About the School
Based in Hangzhou, China. This School is the market leader in recruiting and training new ESL teachers for English teaching positions across China. We invest heavily in every new teacher offering FREE TEFL certification and a comprehensive orientation package. The School has provided an invaluable support network for new teachers transitioning to China since 2007. As one of the top three companies authorised by the Chinese government SAFEA (State Administration of Foreign Experts Affair P.R.C), they has successfully hired and placed hundreds of foreign teachers to teach English and many other subjects (P.E., Music, Fine Arts, Science, etc.)in hundreds of cities in China. The choice of workplace can range from kindergartens, public primary schools, and public high schools, to colleges or universities.
Location: Hangzhou, China
Job Ref: EC210HZ
Role: Primary English Teacher
Teaching English to Chinese students from 3 to 12 years old. 12 children per class with a Chinese speaking assistant teacher.
22 Teaching hours per week plus 15 hours office work (including feedback on students' homework, preparation of lesson plans and curriculum development).
From Monday to Friday, the first class begins at 4:10 pm, and the last class ends at about 8:40 pm. Each class lasts 1 hour with a 10 minute break in the middle. Foreign teachers are required to arrive in school at 3:00 pm to prepare for their lessons. On Saturday and Sunday, we have classes throughout the day. The first class begin at 8:30 am, and the last class ends at 8:40/9:00 pm.
Classes employ many learning games and songs. In addition to teaching, the school organizes various other activities such as summer / winter vacation classes where students attend the school during the holidays to learn art, cooking and sports skills in an English-speaking environment. The school also hosts parties on and around occasions such as Halloween, Thanksgiving, Harvest Festival, Christmas, New Year and Valentine’s Day.
Excellent communication skills, patient and passionate in teaching, with the ability to listen to and engage with the students.
Basic IT skills: Microsoft Office software.
Experience in teaching preferred, but not essential.
Relevant qualifications such as TEFL, TESOL, CETAL, PGCE are preferred, but not essential.
Free TEFL Course for each successful potential candidate.
20 days paid holiday including National Holidays.
Chinese Working Visa.
Free training classes.
Airport pick-up service.
Candidate has to meet Chinese Working Visa requirement.