ESL Jobs in China
Date: 18 February 2018
Nestled between Hangzhou and Shanghai, Golden Gate English School is is the only foreign owned and operated English training school in the town of Chang’an. GGES was founded by an international coalition of American, Swedish, Australian and Chinese teachers whose goal is to develop the local English education industry through our own brand of “fun education.”
Our school is here to give students a break from their rigorous academic schedules while teaching them that education is more than just filling in answer bubbles and memorizing facts. We believe education can and should be enjoyable for everyone. We hope to instill this love of learning in our students so they will become self-motivated independent learners from childhood throughout adulthood. At Golden Gate English School, each student is the hero of their own story; it is the duty of our teachers and staff to hold the torch and guide them on their way to success.
ABOUT THE POSITION
You will be teaching English to children ages 3-18 from beginner to intermediate level. All regular classes are taught with a local teaching assistant and have 10 students or less while specialty classes have 15 students or less. Key activities include planning and delivering lessons, evaluating student progress and providing ongoing guidance for improvement to both students and parents. This is an incredible opportunity for someone looking to further their career in teaching and meet others passionate about education while experiencing an exciting life abroad.
Our Foreign Teachers (ESL teachers):
-Provide a highly engaging and effective English learning experience to children between 3-12 years old through the delivery of innovative and immersive educational content
-Use immersive learning techniques such as storytelling, singing, dialogue and role-playing, in combination with formal exercises
-Work a 40 hour work week (up to 20 contact teaching hours) including evenings and weekends
-Measure progress and educational results
-Build strong relationships with parents and keep them "in-the-know" on their child's journey.
To qualify you'll need the following:
-Completed bachelor degree or above
-English language fluency in speaking, reading, and writing
-Able to communicate with young learners where English is not their first language (training and assistance provided)
-A flexible "can do" attitude and flexible approach to working
-Passion for working with young children
Teaching experience and experience working with children is highly desirable but not essential.
What we offer:
-Salaries range from ¥6,000-¥18,000 (CNY) per month dependent on qualifications/ experience
-Monthly housing allowance up to 2,000 RMB
-Paid airfare to China and a monthly travel stipend toward return trip
-paid sick and vacation time
-Robust academic training
-Vigorous re-settlement support
*Benefits subject to change