6 months contract for an English teacher in China / Chengdu
A prestigious foreign language school is hiring an English teacher in China / Chengdu. The school is accepting 6 months contract with a full salary and comprehensive package. Please read the post and if you are happy with what you read, please feel free to apply or get in touch for further details!
English teacher in China / Chengdu
Content: TeachDiscoverChina / SEAIE Foreign Language School in Chengdu / China Background Location & Transportation Age of students Allowance P.S. More about Chengdu City Overview Hot Pot National treausre of China: Panda
We are a TEFL placement organization based in Sichuan and a proud member of Sichuan Education Association for International Exchange (SEAIE) – an association under the Education Department of the Sichuan government.
The primary mission is to promote international education exchange and cooperation in Sichuan Province and other countries/regions. Due to our affiliation with the local government, we have a very strong network with public schools in Sichuan province. The schools we work with range from kindergartens, primary and secondary schools, colleges to universities. We also represent some of the most reputable private educational institutions.
Under SEAIE we are running TEFL China internship and professional programs for over 20 years – we know by heart everything there is to know about the industry and some interesting side stories as well.
TDC website: www.teachdiscoverchina.com
SEAIE – Sichuan Education Association for International Exchange
Sichuan Education Association for International Exchange (SEAIE) is dedicated to promoting international exchange programs – over the long history, SEAIE has been directly involved in American Peace Corps, Summer Work and Travel program in the US, Study abroad programs in China, TEFL placements in China and many other international exchange programs.
SEAIE website: http://www.seaie.net/
English teacher for foreign language school in Chengdu / China
The Foreign Language School is located in Wenjiang District of Chengdu City. The school has highlighted the principle of “student-centered learning”, fusing advanced international education with basic education in China. With typical small-class teaching, we have been devoted to individualized teaching, fostering students’ personality development. As a high-quality foreign language school, our school has centered on foreign language teaching while reinforcing a featured Chinese reading curriculum, and in the meantime, integrated diversified art and sports courses, to improve the comprehensive abilities of our students.
Location & Transportation
The Foreign Language School is located in Wenjiang District, west part of Chengdu. It is 29km from the city center that takes 12yuan to take a taxi from school to the subway station “NanXuan Avenue”, then 40 minutes to the city center “Tianfu Square”. It is almost the same distance to Chengdu International Airport.
There are several universities near the Foreign Language School, including Sichuan Agricultural College (Chengdu Campus), Sichuan Electric Vocational and Technical College, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (Liulin Campus), Sichuan Institute of Transportation Technology and so on. Therefore, life in a university town is quite safe and convenient. You can easily get your daily commodities and delicious food.
English teacher in China / Chengdu
Age of students
- Mostly from 5-9 years old, a few from 10 to 14 years old.
- Class size: 20 to 35 students each class with a Chinese assistant teacher
- Working time: 8:20am to 11:30am, 2:00pm to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday
- 40 minutes each class, no more than 25 classes each week
Allowance (from the school)
- Free accommodation: the school will rent a two-bedroom apartment in an upscale residential quarter, with good furnished facility. You will have your private bedroom and need to share the public area with another foreign teacher.
- Salary is RMB10,000 before tax
- Free meal on working days at the school’s dining hall
- Fully paid on Chinese public holidays
- RMB 4,000 flight reimbursement upon contract completion
Benefits (TDC program, SEIAE)
- Free guidance for Z-Visa (work visa) application
- Free orientation for the program
- Free ten online survival mandarin lessons before arrival
- Free 120-hour online TEFL course
- Free airport pick up & transfer
- Free basic medical insurance in China
- Free work permit application in China
- Free Events and activities (TDC arranges parties on festivals and other activities on weekends or public holidays including panda visiting, hiking, barbecue and so on. You will get to know many other foreign teachers in our program, so don’t worry about being lonely)
P.S. More about Chengdu City
Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan province, also known as ‘Rong City’, and ‘Jincheng’. It is located in the western Sichuan basin where is famous for rich products, developed agriculture, and river network. The climate in Chengdu is humid and the temperature is moderate all year around. The population of a permanent resident of Chengdu is around 16 million.
Nowadays, Chengdu is an important global electronic information industry base, a national historical and cultural city, the birthplace of ancient Shu civilization, and one of China’s top ten ancient capitals. Jinshan site, Dujiangyan, Wuhou Temple, Du Fu Thatched cottage and many other places of interest mark it one of the best tourist cities in China.
Chengdu has been awarded the world’s best emerging business city, a benchmark city of China’s inland investment environment, a national small and micro-enterprise innovation demonstration base city and so on. It is an international and modern metropolis for sure.
Typical hot pot ingredients include all kinds of meat, seafood, vegetables, bean products, mushroom, and egg products. They are served with a variety of seasonings to suit personal preferences. Hot pot is perfectly suitable for Sichuan’s humid climate and for both the young and the old.
National treasure of China: Panda
Sichuan Province is the hometown of panda–the national treasure of China. There is a Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding where you can have close contact with these cute and friendly creatures (Check more: http://www.panda.org.cn/). The Panda is now a city symbol of Chengdu.
(Go for a panda-visit)
Also, lots of art design, cultural and creative industries are inspired by pandas. We welcome you to discovery your own panda journey here in dynamic Chengdu.
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