Working at NCPA

Do you want to take your career to the next level, working at a cutting-edge school in one of the world’s most exciting places? Whether it’s old wisdom or new insight, all signs point to China being the hottest place for international teachers to launch or grow their careers, and make a serious impact on student learning at one of the most exciting times in recent history. Right in the middle of all this change and opportunity, NCPA has quickly grown and is being recognized for its unique approach to offering host country Chinese students an outstanding American education, and preparing them for the world’s top universities.

Highlights of working at NCPA:

Professional Development:

Faculty supported as life-long learners with multiple professional development opportunities on campus.


First American-style US High School in Southern China, granted initial accreditation by WASC.

Holistic Curriculum:

Holistic approach to education - liberal arts style curriculum.

Green Location:

Campus located in “Green Zone” of Guangdong Province. 

Catalyst School:

Catalyst immersion school for the ISS World Language Initiative – implementing a pioneering EAL (English as an Additional Language) program following Stanford University’s 6 Principles for ELL (English Language Learners) Instruction.

Transformative Opportunity:

The opportunity to be a part of something bigger than the school - something transformative!


A school truly founded on research-based, best practice.