Career at SHSID

Career at SHSID

Established in 1865, Shanghai High School has an overall size of 340 mu (223,617 square meters) and is historically one of the most well-known schools in China and around the world. Of the alumni, there are over 100 provincial and ministry leaders of the People's Republic of China, 55 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), and 30 generals in the people's Liberation Army (PLA).

Shanghai High School International Division (SHSID) was founded in 1993 and became an International Baccalaureate (IB) world school in 1995. In 2003, Shanghai High School became the only United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) associated school in Shanghai. SHSID is authorized by the College Board to administer AP, SAT and PSAT exams and is an authorized TOEFL exam center. SHSID is approved to be an A-level test center and is also authorized by the ACT Inc. as an ACT exam center. Presently, over 3000 students from over 30 countries and regions are enrolled in the Puxi and Pudong Campuses of the International Division.

Positions:Subject Teachers of Grades 1-12


Brief Description




High School Mathematics


Mathematics or statistics background

Computer Science


Basic/ Introductory/ IB/AP Computer Science



Introductory/AP/IB/A-Level, students’ mental health counselling

Candidates with mental health counselling experience will be preferred

High School Chinese


Chinese language & literature background

High School Biology


Biology / Environmental Science background

High School Economics


Introductory AP/IB/A-Level Accounting/ Econ / Business

High School History


History background

High School Geography 1
Geography background

High School Physics 1 Physics background with related research/competition/activity experiences is preferred

High School STEM Instructor 1

mechanical automation/electronic and information/ micro-electronics related engineering background with in-depth research experience


Middle School Mathematics


mathematics or engineering background

Middle School Science


biology background

Middle School Chinese


Chinese language/ Chinese as a foreign language education background

Middle School STEM & Computer Science


mechanical design/ electronic engineering/ I.T. related background with high hands-on practical skills

Middle School Geography


geography background master’s degree


Homeroom Teachers


Grades 1-3

Interdisciplinary teachers are also highly welcomed to SHSID community. If interested, please send your CV to for us to screen when needed. The number of teachers we need is subject to change.

Candidates should:

1. Have a bachelor’s degree (minimum qualification), master’s degree or above.

2. Be physically and mentally healthy and have passion for international education.

3. Be able to teach in English and willing to improve their teaching skills. (Candidates who possess the certificate of English listening and speaking proficiency, such as TOEFL/ IELTS, Shanghai Advanced Interpretation Test, Cambridge Business English Test will be given priority under the same condition. Please scan the original documents of the certificates and attach them with other application materials.)

4. Be capable of maintaining a positive attitude during busy working hours and stress management.

5. Be able to demonstrate a high degree of professionalism both in and outside of the classroom.

6. Be skillful at communicating with other colleagues, students and their parents.

7. Be able to integrate quickly into the school's academic, administrative, and extra-curricular activities, and all teachers are expected to contribute their intelligence, strength to the school's research in teaching methods and students’ activities.

Application Process:

Email Application: Please send your email to To ensure an effective recruitment work of our staffs, please present your resume directly in the body of the email. The scanned materials and resume in Word format should also be attached with the email. Please make sure the title of the email is “Subject title + Applicants' name + Degree obtained most recently + Major”, for example, Physics + Zhang San + Undergraduate + Automation or “Math + Li Si + Master + Math and Applied Math”.

We trust all applicants for their honesty in application process. However, if any counterfeited material is found, the person involved shall take full responsibility for whatever incurred.

Welcome to join us - Shanghai High School International Division.