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Can you teach Business English? 14,500RMB in Guangzhou - Hiring Now


Date 2012-12-01 20:12:46 Location : Asia:China


The Job

Meten English is looking for English teachers who can incorporate a fun and creative teaching style with our unique teaching materials and approaches to ensure our adult students receive a first rate educational experience.

If you are looking for a chance to teach communicative English to motivated adult students in Guangzhou where every day at work will bring exciting challenging then we have just the job for you.

The Schools

Meten English is the leading language provider for adult students globally, with a dominant presence in China. Our innovative Meten English Method integrates the best of proven teaching approaches to provide the most effective English language education available for adults. Students listen, read, write, speak, and practice English under the tutelage of native English speaking teachers.

The school was established in 2006 and growing stronger every year, Meten English has provided instruction to over 60,000 students and has over 20 centers in over 10 cities including Guangzhou, Beijing, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Xiamen, Chengdu, Chongqing, Wuhan, Dongguan, Zhongshan and Foshan.

Each Meten English center is equipped with state of the art equipments, which include a coffee bar, theatre, library, lab area with many computers with internet access and comfortable, spacious classrooms that allow students to study in a comfortable and relaxing environment.

The Students

Students are typically 20 to 35 years old professionals, well educated and from a wide variety of backgrounds. There are some ambitious high school students ages 16-18, who are motivated to learn English and recognise it as a skill essential for their academic and career development. Levels range from beginner right through to advanced and all students are clearly placement tested to ensure they are studying alongside students of the same abilities.



The Courses

Courses at Meten English are based on our unique Experimental Learning System which measures students’ requirements to formulate courses to meet their requirements. Teaching is student centered as focuses on developing English skills through thoughtful and meaningful learning tasks in a relaxed and fun environment.

Meten English’s 4D English Learning System is widely recognized and practiced throughout the world and is a combination of Western and Asian methodologies designed to match Chinese students’ learning habits. The 4D English Learning System is made up of four parts – Fun, Skill, Tech and Goal.

The Meten Skill Drive incorporates techniques designed to provide students with effective learning strategies. This involves the Communicative Method, Task Based Learning, Situation Learning and the Audio-Lingual Method. An online virtual gaming component, known as MOW, allows students to take the role of a character in a virtual English environment and can interact with other teachers and students online.

Professional Development

You will not only be teaching, but also developing your own skill sets and competencies. Teacher training and support is central to our company culture and through workshops, seminars and class observations you will be constantly expanding the teaching methods at your disposal. Time is devoted to idea and experience sharing so you always have fresh ideas to work with.

Guangzhou – The City

Guangzhou (Canton), a prosperous metropolis full of vigor, is the capital city of Guangdong Province located along the south coastline of China. Being an excellent port on the Pearl River navigable to the South China Sea, and with fast accessibility to Hong Kong and Macau, Guangzhou serves as the political, economic, scientific, educational and cultural center in Guangdong area.

Guangzhou is considered as the paradise for food-lovers in south China. Guangzhou dish represents well the Guangdong (Cantonese) Cuisine, which is one among the most famous eight cuisines in China. A large amount of time-honored restaurants and quality new restaurants serve various authentic Guangzhou dishes, snacks, and drinks.


Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree

• TEFL certificate

• 2 years of teaching experience

• Native English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland or South Africa

• Outgoing, social personality

Main Responsibilities

• 25 teaching hours teaching + 15 office hours per week

• Teach a variety of English classes to a range of abilities

• Ensure students learn and progress and receive the support and encouragement needed

• Take part in social activities



Compensation

• Excellent salary: 14,500 RMB per month (12,500 RMB during probation)

• Housing allowance of 1,000-2,000 RMB depending on the city

• 11 days Chinese National holidays + 5 days

• Flight allowance: 500 RMB per month

• Full medical insurance

• On-going training and professional development

• Career development opportunities