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Excellent training and support with a large teaching community, great opportunities for adventure! 4.9 stars on Glassdoor!

York English

York English was started in 2003 with the aim of doing ESL differently than other schools in China. Here at York, the quality of the education we provide matters. We aim to provide students with creative, engaging, and educational lessons that will allow them to develop their language skills in a safe and supportive environment. Our commitment to education is translated into the high-level of support that we provide for our teachers and staff. From a supportive community to welcome new teachers, to comprehensive initial training and on-going professional development, we are here to make sure that our teachers have the resources, training, and support to succeed in the classroom.

York English is located in Fuzhou, the capital city of Fujian Province. We have six schools located in the downtown and have over 90 full-time native English speaking teachers and over 4,500 students.

http://www.yorkenglishcareers.com
City
Fuzhou
Country
China
Job Type
Teacher

Job Information

Duration:

12 months

Approx Hours Per Week

31-40

Number of vacancies:

10

Job Description

Description of role, duties and start dates:

Excellent training and support with a large teaching community, rewarding teaching to motivated students, great opportunities for adventure!

We're looking for motivated and enthusiastic teachers with or without experience to join our growing team of international teachers. Since York English was started in 2003 we have had the aim of doing ESL differently than other schools in China. Here at York, the quality of the education we provide matters. We aim to provide students with creative, engaging, and educational lessons that will allow them to develop their language skills in a safe and supportive environment.

As a teacher you are responsible for planning and delivering fun and interesting classes for students aged 4-16. You'll have plenty of training and support allowing to you make a difference to the lives of our students.

Teaching for an an average of 18 hours a week you'll have plenty of opportunities to hone your skills, learn Mandarin and explore this amazing city!

Further description of role and duties:

At York English we support our teachers in every way possible. From 2 weeks of orientation when you arrive to ongoing training and development in your first year and beyond. We believe that giving this to our teachers is reflected in our students. If you have the support you need, your students will learn more and will love English.

What do we want from our teacher? Simply put, we want you to make sure our students learn AND have fun while doing it. We want you to plan creative and interesting classes and then deliver them with enthusiasm.

Salary Information

Currency:

Chinese Yuan

Salary per:

Month

Salary (from):

8,000

Salary (to):

11,000

Additional benefits:

• A first year salary of 8000 RMB – 10,000 RMB per month for new teachers (based on performance) and 9,000 RMB – 11,000 RMB per month for experienced teachers (based on performance). 2nd year salaries are higher still.
• Free shared accommodation or a housing allowance of 2000 RMB per month
• Flight reimbursement of 8,000 RMB
• A total of roughly six weeks paid holiday including all Chinese public holidays, Christmas, an end of summer break, and two weeks private leave
• A working visa, with lots of support and assistance from our dedicated team and costs covered by the school
• Free Chinese Lessons
• Our students are aged 4-16 years old and class sizes are limited to a maximum of 16
• We teach an average of 15-18 teaching hours a week , leaving you lots of free time to enjoy your hobbies
• Opportunities for advancement as our school grows

Experience

Prior teaching experience required?

Not required

Any other requirements?

• Hold a bachelor’s degree or higher
• Have a TEFL / TESOL / or CELTA certificate (120 hours)
• Be from a native English speaking country (USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia or New Zealand)
• Be energetic and engaging in the classroom
• Be passionate about teaching English in China

Qualifications

Full university/college degree required?

Yes

TEFL certificate required

Yes

Eligibility

English speaking requirements

Native English speaker

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