Position
Teach English in China
Description

English and subject teachers / trainers for international working adventures

Adelaide International School has a number of sister school arrangements with education providers in China, Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia and include:
·         Private Language Schools
·         Public Schools
·         Colleges and Universities
·         International Schools
Placements are available all year, but also in the Australian school holiday breaks.  These suit Teachers on periodic contracts who have no other employment available.  Placements can be as short as 2 weeks and as long as 12 months.

The placements suit those individuals with a sense of adventure and the confidence to engage with another culture.  This is an excellent chance to fast track your career with professional and personal development that is sought after by schools in Australia.
What you will need to do to get involved

The Chinese State Administration for Foreign Expert Affairs sets the requirements for Teachers working in Chinese public schools. There are different procedures for various nationalities and for different locations around China and where they apply, the school will advise us as part of the matching process.

Teachers must meet the following requirements to teach in China:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Teaching OR a Tertiary education qualification of Diploma in Teaching English
  • Postgraduate work experience in teaching or training is well regarded, but not always essential

Experience working with the age group of the students at the placement.  There are primary, secondary and tertiary education institute placements available

Once you are in China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam:

  • You’ll need to do a full medical checkup
  • You’ll register with the local police station so they know where you’re living.
  • Your school will help you get your Residence Permit 

First-tier Cities in China
Beijing, Shanghai is first-tier cities and are very large with high-density living arrangements. The cost of living in these cities is much higher than in other cities in China however, schools can pay a high rate. The cities are metropolitan, sophisticated and developed.

Beijing City Guide        

Shanghai City Guide
Second-tier Cities in China
Second-tier cities include capital cities of each province

Chifeng City Guide 

Yichen City Guide

Taiyuan City Guide  

Xi’an City Guide

 

Jungxiegung City Guide

Responsibilities

Typical Job Duties of an English Teacher in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam
As you teach English in China, your ESL job duties will include the following:

  1. Approximately 18-25 in class teaching hours per week
  2. Approximately 10-15 office hours per week. which will be primarily be spent in the preparation of lesson plans
  3. Your school may have materials for use during ESL lesson preparation

 

At first, glance, teaching English not seem like a particularly demanding job. However, being in front of a classroom full of children/ young adults can be a real challenge. It takes careful preparation and real caring for your students. On a day-to-day basis a teacher’s job includes preparing proper lesson plans. As well as time in the classroom you will administer tests, mark assessments and participate in school meetings.

Qualifications

What you will need to do to get involved
The Chinese State Administration for Foreign Expert Affairs sets the requirements for Teachers working in Chinese public schools. There are different procedures for various nationalities and for different locations around China and where they apply, the school will advise us as part of the matching process.

Teachers must meet the following requirements to teach in China:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Teaching OR a Tertiary education qualification of Diploma in Teaching English
  • Postgraduate work experience in teaching or training is well regarded, but not always essential

Experience working with the age group of the students at the placement.  There are primary, secondary and tertiary education institute placements available

Job Benefits

Expenses covered by the placement provider 
From the moment you land, your host school will begin helping you adjust to life in your new home. The benefits of undertaking a placement overseas :

  1. A monthly salary.  In some countries, this will be equivalent to base living allowance. Indonesian schools are able to afford a lot less than some of the larger better funded *Chinese schools.
  2. Free flights
  3. Airport transfers
  4. Free housing at most schools
  5. Cost of the appropriate visa
  6. Health insurance coverage

*Salaries are typically related to the cost of living in each location in China.

Contacts

Please email info@ais.edu.au or press the apply now button

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Position: Teach English in China

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Employment Type
Salary
Industry
Education - ESL
Job Location
Various cities in China, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia
Working Hours
28-40 per week
Date posted
September 29, 2017
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