Kindergarten English Homeroom Teacher (CHINA)

In order to teach at Xing Kong Starry Sky Kindergarten in Kunshan, China, English teachers are required to have:

  • TEFL OR TESOL AND 24 months of English teaching experience; OR
  • State Teaching Credential

Compensation

  • 10-month contract (Mid-August 2019 to late June 2020)
  • Monthly salary of 17,100 RMB with bonus of 27,000 RMB for contract completion (9000 at the end of the first semester and 18000 at the end of the second semester)
  • A 4500 RMB travel bonus is provided twice per year (once at the beginning of each semester) for a total of 9000 RMB travel stipend
  • 200 RMB per month bonus for perfect attendance
  • Furnished school housing (a single apartment) or 3300 RMB/month stipend
  • If a teacher stays for an optional second year, the monthly salary is 20,000 RMB. Summer pay is then provided at 50% salary with full vacation or 100% salary with 13 vacation.

Duties

  • School day is from 7:50am to 4:10pm
  • Approximately 3 hours per day of direct instruction as lead-teacher of K1 (preschool), K2 (pre-K) and/or K3 (kindergarten) classes
  • Team meetings on average once or twice per week
  • A handful of weekend commitments (Parent Day, etc.)
  • Correct student work
  • Assist in applicable English language events

Candidate Requirements

  • The following is required to be eligible for a work visa in Jiangsu Province: bachelor’s degree, criminal background check, teaching certificate or credential, 24 months English teaching experience
  • Must be able to provide a demo video (10+ minutes) and/or perform a teaching demo live over video teleconferencing or in person in Kunshan, Taipei, Los Angeles or Portland (OR).
  • Must be able to interview either over video teleconferencing or in Shanghai, Taipei or Los Angeles.
  • No knowledge of Mandarin is necessary.

Miscellaneous

  • Basic health insurance provided
  • School asssists with visa/permit applications