Applications due 03/04/23

Job Description:

Date posted: November 20, 2022

Location: Shanghai, China

Shanghai American School is seeking an Head of Aquatics for its Puxi campus located on the western side of Shanghai as well as for its Pudong campus located along the Yangtze River Delta on the east side of the city. This is a rare opportunity to provide leadership for a well-established and well-respected Aquatics program, including both curricular and extra-curricular programs.
Shanghai American School is an American non-profit PreK-12 educational institution serving the English-speaking expatriate community of Shanghai, China. We are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges in the U.S and offer both the full AP and IB programs. We currently enroll about 1,750 students on our Puxi campus and an additional 1,050 students on our Pudong campus. We offer an educational program on par with the leading private schools in the United States with 100% of our graduates attending university, many at universities considered among the most prestigious in the world. We are widely considered to be among the premier international schools for students and faculty in Asia due to our outstanding academic program, facilities, and compensation package that places us at or near the top of K-12 schools worldwide…not to mention that Shanghai itself is an incredible city.
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While SAS embraces diversity and is actively seeking to further diversify our faculty, the Chinese government will only issue a Work Permit and Visa to those who hold a passport or university degree from the US, Canada, UK, Australia, or New Zealand with exceptions for language teachers or those already teaching in China. Additionally, candidates must be 59yrs old or younger as of August 2023 (and if you will be over 55, you must have at least 10 years of teaching experience in a K-12 setting). Please do not apply if you do not meet these Chinese government qualifications.

Please see the below Job Description for further details on the qualifications and responsibilities for these two important roles.


How to Apply

Interested and highly qualified candidates are invited to apply via APLi

Or you can email to our faculty recruitment coordinator: Dr.Mott via [email protected]


Contact Information

Theron Mott