Qingdao Amerasia International School, Qingdao


Elementary (6-12)

Listed 21 December 2022

Qingdao Amerasia International School (QAIS) is seeking a qualified, experienced Lower Elementary Montessori Lead teacher for the 2023-2024 school year.

The Lower Elementary Montessori Teacher will be leading a class of 6-9 year-olds. Teachers will be accountable for:

  • Preparing a Montessori classroom environment that meets the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of an international student body.
  • Encouraging children to develop self-sufficiency in a safe and nurturing environment.
  • Providing a setting in which the children freely seek out and engage in activities that build the independence, confidence and love of learning that are essential to their development.
  • Monitoring student progress using bi-annual assessment tools and adjusting instruction accordingly for each student.
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with parents and care-takers through regular written and verbal communication, workshops, classroom information sessions and individual and group meetings.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant teaching experience.
  • MACTE-endorsed Montessori certification (AMS or AMI preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal and record-keeping skills
  • English mother tongue preferred

The successful candidate will enjoy a developed compensation package that includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Housing allowance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Roundtrip flight allowance
  • Medical insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Full working visa

For more information and to arrange an interview, please send your CV to Assistant Director Katy Stack at: [email protected]

To view the QAIS Memories Video:  2021 -2022 please visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oilUzszBpI8