Teach English at a Caring Kindergarten in Hangzhou

Published: 9 Mar, 2020
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Visit website     Annie@GoldStarTeachers.com
China, Hangzhou
Full time

Job title

Kindergarten English Teacher

Job description

Program Highlights
-Excellent salary: 15,000 to 20,000 RMB per month (approx. 2,100 to 2,800 USD per month)
-Housing allowance
-Monday to Friday work schedule
-On-going professional development and training by a supportive team

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ESL Jobs in Hangzhou
Our Montessori kindergarten which is headquartered in Hangzhou is now seeking additional positive, warm-hearted and patient teachers to join our supportive team. You will be leading either one of two classes which is divided between IC class for 1.5 to 3 year olds and Casa class for 3 to 6 year olds. Developing our children’s English ability is only a portion of your task since a great emphasis is placed on character development. While using various themes to aid the student’s early language cognition you will also encourage free thinking, self-reliance, independence, creativity and care of others. If you have a desire and strong passion to help children grow into future international ambassadors, then this is the job for you!

We were founded in 2003 and in addition to the headquarter school; we also have more than 20 schools between Zhejiang, Beijing, Guangdong, Jiangxi and Shanghai. Our classrooms are fully equipped and furnished with a modern design, well developed teaching resources and a multitude of interactive activities for children to enjoy learning through play. Our programs are well structured with on-going career development as we believe investing in our teachers is the best way to give back to our parents and their children.

Teach English in Hangzhou
There is a famous saying in China: 上有天堂 下有苏杭, “Above, there is heaven. Below there is Hangzhou and Suzhou.” Regarded as one of the two paradises on earth by the Chinese people, Hangzhou offers an ideal destination for anyone seeking to live and teach in China.

Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang province and is located not far south of Shanghai. The city is regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in China with numerous historic relics and natural beauty.
In addition to being the headquarters of internet giant Alibaba, it is home to the Most famous picturesque West Lake, elected as a National Key Scenic location due to its historical and cultural significance and many temples, pagodas, ponds and plants.

The city is one of the most livable in China with a natural balance of local Chinese culture and Western amenities providing a dynamic atmosphere of live music, cafes and bars, a variety of events and an eclectic mixture of people from all over the world. Mix a buzzing city with a pleasant year round climate and low cost of living and you see why Hangzhou has earned the reputation it has.
Hangzhou star

Main Responsibilities
-40 hours per week from Monday to Friday
-Saturday and Sunday weekends off work
-Students ages: IC classes are 1.5 to 3 years old and Casa classes are 3 to 6 years old
-Class sizes: 15 to 18 in IC class and 25 to 35 in Casa class
-Teachers may be required to work for activities/outing/parents academy on weekends no more than 4 times per year
-Ensure equal participation of all students according to level of development by creating an an atmosphere that fosters initiative, encourages independence and protects the child’s freedom to choose
-Plan and implement weekly lessons, following the Monthly Themes, Yearly Theme according to the school curriculum
-Participate in Parent-Teacher Conferences to talk with parents regarding their children’s English language progress in detail such as characteristics, interests, concentration, work choices, social development, sense of order, fine motor and gross motor movement and level of comprehension of concepts
-Attend all regularly scheduled school professional development days and other staff events

Salary and benefits

-Excellent salary: 15,000 to 20,000 RMB per month (approx. 2,100 to 2,800 USD per month)
-Flight allowance of 5000 RMB provided at the end of the year (approx. 700 USD)
-Housing allowance of 3000 RMB per month
-Performance bonus up to 500 RMB per month
-Sponsored legal ‘Z’ work visa and health check costs
-Airport pickup and 1000 RMB for arrival accommodation
-11 Chinese National holidays plus 2-week holidays in summer (1 week paid) and 2-week holidays in
winter(1week paid)
-1 Chinese teacher and 1 life assistant (cleaning, restroom, etc.) provided
-Lunch provided during workdays
-Comprehensive medical insurance provided
-All teaching materials, resources, curriculum, training and support provided
-Opportunities for advancement and promotion
-Discount on tuition of teacher’s children if enrolled at our school


Either 1 of 3 below
-Native English speaker (USA, UK, Canada, Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia)
-Bachelor degree (no restriction on major)
-Two years teaching experience with 2 to 6 year olds
-Native English speaker (USA, UK, Canada, Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia)
-Bachelor degree (education related)
-No teaching experience required
-Native English speaker (USA, UK, Canada, Ireland, South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia)
-Kindergarten teaching credential
-Bachelor degree (no restriction on major)
-No teaching experience required
-Above all, must be positive, warm-hearted, possess vigor and patience, love children and teaching

How to apply

Please send the following to Annie at Annie@GoldStarTeachers.com or complete this form: 

Covering letter
Recent photo
Degree & TEFL certificates (scan)
Passport photo page (scan)
Include in the subject heading the reference number HMHZEB3Y

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