Are you looking to expand your horizons and hankering to experience a new country, a new culture and life style? Look to China for a challenging teaching experience. Natives of UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia are invited for teaching English in China. All you need is to be between 18 and 55 years of age with previous teaching experience. The minimum qualification is a graduate degree. TOEFL/TESOL accreditation is preferred in most schools but not mandatory.
Once you accept the job and close the negotiations, your host school will make all arrangements to help you settle down. In case you are apprehensive about settling down in a new place, and would rather explore all the areas of concern before moving in, you may want to check out the testimonials and features of the educational institutions shortlisted by you.
What you gain by teaching English in China?
The handsome salary bracket of 10000-22000 RMB is quite attractive considering that the cost of living in China is quite low. The host school often provides living and lodging, or helps in finding suitable accommodation. The flight and housing allowances are pretty generous. The Z Classification Visa secured by the school enables teaching English in China. There is a good opportunity to learn about the local culture and language during the tenure.
Role and responsibility of the teacher
The teacher is generally required to teach up to 20 hours a week, and put in some hours at the administrative office. Setting up a developmental plan and grading system is a prime responsibility of the teacher. The teacher is expected to cultivate a strong rapport with the students and their parents. Strong classroom management skills and leadership qualities are much appreciated.
The Classroom activity is to be planned in tandem with curriculum prescribed for the class. The teaching experience should include a robust system of evaluating, grading and reporting the progress of the student. This is very much what teachers across the world do in class.
After class activity for teachers
China is a burgeoning economy and has a colorful history. There are Mandarin classes available to grow your knowledge, the local sight-seeing and interaction should be a great learning experience. A new way of life and a life changing experience awaits you in China. Go for the best teaching opportunity – you will not be disappointed.