Teach English in Taiwan
CITY: Central Taiwan
START DATE: March 2014
Hours at LEADER are similar to a middle-shift. Teachers enjoy having their mornings free for their personal activities and exploring Taiwan. Teachers come in one hour before their first class of the day to prepare for lessons and conclude after their last class.
* Advances on pay to assist in start-up costs.
* NT $610/ class hr.
* End-of-year bonus based on performance and attendance.
* 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 fully-furnished LEADER Teachers’ House is only US$200-300/month depending on the unit. All utilities except electric are included!
-Assistance in setting up a bank account
-Guidance in filing and reclaiming government taxes. Income taxes are 18% for the first 182 days in Taiwan, but then recalculated at 5% based on annual earnings and you are eligible for a REBATE of the difference.
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 youths (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).
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, please CUT and PASTE your brief cover-letter, resume, and two references’ contact info. (former employers or professors) directly into e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Please do NOT send any attachments yet). If chosen by our selection committee, we shall wish to set up a video interview and THEN ask for a jpg of your diploma and the picture page of your valid North American passport.