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Company Name English First Chongqing
Location Chongqing, China
Date Posted Dec 23, 2011
Category ESL Teacher
Job Type Full-Time
Students Young Learners
Salary 10,000 RMB
Interviewing Yes
Contract Length 12 months
Accommodation Not provided
Flight Allowance 9000 RMB (half paid after 6 months, half after 12 months)
Holidays 12 days public holidays plus 10 days extra holidays
Insurance Provided
Bonuses Provided
Teacher Training On-going training and academic support
Work Visa Legal ‘Z’ work visa provided

Description

The Job
EF English First, Chongqing is now recruiting new English language teachers to keep up with the growing demand from our students. We are looking for bright, motivated teachers with a passion for teaching. We pride ourselves on our high standards, relaxed working environment and ambitions for the future and are looking for teachers with the same values.

English First, Chongqing is part of the largest private education company in the world, opened its doors in 2008. We have 2 schools both with cutting edge technology and school design. Along with a comprehensive range our study materials and courses, our classrooms are fitted with computer assisted learning and interactive touch screen whiteboards. We provide all our students, from young learners to adults with a modern approach to language learning which is varied and engaging.

Teacher training and on-going academic support is also given the highest priority.

Chongqing – The city
Chongqing is situated on the upper reaches of the Yangtze river in Sichuan province in the west of China, not far from Tibet. It is a large and fast changing city, known as “Mountain City”, spread around a mountain, you will be always walking either up or down. It really is a city of changes, mixing modern development with local traditions and small local neighbourhoods.

Chongqing is endowed with rich natural scenery, boasting mountains, rivers, forests springs, waterfalls, gorges and caves. It also showcases the area's rich cultural heritage, including the minority Bayu culture, Three Gorges and the modern, developed city itself-including the Yangtze River Cruises.

Chongqing is especially well known for its food. People love to eat here and you will find thousands of restaurants featuring all kinds of delicious dishes to feast on. Most famous if the spicy hot pot. Chili pepper, sesame, fermented black beans, scallions, ginger, garlic, wine, soy sauce and an array of flavorings are used in almost 40 different cooking methods.

For more information on the city of Chongqing have a look at these sites:

  • http://www.chinatouronline.com/china-travel/chongqing/chongqing-facts/index.html

  • http://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/chongqing/dining1.htm

  • http://www.chinahighlights.com/chongqing/attraction/




  • Main Responsibilities
  • Maximum of 20 hours teaching per week

  • Lesson planning

  • Use audio / video materials in classes

  • Cooperate with the CM and DOS in ensuring the constructive communication and efficient operation of the centre

  • Assist in the placement testing and interviewing of new students

  • Carry out teaching related responsibilities including, but not limited to demonstration classes, conversation clubs, tutorials, seminars and presentations

  • Attend centre social events



  • Compensation
  • Excellent salary: 10,000 RMB per month (gross)

  • Flight allowance: 8,000 RMB (divided across 12 months)

  • Legal ‘Z’ work visa

  • 12 days public holidays plus 10 days extra holidays

  • Health insurance

  • Performance related bonus (up to 15% from 7th month)

  • Qualification bonus: TEFL 150 RMB/mon, CELTA 250RMB/mon, Master’s TESOL 350RMB/mon, DELTA 750RMB/mon

  • On-going training and academic support

  • Promotion opportunities within the EF network


  • Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree

  • TEFL certificate

  • Native English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa

  • Experience teaching young learners preferred

  • Plenty of passion and energy

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