Physical Education Teacher – School year 2024/2025

Yangpu and Qingpu

Recruitment context and position definition

" Today in Shanghai excellence for everyone, Tomorrow in the world success for all."

Shanghai French School is a private international non-profit school, managed by parents, that welcomes about 1360 students of 47 nationalities, from 2 to 18 years old (Pre-kindergarten through grade 12), on its Qingpu and Yangpu campuses.
In French School of Shanghai, the curriculum is unique as it combines the French curriculum with elements of British and American curricula. At senior level students follow the American option of the French Baccalaureate.

For the next school year, we are looking for a Physical Education Teacher, who are willing to invest himself/herself in our rewarding bilingual section.

The successful candidate must be able to work closely with French speaking colleagues on writing and implementing a French-curriculum based French/English dual language program.

Searched profile

Main Responsibilities:

  • Teaching PE in English in Secondary School.
  • Teaching sports activities in different fields: athletic, swimming, artistic, racket sports, team sports, combative sports, strengthening exercises, ...
  • Maintaining good order and discipline among the students.
  • Be able to assess students’ performances.
  • Carrying out any other duties which may be required by the Head of School.



  • Native English speaker
  • Have a relevant degree, teaching qualification (QTS or equivalent) and experience in the subject taught.
  • NQTs with excellent references will be considered.
  • To understand and adopt the French Education system and have a willingness to work with students using English as a second language or as a foreign language.
  • Good communication and teamwork spirit.
  • A previous teaching experience and knowledge of French language and French PE curriculum would be a real advantage.
  • Candidates with a background or passion for basketball are encouraged to apply.
  • Mobility between the Qingpu and Yangpu campuses is required.


Please note that you will be asked to provide a 3 years’ degree minimum and a valid work certificate from your former employer along with a minimum of a 2 years’ work experience in order to obtain your work permit.


Please send your application to with the following documents:

  • Detailed resume
  • Cover letter
  • Diplomas
  • Any letters of recommendation, if available


Joining LFS means becoming part of a dynamic and enthusiastic team dedicated to an excellent institution!