English Teacher (Dalian, China)

Job Overview

  • Employer Type Recruiter / Dispatch / Temp Agency
  • Industry Education / Teaching
  • Salary $2,100 - $2,600 USD USD / Month
  • English Level Fluent
  • Japanese Level Not necessary
  • Restricted to Domestic Applicants? Overseas applicants allowed
  • Visa Sponsorship Yes

About the School:

Shane English School in Dalian is a large English language school in north-eastern China. Located by the sea in a temperate climate, the city has everything to offer a modern expat. The school itself is well-organised by an international team that includes both local and native-speaking management. Shane English School Dalian is already one of the brand’s largest outposts in China, and it continues to grow and seek out new teachers to accommodate new classes. Be part of an exciting, friendly workplace in one of China’s best cities for expats.

Job Description

  • Teaching hours: 20 hours per week
  • Office hours: 4 hours per week
  • Class sizes: 12-14 students per class
  • All lessons take place inside the schools. Sometimes teachers need to teach in branch schools.
  • We provide all the books, CDs and teachers resources needed to teach our curriculum. We also have many educational toys that teachers can include in their class.
  • Each classroom has a projector and screen and internet access, it’s easy for teachers to demonstrate to students.
  • Teachers are welcome to bring any music, games, or teaching materials that they think will improve their classes.

Benefits

  • 14,500 RMB to 18,000 RMB ($2,100 – $2,600 USD) per month depending on experience and qualifications.
  • 5 working days per week with 2 consecutive days off.
  • Flight reimbursement up to 4200 RMB ($600 USD).
  • 22 days paid holiday.
  • End of contract bonus 5000 RMB ($720 USD)
  • Health insurance provided.
  • Arrival hotel costs covered.
  • Visa costs within China covered.
  • Teaching Assistant with every class who will assist with marking homework, communicating with parents and classroom behaviour.
  • Western Academic Manager who will train and support you both at work and with anything needed outside of work.
  • All courses have complete course guides and syllabus guides. This takes the pressure off you (the teacher) and frees you to concentrate on how to develop your teaching, rather than worrying about what to teach.
  • Close welfare support. The school will meet you at the airport and assist with finding accommodation, setting up a bank account, getting a local sim card and general orientation.
  • Lots of opportunities for career development (Teacher Management, Teacher Training, Marketing and Sales, Publishing, Teacher Recruitment) with Shane English Schools both nationally and internationally with schools all over Asia. As well as opportunities at the multiple head offices in varying departments.

Job Requirements

  • a passport from the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, or South Africa
  • a bachelor’s degree or better
  • a 120-hour TEFL certificate or better
  • a clear criminal background

Why teachers love Dalian:

Dalian is a seaside city located in the North-East of China. Here they say that on the map, China is shaped a bit like a chicken; if that’s the case, Dalian is around the beak area.  The population here is about 6 and a half million though you wouldn’t guess it. It’s generally got great air quality and it is a lively, cosmopolitan city.

It’s a modern city, but you will also find quite a few historical sites dotted around the place. In its history, it has been occupied by the British, the Japanese, and also the Russians. You can find the architecture and cultural remnants of all three.

There are lots of things to see and do when living in Dalian:

  • Western bars, pubs, western & Chinese restaurants
  • hiking spots
  • seaside swimming and/or BBQ
  • calligraphy
  • KTV/karaoke
  • Taichi in the park
  • one of the largest city square in the entire world (Xinghai Square)
  • a yearly beer festival in the square with beers from all over the world

Plus there’s the annual Dalian marathon for those fit enough to participate. Enjoy it all with great blue skies using a modern subway system or cheap and convenient buses. While you enjoy the city, make sure to meet friendly people who are used to seeing foreigners around (though, travel outside the city and you’ll likely be stared at!).

Dalian is a city that once teachers visit, they won’t want to leave again. See for yourself! It has a large community of expats from all countries that come to visit, end up loving it, and live there for several years.

 

 

 

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