Secondary Math Teacher - LOCSS – China

Lanzhou Oriental Canada Secondary School (LOCSS)

February 21, 2018 (or earlier in February) to June 30, 2018 (can be extended by mutual agreement)


Math (Calculus 12 and Pre-Calculus 12)    


LOCSS is the only British Columbia Offshore School in Central China.  It is certified to offer the BC program from Grade 10 through to Grade 12 Graduation.   We also enroll a Foundations Year for students who are almost ready for Grade 10; however, require an extra year of English to promote maximum success.  Our first graduation class of 42 students received their BC Graduation Dogwood Certificate. Of our 42 Graduates, 34 are attending the University of Toronto or the University of Alberta. The other graduates attended Canadian and International Universities. We enroll 170 students for 2017 - 2018.   

Construction is underway for a new school building for our LOCSS BC Program.  The new building will be built on our current school campus, it will be ready in a few months.   We are housed within a private Chinese school of 3,500 students (Grade 7 – 12), with excellent facilities.

We are an exciting school creating traditions as we grow in Lanzhou, Gansu, China.  

We are located along the famous Silk Road, and the well known Yellow River.

Lanzhou is located in the centre of China, In the heart of China.


Our Accreditation

Our school is inspected and annually Certified by British Columbia Ministry of Education Inspectors.

LOCSS Ministry of Education Inspection Report, November, 2016, can be reviewed at:  http://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/education/administration/kindergarten-to-grade-12/internationaleducation/inspectionreports/10396885_locss_insprpt.pdf


LOCSS Courses

All BC academic courses meet the credit requirements of the BC Graduation Program, and are fully taught in English. The BC Graduation Program is recognized as one of the top educational programs in the world.

Our Teachers

All BC academic courses are taught by Certified Teachers, living and working full-time at our school in Lanzhou, Gansu, China.  We welcome newly graduated student-teachers and teachers with extensive experience.

Our School

Our school was established in 2013 and accredited by the Government of British Columbia in 2014. Our high school operates on a large campus,  with western styled classrooms (projectors and whiteboards), labs and special purpose teaching areas, library, cafeteria, and dormitories. 

Our Students

Our students are enthusiastic, successful, happy and cooperative.  Their post-graduation objective is to be accepted as a student at a major Canadian or US University.

We are looking for passionate Certified teachers to be a continuing part of creating student success, and long lasting traditions in our four year old school.



Opportunity knocks, will you answer ??

Posted: March 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Lanzhou , China
March 2018
4.5 Months with possibility of extension
Licensed Teacher
Gr. 11, Gr. 12
USD 4000

Job Benefits

  • A competitive starting salary includes bonuses for returning each September, following your first year at LOCSS. Salary depends on academic background and experience.
  • Annual Salaries start at $ 53,000. Canadian and increase much higher, depending on experience and background
  • Return airfare allowance. Plus an additional travel bonus of $500 CAD, for the mid-school year vacation, if working for LOCSS in the first Term
  • Medical insurance in China
  • Free, furnished brand new and modern 2 bedroom apartment
  • LOCSS is in session from the first week of September to end of June
  • There is a 6 week paid vacation to celebrate the Chinese New Year in January/February, for those working in the first Term
  • In October, a 3 day LOCSS BC Teacher vacation/field trip to the Gobi Desert was arranged – accommodation, travel and food were all paid by the school
  • School owned laptop for use while a teacher at LOCSS
  • Annual salary increase

Qualifications & Requirements

Teaching Credential/License
1 Year

Two years of Pre-Calculus and Calculus teaching is desirable, but not essential.

About China

One of the world's most powerful nations, China's cultural contributions have influenced history and human development for thousands of years. Teach Away offers ESL teaching jobs in reputable language schools as well as licensed teaching jobs across China.

Standard Chinese
Renminbi (yuan) (¥)
Buddhism, Taoism
Varied: wet/dry seasons
Land area - 3.7 million sq. miles (9.6 million sq. km)