Language School in Shanghai
-Excellent salary: 17,200 RMB per month
-Established in 1997
-4,000 RMB monthly housing allowance
-Well-researched North American curriculum and modern materials
Director of Studies Jobs in China
Our school is now looking for a responsible, experienced and dedicated Academic Manager who has a genuine desire to teach young learners aged 3 to 15 years old as well as the ability to train and lead a team of teachers.
You will have at least 2 years of relevant teaching experience, great communication skills and conflict management abilities. You will offer academic support to less experienced teachers, help with creating new resources for the school and take part in other duties such as placement testing, class observations and running occasional teaching workshops.
Established in 1997, our school has more than 40 campuses across Taiwan and China. We aim to provide the best quality English education that we can offer. We offer a relaxing and accommodating work environment that also stimulates creativity and personal growth. As we are about to expand the number of schools in China, we are looking for reliable and hardworking individuals to be a part of our team. If you have the qualifications and are looking for the right challenge, we would like to speak with you.
Our young learners have the opportunity to learn in modern, safe, all-English environment. We also provide a series of well-researched and well-structured curriculum which follows the North American standards. We provide education which has a balanced distribution on speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.
We offer two different programs for students: “Early Starter Programs” are for young learners aged 3 to 6 years old. It uses a series of English course materials developed by our very own research and development department. The textbooks cover areas such as phonics, vocabularies and conversation. A large part of the program is music where we developed over 60 songs for young learners. The lyrics of the songs are all associated with the content of our conversation books. The other program is the “Elementary Program” which is for older students between 7 to 15 years old. The course materials consist of a series of English textbooks developed by McGraw Hill, an American publishing company. The subjects learned are Spelling, Language Arts, Phonics, Dolch Sight Words, Reading and Writing.
Director of Studies Jobs in Shanghai
Known as the ‘Pearl of the Orient’, Shanghai is truly an international metropolis in every sense of the word. The most vibrant and progressive city in China, Shanghai is the economic and cultural center, blending an incredible mix of Eastern and Western culture. On one side of the mighty Yangtze River flowing through Shanghai is the Pu Dong district, rural farm land just 20 years ago, it is now the financial and commercial hub with skyscrapers stretching ever higher. Along the western bank of the river, the iconic Bund is a reminder of Shanghai’s colonial past featuring grand European architecture.
For those who like to shop, party and eat, Shanghai has all you could possibly want and more. But despite its cosmopolitan reputation, pockets of quaint tradition remain alive and well, dotted throughout the city. Explore countless old markets, back streets crammed with local eateries and discover incense filled temples still central to the locals’ daily life.
-Maximum of 40 working hours per week
-At least 12 hours of teaching per week
-Plan lessons and classroom activities
-Write monthly reports on each student’s progress and development
-Weekend classes with 2 days off during the week
-Assist in school’s promotional events
-Conduct demo classes to potential new students
-Run staff meetings and teacher training sessions
-Support teaching staff
-Excellent salary: 17,200RMB per month
-4,000 RMB monthly housing allowance
-Performance bonus: monthly and quarterly performance based bonuses
-Relocation allowance: 1,750 RMB
-Contract completion bonus: 9,000 RMB (1 year) and 23,000 RMB (2 years)
-Annual salary increase
-11 days national holidays plus 7 paid personal holidays
-Legal ‘Z’ work visa provided by the school
-Lunch and dinner provided during working schedule
-Annual staff trip
-Professional pre-job training in Shanghai (travel and accommodation expenses paid) plus video training sessions throughout the year
-Authenticated bachelor’s degree (Applied Linguistic, Education or Bilingual Education degree preferred)
-TEFL certificate (No TEFL? – We recommend INTESOL)
-Native English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa or Ireland
-At least 2 years of relevant teaching experience
-Previous leadership and teacher training experience
-Fluency in oral and written English
-Professional, positive and culturally aware
-Energetic, friendly and hard-working
-No criminal background
There are no costs whatsoever for the entire recruitment process.
We are looking forward to hearing from you.