English Teacher - English Teacher Secondary Language

Employer
Highland International Education
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 17, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Teaching English as the Secondary Language in CHINA English teaching jobs are in high demand in China , with over 300 positions open in elementary schools, high schools, and colleges for Fall 2017. SeaDragon Educational (SDE) Service, an educational and cultural exchange organization authorized by the Information Research Center of International Talents. The ideal applicant would have the following qualifications: 1) Native English speaker. 2) Bachelor's degree or higher. 3) Willing to teach one year or more. Appointment decisions will be made quickly in order to fill the positions. Applicants will be matched to a position based on their preference (ie elementary, middle, high school). Below is what you can expect working in this position: Appointment from August 28th, 2017, to July 6th, 2018 (10 months, 9 months working, one-month vacation, plus 11 national holidays) Monday to Friday, 8 am - 12 pm, 2 pm - 5:30 pm, maximum 18 lessons per week, 40-45 minutes per lesson with approximately 13 contact hours per week 40-60 students per class in most schools Most classrooms are equipped with a computer, projector, board, and microphone 8,000-12,000 RMB monthly salary (equivalent to $1,175-$1,762 - annual salary $14,100-$21,145). Note: The cost of living is significantly lower in most cities in China compared to the US, so more of your paycheck goes directly to you rather than to rent or utilities. Free housing or 2,000-3,000 RMB monthly housing allowance (equivalent to $294-$440) which is sufficient to cover apartment costs for most cities Health insurance coverage Travel to China covered Up to 5,500 RMB (equivalent to $808) end of contract performance bonus Paid Winter vacation (1 month) TEFL (Teach English as a Secondary Language) certification program paid for by SDE Work visa application assistance Pre-arrival webinar training and orientation Airport pickup and free hotel upon arrival Welcome package and comprehensive arrival orientation An estimated 200,000 Americans currently teach English in various cities in China, so you will be part of a community of teachers. Curriculum support and ongoing teacher mentoring and assistance (classroom observations, webinars, and weekly training) Free weekly Mandarin Chinese lessons and/or teacher training If you are qualified, the job offer can be made within 1-2 weeks.