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ESL Jobs in China - EF Suzhou
Date 2012-12-07 01:12:39 Location : Asia:China
EF English First, Suzhou is now recruiting native English language teachers. We are looking for well qualified teachers who have the creativity and resourcefulness to educate our students while ensuring they have fun doing so.
The right candidate will be able to bring our course material to life with varied and engaging activities. He / She will also be organsied and capable of working well with an international team of teachers as well as Western and Chinese management.
English First, Suzhou has 2 schools, the first opened in 2003 and the second in 2006. We employ 25 foreign teachers and pride ourselves on our professionalism and the quality of the courses we offer to our students, aged from 4 to 18 years old.
Our school takes teacher training seriously believing in the importance of on-going learning to develop into an effective teacher. Come and work in a supportive environment where every day brings new challenges and rewards.
Suzhou The city
Suzhou is a renowned cultural, historic and tourist city, located just 25 minutes north of Shanghai on the fast train. Suzhou is a renowned cultural, historic and tourist city. The city is located in the southeast of Jiangsu Province, bordering Shanghai on the east. Written historical records indicate that Suzhou has a history of over 4000 years and the city is now best known around China for its unique and plentiful gardens and its many streams and canals, which have earned it the nickname Venice of the East.
In early years, teahouses and theatres were the most common nightlife activities. With the development of tourism however, there are multiple more fashionable choices in Suzhou now.
Suzhou is widely known in China as being one of the most livable cities in China, with a buzzing expat community and friendly locals. You will not enjoy only good food there, but also cosmopolitan atmosphere of nightlife activities including cafes, bars, teahouses, theatres and cinemas.
Maximum of 20 hours teaching per week
No set office hours
Use audio / video materials in classes
Cooperate with the CM and DOS in ensuring the constructive communication and efficient operation of the centre
Assist in the placement testing and interviewing of new students
Carry out teaching related responsibilities including, but not limited to demonstration classes, conversation clubs, tutorials, seminars and presentations
Attend centre social events
Excellent salary: 7,500 RMB per month (potential for more after probation evaluation)
Free accommodation: Western style, near the school or 2,000 RMB allowance/month
Flight allowance: 9,000 RMB half payable after 6 months, half after 12 months
Legal Z work visa
12 days public holidays plus 10 days extra holidays
Performance related bonuses: up to 3,750 RMB per quarter
On-going training and academic support
Promotion opportunities within the EF network
TEFL certificate (minimum 120 hours)
Native English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa
Plenty of passion and energy
At least 2 years of teaching experience