Chongqing No.1 International Studies School

Introduction of Chongqing No.1 International Studies School

Founded in 1931, Chongqing No.1 Middle School is one of the most prestigious middle schools in Chongqing, a southwest municipality with a population of over 30 million. The school has a long history and tradition of outstanding achievement. Directly under the supervision of Chongqing’s Department of Education, the school is comprised of six large campuses, enrolling over 12,000 students and employing approximately 600 certified faculty members.

Chongqing No.1 International Studies School (CQ No.1 ISS) is the dedicated international campus of Chongqing No.1 Middle School. Established with a global mission in mind, the Board of Directors of Chongqing No.1 Middle School chartered CQ No.1 ISS in 2001 under the authority of Chongqing’s Department of Education. In the school’s initial launch, it implemented the International Foundation Year (IFY) program, a one-year university preparatory course accredited by the Northern Consortium of the United Kingdom (NCUK), serving students with a conduit for matriculation in British and Australian universities. In 2010 and 2012, CQ No.1 ISS added the A-level and AP programs respectively, further broadening the scope of prospective universities for matriculation internationally.


Chongqing No.1 International Studies School will gain international recognition for its globally integrated and innovative program that provides first class facilities and a faculty who is devoted to educating global leaders in 21st century competitive and communicative skills through both traditional academics and inquiry/project based curriculum.



Mission

Empower each individual student with the skills and academic competence that enable them to be lifelong learner.


Vision

To be the top International Senior High School in Chongqing that will embrace change, inspire creativity and foster innovation. 


Core Values

• Global-mindedness promotes diversity of ideas among students who are encouraged to reflect on their role in an increasingly connected world.
• Honesty and Integrity is as highly esteemed as results, it is the accent with which we speak to the world.
• Creativity and Innovation are essential for future success as new problems will demand new solutions.

 

School Curriculum Program

The curriculum of Chongqing No. 1 International Studies School has endeavored to integrate different courses of study into a comprehensive learning experience for all students. Explicitly defined in this curriculum are the specific learning goals recognized by rigorous international standards as duly sufficient for college preparation. The International Department implements a multi-stage curriculum spanning three years. In the first year of study, students of varying abilities are exposed to our international curriculum through courses that serve to create a strong content and language foundation for the next two years. With appropriate individualization, students are given the opportunity to progress academically and socially while being oriented toward an international environment.We have introduced the premium high school curriculum resources. We have integrated the national curriculum standards and common core state standards into a mixture of optimum course, properly arrange the academic schedule to offer students advanced high school education. Once the students finish the compulsory courses and sufficient electives, they can gain credits accordingly and achieve the high school diploma from Chinese government.

       

We have made a graduation credits schedule and customized education plan for students individually. This course system states the compulsory courses and the corresponding contents students need to master, and map a clear goal for them. Teachers need to know students characters of study and development on knowledge, sentiment, and social skills, assist all the students to reach the academic goal. Special support will be given to those higher or lower students.

 

The school makes a plan on teachers professional development, and guide the teachers to make their own. Teacehrs can observe and comment each others' class, prepare lessons together, hold academic seminar, etc., to seek for chance to cooperate and improve teaching ability. Our teacher evaluation system consists professional evaluation which is the main part, and students, parents, peers participation. We have monthly evaluation, semester evaluation, professional evaluation, self-evaluation, peer evaluation and evaluation from students and parents. All these can help our teachers progress.

 

We have smartboard  and computer available in the classroom. Teachers are familiar with the utilization of these technilogical teaching resources. We equip each student a laptop and guide the students how to use laptop to assist study. So that, in-class or off-class, all e-resources can be available. The assesment of students' acquisition is based on the goal of teaching. This assesment is systematically applied to each subject of each grade to confirm that students are eligible to get promotion. And the assessing result will also be an evidence of modify or enlarge curriculum to guarantee the on-going improvement. We will strictly record students' performance at school and communicate with their parents regularly. Every teacher has the accurate records of students in-class performance, habits, homework, etc. , and regularly share this information with parents.

