This is a great opportunity for recent graduates who have a heart for traveling, mentoring students, touching lives, and to discover a career as an educator in Asia!
We are hiring a total of
Deadline to apply is April 25, 2011
We offer a variety of academic courses, briefly outlined below. These courses are offered through the School of Foreign Languages and School of Business.
Academic teachers prepare lectures and discussions for classes of 60 students on average, and multimedia classrooms are assigned for these courses. The full-time teaching load for academics is 12 class hours a week, providing ample time for preparation and meeting with students. Textbooks and other resources, including supervision, are provided.
Applicants with corresponding degrees, teaching experience or work experience in an academic course discipline will be considered for openings.
The following academic courses have been offered at Sias from 2009-2011 through the School of Foreign Languages or School of Business. Not all of them are offered each semester:
English Composition, English Listening, English Through Films, Extensive Reading, Introduction to Western Literature, Public Speaking, Survey of American and British History, Western Culture and Etiquette, Western Newspapers and Magazines, Business Communications, Business Management, Cross-Cultural Communication, Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Introduction to International Economics.
Approximately two-thirds of our 125 foreign faculty teach Oral English classes which are offered for Freshman and Sophomores. These classes provide a distinct chance to interact with students on a more personal level. Because these classes have an average of only 25 students, relationships are more easily established and exceptional conversational practice is more easily accessible.
Preparation time for each week lessons is kept minimal as teams work together and follow an established curriculum. Read more about the Oral English textbook called Speaking Beautiful English at http://www.speakingbeautifulenglish.com/. Teachers are required to teach 18 hours of class time each week with two additional Office Hours being set aside for meeting with students. This leaves plenty of time for other professional and social endeavors.
* Airfare to China
* Return Airfare - with completed one year contract
* Medical Care Allowance
* Accident Insurance
* Private Apartment
* Internet and Utilities Paid
* Three Free Meals Per Day
* Free Weekend Trips
* Paid Winter Holiday (8-9 weeks of holiday/7-8 weeks paid)
* Free Chinese Lessons
* Starting salaries range from 3,500 RMB a month depending on degree attained and other factors, with annual raises. (In 10 months its possible to save $4000 USD)
You don't have to have any teaching experience. This is a great opportunity for those who would love to travel, mentor, and touch lives in China through teaching.
Minimum of Baccalaureate degree / Higher degrees preferred with additional compensation in salary
TESOL/TEFL experience preferred, but not required.
Teaching experience preferred (including informal teaching experiences)
Desire to interact in a cross-cultural setting
Willingness to learn and develop teaching with excellence
Ability to work with a myriad of people from different cultures and backgrounds
Willingness to enter into a foreign country with patience and diligence
You will be living in a community for 150 Foreigners with 120-300 impressionable students looking up to you as a role model. As a result you will be expected to have personable skills, be a team player, and realize life in China requires flexibility.
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Job Function: Communication, Education/Teaching
Employer: Academics In Asia
Requisition #: academicsinasia.com
Position Title: Oral English or Academic University Teacher Number of Openings: 50
Salary Range: See Benefits in Job Description Work Type: Full Time, Part Time
Duration: 10 months Approximate Hours Per Week: 20-30 Hours per week
Desired Start Date: August, 2011
Job Location(s): China
Resume Receipt: Email
To apply for this job opening, please first post your resume.
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