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★★★ SICHUAN and HUNAN Province Short term Internship or Full time ESL Teacher Public schools from Kindergarten to University. Apply now!

Posted By: Gold Star TEFL Recruitment <[email protected]>
Date: Friday, 11 May 2018, at 7:27 p.m.

Reference # SEAIEDE05J
Positions: Short term Internship (4 to 4.5 months contract) & ESL teacher (1 year contract)
Location: Chengdu, Sichuan province and Hunan province
Start Date: August 2018 or Mid February 2019
Our website: www.GoldStarTeachers.com

Program Highlights
o Supported program by the local government in Sichuan
o Short term internship (1 semester) for teaching English in Chengdu or other cities in Sichuan or Hunan province
o Teach at public schools from kindergarten to university in Sichuan or Hunan province
o Monday to Friday work schedule with weekends off
o Free housing accommodation provided by the hosting school

The Job

We are now looking for enthusiastic, positive undergraduates, graduates, and qualified English teachers with warm and adventurous spirits to participate in our exciting and meaningful Internship & ESL Teacher Program. Our programs are located mainly in Chengdu and other cities in Sichuan & Hunan province. You will be assigned to one of our public schools (kindergarten to university) with free accommodation provided.

We are a provincial organization directly under the leadership and guidance of the Education Department of Sichuan Province with a primary mission to promote education exchange and cooperation among colleges, schools and other educational organizations in Sichuan and parts in other regions. We explore and develop appropriate projects and provide help and support for internationalization of education in the whole province.

We hope to enrich peoples lives through education and promote cultural exchanges between the East and West. Every soul is like an island, linked by the ocean, and through experiencing the Chinese culture in a place like Sichuan and exchanging thoughts with your Chinese students, you also inspire these local students from the other side of the world.

There will be an orientation upon arrival if you are placed in Hunan province. The whole orientation lasts one week and includes:
1. Teaching methodologies, lesson planning, introduction to the differences between Chinese and foreign students, survival Chinese, tips on living in China and finally a quick introduction to traditional Chinese culture like Tai Chi, calligraphy and paper cutting.
2. One day trip to the surrounding tourist attractions
3. Welcome dinner: you will experience some authentic Chinese cuisine

Chengdu the City
Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan Province, which is known as the "Heavenly State", located in the West of China next to Tibet. Being the natural habitat of cute giant pandas, Chengdu is located in the west of Sichuan Basin and in the center of Chengdu Plain. It covers a total area of 12.3 thousand square kilometers with a population of over 11 million. People from Chengdu tend to eat spicy food. Local specialties include Grandma Chens Tofu, Chengdu Hot pot, and Dan Dan Mien literally meaning "Noodles carried on a pole". Chengdu outnumbers Shanghai in the number of tea houses and bars despite having less than half the population. The inhabitants have a reputation in China for having a laid back attitude and for knowing how to enjoy life.

Main Responsibilities
o Maximum of 16 teaching hours per week
o Admin hours vary with each school (usually only a few hours)
o Monday to Friday work schedule
o Student age: kindergarten to university (based on the assigned school)
o Plan lessons and classroom activities
o Attend staff meeting and teacher training
o Teach students fluency in verbal, listening and reading
o Introduce students to western cultures and festivals

o Monthly salary / living allowance: 7,000 to 10,000 RMB per month for the 1 year ESL Teacher Program / 2,000 RMB per month for the 4 to 4.5 month Internship Program
o Airport pick up and free accommodation nearby the school provided
o Flight allowance provided on contract completion: 8,000 RMB (ESL Teacher Program) / 4,500 RMB (Internship Program)
o All public holidays provided (full pay) plus 2 months summer & 1 month winter vacation for 1 year program ESL teachers (half pay)
o Legal Z work visa (1 year contract) / Legal student X visa (4 to 4.5 months internship) provided with assistance
o Lunch and dinner provided during working schedule
o 2 hours of Chinese lessons weekly (internship participants)
o Authority issued certificate of completion and recommendations letter
o Professional pre job training with on going program supervision

o Bachelors degree required for 1 year ESL Teacher Program (internship participants do not have to be degree holders)
o TEFL certificate 120 hours or above required (No TEFL? We recommend INTESOL, est. 1993, 50% discounts: www.GoldStarTeachers.com/INTESOL)
o Native English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Ireland and non-native speakers with fluent English and a clear accent
o 2 years of relevant teaching experience (preferred for internship & required for 1 year contract teachers)
o Clean criminal record check
o Fluency in oral and written English
o Professional, positive and culturally aware
o Energetic, friendly and hard working

How to Apply

Please send the following to Jessica at [email protected]:

o Covering letter
o Resume
o Recent photo
o Degree & TEFL certificates (scan)
o Passport photo page (scan or a clear photo)
o Availability to start work
o Reference Letters
o Include in the subject heading the reference no. SEAIEDE05J

Gold Star TEFL Recruitment
With over 12 years experience in the ESL industry, Gold Star TEFL Recruitment is an honest, professional, British owned recruitment agent. We have helped thousands of teachers find meaningful jobs with excellent schools.

Job Board: fully screened schools, updated daily www.GoldStarTeachers.com/jobboard
Read interviews with our teachers www.GoldStarTeachers.com/interviews
Read articles about life in China www.GoldStarTeachers.com/articles

The entire recruitment process is completely free of charge from start to finish.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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