Teach English in Taiwan
START DATE: Mid- February, 2015.
SALARY: NT $610/ class hr.
* Advances on pay to assist in start-up costs.
* NT $610/ class hr.
* Yearly increases
* End-of-year bonus
* Our teachers have also participated in ESL research studies/ curriculum design/voice recordings, summer camps, etc. (for extra pay).
-FREE airport pick-up & orientation
-We pay the major portion (based on the official government-provided salary chart) of your national health insurance.
-PAID five-day practice teaching during training period, $550/class hour, when time is spent in front of any class.
-Pre-planned lessons, but a flexible curriculum.
-Assistance in processing and sponsorship of work visa & Alien Residence Card (ARC).
-Reduced Rent- housing in the LEADER Teachers’ House (Only US$200-250/mo.). If residing in the “Teachers’ House,” the remainder of first month!|s rent is FREE! All utilities except electric are FREE!
-Assistance in setting up a bank account.
-Guidance in filing and reclaiming government taxes. Income taxes are 18% for the first 183 days in Taiwan, but then recalculated at 5%-6% based on annual earnings AND you are eligible for a REBATE of the difference.
(Please do NOT send any attachments yet). If chosen by our selection committee, we shall wish to set up a phone interview and THEN ask for a jpg of your diploma and the picture page of your valid North American passport.
*At least a Bachelor’s degree holder from an accredited North American college/university in ANY field. We prefer degrees related to TESOL/TEFL, English, Linguistics, and/or Education, but ANY degree holder will be considered.
*One who has experience working with children (teaching, mentoring, tutoring, coaching experience).
*We desire energetic teachers for lively classes. (FYI: Our current staff and faculty are generally non-smokers).
*Flexible in accepting periodic schedule changes.
*One who will commit to one year in Taiwan.
*Has a genuine interest in learning Mandarin Chinese and/or Taiwanese: It gives a teacher a sense of how difficult it is to learn a language, as well as an appreciation of the culture, (not to mention facilitate living in Taiwan).
*Sociable and friendly to students, staff, parents, and fellow teachers.
*Single (We currently only have ONE position open at a time).
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