Deliver content-based, student-centered English instruction to 5th-8th grade students in Taiwan via video teleconferencing from our office in Downtown LA.
Weekly lesson writing and/or administrative tasks (it's a small staff and a startup, so we have constantly evolving needs).
Correct all applicable student work in a timely manner.
Occasional travel to Asia.
Proof of US teaching certification (multi-subject or ESL elementary and/or junior high or high school humanities) and 3+ years experience in the classroom.
Interest in educational technology and the prospect of working in an entrepreneurial, startup atmosphere.
Strong writing skills for lesson planning.
Avid user of technology in and out of the classroom.
Solid classroom management skills and animated, engaging teaching style.
Subscribe to the philosophy of progressive education while acknowledging the necessity of standardized student achievement.
Availability for flexible working hours (4 nights per week and occasional weekends).
Master's Degree and degree(s) from elite institutions preferred.
Classes take place Monday through Thursday evenings, 4pm to 9:15pm.
We operate mostly on the Taiwanese school calendar, so some US holidays are required workdays.
The Taiwanese calendar has a monthlong break for Chinese New Year and two months break over summer vacation.
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.