Language School in Suzhou
Meten English is looking for English teachers who can incorporate a fun and creative teaching style with our unique teaching materials and approaches to ensure our adult students receive a first rate educational experience.
If you are looking for a chance to teach communicative English to motivated adult students in Suzhou where every day at work will bring exciting challenging then we have just the job for you.
Meten English is the leading language provider for adult students globally, with a dominant presence in China. Our innovative Meten English Method integrates the best of proven teaching approaches to provide the most effective English language education available for adults. Students listen, read, write, speak, and practice English under the tutelage of native English speaking teachers.
The school was established in 2006 and growing stronger every year, Meten English has provided instruction to over 60,000 students and has over 20 centers in over 10 cities including Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Suzhou, Xiamen, Chengdu, Chongqing, Wuhan, Dongguan, Zhongshan and Foshan.
Each Meten English center is equipped with state of the art equipments, which include a coffee bar, theatre, library, lab area with many computers with internet access and comfortable, spacious classrooms that allow students to study in a comfortable and relaxing environment.
Students are typically 20 to 35 years old professionals, well educated and from a wide variety of backgrounds. There are some ambitious high school students ages 16-18, who are motivated to learn English and recognise it as a skill essential for their academic and career development. Levels range from beginner right through to advanced and all students are clearly placement tested to ensure they are studying alongside students of the same abilities.
Courses at Meten English are based on our unique Experimental Learning System which measures students’ requirements to formulate courses to meet their requirements. Teaching is student centered as focuses on developing English skills through thoughtful and meaningful learning tasks in a relaxed and fun environment.
Meten English’s 4D English Learning System is widely recognized and practiced throughout the world and is a combination of Western and Asian methodologies designed to match Chinese students’ learning habits. The 4D English Learning System is made up of four parts – Fun, Skill, Tech and Goal.
The Meten Skill Drive incorporates techniques designed to provide students with effective learning strategies. This involves the Communicative Method, Task Based Learning, Situation Learning and the Audio-Lingual Method. An online virtual gaming component, known as MOW, allows students to take the role of a character in a virtual English environment and can interact with other teachers and students online.
You will not only be teaching, but also developing your own skill sets and competencies. Teacher training and support is central to our company culture and through workshops, seminars and class observations you will be constantly expanding the teaching methods at your disposal. Time is devoted to idea and experience sharing so you always have fresh ideas to work with.
Suzhou – The City
Suzhou is a renowned cultural, historic and tourist city. The city is located in the southeast of Jiangsu Province, bordering Shanghai on the east. Written historical records indicate that Suzhou has a history of over 4000 years and the city is now best known around China for its unique and plentiful gardens and its many streams and canals, which have earned it the nickname “Venice of the East”.
In early years, teahouses and theatres were the most common nightlife activities. With the development of tourism however, there are multiple more fashionable choices in Suzhou now.
Suzhou is widely known in China as being one of the most livable cities in China, with a buzzing expat community and friendly locals. You will not enjoy only good food there, but also cosmopolitan atmosphere of nightlife activities including cafes, bars, teahouses, theatres and cinemas.
• Bachelor’s degree
• TEFL certificate
• 2 years of teaching experience
• Native English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland or South Africa
• Outgoing, social personality
• 25 teaching hours teaching + 15 office hours per week
• Teach a variety of English classes to a range of abilities
• Ensure students learn and progress and receive the support and encouragement needed
• Take part in social activities
• Excellent salary: 10-13,000 RMB per month (12,500 RMB during probation)
• Housing allowance of 1,000-2,000 RMB depending on the city
• 11 days Chinese National holidays + 5 days
• Flight allowance: 500 RMB per month
• Full medical insurance
• On-going training and professional development
• Career development opportunities
There are no costs whatsoever for the entire recruitment process.
We are looking forward to hearing from you.