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New hi-tech kindergarten seeks native English speakers


Date 2013-03-28 05:03:36 Location : Asia:China


Tsai Hsing School is an esteemed institution with a rich history in Taipei. Recently the school has added to its stellar reputation by opening a branch in Zhengzhou, China while leading Taiwan in the adoption of technology and Western teaching methods, especially for language instruction. Instead of teaching dry, form-based lessons as with most Asian English programs, our teachers are given relatively great ownership of their lessons; therefore, applicants are preferred to have US or Canadian teaching certification or TEFL certification.

COMPENSATION

Monthly salary ranges from $2,000-3000 US/ month, commensurate with experience and certification

Lodging provided

1 airline ticket per year (not to exceed $1500 US per ticket)


DUTIES

Approximately 25 teaching periods per week and on campus daily for entirety of school day. Submit lesson plans when requested.

Attend all required meetings during school hours and weekend commitments such as teacher parent meetings and other special events.

Correct all applicable student work in a timely manner, record oral readings for periodical exams.

Assist in applicable English language events and competitions during school day.

Adhere to school-determined lesson pace of special content relevant to periodical exams.


CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

No knowledge of Mandarin is necessary

Must be able to provide access to a demo lesson in Los Angeles or Taipei or an electronic copy of a 3-5 minute demo lesson video

Must be able to interview in Downtown LA, Taipei or over teleconferencing

Must be able to provide at least 3 professional references


MISCELLANEOUS

Health insurance provided by school.

School will assist with work permit application.


CALENDAR

Commitment of 2 year-long terms are from August 1, 2013 to July 31, 2014 and from August 1, 2014 to July 31, 2015.

Approximately 3 weeks paid vacation (over Chinese New Year break)*

Paid time off for local holidays and days between semesters*

Up to six weeks of optional unpaid time off during summer break is available from end of semester until mid-August. If option is not exercised, teacher will teach summer school and get paid the standard monthly rate.

*Actual time off depends on Education Bureau calendar for that year