Please kindly note: This is a full-time, two year position in Beijing, China at the ESC Center. Ideal start is January/February 2019, if possible.
Elite Scholars of China (ESC) helps China’s most motivated students gain admission to and succeed at America’s best colleges.
Elite Scholars of China (ESC) is looking for a full-time Senior TOEFL Instructor to join our team in Beijing. The ideal candidate is an experienced educator with an ability to connect with and inspire students. In addition, ESC Instructors prioritize recognizing each student’s inherent potential for continuous growth.
Senior TOEFL Instructor
As a Senior TOEFL Instructor, you will provide instruction to highly motivated high school students in small classroom settings and in one-on-one tutoring sessions. You will monitor student understanding and adjust classes and tutoring based on individual student needs and in coordination with team members, as appropriate. Additionally, you will help to develop and refine the ESC TOEFL curriculum. This is a great opportunity for you to further develop your teaching, curriculum development and leadership skills. As ESC will be investing heavily in your professional growth and development, this is a two year contract.
Teaching and tutoring sessions are typically after school, on weekends and during school holidays. Depending on time of year, teaching and tutoring can range from approximately 12 hours/week during slow times to approximately 30 hours/week during peak times.
ESC has a vibrant teaching community. As the Senior TOEFL Instructor you will be joining the Student Educational Services (SES) Team of five professionals, which is led by a master teacher with over 15 years test prep experience. In addition, members of SES work closely with ESC’s 30 Educational Consultants, our college counselors, who are American graduates of US colleges and universities. We prioritize creating a collaborative and supportive teaching environment – for both the professionals and students.
• EFL/ESL teaching experience required
• TEFL/TESOL or CELTA certificate preferred (100+ hours with assessed teaching practice)
• Excellent writing, reading, and presentation skills
• Highly personable and able to foster strong relationships with students
• Able to work well with students, build their confidence, and encourage their ideas
• Will uphold the values and high ethical standards of ESC
• Experience and passion for curriculum development and assessment
• Great interest and belief in the strength of mentorship
• Experience working with Chinese students preferred, but not required
Compensation and Benefits
Annual salary with bonus is commensurate with experience. Starting salary and bonus is USD 48,000 and may be adjusted upwards based on experience. Due to tax requirements and social security benefits, the salary range for Chinese nationals is adjusted slightly.
ESC will cover the costs of one-way travel to Beijing. Upon completion of the first year of the contract, ESC will provide up to USD 650 in airfare to visit home or another location of the instructor’s choosing. ESC will also arrange and pay for a Chinese visa.
ESC team members enjoy a range of benefits including 14 paid vacation days (in addition to the 10 days of Chinese national holidays), subsidized healthcare, a gym subsidy and other professional development and wellness programs. For new team members not currently residing in Beijing, ESC will provide a Relocation Expert to assist with finding an apartment in Beijing.
About Elite Scholars of China
Elite Scholars of China (ESC) is the premier education consulting company in China and aims to educate China's top high school students about their undergraduate options in the United States. ESC offers high-quality college-counseling services, SAT, ACT and TOEFL test preparation, US college tours and workshops to China's academically accomplished high school students.
ESC students have been admitted to every top American college and university, including: Amherst, Brown, Caltech, Carleton, Colby, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Emory, Harvard, Haverford, Middlebury, Northwestern, Princeton, Pomona, Stanford, Tufts, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, UC Berkeley, Vassar, Wellesley, Wesleyan, Williams and Yale.
ESC was co-founded eight years ago and is managed by Stacy Palestrant (BA, Wellesley & MBA, Chicago Booth) and Tomer Rothschild (BA, Wesleyan & MBA, Wharton). ESC is based in Beijing – next door to the US Embassy.
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