachers at WISS have advanced degrees.
WISS offers students a wealth of teacher experience and knowledge.  The average years of teaching experience for teachers at WISS is 12+ Years.

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WHO WE ARE

WHO WE ARE

The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) is a leading international school in Shanghai. WISS is the only full continuum IB World School offering the four programmes of the International Baccalaureate (IB): the Primary Years Programme (IBPYP), the Middle Years Programme (IBMYP), the Diploma Programme (IBDP), and the Career-related Programme (IBCP).


WISS cultivates healthy, balanced, confident, and ethical people. We strive to challenge and stimulate students to inquire, wonder, discover, and create each day; and aim to send into the world brave, compassionate, internationally minded global citizens with the skill and intellect to help shape the future. We pride ourselves on our caring community and our ability to engage and inspire our young people.


Located in the west of Shanghai, WISS has a warm and caring community with a student body made up of over 50 nationalities. We have set ourselves apart with unique programs and initiatives that help students to explore and further their passions.

The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) is a leading international school in Shanghai. WISS is the only full continuum IB World School offering the four programmes of the International Baccalaureate (IB): the Primary Years Programme (IBPYP), the Middle Years Programme (IBMYP), the Diploma Programme (IBDP), and the Career-related Programme (IBCP).


WISS cultivates healthy, balanced, confident, and ethical people. We strive to challenge and stimulate students to inquire, wonder, discover, and create each day; and aim to send into the world brave, compassionate, internationally minded global citizens with the skill and intellect to help shape the future. We pride ourselves on our caring community and our ability to engage and inspire our young people.


Located in the west of Shanghai, WISS has a warm and caring community with a student body made up of over 50 nationalities. We have set ourselves apart with unique programs and initiatives that help students to explore and further their passions.

Professional Development

Professional Development

At WISS, we believe learning is as important for our staff as it benefits our students. Professional development for our teaching staff is a priority. Our teachers are given various opportunities for professional development, both on campus and around the world, such as:


  • Personal PD
  • In-School PD
  • Professional Learning Opportunities (PLO)/Job-alikes
  • Peer Observations
  • Collaborative Instructional Rounds
  • Teaching Skill Shares
  • Teacher Research Groups
  • Webinars
  • Online Courses
  • Participation in a Personal Learning Network (PLN)
  • IB, ACAMIS and ISTA workshops

At WISS, we believe learning is as important for our staff as it benefits our students. Professional development for our teaching staff is a priority. Our teachers are given various opportunities for professional development, both on campus and around the world, such as:


  • Personal PD
  • In-School PD
  • Professional Learning Opportunities (PLO)/Job-alikes
  • Peer Observations
  • Collaborative Instructional Rounds
  • Teaching Skill Shares
  • Teacher Research Groups
  • Webinars
  • Online Courses
  • Participation in a Personal Learning Network (PLN)
  • IB, ACAMIS and ISTA workshops

Living in Shanghai

Living in Shanghai

Shanghai is a bustling international city with an ever-changing landscape. It is beautiful, charming, exotic... and never dull! Once settled, you will find Shanghai an incredible city and a great place to live. The metropolis of Shanghai is rich in culture, history, sightseeing, shopping, and dining. The more you explore this fantastic city, the more hidden gems you will encounter. There are many weekend trips and beautiful towns surrounding Shanghai to explore as well; Hangzhou, Suzhou, Nanjing, Moganshan, Sheshan, and Chongming Island.


The Western International School of Shanghai is located in Xujing Town in the Qingpu district on the Puxi side of the Huangpu River. The Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport and Railway Station are located 10 kilometers northeast of the school. The school is located in a primarily residential area of Xujing Town, a rapidly developing area with new housing compounds, shopping areas, and restaurants opening regularly.

Shanghai is a bustling international city with an ever-changing landscape. It is beautiful, charming, exotic... and never dull! Once settled, you will find Shanghai an incredible city and a great place to live. The metropolis of Shanghai is rich in culture, history, sightseeing, shopping, and dining. The more you explore this fantastic city, the more hidden gems you will encounter. There are many weekend trips and beautiful towns surrounding Shanghai to explore as well; Hangzhou, Suzhou, Nanjing, Moganshan, Sheshan, and Chongming Island.


The Western International School of Shanghai is located in Xujing Town in the Qingpu district on the Puxi side of the Huangpu River. The Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport and Railway Station are located 10 kilometers northeast of the school. The school is located in a primarily residential area of Xujing Town, a rapidly developing area with new housing compounds, shopping areas, and restaurants opening regularly.

What is Nearby

WISS is conveniently located in New Hongqiao, mere minutes away from the HongQiao Hub, Hongqiao International Airport and Railway Station, metro lines (2 and 17), and the bustling National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC).


Our beloved XuJing offers the quiet, lush green spaces of residential compounds with easy access to downtown Shanghai just 30 minutes away.  


The area offers an abundance of dining and family entertainment options minutes from your door.  Children’s play areas, parks,  Starbucks, movie theaters, outdoor dining, and even authentic Italian cuisine.  

What is Nearby

WISS is conveniently located in New Hongqiao, mere minutes away from the HongQiao Hub, Hongqiao International Airport and Railway Station, metro lines (2 and 17), and the bustling National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC).


Our beloved XuJing offers the quiet, lush green spaces of residential compounds with easy access to downtown Shanghai just 30 minutes away.  


The area offers an abundance of dining and family entertainment options minutes from your door.  Children’s play areas, parks,  Starbucks, movie theaters, outdoor dining, and even authentic Italian cuisine.  

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WESTERN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF SHANGHAI

555 Lian Min Road, Xujing Town, Qing Pu District, 

Shanghai, PRC, 201702

   

+86 (21) 6976 6013

+86 (21) 6976 6015

13816450346

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WESTERN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF SHANGHAI

555 Lian Min Road, Xujing Town, Qing Pu District, 

Shanghai, PRC, 201702

   

+86 (21) 6976 6013

+86 (21) 6976 6015

13816450346

Admissions

Explore the WISS Facebook Page, Follow Us, Like and Share news, events and activities.
Follow WISS on Instagram and stay up to date with what's happening at Western International School of Shanghai
Follow us | Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) Official WeChat Account QR Code
Visit the WISS LinkedIn Page for jobs, news, and education articles.

OFFICIAL WECHAT

Follow WISS on Twitter and get updates about world-class education, activities and events at Western International School of Shanghai.
Discover WISS through our collection of videos that showcase our academic programmes, activities and events.