MARYKNOLL - CHINA TEACHING PROGRAM
Duration: Program runs from August to July.
Position Description: Full-time teaching of English and American culture at an assigned college or university in China (often in Northeast China).
Orientation: One week orientation program in Hong Kong before going to assigned school.
Financial: Housing provided. Salary determined by school; generally $500 - $700 per month. Travel stipend usually provided by school during winter holiday (6 weeks).
Health Insurance: Provided by Maryknoll through Insurance Services of America while in mainland China.
Transportation: Airfare to and from Hong Kong paid by employee with partial reimbursement from assigned school upon completion of contract. Ground transportation to and from assigned school paid by Maryknoll.
Other: Free housing available for teachers at Maryknoll Houses in Hong Kong, Tokyo or in Philippines during vacations (winter holiday is 6 weeks). Visa application fees covered by program; fees for required physical are not.
Application Process & Timeline
|February 1, 2013||Application deadline (submitted directly to Maryknoll; send a copy to Paula Ramaley at CSB/SJU's Center for Global Education)|
|March||Interviews (on campus)|
|April||Notifications of Acceptance|
Program website: www.chinaserv.org
SOUTHWEST UNIVERSITY, CHONGQING, CHINA
Duration: Program runs from late August to July.
Position Description: Teaching English conversation and American culture classes to undergraduate or graduate students at Southwest University. Southwest University is the host institution for the CSB/SJU study abroad program in China. Those with social science and humanities degrees and/or teaching experience or TESOL training are especially encouraged to apply.
Orientation: Week-long orientation at Southwest campus.
Financial: Free housing in a one-bedroom apartment with kitchen is provided by employer. Monthly salary of 4000 Chinese RMB (about $630). Up to 7 hours of Chinese language lessons are provided to employee at no charge.
Health Insurance: Provided by employer.
Transportation: Round-trip airfare to China paid by employer. Ground transportation between Chongqing airport and campus provided by employer.
Application Materials & Process: Interested applicants should submit the Common Application Form to CGE. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis from January 15-April 30. For first consideration, applications should be submitted as soon as possible.
CHINESE SOCIETY OF EDUCATION TRAINING CENTRE - ESL TEACHING INTERNSHIP (CSETC)
Duration: July 2013-January 2013 (6-month program) or July 2013 - August 2014 (13-month program).
Position Description: Teaching conversational English to Chinese students:
1) In summer camp programs in Beijing and other regions of China during the summer (July 10-August 25)
2) During the academic year at the CSETC school in Beijing and, occasionally, in CSETC-member public schools in the Beijing area for approximately 18 in-class hours per week.
Eligibility: CSB and SJU graduates from all majors are eligible to apply to this program. This opportunity may also be be open to undergraduate Junior and Senior Peace Studies majors, with the approval of their Department and Advisor. Applicants must hold a current passport valid for a minimum of 6 months after their scheduled return from China.
Orientation: Upon arrival in Beijing, CSETC will provide 5 days of TESL training and cultural orientation.
Financial: CSETC reimburses the full cost of airfare for 13-month contracts and ½ the cost of airfare for 6-month contracts (reimbursed after arrival in Beijing). Free housing is provided in a double dormitory room on the CSETC campus in Beijing. A monthly living stipend of 4500 RMB (approximately $660 USD, but check current rates) is provided during the academic year, i.e. for 4 or 10 months total, depending on program. CSETC provides free room and board at the summer camps but does not provide a financial stipend for that period
Health Insurance: Successful candidates are responsible for their own insurance coverage and must provide proof of insurance.
Transportation & Visa: Interns are responsible for making their own visa application and flight arrangements. CSETC will furnish a letter of invitation to accompany the visa application. Airfare to China is purchased by the intern and reimbursed by CSETC after completion of half of the program. Ground transportation in China is provided by CSETC.
CSETC Application Materials and Process: Interested applicants should complete and submit directly to Xie Wang of CSETC the application and two (2) reference letters by the application deadline date (April 26, 2013). Interviews will take place on campus the week or April 29th and May 3. Successful candidates will be notified the following week.
Selection Criteria: Applications will be considered on the basis of GPA (minimum 2.5), personal statement, experience and references. Preference will be given to candidates with any of the following experience: an academic study focus on Asian cultures; international travel experience (particularly in Asia); experience with Asian communities in the U.S. or abroad; training and/ or experience in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL).