Overview: Teaching Abroad at MBCIS

Be part of an exciting overseas teaching team in Foshan, China. A new BC-certified offshore school program is set to launch and you can be a part of building it from the ground up.

Majestic British Columbia International School (MCBIS) is entering its first year of operation and their BC curriculum program will be housed in a new modern facility.

The school focuses on fostering creativity and challenging students to become engaged and self-directed learners. MBCIS is committed to this vision and has dedicated the resources and facilities to help students and teachers succeed.

Teachers can expect to be given ample preparation time for their lessons. Teachers can also expect smaller class sizes since the program will initially be offered to Grade 9 to 10 students. While at the school, you can expect to work in well-equipped classrooms with the latest technologies. The school has impressive facilities including 12 labs for Physics, Chemistry and Biology as well as a design studio/maker space and digital learning centres.

For the arts, there is a band room, rehearsal studios, a dance studio, art rooms and a Model UN conference room. And overlooking an adjacent river is the school’s three-story library, which provides a calm study space for students. Even more, there’s a full-size gym, an indoor pool, tennis courts, golf driving range and playing fields for students to enjoy.

The BC curriculum program is one of three English-language programs offered at Majestic International College.

Community Culture

Foshan is a modern city with a sub-tropical climate on the Pearl River in the Guangdong Province. The city is renowned for its lush foliage, green spaces and parks. You can hike, bike and enjoy the natural landscapes in and around the city. Cantonese is the spoken language in Foshan. It is the same language spoken in Hong Kong, and a familiar dialect spoken across many communities in BC.

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  • Majestic BC International foyer
  • Majestic BC International study room
  • Majestic BC International classroom
  • Majestic BC International School exterior

Draw for Employees

MBCIS is conveniently located in an area with many outdoor and indoor athletic facilities. A major tourist centre, Foshan offers many outdoor and cultural activities for those who enjoy the arts, excellent shopping, professional sports, and food.

The city’s efficient subway and bus systems makes travel within the city convenient. For trips outside of the city, you have the option of air travel and a high-speed rail system connecting you to the rest of China and Asia. A trip to Hong Kong is only a short distance away!

Salary and Benefits

Compared to North American standards, the cost of living in Foshan is relatively low. MBCIS teachers earn an annual salary between $50,000 to $65,000 (CAD). Working for MBCIS you also receive fully subsidized accommodations with utilities, medical insurance, return airfare, and professional development opportunities via Vancouver Island University.

How to Apply

Apply with your resume, cover letter, references and support documents to Harry Janzen, Offshore Program Consultant at harry.janzen@viu.ca.

Map of Majestic BC International School