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Although our positions have been filled for the next year, Shekou International School is seeking interest from dynamic and committed teachers and leaders for the future. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to become part of a highly motivated professional staff and community, and live in one of the most dynamic cities in Asia.

SIS students learn a standards-based curriculum, enhanced by a strong emphasis on active and personalized learning, literacy, and learning innovation. We are a fully authorized International Baccalaureate World School and are accredited by WASC. Our IB Diploma Program is well established and are on track for authorisation of the Primary Years Program. For our work in learning innovation and technology we have been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School and as “School of the Year” by the 21st Century Learning group. The school emphasizes student communication and thinking skills, personal management and collaborative abilities, while emphasizing global citizenship.

Our teachers and administrators work in highly integrated collaborative teams. The SIS community is close and committed to continuous improvement. Expectations are high and the opportunities for professional development are rich and significant. Compensation is competitive and the earning/savings potential is very good.

Our school is situated in one of China's most dynamic, modern cities, directly across the bay from Hong Kong. Living standards are high with all amenities available and convenient. Situated 30 minutes from both the Shenzhen and Hong Kong airports, travel to all parts of Asia and the world is convenient. Applicants should have significant classroom and administrative experience and have the desire to join a school that is committed to excellence.

Teaching Opportunities:

We seek expressions of interest from fully-qualified and credentialed teachers who are experienced with student-centred inquiry learning and whose professional values and goals align with those of our school. Experience in the PYP and DP will be an asset.

Each year we expect to have somewhere around 15% of our teaching staff transition out to new opportunities around the world. Please do contact us if you have the skills and experiences that will make you the right fit for the school.

We have an open position for IT Support Analyst role in IT department. Please click here for the scope of responsibility and the qualification requirement.

Application Process:

Candidates can apply directly to the school (instructions below), however preference is given to candidates registered withSchrole ISS Advantage

or other recruiting agencies. The evaluation of candidates is on-going and we will make offers as soon as we find the right person.

To apply directly to us, please email the two items below to

  • Letter of Interest - Please provide a brief statement describing your interest in SIS and your philosophy and approach to education.
  • Employment History/Curriculum Vitae (with references listed)


Shekou International School

Early Childhood and Elementary School Mountainside Campus

Jing Shan Villas, Nanhai Blvd
Shekou, Nanshan,
Shenzhen, Guangdong 518067 PRC
Phone: 86-755-2669-3669
Fax: 86-755-2667-4099

Middle School and High School Bayside Campus

A-101, Coastal Rose Phase 2, Wanghai Road,
Shekou, Nanshan,
Shenzhen, Guangdong PRC, 518067


International Schools Services

15 Roszel Road, PO Box 5910
Princeton, NJ 08543
Phone: 01-609-452-0990
Fax: 01-609-452-2690

About SIS

Welcome to Shekou International School (SIS). Established in 1988, SIS is dedicated to meeting the diverse educational needs of the expatriate community in Shenzhen and Hong Kong.


Shekou International School presently has over 800 students representing more than 40 different countries including the US, Canada, South Korea, Hong Kong, France and Germany.

Learning @ SIS

At SIS learning is the focus. See how students are challenged from an early age in a contemporary and academically rigorous environment.

Life @ SIS

SIS provides students with a wide range of creative, scholastic and athletic experiences to engage in.

Working @ SIS

Are you a passionate educator looking to join a contemporary learning community? We'd love to hear from you.


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