• Young Learners
  • Suzhou

Public Schools in Suzhou


Program Highlights

-Excellent salary: 10,000 to 14,000 RMB per month (negotiable depending on qualifications and experience)
-Teach public school students on a Monday to Friday schedule with evenings & weekends off
-Friendly, supportive teaching environment with excellent materials

ESL Jobs in Suzhou

We are now holding interviews for English teachers at our public kindergartens, primary, and middle schools based in Suzhou. If you are a dynamic teacher, have an interest in an authentic Chinese public school setting and can deliver learner centered, engaging lessons then we are interested in speaking with you.

Our schools are modern with up to date teaching materials and equipment including projectors and computers. Various student interactions are 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. Materials follow the Chinese national school curriculum and focus on developing all four skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing. Teachers are encouraged to adapt and supplement the materials where need be to ensure classes are engaging and interesting.

Classes include 10 to 20 students for Kindergarten and 30 to 40 students for primary and middle school are held during the day time from Monday to Friday, with up to 20 hours of teaching per week, so you have evenings and weekends off.

Teach English in Suzhou

Suzhou is a renowned cultural, historic and tourist city, located just 25 minutes north of Shanghai on the fast train. 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.
Suzhou Star

Main Responsibilities

– Teaching hours: up to 20 hours per week
– Contract length: 10 or 22 months
– Teach students ages 3 to 15 years old
– Working hours from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
-Monday to Friday classes with evenings and weekends off
-Deliver learner centered, engaging lessons to all students
-Ensure equal participation of all students
-Complete all administrative tasks in a timely manner
-Actively participate in professional development workshops and activities

Compensation

– Excellent salary: 10,000 to 14,000 RMB per month (negotiable depending on qualifications and experience)
– Free accommodation OR monthly housing allowance
– Flight allowance: 6,000 RMB
– Free lunch (breakfast and dinner is also often included)
– Airport pickup
– Training: 2 to 3 days of training in the head office in Hangzhou
– Free 120 hour online TEFL provided (must be completed before arrival in China)
– Free Chinese class
-Legal ‘Z’ work visa provided
– Visa assistance
-Health insurance provided
-Holidays: 3 weeks for 10 month contract OR 2 months for 22 month contract
-Free hotel accommodation upon arrival
-Supportive management

Requirements

-Bachelor’s degree required
-TEFL certificate preferred but not required (No TEFL? – We recommend www.GoldStarTeachers.com/INTESOL)
-Native English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland or South Africa
-Can also consider non-native teachers with fluent English and hold a degree from a native English speaking country
-Clean criminal background check
-Enthusiastic, friendly, flexible, team players who love working with kids

There are no costs whatsoever for the entire recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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