• Young Learners
  • Shenzhen

Secondary School in Shenzhen

Program Highlights

-Excellent salary: 23,000 to 32,000 RMB per month (approx. 3,200 to 4,500 USD per month)
-Paid flight & 3,000 RMB housing allowance
-Teach on a Monday to Friday schedule with evenings & weekends off
-Friendly, supportive teaching environment with excellent materials

ESL Jobs in China

We are now holding interviews for a Subject Teacher to teach 13 to 15 year olds at our public secondary school in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. This position is for Canadian citizens who have a teaching license from Canada. You will be responsible for teaching a Canadian curriculum following suitable methods of approach. If you are a dynamic teacher, have an interest in an authentic Chinese school setting and can deliver learner centered, engaging lessons then we are interested in speaking with you.
Teachers use the communicative approach to language teaching with various student interactions encouraged in class such as group work, pair work, role plays, project work as well as more traditional teaching methods to add variety to the classes and help create a fun and relaxed learning environment.
All new teachers will receive training on arrival and will be introduced to the school and teaching methods. Teaching materials and resources are provided by the school and are targeted to the age of the students being taught. Teachers are encouraged to adapt and supplement the materials where need be to ensure classes are engaging and interesting.
Classes are held during the day time from Monday to Friday, with a maximum of 14 hours of teaching per week, so you have evenings and weekends off.

Read an interview with Elaine, one of our current teachers, here.

Teaching English in Shenzhen

Shenzhen is located in the southern portion of the Guangdong Province, on the eastern shore of the Pearl River Delta. Neighboring the Pearl River Delta and Hong Kong (located just south of Shenzhen), Shenzhen’s location gives it a geographical advantage for economic development. In 1980, the first Special Economic Zone of China was built in Shenzhen. From then on, Shenzhen become a highlighted city of China, one known for its rapid economic growth.

Shenzhen is considered as one of the richest cities in the country which offers foreigners a great insight into contemporary China. From a small fishing village 30 years ago, Shenzhen has turned into a city filled with dynamic energy and on its way to becoming a world-class metropolis. Shenzhen is also known for its famous architecture, bars, restaurants, art scenes and shopping areas.
Shenzhen star

Main Responsibilities

-Maximum of 18 hours per week
-Students age 13 to 15 years old
-Class size of roughly 25 students per class
-Monday to Friday classes with evenings and weekends off
-Provide and integrate Canadian curriculum to the school
-Deliver learner centered, engaging lessons to students
-Ensure equal participation of all students
-Complete all administrative tasks in a timely manner
-Actively participate in professional development workshops and activities
-Attend school activities, parties and other events

Compensation

-Excellent salary: 23,000 to 32,000 RMB per month (approx. 3,200 to 4,500 USD per month) based on qualifications
-Housing allowance of 3,000 RMB per month and help finding an apartment
-Free one-way flight ticket from Canada to Hong Kong or Shenzhen or up to 5,000 RMB flight reimbursement
-5,000 RMB once-a-year flight allowance (will be reimbursed in a week upon arrival)
-Contract bonus of up to 5,000 RMB (approx. 700 USD)
-Legal ‘Z’ work visa support
-No more than 15 days Winter vacation(half paid basic salary and full paid housing
allowance
-Social, health and accident insurance
-Airport pickup (not including HK airport, we will meet you at the Shenzhen border); bank
card, phone card, etc.
-Sponsored social events and culture classes
-Ongoing teacher mentoring and assessment
-Teacher training and professional development provided
-Chinese lessons provided
-Company events and parties throughout the year

Requirements

-Passport holder of Canadian residency
-Teaching license from a recognised Canadian institution
-Clean criminal record
-Professional, enthusiastic, culturally aware

Tagged as: South China

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