We believe that talent is the key factor to the development of our school so we aim to recruit, retain, reward and develop our people. We boast an academic and support staff who are cosmopolitan, approachable, vibrant and urban.
Working with us offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic and premium environment with people from around the world guided by the same faith in promoting personal and professional growth through the provision of first class English training.
Furthermore, because we believe a true teacher never stops learning - all incoming teachers attend a week of induction training to refresh the core English teaching techniques. Our training also involves observing experienced teachers in class, and the opportunity to teach observed classes and get constructive performance feedback. Opportunities for training and professional development are ongoing as we offer monthly training seminars and teaching workshops.
We are proud to say our language course levels are accurately aligned to the English language levels of CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference), thus further establishing our school as a leading English Language training provider in China. Teachers use our breakthrough teaching methodology to guide students through the courseware and encourage confidence in their ability to use English to communicate.
Plus, our rapid growth means that there are often career opportunities in each of our offices and learning centers across China for experienced professionals and executives. We believe in promoting from within and all of our senior level positions are filled from inside the company.
You will benefit from:
*The ability to develop your skills and progress your career *The opportunity to working alongside a highly qualified staff *Strong mentorship and guidance, both on the job and through a formal networking program *Extensive training including on-the-job experiences *Opportunities for both specialist and management careers *The chance to work in a high quality, collaborative learning environment with team members in several cities in China and extended team members across the globe
About Hangzhou City:
Regarded as one of the two Paradises on Earth, Hangzhou is widely considered one of the best places to live in China. There's an expression in Chinese: "上有天堂 下有苏杭" which means,"Above, there is heaven; below there is Hangzhou....".
The capital of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou is just two hours by bus from Shanghai. With a written history of over 2300 years, Hangzhou is among the Seven Ancient Capitals of China and is known for its natural beauty and green spaces.
Being a modern city of nearly 9 million, getting around, shopping and finding exciting nightlife are easy. Qing He Fang Street is the famous "Ancient Culture Street" and reflects characteristics of the Southern Song Dynasty.
Hangzhou is a transport hub with an international airport and connects with most major cities on the coast by train (both slow trains and high-speed rail). Within the city, taxis and buses are cheap and convenient, plus the newly opened Hangzhou Metro is easing some of the burden on the local transit system.
Not only is Hangzhou a wonderful travel destination, it's also one of the best cities for foreigners living in China. Come see for yourself what all the fuss is about - working in "Paradise" might be a nice way to spend a gap-year!
*You possess the ability to work effectively in a team environment to accomplish organizational goals * You have sound analytical and problem-solving skills *You are able to maintain effectiveness in a changing, multi-tasking environment *You have a high degree of self-motivation *You have strong interpersonal, listening and verbal and written communication skills *You thrive in a multi-cultural workplace
About the Job
*One year contract *Full-time and part-time positions available (25-30 contact hours plus 5 office hours) *Small classes *Prepare to teach and implement classes to an adult student base *Attend weekly meetings with Service Manager and monthly center meetings, etc. *Give feedback to students *Teach and implement our certified teaching methodology
*Native English speaker from Australia, Canada, Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand, the United Kingdom or the United States *Bachelor's degree or higher *TEFL/CELTA certificate *Minimum two (2) years post-graduate teaching experience *24-53 years old (for visa purposes) *A clean criminal record
Salary and Benefits
*Salary of CNY 11,200 - 16,000/month *Sponsored working "Z" visa *Medical insurance *Annual leave (11 days paid for Chinese holidays, 10 paid personal leave days) *Monthly bonus CNY 500- 1,000 *Quarterly professional development bonus of CNY 1,500 *Contract completion bonus of CNY 3,500 - 7000 *Arrival support and induction training *Ongoing training and opportunity for advancement within the company
How to apply:
If you are interested in applying for this position, we kindly request you prepare the following materials:
Your resume/CV A recent photograph Scan copy of your passport information page Scan copies of your degree and TEFL/TESOL certificates Your current location and preferred start date
Due to the volume of applications received, please understand it may not be possible for the company to contact each candidate individually. A recruitment professional will be in contact with you if we are interested in pursuing your candidacy further.
Thank you again for your interest in this position and for choosing ESL Suite to assist you with your job search in China!
The Recruitment Team at ESL Suite
Please remember to include this job requisition number (LMHZ0413) in the application form.