Global Language Village in Tianjin, China, a modern English language school for young children are looking for two full-time teachers. (Tianjin is a 30 minute high speed train ride from Beijing.)
(Note: We are the direct employer, and not an agency.)
-North American, UK, Australian or New Zealand national, whose mother tongue and first spoken language is English.
-You are a “kid” person; energetic, fun, and enjoy working with, and teaching younger children.
-Patient, good team leader, organized, and works well with others.
-Willing to learn and adapt culturally.
-Punctual, and diligent in carrying out assigned classes, and preparation of class responsibilities.
-willing to sign a one year contract.
-must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in any field (in order to secure a working visa)
-the working hours are flexible depending on the classes you will be teaching, but most classes during the week are in the evenings from 4pm – 7:30pm, although you may have some morning or early afternoon classes as well. There are classes on Saturdays & Sundays in the morning and afternoon.
-Monday is a set day off, and you will have two additional half days off a week. The maximum teaching hours would be 25 hours a week along with 15 required hours a week for preparing classes and meeting times with other teachers.
-You would get a total of one month paid holiday a year; two weeks during Chinese New Year (February or March), one week in July or August, and one week during National Holiday week in October.
-You would also have other government recognized one day holidays off with pay such as Moon Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, New Year’s day, etc.
-you will be the head teacher of each class you are teaching, and you will have a full time Chinese assistant who speaks English.
-each class has a maximum of 12 students (Depending on the need at the time of hire, there are also larger classes of 25 pre-school students, (4-5 year olds) you may be asked to help with. These classes have an assistant foreign teacher as well as a Chinese teacher assistant, and the hours for these classes are during the day, Tuesday to Friday.)
-the class age range of the children is from 3-11 years old, and each class is divided according to age. For example – 3-5 year olds; 6-7 year olds; 8-9 year olds.
-each classroom has a computer and projector and good teaching aids.
-we provide an easy to follow curriculum, although you are free to adapt it according to your own teaching style and preferences.
-classes are either 45 minutes long or 80 minutes long, depending on the age of the children.
-For new inexperienced teachers – 11,500RMB starting salary with 1,500RMB housing allowance. (We will provide free teacher training for new teachers.)
-For full time teachers with experience and good references, we can negotiate your starting salary 15,000 to 18,000 RMB a month, inclusive of accident insurance and accommodation allowance.
(Note: All financial amounts listed are subject to a 5% government tax deduction).
-After completing a one year contract, you will receive an 8,000 RMB bonus.
-You will be managed by a foreign and Chinese team, and we have a good working environment and a fun lively team of teachers, both foreign and Chinese.
-We can help you to secure a legal working visa as long as you have the minimum of a BA diploma.
-if you are new to China, our staff can help you to find accommodations and also find your way around the city, etc.
-We will meet you upon arrival at the airport, and will provide you with up to two weeks free accommodation.
-If new to China, we will provide cultural lessons and tips in order to help you to adjust.
-You will receive regular teacher assessments and experienced teacher mentoring
Starting date: We need two full time teachers to start as soon as possible.
If interested please send us a copy of your resume (CV) along with a current picture to [EMAIL VISIBLE TO REGISTERED USERS], and we will get back to you right away. Please also free to call during the day at (86) – China area code) 18511405325. We look forward to hearing from you, and hopefully have you join our team.
James for the Global Language Village, Cathay Future