English Language Instructor - Full-time
Applications accepted until: On-going
What you need to know:
English Language Instructors provide a highly engaging and effective learning experience to children between 3 - 12 years old through the delivery of innovative and immersive educational content, some of which you are expected to create (e.g. PowerPoint presentations, Flashcards, Materials, Lesson Plans).
Successful English Language Instructors have high energy! Delivering curriculum with energy and enthusiasm is a must. Teaching children is physically demanding so you should be in good health.
Our Instructors use immersive learning techniques such as storytelling, singing, dialogue and role-playing in combination with formal exercises. Have a creative mindset when approaching the teaching of young learners.
English Language Instructors work a 40-hour work week: 20 teaching hours, 20 office hours. You are expected to work evenings and weekends. You have two consecutive days off each week that never change, but they are during the week, not the weekend.
Measuring progress as well as educational results while providing on-going support and development to the students is required for success.
English Language Instructors build strong relationships with parents and keep them in-the-know; on their child's journey with us.
English Language Instructors work hand-in-hand with a Chinese bilingual teaching assistant. Your teaching assistant will be your go-to person; for help with lesson preparation, lesson delivery, and children's personal needs (communicating urgent needs in Chinese).
We are highly selective in who we want to work with. Here are our basic requirements:
To qualify for a visa you'll need minimum one of the following:
Bachelor's degree and above with a major related to Education, OR
Bachelor's degree and above whose major is not related to Education AND an internationally recognized 120-hour TEFL, TESOL, or CELTA qualification. (Note: This qualification and the TEFL-C we are enrolling you in prior to your arrival are not the same. You need a 120-hour TEFL/TESOL/CELTA qualification receive a work visa in China. The TEFL-C is an additional requirement that we expect you to complete within the first three months of your employment at James English Language and Arts School. We will provide assistance enrolling and guidance in completing the online modules).
Teaching Experience: Highly desirable but not necessary.
You'll need all of the below:
To be at least 21 years-old
American, UK, Australian, Irish, Canadian, New Zealand, or South African nationality
Native English speaker with strong writing skills
Able to communicate with learners whose first language is not English
A flexible attitude, a thirst for learning, and an adaptable approach to working
Passion for working with young children is essential
Finally, we select only staff who are willing to grow as global communicators. Teachers must be interested in China.
What we offer:
7,000 - 9,000 RMB monthly salary, depending on experience
12 months' employment
3 weeks paid hotel to aid in your transition into your apartment
Private furnished apartment (cost of internet, cable, and utilities the tenant's responsibility)
Paid airfare to China and a monthly stipend towards return flight paid in equal monthly installments over the course of your employment.
Resettlement Allowance (3,500 RMB) given in first month's salary
On boarding/Orientation Completion Bonus (3,500 RMB) given in second month's salary
Contract completion bonus (equal to one month's salary) given with your last paycheck
Performance bonus (up to one month's salary) given with your last paycheck
Travel Allowance 60 RMB/month
Approx. 20 days paid holiday (including approx. 10 days paid leave for Spring Festival)
Comprehensive Health and Dental Insurance, including 2 teeth cleanings and 20 therapy visits (covers psychiatrist, physical therapist, acupuncture, or therapeutic massage) annually
Assistance in completing TEFL-C certificate (Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Children). This certificate is our company's personal requirement.
Mandarin lessons available after completion of first 3 months of employment
Cultural excursions every 2 - 3 months to surrounding cultural sights and natural beauties (e.g. Nanjing, Yellow Mountain, Mt. Jiuhua)
If you have what we're looking for, send us a message with your C.V. attached!
James English Language and Arts School
- Company type: Private
- Recruiter Type: Education/Training/Universities and Colleges
- Industry type: Education/Training/Universities and Colleges
We are a full-service English and Chinese language school located in beautiful Ma'anshan city, Anhui province, China. We offer fun and challenging English and Chinese language instruction to children aged 3 to 12 and adults. Our dedicated team of teachers and staff provide high quality instruction to our learners, ensuring they become effective communicators. With children and adults alike, we use story-telling, games, communicative tasks, music, and direct instruction to challenge and entertain. It is also our work to grow our faculty, not only as language instructors but also as communicators of other languages. We offer Chinese classes and bimonthly cultural excursions to surrounding sites such as Nanjing, the Yellow Mountains, and Mt. Jiuhua. Language learning happens in and out of the classroom. What we offer to our teachers and students reflects that truth.
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- Current Location: Ma`anshan China
- Address: Yushan District Wanjia Nanyuan 1 Cun Building 21 Room 103
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