  

The school will carefully and permanently keep students' records and transcripts. Even after a student transfers to another school or graduates, the information will kept for at least another 5 years. So, their parents and  guardians can get the information whenever they want. To improve the credibility of academic assessment, we also introduce the authoritative external assessing system. Students will take Chinese standardized tests organized by Chongqing Education Commission to pass the Chinese courses, TOEFL/IELTS test to gain language qualification certification, and standardized tests offered by WIDA, a company specialized in test generating and providing, to pass theUScourses. Those excellent students  can enter GAC program and take ACT test.

 

Quality Monitoring

To raise the level of our school,  increase its social influence and popularity, we launched the accreditation from AIAASC(American International Accreditation Association of Schools and Colleges) to comprehensively upgrade school's level based on the 5 standards and 46 indicators.

We also cooperate with King's School, St. Paule School, and several other private schools, learning from their experiences of quality monitoring.

We signed an agreement with Pearson Corporate to introduce its question pool and database to support ourUScurriculum. 

 

Full-time English teacher needed

 To teach EAP or Academic English or English Language and Composition to Grade 10 to 12
 To provide training for local English teacher about SAT, IBT, IELTS teaching
 To help to develop the Grade 10-12 English Curriculum
 To provide the best possible teaching and learning environment for the students
 To facilitate the attainment of each student’s full potential and develop non-academic as well as academic skills via the teaching of the subject

Number required: post
Contract Period: 1 Aug 2020 - 15 Jul 2021

Probation Period: 2 months 

Requirements: Native speaker, BA or above with related major, TESOL/TEFL is preferred; at least 2 years teaching experiences in teaching post 16 students

Monthly Salary: 23000 RMB - 28000 RMB

Teaching hours: 22 classes per week; each class/45-50minutes

Accommodation: Foreign teachers rent apartment by themselves

Welfare: Insurance provided, free meals provided

Paid Holidays: 2 days off per week; all public holidays inChina; paid winter holiday in Jan and Feb

Air-ticket reimbursement: The school will reimburse the teacher the cost of one way airfare on completion of the one school year contract, ≤10000 flight allowance for one academic year; ≤2000 luggage allowance for first flight to China.


Full-time Maths/Chemistry/Economics teacher needed

 To teach Math/Chemistry/Economic to Grade 10 to 12 in A-level/AP program(s)/IFY

 To provide the best possible teaching and learning environment for the students

 To facilitate the attainment of each student’s full potential and develop non-academic as well as academic skills via the teaching of the subject

Number required: post for each subject
Contract Period: 1 Aug 2020 - 15 Jul 2021

Probation Period: 2 months 

Requirements: Bachelor degree or above with related major, TESOL/TEFL is preferred; at least 2 years teaching experiences in teaching post 16 students

Monthly Salary: 23000 RMB - 28000 RMB

Teaching hours: 22 classes per week; each class/45-50minutes

Accommodation: Foreign teachers rent apartment by themselves

Welfare: Insurance provided, free meals provided

Paid Holidays: 2 days off per week; all public holidays inChina; paid winter holiday in Jan and Feb

Air-ticket reimbursement: The school will reimburse the teacher the cost of one way airfare on completion of the one school year contract, ≤10000 flight allowance for one academic year; ≤2000 luggage allowance for first flight to China.


Full-time Arts teacher needed

 To teach EAP or Academic English or English Language and Composition to Grade 10 to 12
 To provide training for local English teacher about SAT, IBT, IELTS teaching
 To help to develop the Grade 10-12 English Curriculum
 To provide the best possible teaching and learning environment for the students
 To facilitate the attainment of each student’s full potential and develop non-academic as well as academic skills via the teaching of the subject

Number required: post
Contract Period: 1 Aug 2020 - 15 Jul 2021

Probation Period: 2 months 

Requirements: Native speaker, BA or above with related major, TESOL/TEFL is preferred; at least 1 years teaching experience in teaching post 16 students

Monthly Salary: 23000 RMB - 28000 RMB

Teaching hours: 22 classes per week; each class/45-50minutes

Accommodation: Foreign teachers rent apartment by themselves

Welfare: Insurance provided, free meals provided

Paid Holidays: 2 days off per week; all public holidays inChina; paid winter holiday in Jan and Feb

Air-ticket reimbursement: The school will reimburse the teacher the cost of one way airfare on completion of the one school year contract, ≤10000 flight allowance for one academic year; ≤2000 luggage allowance for first flight to China.