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  • Employer: Ameson Education and Culture Exchange Foundation
  • Type of Position: Full-Time Job
  • Industry: Education and Training
  • Location: China, Outside Un
  • Salary Range: $800/mo. (5000RMB/mo.)

English Teacher in China

The Ameson Year in China program is for recent college graduates and other qualified applicants seeking to expand their horizons and develop a global vision using their natural asset: English. In exchange for teaching English as a contribution to Chinese students for an academic year, the AYC is designed to give participants the chance to gain a deep understanding of Chinese culture, learn one of the world's most in-demand languages, enhance their professional development, gain professional experience, and improve future employment prospects in the U.S. And around the world. The program also provides opportunities to conduct independent projects of personal significance and establish a personal business or academic network in China, which can all be invaluable assets for a future career. Working commitments consist of about 25 hours of educational activities per week. The fully standardized curriculum, along with teaching materials and support, gives participants plenty of time to practice their Chinese, conduct research, or explore their surroundings. What you learn in China can be a launching point for an international career, or can enhance academic and professional opportunities in the United States. However, it is the personal development that may be the most valuable outcome of this program. Living and working in another country pushes you to confront your own assumptions and view the world from another perspective. See what the world has to offer with the Ameson Year in China.

What AYC Provides: Paid internship with a monthly stipend of approx. $800, or 5000 RMB Free Chinese language lessons Free housing, arranged by your Chinese school Sponsorship to obtain a Z type working visa Reimbursement for your flight to and from China at the end of your program Basic health insurance Free airport pickup and arrival support

Required Education and Experience:

Holder of a Bachelor's degree or higher by June, 2013 Shares the Ameson Foundation's goals of international cooperation Native English speaker Possesses the adaptability needed to live and work Able to pass a criminal back ground check Willing to teach students between the ages of 6 and 15 Able to act as an informal ambassador for the U.S.

To Apply:

Email copies of your resume, unofficial transcript, and passport to rverhey@ameson.org or apply online by going to ameson.org/ayc and clicking on "Apply" in the upper right.

Contact Information:

Ryan Verhey
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20004
(202) 618-6033
fax: (202) 312-1532
rverhey@ameson.org