Jobs and Opportunities

FOREIGN LANGUAGE MANDARIN AND ELEMENTARY BILINGUAL MANDARIN TEACHER (LOS ANGELES, CA)
(This information was added 10.3.14)

The Los Angeles Unified School District is currently seeking credentialed candidates to teach Foreign Language Mandarin or Elementary Bilingual Mandarin.  Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's Degree, Teaching credential and No Child Left Behind Highly Qualified status.  To apply, please go to www.teachchina.com and complete an online application.
If you are interested and have any questions, please contact Jacob Guthrie at jacob.guthrie@lausd.net


TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES
(This information was added 9.30.14)

Henrico County Public Schools seeks a full-time middle-school Chinese teacher.  Contact Val Gooss, Educational Specialist, World Languages and English as a Second Language (SL), Office 804-652-3742; Cell - 804-432-0716; vpgooss@henrico.k12.va.us

MindBloom Preschool in Washington, D.C. seeks teachers who can speak and write Chinese, Spanish, Japanese and French, as well as have verbal a written proficiency in English.  Contact Director Susan Banks, mindbloompreschool.com


TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES FOR W&L GRADUATES IN CHINA
(This information was added 9.25.14)

The organization, Teaching Nomad, located in Shanghai, is interested in helping aspiring teachers find teaching positions in China.  All of their services are completely free.  The link to their website is http://www.teachingnomad.com  To review Teaching Nomad services please visit http://www.gooverseas.com/teach-abroad/china/teaching-nomad/29367


TEACH ENGLISH & STUDY MANDARIN in SHENZHEN (deadline for applications is now April 30)  
(This information was added 4.8.14)

Spend a year teaching English and learning Chinese in Shenzhen.  This large, well-established, government-sponsored program is now in its 17th year.  Shenzhen is a Mandarin-speaking city.  It is the only program of its kind.

Preparatory training in China includes the TELF in China Certificate training and Mandarin classes (4 levels available) in August.  Teach English September - June in a Shenzhen public school, and continue your study of Mandarin in our own courses, taught by Shenzhen University faculty.

Salary, housing, and contract bonus
Housing & tours during the training
On-Site Coordinators
Airline tickets reimbursed
Paid 3-week vacation Jan/Feb

Requirements:  College degree (by June 2014), native speaker of English with citizenship USA/Canada/UK/Ireland/Australia/New Zealand

All majors are welcome.  Teaching experience is not required.  Prior study of Chinese is not required.

For information and an application visit our website:  http://www.chinaprogram.org/ 

Email:  china.program@gmail.com
Shenzhen English Teaching Program, Center for Teaching & Learning in China LLC


HIGH SCHOOL CHINESE TEACHER (Louisville, KY) (2014-2015)
(This information was added 3.26.14)

Bachelor's degree required with secondary teaching certificate or willingness to become certified.  Send letter of interest, resume, and transcript(s) to:

Mr. Francisco M. Espinosa, Jr
Principal
Saint Xavier High School
1609 Poplar Level Road
Louisville, KY 40217
kedlin@saintx.com
Fax: 502-634-2171


LANGUAGE INSTRUCTORS NEEDED!!
(This information was added 3.14.14)

ICA Language Services, a language services company based in the Washington, DC area that works with government, military and commercial clients, is currently looking for experienced language instructors to be sent to FSI (Foreign Service Institute) to work 8 hours a day, Monday through Friday.

Candidates must:

-- be native speakers of the language
--hold a BA degree or higher
--be eligible to work in the U.S.
EXPERIENCE IN TEACHING THE TARGET LANGUAGE IS A MUST

Here are the language needs:

Kurdish                            1               Mid-March         08/22/2014
Japanese                         1                 ASAP               05/16/2014
Thai                                  1                 ASAP               04/25/2014
Mandarin Chinese            3                 ASAP               08/22/2014
French                            13                ASAP                08/22/2014
Icelandic (substitute)        1              March-April            TBD
Arabic                          multiple         ASAP                 08/22/2014
  (Libyan dialect)
Kyrgyz                              1            04/01/2014              TBD
Tibetan  (on-call sub)       1              on call                   on call
Urdu                                 1              ASAP                 08/22/2014
Continental Portuguese     1               ASAP                08/22/2014
Spanish                            1              ASAP                08/22/2014
Spanish (Tester)                1              ASAP                08/22/2014
French (curriculum dev.)   1             ASAP                08/22/2014

If interested, please send an updated resume to Carrie Tsai, Training Department, ICA Language Services  ctsai@icalanguages.com  


CRCC Asia Internship Scholarships, Sanya (China) - 2014 
(This information was added 3.12.14)

Are you interested in gaining international work experience? Consider doing an internship in China! CRCC Asia's China Internship Program works with over 400 companies, across various industries including Finance, Law, Marketing/PR, Engineering, Green Tech, International Business, Hospitality, NGOs, and many more.  Applications for Summer 2014 are still being accepted!

