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Teacher of Early Years (Kindergarten)


  • Company Industries:Education

Job Information

  • Post Date:2020-04-04
  • Career Level:Middle
  • Location:Not Specified
  • Yr(s) of Exp:0 years
  • Qualification:Degree
  • Salary:Salary negotiable
  • Employment Type:Full Time
  • Job Function:Teacher

Job Description


Fettes College is one of the UK’s foremost independent co-educational boarding and day schools. Situated in Edinburgh, a city rich in history, learning and culture, Fettes College is a centre of educational excellence, a reputation it has held for one hundred and fifty years.


Fettes College Guangzhou (FCG), which opens its doors in September 2020, is the first overseas campus of Fettes College. The new school will be closely linked to Fettes College and will share its ethos and vision: To provide the highest quality holistic, and broad-based education that will stretch and challenge its students, equipping them with the qualifications, skills and personal qualities that enable them to flourish and succeed at school and beyond.


Fettes College Guangzhou is located on a spacious, world-class campus in Zengcheng, bordered by forests and hills, and yet is within one hour’s drive of Guangzhou city centre and Baiyun International Airport. The campus has been designed with flair and imagination by internationally renowned architects, Broadway Malyan. Their interpretation of the unique character and features of Fettes’ Edinburgh campus will facilitate delivery of all that is distinctive of an authentic Fettes education.


The Role

We seek to appoint passionate teachers with the vision, ambition and drive to contribute to our rapidly expanding Primary School. Outstanding interpersonal and relational skills are a must, along with a desire to innovate and embrace the challenges and delights that will come with being part of our founding team.

Fettes teachers will be outstanding educators and dedicated team players who demonstrate a collegiate and collaborative approach to working with others. They will have experience of, or the desire to learn more about facilitating student’s learning through Inquiry and of supporting students’ language learning, making use of every opportunity that presents itself.

Fettes College Guangzhou will proffer a unique educational experience for our students, inviting them to become part of the Fettes family for life. The commitment of our staff to our ethos is crucial to this. We are a community which believes in mutual support and co-operation. It is this happy, purposeful environment that encourages boys and girls to flourish and develop fully the skills and interests that they possess.


The Ideal Candidates

Fettes College Guangzhou actively seeks enthusiastic and experienced teachers who wish to play a founding role in the development of this unique school.

The ideal candidate is likely to have:

  •        A passion for teaching and excellent subject knowledge
  •        An internationally recognized teaching qualification
  •        Familiarity with Early Years/British Curriculum
  •        A commitment to engage fully in the life of a boarding school
  •        A commitment to support an outstanding holistic education
  •        A commitment to innovation and self-reflection

Experience of working in a boarding school and of working internationally is advantageous.




We will provide competitive package in comparison with other leading international schools in China, including:


  •  Good quality medical insurance and yearly medical check
  •  High standards staff accommodation on site or housing allowance off site
  •  First arrival flight
  •  Annual travel allowance
  •  80% off tuition fee for up to two children,60% off for the third or more
  •  Moving allowance and visa cost

Application Process

All applications must consist of the following completed documents:

  • Completed teacher application form (available on TES Online).
  • Letter of application (maximum one and a half sides of Garamond 12) addressed to Mr Marco Longmore, Headmaster of Fettes College Guangzhou. Please state clearly in your letter your teaching experience, together with details of your co-curricular strengths and contributions. This should be attached to your electronic application.
  • CV (maximum 4 sides) naming two referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer. This should be attached to your electronic application.

Please note:

Incomplete applications will not be considered, and that Fettes College Guangzhou reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage of the recruitment process.



Candidates selected for interview will be invited to attend meeting with the Headmaster and other senior leaders of the School to discuss their interests and experience for the roles offered at the school.

Depending on location Interviews will be conducted in the following locations:

  •        Guangzhou, China
  •        Hong Kong, China
  •        Edinburgh, United Kingdom


We look forward to receiving your application.


Company Info

Fettes College Guangzhou


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