The only AMS-accredited school in Asia is looking for a:


Montessori Coordinator


Qingdao Amerasia International School in Qingdao, China is growing and for this reason we are looking for the right person to join our QAIS family.

If Montessori education is your passion and child development your calling, we might be looking for you !



What we need:

Montessori coordinator for Elementary ( Grades 1, 2 & 3) programs.

Start date: Fall 2017


What you need:

  • Must hold AMS, AMI and/or MACTE credential
  • B.A. degree or higher
  • Min. 5 years teaching experience
  • Montessori elementary program experience


What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Housing Allowance
  • Annual Round-trip International Airfare
  • International Health Insurance
  • Professional Development Stipend
  • Daily Hot Lunch
  • Daily Transportation to and from school
  • Free tuition for children of staff
  • Free Chinese language classes


About the school:

As the first school in Asia to be accredited by the American Montessori Society, QAIS demonstrates a systematic and spiritual commitment to furthering the vision of Dr. Maria Montessori. Our classrooms are led by bilingual teaching teams, wherein every teacher holds a credential from either the American Montessori Society or Association Montessori Internationale. Director Dr. Chris Vicari is also certified by AMS.


About the city

While the city of Qingdao remains off the radar to most Westerners, it is China’s top destination for domestic tourism. Stretching 20 miles along the coast of the Yellow Sea, flanked by Asia’s highest coastal mountains, the city of 8 million is among the wealthiest and most-developed areas in East Asia. Qingdao is home to Haier, the world’s largest consumer electronics firm, as well as thousands of companies in industries that include logistics, agriculture, high-tech manufacturing, green energy, mining and petrochemicals, tourism & hospitality, and film. It is consistently voted as “China’s most liveable city.”


How to apply

If you think you are the perfect person to join our family and you have the right credentials then we would love to hear from you!

Applicants are enthusiastically encouraged to submit their resume and cover letter to or

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If you do not have all the credentials we are looking for this time, we would still love to hear from you if you are interested in joining us in the future when other opportunities open up.