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Posted on 12th May 2019

ESL Teacher – GIRAFFE ENGLISH – SHANGHAI (central)

  • Location

    Shanghai, China
  • Salary

    £1913 - 2364/month (¥17000 - 21000)
  • Contract Length

    15 months
  • Start date

    On-Going
Giraffe English

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Job description

Giraffe teaches students 3 to 12 years old, and given the age of our students, our mission extends beyond teaching English. We believe that we must not only be effective teachers of English, but work to help create an environment where students can work and learn collaboratively.

Our young learners focus on speaking and as the students’ progress into different levels, they are introduced to reading and writing. Our courses are designed to cater to each students needs as well as establish confidence in their English speaking ability.

Our older learners  go through our Speak Up program. An advanced level course for students that are looking to challenge themselves and their ability to think critically. We currently have two courses that we are offering through Speak Up- Drama and Public Speaking. Each course is specially designed to allow our students to not only work on their English speaking ability, but also learn specialized and valuable skills that we hope will aid them in their academic future.

Main Responsibilities
-Maximum of 25 teaching hours per week
-40-hour work week including teaching hours
-Lesson planning
-Plan events and special activities based on Western holidays (Christmas, Halloween, etc.)
-Attend trainings and meetings
-Weekend classes with days off during the week
-Attend the school’s annual events

Salary & benefits

-Excellent salary: 17,000 – 21,000 RMB per month (based on qualifications and teaching ability)
-Relocation allowance
-2 weeks hotel accommodation upon arrival
-Continuous living support from our dedicated support team
-Legal Z work visa provided
-Visa document reimbursement
-Health insurance provided
-Contract completion bonus of up to one month’s salary
-30 days national and school holidays annually
-5 days paid personal leave annually plus unpaid personal leave available
-Free Mandarin lessons
-Real possibility to receive multiple raises within the first year
-Career development opportunities
-Professional pre-job training and extensive on-the-job training provided

  • Location

    Shanghai, China
  • Salary

    £1913 - 2364/month (¥17000 - 21000)
  • Contract Length

    15 months

Job requirements

-Bachelor’s degree
-TEFL certificate required
-Native English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Ireland
-Teaching experience preferred
-Patient, hardworking and passionate in teaching young learners
-Creative and has a good sense of humour

Giraffe English

1751 Huashan Road, Jiaotong University, Xuhui, Shanghai, China

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