SIAS University Kindergarten

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SIAS University Kindergarten 2018-07-02T15:27:06+00:00

Project Description

Sias University operates a Chinese “Kindergarten” (ages 3-6) and a Chinese primary school (grades 1-5) for our faculty’s children. Each year for the last 4 years they have added another year to their primary school. Fall 2016 there will be grades 1-6. We have two foreign faculty working in the Kindergarten teaching English and every year we are looking hiring teachers who have a passion for teaching English to Chinese children.

The Kindergarten position is an all day job, with set hours worked every day for five days a week. It includes more than just teaching, and requires less content preparation, and more interaction with the kids.  A Chinese teacher works with the foreign teacher in class throughout the day.
The Primary school position is in a classroom setting.  The teacher only needs to be there during the time they are teaching, and can come and go when not teaching the class.  In this position there is less in-class Chinese language support.

Job Description

Kindergarten teachers teach children ages 3-6.  Instruction in English in conjunction with a Chinese Teacher. 

Core Responsibilities:

Provide children with an opportunity to learn English from a native English teacher.  This is accomplished through instruction in Basic English words, interaction through free play time and directions in fulfilling daily tasks such as using the restroom, and preparing for meals.  Some lesson planning is required to supplement what is provided by the Chinese faculty. Expected to participate in English Competitions which involves teaching students a drama and 3 to 4 songs that they will perform for a competition

Supervision Provided

Superintendent of the Kindergarten and the office of ICED

Qualifications:

Personal:  Must enjoy interaction with Children.  Be Mature Dependable.  Willing to work in a in a cross-cultural work environment with little support from foreign supervisors. Possess excellent classroom management skills. 

Educational:  Bachelor’s degree or above.  Preferred background and experience in the field of early education. At least two years teaching experience at any level or approved TESOL certificate.

Working Conditions

The school is located across the street from the main entrance of Sias University. Work will be performed in the classroom, on the playground, and in a dining/sleeping room.  A typical work schedule is attached.  Teachers should expect to be present in the Kindergarten 20 hours a week (Occasionally special events require more classroom time).  In the classroom 4 hours per a day. Working hours are 8:40am to 11:40am and 2:30pm to 4:00pm Monday to Friday.

Salary and Benefits: 

  • Airfare to China
  • Return Airfare (with completion of one-year contract)
  • Medical Care Allowance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Private Apartment
  • Internet and Utilities Paid
  • Three Free Meals Per Day
  • Free Weekend Trips
  • Paid Winter Holiday
  • Free Chinese Lessons
  • Salaries start from 4500-6500 RMB ($650-950) a month depending on degree attained. Every year teachers get a raise and signing a 3-year contract after the first semester gives teachers a 16.7% raise.

Job Description

Primary school ESL teachers teach children ages 6-12.  

Core Responsibilities

Teachers will be given a basic curriculum and will need to bring to class their own content to teach. Able to create PowerPoint and utilize the internet as a resource. Be willing to take part in extra activities beyond work responsibilities and hours. Having Chinese language skills is helpful. Ability to learn how to use Elmo Visualizer technology.

Supervision Provided

Superintendent of the Primary school and support from the Sias University office of ICED.

Qualifications

Personal:  Must enjoy interaction with Children.  Be Mature Dependable. Be flexible. Willing to work in a in a cross-cultural work environment with little support from foreign supervisors. Possess excellent classroom management skills. 

Educational:  Bachelor’s degree or above.  Preferred background and experience in the field of early education. At least two years teaching experience at any level or Sias University approved TESOL certificate.

Working Conditions

The school is located on the campus of Sias University. Classes sizes 30 and under with 20 hours of English classes per week. Lessons will last between 40 minutes and teachers will have two different lessons (two preps) four days a week. When needed there is a Chinese translator who can come into the classroom to help with instructions or discipline in Chinese. Most of the time instruction will be done without the support of Chinese aides.

Salary and Benefits

  • Airfare to China
  • Return Airfare (with completion of one-year contract)
  • Medical Care Allowance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Private Apartment (see pictures)
  • Internet and Utilities Paid
  • Three Free Meals Per Day (see pictures)
  • Free Weekend Trips (see examples)
  • Paid Winter Holiday
  • Free Chinese Lessons
  • Salaries start from 4500-6500 RMB ($650-950) a month depending on degree attained. Every year teachers get a raise and signing a 3-year contract after the first semester gives teachers a 16.7% raise.
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