Teach English in Taiwan
START DATE: February 15th and March 21st, 2013
SALARY: $NT610 ($US 20.33/teaching hr.)
*The starting base hourly pay is $NT610 ($US 20.33/teaching hr.) & a guaranteed MINIMUM of 20 teaching hrs./wk. On this schedule with an average of 25 teaching hours per week, a teacher would make NT$61,000 (roughly US$2033). There are MANY of opportunities for extra hours/pay and yearly increases and the cost of living in Taiwan is low compared to North America.
* Six-day-a-week schedule, approx. 4 to 5 teaching hours per day. To get a MAXIMUM number of hours, teachers can accept classes at separate branches which are approx. 20 min. from the main branch by rail, bus, or motorcycle).
HOURS: Hours at LEADER are similar to a middle-shift. Teachers enjoy having their mornings free for their personal activities and exploring Taiwan. The main branch is open Mon. through Sat. 1:30pm-10:10pm, HOWEVER, teachers come in one hour before their first class of the day to prepare for lessons and conclude after their last class.
*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).
F 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