Teach English in Taiwan
CITY: Most schools are located in the big cities–Taipei, Kaohsiung, Taichung, Hsinchu and Taoyuan.
START DATE: Various start dates available
SALARY: NT$580/hour (US$19/hour) starting pay is complemented by NT$0-40/hour pay raises every year.
HESS International Educational Organization is looking for serious and committed candidates who are patient, flexible, enthusiastic, energetic and personable. You should also have a good sense of humor and genuinely enjoy working with children.
WHAT SETS HESS APART?
1. FREE TEFL CERTIFICATION TRAINING PROGRAM:
Teachers earn a HESS TEFL Certificate after completing our intensive, 120+ hour training program.
2. MATERIALS PROVIDED: We write our own professional, award-winning curricula with lesson plans made for you.
3. LOCATION OPTIONS:
HESS has full-time positions island-wide, and we are able to accommodate couples and friends coming together.
4. SUPPORT AND JOB SECURITY:
Train in a large group and make friends and find roommates. We’ll help you organize your documents and find accommodation. All of our schools have a reliable Western management structure.
5. INTEREST-FREE START-UP LOAN: We offer a NT$30,000 (US$1,000) loan to help you get on your feet in Taiwan.
6. GUARANTEED HOURS:
We guarantee a minimum number of hours above what most schools can offer (20-25 hours minimum per week, depending on contract) with opportunities to pick up extra classes or activities.
7. COMPETITIVE HOURLY PAY:
NT$580/hour (US$19/hour) starting pay is complemented by NT$0-40/hour pay raises every year.
Your base pay is complimented by yearly contract-renewal bonuses after the first year and student return-rate bonuses (avg. NT$25,000/year).
9. ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES:
We offer roles in curriculum writing, management, training, marketing, recruiting, multimedia and more!
(US$1 = NT$33 approx.)
THE BEST SUPPORT AND OPTIONS:
Curricula and materials are provided for all classes, local co-teachers assist you in the classroom, and Western-style management structure provides ongoing living and teaching support. Successful teachers can choose to renew their yearly contracts or explore other opportunities for advancement (curriculum writing, management, training, marketing, recruiting, multimedia and more).
For those who are interested in learning the language, Mandarin training centers are easily accessible throughout the entire country! Many HESS teachers are also involved in other activities such as martial arts, cooking classes, yoga and much more! HESS offers a variety of teaching contracts and schedules to fit teachers’ individual needs and preferences. We accept applications continuously for multiple start dates year-round.
Teaching overseas is an enriching experience that will make you stronger, wiser and more diverse as both a person and a professional. At the end of the day, job satisfaction comes from being good at what you do. HESS provides the best training, environment, and materials, empowering you to excel at teaching.
1. Native English speaker
2. Passport holder from USA, CAN, UK, IRE, SA, AUS or NZ
3. Bachelor’s degree (any discipline) OR associate degree accompanied by a TEFL/TESOL certificate
4. One-year employment contract
5. Criminal record check (upon offer of employment)
6. Physically and mentally healthy
f you are interested in applying for a teaching position with HESS in CHINA, contact Rheinhard Hein at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Please be sure to write HESS CHINA in the subject line and include your resume/CV, cover letter, degree scan, and a recent photo with your email. Due to the high volume of replies, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.)