Upcoming Program Start Dates - Deadlines
May 8, 2014 -        3/27/2014

May 29, 2014 -      4/17/2014
June 26, 2014 -     5/15/2014
July 24, 2014 -      6/12/2014
August 21, 2014 - 7/10/2014

This month CRCC Asia has also launched a new Scholarship for their internship in the Sanya Program and we are giving away $4000.00 in scholarships to students who wish to take part in the Summer 2014 Program.   The scholarship application is open until March 16, 2014 and applicants will be judged on the strength of their application and phone interview.

CRCC Asia's China Internship Program in Sanya is tailored to enhance bother professional and personal development by offering placement in hospitality, tourism, marketing and general business with high-end international hotels.  Sanya is often referred to as "China's Hawaii", combining beautiful blue sky, long sand beaches and clear waters.  It is the nation's most popular holiday destination.  Fluent English is the only language requirement and all accommodation and visa processing is included in the program, as well as a schedule of social and business events.  We have over 3500 alumni from more than 150 countries worldwide, who have all benefited from the CRCC Asia China Internship Program.

To read all about our programs, please visit www.crccasia.com and to apply to our scholarship program please go to http://www.crccasia.com/scholarship/application-form/ We look forward to seeing you in China soon!!!

About CRCC Asia
CRCC Asia is the largest provider of internship opportunities and study abroad programs for student in China with 1, 2 and 3 month programs starting every month in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Sanya.  We have organized over 3500 student placements in the past six years and work with over 400 companies across various industries including Finance, Law, Marketing/PR, Engineering, Green Tech, International Business, Hospitality, NGOs and many more.  Fluent English is the only language requirement. Our programs have been reviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and the BBC and CRCC Asia has formed partnerships with several universities around the world.  You can find more information through our short video here and our company brochure here


TEACH ENGLISH & STUDY MANDARIN IN SHENZHEN (deadline for applications is April 15) 
(This information was added 3.6.14)

Spend a year teaching English and learning Chinese in Shenzhen.  This large, well-established, government-sponsored program is now in its 17th year.  Shenzhen is a Mandarin-speaking city.  It is the only program of its kind.

Preparatory training in China includes the TEFL in China Certificate training and Mandarin classes (4 levels available) in August.  Teach English September - June in a Shenzhen public school, and continue your study of Mandarin in our own courses, taught by Shenzhen University faculty.

-- Salary, housing, and contract bonus
-- Housing & tours during training
-- On-Site Coordinators
-- Airline tickets reimbursed
-- Paid 3 week vacation Jan./Feb.

Requirements:  College degree (by June 2014), native speaker of English with citizenship USA / Canada / UK / Ireland / Australia / New Zealand

All majors are welcome.  Teaching experience is not required.  Prior study of Chinese is not required.
For information and an application visit our website: www.chinaprogram.org
Email: china.program@gmail.com    Shenzhen English Teaching Program, Center for Teaching & Learning in China LLC


NEW NTU SUMMER + PROGRAM - TRANSLATING CHINESE:  METHODS AND PRACTICE
(This information was added on 2.24.14)

The National Taiwan University is pleased to announce that its well-received "Summer+" programs now welcomes a new credit-awarding addition, Translating Chinese:  Methods and Practice, with full program fee waivers (USD 4100.00 including tuition, housing, orientation, travel insurance, cultural activities, excursion and a two-day trip) for up to 30 students.

The program features a choice of courses and activities designed to develop the student's Chinese-English translation skills, in the cultural context of famous classics.  Accompanying increasing demand for Chinese-speaking graduates worldwide, the program is ideal for those who want to enhance their Chinese ability and intercultural competence at a flagship university in the Chinese world.

NTU has a renowned tradition in both teaching and research in Chinese and ranks 1st in the Chinese world (ARWU 2013).  There is a thriving Sinophone research culture and the university offers unparalleled resources for all students, in the heart of multicultural Taipei.

