Guangzhou International School

July 30, 2018
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Location of GuangzhouLocation of GuangzhouAISG offers the opportunity for qualified teachers to teach in a supportive, professional, international setting while experiencing the excitement of living in urban Asia, in one of the world's fastest developing areas.

Guangzhou, the historic city of Canton, is a dynamic, international city of 12 million people on the banks of the Pearl River. Although Hong Kong is less than two hours away by train, Guangzhou is an exciting center in its own right, with a rich history and culture, and a myriad of things to see and do in the city and surrounding areas. Guangzhou's Baiyun International Airport has direct flights to Europe as well as to cities throughout Asia.

Contract and Age Requirement

Chinese law requires citizens to retire at age 60; however, this has not been enforced for our foreign hired employees. However, to avoid any problem for an employee or the School, individuals whom we hire must be able to complete the initial two-year contract and ideally another year or two before reaching the age of 60.

Salaries and Banking

Faculty receive their salaries and allowances in Chinese RMB. The school will arrange to open a Bank of China (BOC) account for each employee and, on a monthly basis, AISG will deposit RMB salaries into each employee's BOC account. If an employee wants part of the RMB salary to be converted into US dollars and deposited into an overseas account, the school will facilitate this conversion and fund transfer up to once per month. For more information see the supplemental documents: Salaries and Banking, Recruitment Brochure

Other benefits include professional development opportunities, sick leave, personal days, health insurance, maternity/paternity leave, life insurance, disability insurance, daily transportation to and from school (some restrictions apply), and a tuition waiver and free busing for faculty children who meet AISG's admission requirements. Overseas recruited faculty also receives relocation allowances (flights and shipping), annual home leave, and a settling allowance.

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