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Job Summary
Main Responsibilities
Carry out the timetable of classes assigned by the DOS
Give lessons to the highest standards of English language teaching
Become familiar with the programs and courses of study at the centre and as directed by EF English First guidelines
Develop and use suitable supplementary materials as necessary
Use audio / video materials in classes
Expose students to the use of CALL, and the Internet for language learning purposes
Begin and end classes on time
Prepare

Details of Position
* Welcoming you the opportunity to be part of an expanding, staff development focused organization; boasting 8 schools with a multinational staff of over 160 teachers, teaching children ages 3-18.
* Not only do we offer a paid 2-week onboarding prior to being placed into a center, our structured support in order to ensure your continuous professional development is prioritized, ensures your expectations are at the forefront of a successful teaching experience!
* Growth Opportunities for committed, career minded professionals!
* Experience the best that China has to offer!

Hangzhou:

Theres a saying in China that goes: Up there is heaven, down here are Hangzhou and Suzhou. Hangzhou is located on the coast of Eastern China and is the capital of Zhejiang province. It is a cultural, economic, and educational hub.

It is also one of the most famous tourist cities, thanks to West Lake, one of Chinas most famous natural landmarks.

During the Yuan dynasty, it was called the most beautiful and luxurious city in the world by a famous Italian traveller Marco Polo. Having a long history of 2200 years, Hangzhou is one of seven ancient cities in China.

The city is not just famous for its beauty. The food here is simply incredible. Restaurants like The Grandmas and Green Tea give diners a wonderful taste of Zhejiang province, which is characterised as fresh and a little bit sweet.

CITY STATISTICS
Population: 8 million
Public Transportation: 2 major train stations, 1 international airport, 2 subway lines, hundreds of bus routes & taxis
Language: Mandarin, local dialects
Climate: Subtropical, with four distinct seasons
EF Hangzhou Flagship opened in 2001
Teach English in Hangzhou at one of our 8 schools

WHAT MAKES HANGZHOU UNIQUE?
Considered one of the safest and cleanest cities in China
Considered a major transit hub of Chinateachers can go anywhere quickly and on the cheap from here
West Lake, the key feature of the city is massive and adds lots of green splendor to the landscape. To admire the beauty of West Lake, visitors can leisurely bike, jog or walk along the paths that circumnavigate the lake
There are a number of small mountains that surround the city, making Hangzhou a great place for people who love to hike. Tucked out-of-sight are many ancient temples and pagodas that are open to visitors
Every year, people line up along the river that runs through the city to see a tidal bore, which often occurs in the fall
Shanghai is only 1 hour away by bullet train

Main Responsibilities
Carry out the timetable of classes assigned by the DOS
Give lessons to the highest standards of English language teaching
Become familiar with the programs and courses of study at the centre and as directed by EF English First guidelines
Develop and use suitable supplementary materials as necessary
Use audio / video materials in classes
Expose students to the use of CALL, and the Internet for language learning purposes
Begin and end classes on time
Prepare lessons and equipment in advance for all classes
Become familiar with and Implement all course management procedures as directed by EF English First guidelines
Administer, correct and record the results of progress reports, tests and assessments for students
Substitute for absent colleagues, perhaps at short notice, on or off-site
Be responsible for students welfare and progress
Inform students of centre aims and objectives
Cooperate with the CM and DOS in ensuring the constructive communication and efficient operation of the centre
Meet regularly with the DOS and/or center colleagues to communicate all relevant information
Assist the DOS upon request with the development and marketing of courses and induction of sales, service and teaching staffinto the practices of the centre
Maintain student and class records
Assist in the placement testing and interviewing of new students
Carry out teaching related responsibilities including, but not limited to demonstration classes, Life Clubs, tutorials, seminarsand presentations
Attend centre social events
Take on administrative work and/or projects including, but not limited to, cataloguing supplementary materials, giving workshopsand organizing extra-curricular events, as directed by the DOS
Keep the teachers room, equipment and resources well-organized and in good condition
Be familiar with the administrative procedures employed in the centre and as directed by EF English First head office
Professional Development
Regularly evaluate own performance and progress
Attend and participate in workshops in teacher development offered by the centre
Observe and be observed by the DOS and teaching colleagues
Be pro-active in improving teaching skills through sharing knowledge with colleagues, and using teaching resources found inthe centre, EF Intranet, Internet and any other available sources

Career Plan:
Teacher Senior Teacher Ados- DOS
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Requirements
Qualifications
* Applicants must be citizens from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa (China’s visa regulations)
* Bachelor degree will need to be notarized
* 120 hour TEFL or other teaching qualification (or willing to obtain one) or 2 years post graduate certificate
* Clean criminal background check, valid within 6 months will need to be notarized
* A match with our core values and a love for enabling a childs growth!
Benefits

Salary and Benefits
NET 15,000RMB 20,000RMB
Salary:11,000 RMB net per month (months 1-12)
Salary: 12,000 RMB net per month (months 13-15)
Salary: 13,000 RMB net per month + performance bonus (month 15-24)
A monthly accommodation stipend 3,000 RMB
Quarterly performance bonus: up to 2,000 RMB
Flight allowance of 11,250 RMB (15 months contract) OR 18,000 (2 year contract)
Contract completion bonus of 12,000 RMB for a 2 year contract
Staff referral bonus of 5,000 RMB per teacher
Fully legal work (Z) visa and residence permit
Initial paid onboard training and continuous professional development program
22 days paid holiday annually (15 months contract) OR 24 days paid holiday annually (2 years contract)
Comprehensive medical insurance
Free Mandarin lessons both face to face and online with a native Chinese teacher
Airport pick-up and logistics support
On-going training and academic support
Promotion opportunities within the EF network
* Referral schemes – 3000RMB for each new teacher you refer to our recruiters bring your friends!
* Contract re-sign bonus of 5000RMB
* Promotion opportunities in our ever expanding franchise those who want to develop, we create the opportunities to do so!

Salary: See above