NTU is proud to support up to 30 excellent applicants, through merit-based program fee waivers that consider language proficiency and academic performance.  Since 2009, NTU's "Summer+" programs have enriched each participant's perspectives with a learning experience that makes a lasting impact.  NTU looks forward to having motivated students engage in this new program.

For more information, please refer to www.oia.ntu.edu.tw homepage.  Once there, click on International Students > Summer+Students > +10 Translating Chinese: Methods and Practice

Further questions?  Contact jcchen2006@ntu.edu.tw.


SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO STUDY INTENSIVE CHINESE OR JAPANESE AT WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY,  ST. LOUIS, MO, SUMMER 2014 WITH THE ALLEX FOUNDATION
(This information was added on 2.24.14)

Details: http://www.allex.org/summer-chinese-or-japanese/

The WUSTL-ALLEX Intensive Chinese and Japanese Institute will offer intensive beginning level classes in Japanese and Mandarin Chinese at Washington University in St. Louis for seven weeks in the summer of 2014.   Each class meets for 2 hours per day, 5 days a week for 7 weeks.  The course is intensive and requires 3-5 hours of mandatory self-managed study per day.

This program is designed to train students to speak and listen to Chinese or Japanese, and to introduce students to reading and writing the language.  At the end of the course students will be expected to perform in all four skills -- speaking, listening, reading and writing -- at a basic level of proficiency.  Students will not only learn to speak the language; they will also develop an understanding of Chinese or Japanese interpersonal behavior.  The ultimate goal is to teach students not just to speak Chinese or Japanese, but to function successfully in Chinese or Japanese culture-- to present yourself as an intelligent person in the culture using the language.  Students will learn to speak and perform correctly in a variety of social situations.  A limited number of scholarships are available to qualified students.

For more information visit the website or call 607.218.2130 or contact the Alliance for Language Learning and Educational Exchange-- Phone: +1-978-822-0866   Fax: +1-978-233-7714


TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES IN CHINA 2014
(This information was added 2.19.14)

Chinese schools in Jiangsu Province (not far from Nanjing or Shanghai) are looking for teachers to teach English (mostly oral English), starting in Fall 2013
for 10 months or one-year contract (renewable).  Two positions are available now.

http://uschina-education.org/teachinchina.php

Native speakers of English, with "two years of post-graduation work experience", are strongly encouraged to apply.  Retired teachers and other professionals are also welcome.  Requirements for the positions can be found at our website (under the tab "Teach in China") at the following link:

http://uschina-education.org/

Please help us spread the word among your colleagues.  Those interested please contact us at UsChinaEducation@yahoo.com immediately with a recent CV (one-page limit) and passport copy/recent photo (for visa pre-approval purpose.


AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL AMBASSADOR PROGRAM
(This information was added 2.19.14)

Teach English in China!  All Majors Welcome!

www.ChineseCultureCenter.org   803-252-9086

Basic Requirements for Teaching Positions or Paid Summer Internship in China:

a) Standard English speakers in any major
b) Strong leadership, public speaking, social and interpersonal skills

Benefits (for you):

1.  Free round-trip international airfare paid by your host school if you teach at the same school for two semesters
2.  Free furnished apartment, usually on school campus
3.  Well paid positions with free Chinese lessons and paid holidays
4.  Friends and family placed together
5.  Free TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) training and TESL certification either at USC or online
6.  Deferment of student's loan

Required Application Documents:

-- Online registration on our website:  http://www.chineseculturecenter.org/
-- One page resume emphasizing your teaching related experiences, in any.

ChineseCultureCenter, certified by the China State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA), will take care of the tedious and complicated application process for you.  Please find more program information online at: http://www.chineseculturecenter.org/

If you don't have a passport yet, please call your local post office to apply for one ASAP.


Real Beijing Cultural Immersion Experience
(This information was added on 2.20.14)

Students, Are you looking for a Summer Learning experience that will immerse you in combination of rigorous instructional session and daily field work for you to use and learn Chinese in real life settings? Teachers, in this camp we facilitate PBL and experiential learning, and how we as teachers best facilitate these approaches with our students. Real Beijing is not a slogan, we walk the walk and promise that you will approach language teaching in a new, enjoyable and effective way! Come join us this summer for an inspiring and exciting learning and growing experience.