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Salary: Competitive Package

Job type: Full Time, Fixed Term

Apply by: 30 April 2024


Head of EAL

Location: The British International School Shanghai, Puxi (BISS Puxi)

We’re looking to recruit Teacher of EAL to join our BISS Puxi school, a Nord Anglia Education school. 


The British International School Shanghai, Puxi is a truly international school, with over fifty-five nationalities represented in the school community. It is a day school with outstanding teaching and learning for all ages from 18 months to 18 years old. Our pupils broadly follow the English National Curriculum up to Year 11, followed by the IB Diploma Programme in Years 12 and 13. This is enriched by our collaborations with Juilliard, MIT, UNICEF, and IMG Academy. These partnerships serve to enrich pupil experiences in performing arts, STEAM, internationalism and sports respectively. The school is non-selective and yet pupils consistently achieve IB Diploma averages that are over 5 points above global averages as well as IGCSE results in which most students achieve 5+ A/A* grades. Pupils have the opportunity to learn Mandarin, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Korean and English as an additional language.


Join our fast-paced international environment, and you will deliver UK National Curriculum, IGSCE and International Baccalaureate programmes. You will challenge your students to set ambitious targets for themselves and seek out and use innovative teaching practices to enhance our students’ experiences and outcomes.


You will be able to adapt quickly to our fast-paced international environment, you will possess a university degree, a recognised teaching qualification, and teaching experience. Committed and creative, you will be reflective on your own teaching and student outcomes, seeking out and implementing new ideas and innovative methods to raise pupils’ level of achievement.

Keen to collaborate and share your specialist expertise, you will be a fitting ambassador for the school. You will communicate with confidence across diverse audiences and situations, using your expertise to build strong relationships with parents, students and colleagues. You will also be able to meet visa-related requirements for China, including a minimum Bachelor degree and 2 years of working experience as well as non-criminal records valid within 6 months.


We’re Nord Anglia Education, one of the world’s largest premium international schools organisations. Every day, our teachers and support colleagues help our thousands of students achieve more than they ever imagined possible.

A transformational education at one of our schools is focused on excellent academic outcomes, creativity, wellbeing, and international connectedness. Our innovative use of educational technology also creates a personalised, 21st century learning experience for all students, while our global scale means we can recruit and retain the world’s best teachers and offer unforgettable events and expeditions.

Our people are empowered to make a difference in their fields of expertise. Our fast pace of growth requires evolution and change from everyone, giving you the chance to define the role you do in the future. This challenges the learning agility of our employees and ensures every day brings interesting new experiences.

Founded in 1972 in the United Kingdom, our first international school opened in 1992 in Warsaw, followed by rapid growth across the world since the 2000s.

When you join our team, you’ll become part of a global family of experts working for a fast-growing premium international brand.


Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are ambitious for our students, our people, and our schools. Working together, we can achieve more than we can individually.

We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people, such as Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF, and King’s College London.


The 2022-2023 school year was a strong one in terms of Nord Anglia Education students’ academic results. For the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, our students achieved a 33.5 global point average, exceeding the global average of 30.2. 5 students earned a perfect score of 45 and 13% achieved scores of 40+. In A-levels, our students achieved 48% of grades at A*-A, along with 77% at A*-B. The group’s latest IGCSE student cohort, achieved an excellent set of results, with 50% of grades at A/7+ for the year and 88% at C/4+.


When you join a Nord Anglia Education school, you join a global community of over 15,000 people working together to support our students’ success. We offer you unsurpassed opportunities to innovate and develop best practice across our family, to access extensive professional development, and to gain exceptional experience and career development in our schools. At Nord Anglia, you will have opportunities to progress more, learn more, and collaborate more.

We offer exceptional career and development opportunities that come with being part of our global organisation. Our online Nord Anglia University unites our team by harnessing the collective expertise of peers in an exchange of knowledge, ideas, and best practice. We also provide extensive professional development to ensure our teachers don’t just maintain their skills but can also develop at the cutting edge of educational thinking.

Our world-renowned collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and IMG offer our teachers unrivalled access to leading experts in their fields. We also offer selected candidates an opportunity to earn an Executive Master’s in International Education from King’s College London.

Alongside great training and a competitive package, you’ll enjoy the chance to live and work in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.

As a Nord Anglia Education teacher, you enjoy the following benefits:

  • A fast-paced, global experience so that you can progress on a global scale.
  • An enabling environment founded on creativity, challenge, and collaboration.
  • A culture that is fair and consultative;
  • Unique opportunities to grow professionally and develop your career.


Online applications need to be submitted directly through the Nord Anglia Education careers page and should include a CV. Please visit us online at

At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people can thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender, or culture.

All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both your country of residence/birth and any country of residence within the last 10 years.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Source: Teacher of EAL, No. 111 Jinguang Road, Minhang District, Shanghai – Tes Jobs