Kindergarten Homeroom teachers wanted in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province and Shanghai
Start date: Immediately
Number of positions: 3
Position: Homeroom teachers
If you enjoy working with little ones this might be the job for you. An awesome kindergarten with a great support system. Personally I love this age group.They are excitable and just melt my heart. The city borders Hangzhou and Shaghai. The bullet train makes it easy and fast to reach the megalopolis city of Shanghai or the garden city of Hangzhou. The cost of living is low here and if your goal is to save then Jiaxing might be the ideal location for you.
About the school
The kindergarten is a leading early childhood education institution in China. The kindergarten has campuses in Shanghai Pudong, Xuhui, Putuo, Zhejiang province, Jiangsu province and other cities in China. The school consists of a team of top expert professionals in China, with both international and local members.
About the contract
Contract length: 1 year
Salary:16,000-20000 RMB for the first year contract depending on qualification and demo lesson
Housing (housing included in the salary)
Age of students: kindergarten 2-6 years old
Working hours: Monday to Friday 8-5pm
Bonus: 500 rmb airfare and 400 rmb medical per month (paid at the end of the contract paid upon completion of the contract)
Vacation: 11 Chinese National holidays +20 paid holidays per one year contract
Meals: School lunch provided
-Bachelors degree or above (need to have the notarization and authentication of the degree)
-1-2 years experience needed (Kindergarten experience a plus)
-120 hour TEFL/TESOL (need to have the notarization and authentication of the degree)
-Between ages of 24 - 35
-Native English speakers from USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia ,New Zealand and South Africa
Teachers work from Monday to Friday from 8.00 am until 5 pm
Lunch break is an hour long, 12pm to 1pm
Class preparation time is from 1 to 2pm
Teach half the kids an English class in the morning while the Chinese teacher teaches the other half Chinese. In the afternoon teachers swap classes
Classes are 20-30 minutes long depending on the group.
Teachers are also expected to give a phonics class each day, 20 - 30 minutes long.
There are 20- 35 kids in a class depending on the age group
In each class there are two Chinese teachers and a childcare assistant
Teachers are given an outline of the topics and are also provided with the teaching materials for the class.
The rest of the time the teacher will be in class with the kids playing with them, doing sports etc. Part of our role here is to give ESL lessons, but it is a kindergarten and teachers spend the whole day with the same class.
If you are interested in this position,please send the following documents :
1) Detailed resume
2) Degree scan
3) Passport copy plus current visa scan
4) Recent photo
5) TEFL/TESOL certificate scan
6)1-2 minute video introduction
Please note that due to new Chinese visa regulations teachers should:
1. Have their original degree and TEFL certificate
2. The degree and TEFL should be notarized (this is if you have less than two years full time teaching experience
3. Should have a criminal record check (this is if the teacher has been in China for less than a year or for overseas recruits coming to China for the first time