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Mingdao High School is an esteemed private school with a rich tradition in Taichung, Taiwan. The Mingdao International Department (MDID) is the first IB World School in Taichung, offering the Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. Our language of instruction is primarily English, with supporting instruction in Mandarin where necessary.

Mingdao has a wealth of resources that support learning and cultivate creativity. MDID facilities are new and include state-of-the-art laboratories, new classrooms and office space, a full range of sports facilities, maker spaces, a dedicated TEDx stage and more. Plans for further improvements are constantly in place. Check us out!

Description of Position:

State licensed high school teachers who understand the workload and academic rigor demanded by the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP). This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to teach motivated students who are working towards an IB Diploma. The successful candidate will join a team of highly professional, talented, dedicated, and diverse IB teachers.

Applicants without IB experience who are open to learning the paradigm are welcome, and will be expected to demonstrate knowledge of the core principles and practices of the IB, as well as the passion and drive required to meet that challenge.

MYP ELA (Temporary, short-term substitution)

  • Substitution date: 2024/04/01~2024/06/30

  • Location: Wuri, Taichung, Taiwan

  • Salary Range: Part-time substitution position. NTD$700 per class.

  • Benefits Package

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Teach MYP Writing

  • Teach MYP ELA

  • Design appropriate learning experiences that match student needs.

  • Design and provide meaningful feedback on formative and summative assessments.

  • Improve language proficiency through subject-specific communication.

  • Work independently and collaboratively to design and refine the curriculum.

  • Monitor ongoing progress and assess students.



  • valid state-issued teaching license

  • Bachelor degree or higher in Education &/or relevant field

  • citizen of an English speaking country (official language, MOE requirement), or APRC holder


  • IB experience, advanced degrees, two years of experience in specific subject area experience with English-language learners

  • demonstrates student-centered, authentic, inquiry-based, IB-aligned teaching methods

  • strong English communication skills; research, writing, speaking

  • demonstrates collaboration with peers

  • passion for receiving and/or leading professional development seminars

  • empathy, patience, resilience, grit

Subject Guide:

  • Language Acquisition

Application for Position:

Please send your application to and include REF: - Application for Position as ELA Cover Teacher - in the subject line of your mail.

  1. CV or resume

  2. cover letter addressing your experience, teaching philosophy, classroom management style, and ideal working environment

  3. copy of state-issued teaching license

  4. copy of passport (will be requested if accepted for an interview)

  5. copy of all diplomas (will be requested if accepted for an interview)

  6. copy of criminal background check

  7. reference letters from supervisors and reference contact list

  8. recent unit plan and teaching demo video


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