Why Work at Clifford International School ?

Teachers having fun at Clifford International School in Guangzhou, Panyu, China

Clifford is a diverse gated community with lots of activities and families. Clifford Estates has walking paths, parks and playgrounds, and a dedicated entrance to DaFuShan Park, a beautiful forest park with cycling and hiking paths. There are stores, restaurants, and movie theatres within walking distance of the school. Public transportation within the community is free and connects to the Clifford Bus terminal, where you can get buses directly to Hong Kong, Shenzhen, the Guangzhou Metro system, train stations, and the international airport.

Clifford International School is a Grade 1-12 school with an enrollment of over 600 students. We employ more than 50 international teachers, primarily from Canada. We are a Manitoba-affiliated school, and our students graduate with a Manitoba high school diploma.

Class Size

24-30 students per class.

Teaching Assignment

1000 minutes per week plus supervision and participation in extra-curricular activities.

Year Calendar

198 working days. Holidays include a week for National Day, about 10 days for Christmas, and 3 weeks for Chinese New Year in addition to several long weekends throughout the year. Click here to see this year’s student calendar.

Benefits Package

  • Work at a Canadian School with an excellent staff of professional educators and a supportive Western administration team.
  • Competitive package including strong base salary, accommodation, flight allowance, regular raises, and annual bonuses.
  • Live in a beautiful community in southern China with boundless opportunities for international travel.
  • Our students! Our student a parent community are wonderful, supportive, and bring a smile to our faces every day.

Teaching Positions Available for Next Year

Applicants must have a valid passport from a primarily English-speaking country: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK, the USA, or South Africa. Preference is given to teachers who are in China with a valid work permit. Two years of experience is an asset.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Level one positions

The successful applicant will have a teaching degree and teaching certification from their home country. Preference is given to teachers with Manitoba or other Canadian certification.

Level two positions

The successful applicant will have at least a Bachelor’s degree and CELTA and/or TESL/TEFL certification.

  • None are available currently. To submit your information to be considered for future openings, please click here