Join a professional team of native English teachers to teach secondary ESL. Your classes will typically contain 10 – 20 Korean students.
WKS was founded in 2006 and serves Korean students living in Wuxi and nearby Suzhou. We have about 550 students in K – 12 and a staff of 5 foreign English teachers as well as Korean and Chinese teachers.
Wuxi is an ancient Chinese city in Jiangsu Province, located in east central China, less than an hour west of Shanghai by train and nestled alongside scenic Lake Taihu. Jiangsu is known as the most affluent as well as the safest province in all of China.
1. Position offered
a. One opening for a full time secondary ESL teacher
2. Terms of Contract
a. Duration: One-year contract starting late August, 2019
b. Work days and hour: Monday-Friday 8:20-4:20
c. Work Load: Maximum 22 classes/week (45-minutes/class)
3. Salary & Benefits:
a. Monthly salary: 12,300 base + additional pay
i. Teaching certification: 700/month
ii. Master’s degree/TESOL certification: 200/month
iii. Research allowance: 500/month
iv. Experience bonus: 130/month for each newly signed contract with WKS
b. Paid holiday: 4-5 weeks summer and 5-6 weeks winter holidays. Plus, Chinese and Korean holiday throughout the school year.
i. Completion Bonus: One month base salary upon completion of one-year contract
ii. Evaluation bonus: to be decided based on performance and can be up to 1 month base salary.
d. Travel expenses:
i. Reimbursement for flight and relocation expenses to China (airfare + Settlement Allowance of 2000 RMB)
ii. Return flight from China upon completion of service at WKS to your home country
e. Lunch and Snack (provided)
f. After school
i. If you want to make extra money or open a special class for students, you can open “After school classes” from 4:10pm to 5:40pm twice a week.
ii. You can get approximately 2000 to 2500 per month. (taxed)
g. Housing Allowance
i. 3000 RMB, non-taxable
4. Required Qualifications:
a. Native speaker from an English-speaking country (US, UK, CAN, NZ, AUS)
b. Minimum two years of full time teaching experience
c. 25-55 years old with lots of energy
5. Preferred Qualifications:
a. Teaching certification in your home country or
b. TEFL/TESOL certification
6. How to Apply
a. Send resume/CV, cover letter, and recent passport-size photo to: Cindy Frederick at firstname.lastname@example.org
b. Selected candidates will be contacted to set up an interview via Skype or Wechat
c. If selected, be prepared to send two letters of reference