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Xiang Jiang Secondary School

Guangzhou , China (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2866102
  • Application Deadline: February 20, 2018
  • Posted: November 8, 2017
  • Starting Date: February 26, 2018

Job Description

• Classroom teaching up to 25 periods or 16 hours per week, plus 4 hours of office hours per week and other supervisory activities. Total weekly working time is up to 30-35 hours;
• Provide mentoring/tutoring to students who have demonstrated needs;
• Provide guidance to students for various club and community activities.

Salary and Benefits include:
a. Salary: 20,950 RMB to 25,950 RMB (equivalent to $3,053 USD to $3,782 USD) per month, or an annual salary of $30,530 USD to $37,820 USD, based on qualifications;
b. Two round-trip international tickets per school year (up to 20,000 RMB or $3,225 USD);
c. Housing allowance of 2,400 RMB per month;
d. Free shuttle pass to downtown Guangzhou;
e. Insurance package (2,000 RMB, equivalent to $322 USD).

Employment Dates:
February 26, 2018 – June 30, 2018 (one-semester contract with possibility of renewal depending upon performance evaluation).

Application Process:
E-mail or mail an application package to:
Michele Hirsch:
SPIRAL International
7 Kilburn Street, Suite 209
Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA

The application should include the following materials:
• Resume and a cover letter stating your education philosophy and your interest in teaching at Xiang Jiang Secondary School (XJSS) in Guangzhou, China.
• Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts shall be provided later).
• Three letters of reference.

For further information, please contact Michele Hirsch at 802-540-0305, or via e-mail
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Classroom Teacher > ELL / ESL / SEI / TESOL
  • Welcome to Xiang Jiang Secondary School!

    Guangzhou Xiang Jiang Secondary School (XJSS) is a private boarding school established in 2008. It is located about 20 miles (30 km) away from downtown Guangzhou on Jade-Green Island, an attractive residential area. XJSS currently has more than 150 teachers and staff members serving approximately 1,600 middle and high school students. Its campus covers an area of more than 100 acres, with a variety of facilities and advanced equipment.

    Working with East Lyme High School in Connecticut, through the SPIRAL XJ-EL cooperative program, Xiang Jiang AP American High School offers an American curriculum based on CCSS, as well as Advanced Placement (AP) courses. With an outstanding international college preparatory program, XJSS ensures that each student will be enrolled in a well-known overseas higher education institution upon graduation. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Xiang Jiang Secondary School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Required Qualifications:
      • BA degree received from an accredited college or university with a major or minor in the required area of teaching;
      • Minimum of TWO YEARS OF TEACHING EXPERIENCE at a secondary school (student teaching experience may count);
      • Teaching license in required area(s) of teaching;
      • Ability to effectively communicate in English with Chinese high school students.

      Desired/Preferred Qualifications:
      • MA degree in required area of teaching;
      • Prior experience or familiarity with Chinese culture and Chinese students;
      • Ability to teach TOEFL.

    Contact Information

    • Michele Hirsch
    • SPIRAL International
    • 7 Kilburn Street - Suite 209
    • Burlington, Vermont 05401

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