Dalian American International School


Welcome to DAIS

We strive to create a positive and healthy school culture, a place where teachers are excited to come to work and make a difference, a place where “Together is Better.”

With so many schools to choose from,


We believe this job is the most important job in the world.

The teachers ARE the school.

We hire great teachers

and make them even better
  • Collaborative teacher led professional development program
  • Multiple in-house professional development opportunities
  • Individual, teacher-directed PD stipends

Teachers are celebrated

  • Strong savings potential
  • Solid retirement plan
  • Highly competitive pay package
  • Comprehensive medical coverage
  • On-campus housing
  • Summer flights
  • Tuition for dependents
  • Local taxes paid


A place that can be home

The united parent and faculty community creates a sense of home while living overseas. Combined with adventure around Asia/China, this creates a unique and fun life experience.

Qualifications for Teachers

  • A Bachelor’s degree with an accredited teacher certification
  • A minimum of two years successful, full-time teaching experience
  • Full proficiency in English language
  • Experience in teaching English language learners is preferred

Application Information

Please see our Vacancies. Click on the “Apply” button for a full job description.
Candidates can apply directly to the school by emailing us at employment@daischina.net. However preference is given to teacher candidates registered with ISS Schrole Advantage or other recruiting agencies. The evaluation of candidates is on-going, and we will make offers as soon as we find the right person for a vacancy.

Positions Available

2021-2022 School Year

High School Social Studies Teacher

High/Secondary School

Secondary Product Design & Engineering Teacher

High/Secondary School

Secondary PE and Outdoor Ed Teacher

High/Secondary School

Secondary Physical Education Teacher

High/Secondary School, Middle School

Chinese Math Teacher

Middle School

Chinese National Curriculum Coordinator

Elementary/Primary School, Middle School

Elementary and Bilingual School Physical Education Teacher

Elementary/Primary School

Elementary English/EAL Teacher

Elementary/Primary School

Lower Elementary English Homeroom Teacher (2 positions)

Elementary/Primary School

Mother Tongue German Teacher

Whole School

Chinese School Counselor

Whole School

Highlights of our Competitive Benefits Package

Starting salary range $39,214 to $50,033; US tax exempt

Chinese income tax paid by DAIS

Furnished housing provided

Round-trip air-fare to home of record, annually

Relocation allowance to ease transition

Medical & dental insurance, 50% of premium

ISOS and/or Raffles Medical Clinic membership, 50% of fee

Retirement plan, beginning second year