TEFL Teaching Job
K12 English/Subject Teacher (Chengdu, China)
Position Title: English/Subject Teacher
Location: Gaoxin District, Chengdu
Position Status: Full Time
Start Date: August/September 2017
Work days and work time: 5 days per week, 2 days off (no more than 20 hours of teaching and no more than 20 hours of office time per week)
About the company:
Established in 1996, GreatChina International Education (GIE, aka GreatChina) is an AIRC certified, ICEF recognized international education institution registered in the U.S. and duly licensed by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Public Security in China. We provide comprehensive services in study abroad and test preparation, international education, cultural and educational exchange, career planning, and investment immigration to Chinese students and families.
In 2016, GreatChina launched a new program called MaxIvy International Education which was designed to continually motivate and guide the Chinese children (3-12) to achieve self-exploration and self-development through the second language study.
MaxIvy includes English Immersion Programs, Enrichment Programs and Parent Education Programs for families with children aged from 3 to 12. The mission of MaxIvy is to prepare children to become global citizens through delivering high-quality learning and enrichment opportunities.
The English Immersion Programs and Enrichment Programs provide a wide range of educational and recreational opportunities that support young children’s language, cognitive and social development. Language programs also focus on teaching English within the context of different disciplines and topics to build students' conversational and contextual abilities for communicating in English. This aspect is important to the holistic preparation of children for future rigorous academic environments abroad. The Parent Education Programs strengthen families and family communication through parenting classes and activities that promote healthy parent-child interactions.
Teachers are mostly encouraged to design and implement curriculum based on their own field of interest like Social Studies, Science; Robotic; Drama; Fitting Activities; Math; Music and Movement etc.
Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province located in the west plain of the Sichuan Basin, is a famous historical and cultural city with a history of over 3,000 years. It serves as the provincial center for politics, economics, culture, and transportation. Its jurisdiction is over nine districts, four county-level cities and six counties. Known as the land of abundance, Chengdu boasts plenty of local products, a pleasant climate, a large number of natural and historical sites, and traditional handicrafts well known both at home and abroad.
- Plan a safe, healthy English learning environment rich with experiences to advance a child's language, cognitive and social development（student age from 3 to 12）.
- Teaching subjects may include Art Activities; Drama Activities; Reading and Literacy; Math; Music and Movement; Science Activities; Fitness Activities etc.
- Prepare lesson plans and teaching materials before class
- Attend weekly group meetings and staff meetings
- Conduct peer observations to exchange and promote effective teaching techniques
- Participate in various marketing activities and events, such as public lectures, education fairs and conferences, etc
- Curriculum development, including English immersion program and enrichment program
l Minimum education: Bachelor’s degree
l Strong sense of mission, professionalism, and responsibility
l Highly developed organizing abilities, with keen attention to detail
l Able to organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
l Excellent communication, writing, and editing skills
Compensation package (for a 12-month contract; compensation for different contract lengths will be adjusted accordingly):
Before-taxes monthly salary (2000-3000USD/month, based on background and experience), monthly housing allowance, flight allowance, contract completion bonus, work visa sponsorship and reimbursement, paid Chinese national holidays and sick leave, Chinese language lessons, bilingual assistant, and complimentary airport pick-up service etc.