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Sias University operates a Chinese “Kindergarten” (ages 3-6) and a Chinese primary school (grades 1-5) for our faculty’s children. Each year for the last 4 years they have added another year to their primary school. Fall 2016 there will be grades 1-6. We have two foreign faculty working in the Kindergarten teaching English and every year we are looking hiring teachers who have a passion for teaching English to Chinese children. Kindergarten teachers teach children ages 3-6. Instruction in English in conjunction with a Chinese Teacher.
The Kindergarten position is an all day job, with set hours worked every day for five days a week. It includes more than just teaching, and requires less content preparation, and more interaction with the kids. A Chinese teacher works with the foreign teacher in class throughout the day. (2 Openings)The Primary school position is in a classroom setting. The teacher only needs to be there during the time they are teaching, and can come and go when not teaching the class. In this position there is less in-class Chinese language support.
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The school is located across the street from the main entrance of Sias University. Work will be performed in the classroom, on the play-ground, and in a dining/sleeping room. A typical work schedule is at-teached. Teachers should expect to be present in the Kindergarten 20 hours a week (Occasionally special events require more classroom time).
1.Provide children with an opportunity to learn English from a native English teacher. This is accomplished through instruction in Basic English words, interaction through free play time and directions in ful-filling daily tasks such as using the restroom, and preparing for meals.
2. Some lesson planning is required to supplement what is provided by the Chinese faculty.
3. Expected to participate in English Competitions which involves teaching students a drama and three to four songs that they will perform for a competition.
4. Supervision Provided. Superintendent of the Kindergarten and the office of ICED
o Airfare to China and return Airfare (with completed one year contract)
o Private Apartment
o Internet and Utilities Paid
o Three Free Meals Per Day(we provide both western dishes and Chinese food)
o Medical Care Allowance
o Accident Insurance
o Free Weekend Trips
o Paid Winter Holiday (8-9 weeks of holiday/7-8 weeks paid)
o Extra activities: free Chinese Lessons; special holiday meals
o Supports from foreign administrator staff
o Large foreign community.
o Onsite training and mentoring
o Convenient transportation in Zhengzhou, easy to travel to famous cities in China.
o Salaries range from 4,500 RMB to 6,500 RMB a month depending on degree attained and other factors, with annual raises (in 10 months its possible to save $4000 USD).
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1. Personal: Must enjoy interaction with Children. Be Mature Dependable. Willing to work in a in a cross-cultural work environment with little support from foreign supervisors. Possess excellent classroom management skills.
2. Educational: Bachelor’s degree or above. Preferred background and experience in the field of early education. At least two years teaching experience at any level or TESOL certificate.
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