Details of position
Location: Kunshan (Shanghai), China OR Taipei, Taiwan
Monthly salary of $2500 for US/Canada certified teachers. Teacher will sign two consecutive one-year contracts with a $5000 bonus upon completion of the second consecutive year.
Housing (or equivalent stipend as part of salary) provided.
1 round trip airline ticket per year of service not to exceed $1500 US per ticket.
Approximately 35 half-periods per week as lead-teacher of K1 (preschool), K2 (pre-K) and/or K3 (kindergarten) classes OR a floater position and small-group specialist supporting groups of students in other teachers' classes, subbing for other teachers and splitting their classes 50/50.
On campus daily for the entirety of school day. Time while on campus but not teaching should be spent in the classroom so as to be available for informal discussions with students. Submit lesson plans when requested.
Attend all required meetings during school hours and weekend commitments such as teacher/parent meetings and other special events.
Correct all applicable student work in a timely manner, record oral readings for periodical exams.
Assist in applicable English language events and competitions during the school day.
Adhere to school-determined lesson pace of special content relevant to periodical exams.
Must be able to provide access to a demo lesson in Shanghai, Taipei or Los Angeles or an electronic copy of a 5+ minute demo lesson video.
Must be able to interview over video teleconferencing or in Shanghai, Taipei or Los Angeles.
Must be able to provide at least 3 professional references.
No knowledge of Mandarin is necessary.
National health insurance provided via the acquisition of work visa and residency permit.
School will assist with visa/permit applications.
For positions starting in the 2017-2018 school year there is a commitment of 2-year term beginning August 2017 until July 31, 2019 (completion of two consecutive years receive bonus).
Approximately 3 weeks paid vacation (over Chinese New Year break)*.
Paid time off for local holidays and days between semesters*.
*Actual time off depends on Education Bureau calendar for that year. For less than one week of Chinese New Year break, teachers will be required to be on campus in preparation for the new semester.
Our organization, Banyan Global Learning (www.banyangloballearning.com), is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. We provide English instruction to esteemed schools in Taiwan and China. We work on a continual basis with these schools, and with our employees teaching in them, to ensure strong communication, and solid curricular growth.