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Why Work at Clifford School International?

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.


Benefit package includes:


  • Modern accommodation with free internet and cable
  • Transportation to and from school (a 5 minute bus ride)
  • Annual flight allowance
  • Utilities allowance
  • Relocation remuneration
  • Shared cost on health coverage with direct billing with local and Western hospitals and clinics
  • Annual raise
  • Annual bonus
  • Paid tuition for up to two dependents 
  • Competitive after-tax salary

Teaching Positions Available for Next Year

Applicants must have the following:


  • A valid passport from a primarily English-speaking country: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, UK, USA, or South Africa.
  • A degree in education and a valid teaching license from their home country (Manitoba and/or other Canadian certification is an asset).
  • Preference is given to teachers who are in China with a valid work permit.
  • Two years’ experience are an asset.

We are currently looking for teachers for the following positions for the 2023-24 school year:


- High School ESL

- Elementary ESL

- Elementary Art

- Secondary Band

- Middle School and high school computers

- Elementary PE


Email your resume to Please include your passport country and certification jurisdiction.