Elementary English Language Arts / ESL Teacher - Beijing, China - August 2019
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The school are looking for an Elementary English Language Arts/ ESL Teacher for their Chinese Track ELA program, which is an intensive, all-English bridge to improved vocabulary, reading comprehension, and composition skills. Its purpose is to prepare students for international school or overseas studies.
The school provide a good salary and benefits package that includes return flights, an annual holiday allowance, accommodation, world-wide medical insurance and subsidized tuition.
Tax Rate:Taxes typically 15% or less
Housing:0 Studio apartment, 1 bedroom apartment, 2 bedroom
Benefits:Flights - allowance, Flights- every 2 years, Housing - provided, Medical or Health insurance, Professional development allowance, Tuition discount for dependents
Suited To:Activity-typical land sporting types, Climate - cooler, Climate -moderate, Dependent children - more suitable, Dependent children - Not very suitable, Infrastructure - Highly developed, Westernized - highly, Women - not restrictive
Minimum Years Experience:2.0
Curriculum Experience Required:No - flexible
Will Accept Newly Qualified Teachers:N
Visa Restriction:2 years post qualification teaching exp requd, Candidates over 60 years of age will have difficulty obtaining a work visa and need not apply
Edvectus recruits qualified/certified Primary, Elementary, Secondary, Middle and High School teachers from the following countries;
USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa.
Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree and teaching qualification such as a Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Masters in Education or Bachelors of Education. Our jobs are not teaching English as a Foreign Language, and a TEFL certificate alone is not sufficient teacher training.
The Chinese Track OE program is a cooperation between a local teacher and a foreign teacher. The local teacher uses one class period to focus on reading and writing competencies while the foreign teacher uses another class period to focus on the oral and listening competencies.
Applicants must be a Native English speaker with a Bachelor’s degree in Education or English, Early childhood or curriculum plus either a teacher license/certificate or 120 hours TEFL/TESOL certificate. They must also have at least 2 years teaching experience in an educational setting.
The school serves over 2000 students from Pre-K to Grade 12 in both English and Chinese tracks. The English Track is a highly academic international school-style division based on US curriculum and standard. Whether students pursue academics, sports, or other extra-curricular activities, the staff and active school community encourage their efforts to aim for excellence, while retaining a sense of honor, community, and joy.
The school is in Beijing in the Yizhuang district. Whether, cycling, driving, taking bus or subway, Yizhuang is less congested than other parts of Beijing and easy to get around. Two new shopping plaza's have opened nearby and there are many Western style restaurants. Yizhuang has many parks, lakes, rivers and natural areas to enjoy.
For the full job description and details of how to apply, please contact your Edvectus consultant and visit the following link https://www.edvectus.com/JobView/?jobId=9199
Number Of Students:over 2000 (280 English Track Students)
Student Make Up:58 percent PR China, 11 percent USA, 9 percent South Korea, 7 percent Taiwan, 5 percent Canada, 3 percent Hong Kong
The school located in Yizhuang area which is away from the crowded downtown. Whether, cycling, driving, taking bus or subway, Yizhuang is less congested and easy to get around. Lippo Plaza and Creative Life Plaza (with Sam's club). McDonalds, KFC, Subway, and a half dozen pizza restaurants serve Western food nearby. The subway and express buses reach the downtown in less than 1 hour. Yizhuang has many square miles of parks, lakes, rivers and natural areas. Beijing is the capital city of China and located in the north-eastern part of China. China is the 4th largest country after Russia, Canada and the United States. It is located in Eastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam. The city has a varied climate with hot, humid summers and temperatures in the mid-high 20s/low 30s and cold, windy winters with temperatures down to about 3-4 degrees. There is pollution - much of it from surrounding cities and provinces though US$17 billion was spent cleaning up the city's air prior to the 2008 Olympics. Admittedly some of the measures were temporary but China has committed to reducing the amount of coal burned by 2.6 million tonnes by 2017 and since 2012 has been converting coal power stations to natural gas power station. The city and surrounds are dripping in culture and there are too many attractions to mention but many, many well-known such as the Forbidden City, The Temple of Heaven, Confucius Temple, Beijing Zoo and many other museums, galleries, nature reserves, sporting venues and world heritage sites such as the Great Wall of China. There are of course plenty of other ways to spend your time in Beijing with its flourishing nightlife - courtesy of the city's many bars and clubs - local and national cuisine to be sampled in restaurants and from street food stalls and, of course, shopping to be done. Beijing is well connected by road, rail and air and its Beijing Capital international Airport is the 2nd busiest in the world.
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