Career Opportunities
Secondary Teachers for 2018-2019 school year >>> "At the heart of China"
Job Code: 2633194
China - Lanzhou Oriental Canada Secondary School
Closing Date: Feb 01, 2019 12:00 AM EST
  Posted on: Dec 23, 2018 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Certificates & Diplomas
Teaching Qualifications/Licenses
Reference Letter(s)
Start Date:  Aug 26, 2019
End Date:  June 30, 2020 - may be extended by mutual Agreement
Salary:  Very, very competative
Job Description & Requirements

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Lanzhou Oriental Canada Secondary School (LOCSS)


All Positions as we are growing!

August 26, 2019 to June 30, 2020

(can be extended by mutual agreement)


Grade 10, 11, and 12.

Science (Chemistry, Physics)

Math (including Calculus)

Humanities (English, Social Studies)


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 are in our 6th year and with each year we send our LOCSS BC graduates off to many of the high ranking universities in BC, other Canadian provinces, United States, Hong Kong, Europe and Australia. We will enroll 180 students for 2019 - 2020.  

We are housed within a private Chinese host school of 3,500 students (Grade 7 – 12), with many 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 accredited and inspected annually by British Columbia Ministry of Education Inspectors. Our BC Ministry of Education Inspection Report, November, 2018, is a public document.

LOCSS Courses

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

Our Teachers  We welcome newly graduated student-teachers, as well as teachers with extensive experience.  BC academic courses are taught by currently certified Teachers.


Our School

Our school was established in 2013 and is accredited by the Government of British Columbia. Our high school operates on a large campus, with western styled classrooms (computer projectors and whiteboards),science labs and other special purpose teaching areas, such as music, computer labs, library, ...    LOCSS School website is:


Our Students

Our students are enthusiastic, successful, happy and cooperative.  Their post-graduation objective is to attend a major Canadian or US University.

We are looking for passionate Certified teachers to create student success, and long lasting traditions in our five year old school !


Teacher Salary & 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 $ 50,000. +CAD and will increase to a much higher to  $65,000. +CAD (depending on experience and background…).


Included in our package for all foreign teachers are the following:

  • Teaching only 6 blocks of our 8 block timetable – Result, 2 prep Blocks in every 8 blocks
  • Return airfare allowance.
  • Free furnished brand new and modern 2 bedroom apartment and free wi-fi and TV, teacher pays only for utilities.
  • Free Medical insurance in China.
  • LOCSS is in session from the first week of September to end of June. There is a 5 week paid vacation to celebrate the Chinese New Year in January/February. An additional travel bonus of $500. CAD is provided to each teacher for travel during the Chinese New Year vacation period.
  • Weekend Field trips in September and October are organized for teachers to see the many sights and activities to participate in, in Lanzhou: including recreation (hiking, mountain biking, ...), entertainment, transportation (fast train, .. ), historical, cultural, great food, geographical sights in the countryside and local mountains, downtown activities and bright lights, ... overnight trips may include visiting the Gobi Desert.
  • ProD opportunities focus on applying the New BC Curriculum in our classes at LOCSS.
  • School owned laptop for use while a teacher at LOCSS.
  • Annual salary increase.


Are you a passionate and knowledgeable Certified teacher, who cares about your students success and will make a positive difference in their education?  Are you interested in joining a staff of energetic and caring professionals?  Do you have a sense of humor? 

If you answered yes to these questions, then please contact us as soon as possible!!

Rick Erickson, LOCSS Superintendent: and/ or

Lynedah Vartell, LOCSS Principal


Opportunity Calls, will you Answer ??


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China - Lanzhou Oriental Canada Secondary School does not accept online applications through for Teacher applicants.

Please visit their website for more information on how to apply.