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American Owned and Operated! - Teachers Needed in Xian, Shaanx, China

Date 2013-07-21 05:07:50 Location : Asia:China

Work at William''s English School. American owned and operated!

*One full-time position left! Only serious teachers need apply!
*Work Visa Provided (Z-Visa)
*Housing Provided
*Up to 8000 RMB a month in Xi''an, Shaanxi Province, China (cost of living is much lower compared to Shanghai or Beijing)
*Full-Time teaching staff to support you (not part-time moonlighters)
*Owned and operated by an American (no Chinese management to deal with)

William''s English School is going on our 9th year and is a great place to work for any foreign teacher of English. Our school is one of the best in Xi''an (home of the world famous Terra-cotta warriors) not just because we say so but evidenced by the numerous awards received by the Government Education Bureau of our District. We have the facilities, the infrastructure, and the people to make your teaching experience in China a successful and enjoyable one! Our new school facilities are only a year old with A/C and multimedia in all rooms. (moved from our old location a year ago) Class sizes are limited to 16 students. We mainly focus on 7 to 12 year old students but also teach high school students as well. All foreign teachers will be accompanied by a Chinese Teacher of English in class. Management of the class is handled by the Chinese Teachers. Semesters are 20 weeks long which leaves ample time for vacations and such. Teachers teach on average 20 to 26 academic hours a week with 2 days off (usually Monday and Tuesdays) during each 20 week term.

William''s English School is operated by an American with over 10 years of experience teaching and managing in China. A hands on ownership group ensures fair and honest treatment for all our teachers. We are teachers and we know what it is like to be a teacher in China. When you have a problem, you are not going through various Chinese middle management or a Foreign Director of Studies who has limited authority; you are going straight to the top. Our owner also teaches just like you! No run-arounds here! You need something done... we get it done!

75% of our Chinese Teacher staff has been employed for more than 3 years (stable and great place to work). We only hire full-time Chinese staff. Many of our teachers are also mothers! (mature individuals who care about their careers) We do not hire temp teachers like many schools.

WES is currently seeking responsible candidates for part-time and full-time teachers to work 15 to 27 academic hours a week.

We need 1 teacher for the upcoming Fall semester (September 2013), which lasts 5.5 months starting at the end of August and ending into Mid-August. We can also offer 6 month terms as well ending in February of 2014.

Here is what we offer for a 6 or 12 month candidate:
1. Salary 8000 RMB/month for 27 teaching hours a week (around $1300 USD). An average teacher can save about 1/2 to 2/3 of their salary a month if they are a full-time teacher of 27 hours.
2. Free Housing! Housing within 5 min walk of our school.
3. Visa ĘC Visa Fee Reimbursement for normal processing
4. Sponsored Z-Visa (work visa) / Foreign Expert Certificate if qualified is issued. Resident Permit given.
5. Contract completion bonus of $800 USD on 1-year term and up to $350 USD for a 6-month term. Bonuses and salaries can increase the longer you are with us.
6. All teachers will have at least 2 days off. Can be up to 5 days off depending on contract hours.
7. Overtime hours can sometimes be had.
8. Pickup from Airport/Train Station provided.

You must be:
a native speaker of English at least 26 years of age
a Canadian or American preferred but British, New Zealanders, Australians, South African can also be considered if accent is neutral)
a holder of a Bachelor''s Degree or Higher (Degrees Preferred - Anthropology, Linguistics, Elementary Education, East Asian Studies)
a holder of an ESL/TESOL/TEFL certificate or equivalent(no exceptions)
at least 2 years of teaching English as a second language(no exceptions)

We prefer teachers:
with teaching experience overseas...
who love children and are very patient...
who have studied the Chinese language or culture...
who have taught English as a Second Language (ESL) for at least 4 years...
who have vivid work experiences.