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- RecruiterImagine Learning - Zunyi
- DescriptionWe are looking for a positive, fun and enthusiastic individual to join our international school as a foreign English teacher.
Our school is located in Zunyi, Guizhou, China which is known for its Maotai wine and beautiful scenery. Set amongst striking mountains, Zunyi is adjacent to an impressive natural scenery and various outdoor activities including rafting, climbing and hiking. It never gets too hot in the summer or cold enough to snow in the winter. This prefecture level city of around 1 million is much less westernized than most and while some aspects of Western culture are ubiquitous in today’s global age (McDonald’s), Zunyi has still kept a lot of its local zest. Locals are known for being relaxed and friendly, extremely sociable and having a penchant for spicy, exotic flavors and dishes. Zunyi is extremely affordable compared to most parts of the country (a bottle of coke is 3RMB and a meal from the infinite street side restaurants average around 8-12RMB). You will be able to enjoy Zunyi’s low cost of living and its relaxing atmosphere, while also being just 1-2 hours away from the bigger and busier metropolitans such as Chengdu and Chongqing.
About The Job
Your main responsibility will be to teach English to children and students aged from 2-16. There is a maximum of 10 students per class and a fluent bilingual Chinese teaching assistant will be provided. You will work 5 days per week with a maximum of 30 hours per week including classes, preparation work, and events (average hours per week is 20-25).
We use the Imagine learning system from US (https://www.imaginelearning.com/company) which aim to provide learning objectives that are appropriate for each student’s learning level. Therefore, no curriculum planning will be needed from the teachers, and we will provide quality materials, guidance, and support. We genuinely strive to give our students a quality education and focus on developing strong verbal communication skills because the local public schools are largely lacking in this skill set. We do not restrict learning to the classroom and allow for flexibility with lesson planning such as taking students out for lunch or to play, which promotes a more natural learning environment and benefits the students and teachers.
Successful candidates will be entitled to the following remuneration:
• take home pay of 14,000-24,000RMB per month
• fully furnished housing accommodation (rent, utilities, internet)
• personal allowances (phone)
• medical working insurance
• all government statutory holidays plus paid vacation
• bonus upon satisfactory completion of a one year contract (airplane ticket or equivalent)
• contract renewal and annual raise based on performance
• working Z-visa and resident permit application fees covered
• airport pick up and settle down assistance
The is not your typical international school. Unlike many training schools in Shanghai and Beijing, our teachers are not workhorses expected to routinely regurgitate English culture and language. Chinese people of all ages are not only here to learn English, but to make meaningful connections with a cultural perspective rarely found in Zunyi. Our teachers are all passionate about teaching and are always eager to explore and share their experiences. As such, positive energy, enthusiasm, an outgoing personality and a good sense of adventure are all essential.
Furthermore, preference will be given to candidates with the following:
• Must speak English at an idiomatic level and possess advanced understanding of the English language
• Bachelor's degree (any discipline)
• 168 hour TEFL Level 5 certification
• two years teaching experience
• experience working with children and/or students
• clean criminal background check
- Salary: 14000-24000
- Training: 2 week on the job training
- Visa: all visa expenses paid
- Travel: covered upon completion of 1 year contract
- Bonus: air plane ticket or equivalent (approx. $10000)
- Fluent in English
- Bachelor’s Degree: in any discipline
- TEFL Level 5 Certificate
- Date Posted7th March 2020
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Processing of personal information you think is inaccurate
- You can tell us if you think the personal information we are processing about you is factually inaccurate. You can require us to restrict how we use your personal information until we can verify the accuracy of the information. We will ask you for an explanation about why you think the information is inaccurate, and may also ask that you provide some supporting evidence of the alleged inaccuracy.
- If we find that the personal information we are processing about you is inaccurate, we will take appropriate steps to correct the information.
Personal information is no longer needed by ELEARNING FUTURES LTD but needed by you in connection with a legal claim
- In most circumstances, we will securely delete or dispose of personal information when we no longer need it for our legitimate business purposes. Our approach to retention is outlined in our corporate retention schedules.
- However, if the personal information we no longer need would assist you in establishing, exercising or defending a legal claim, you can require us to keep the information for as long as necessary. We may ask you to provide an explanation and any available supporting evidence that a legal claim is ongoing or contemplated.
Right to erasure of personal data (“the right to be forgotten”)
In the following circumstances, you have the right to require that ELEARNING FUTURES LTD securely deletes or destroys your personal information:
- If the personal information we hold about you is no longer necessary for the purposes for which we originally collected it.
- The processing is based on consent – if you have previously given your consent to ELEARNING FUTURES LTD collecting and processing your personal information, and you notify us that you withdraw your consent. Please note: withdrawing your consent does not mean the processing of your personal data which occurred before the withdrawal was unlawful.
- We are processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes, and you want us to stop.
- If you think ELEARNING FUTURES LTD has processed your personal information unlawfully.
If you think any of the above situations apply, we may ask you for an explanation and further information to verify this.
Right to object to processing
You have the right to object to the ELEARNING FUTURES LTD processing your personal data in the following circumstances:
Personal information used for direct marketing
If we are using your personal information to send you direct marketing, you have the right to object at any time. If you exercise this right, we will stop processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes. However, we may keep your information on a “suppression list” to ensure your information is not added to any marketing lists at some point in the future.
Automated decision making and profiling
- ‘Profiling’ is the automated use of personal data held on a computer to analyse or predict things that have a legal effect, or other similarly significant effects, on the individual. Examples would include economic situation, health, personal preferences or interests and location. You have the right not to be subject to a solely automated decision (that is, a decision made electronically, with no human intervention), and this may include profiling (although there is no general right to object to profiling). If you are concerned the ELEARNING FUTURES LTD has made a solely automated decision about you, you can object.
- Please note, ELEARNING FUTURES LTD is allowed to carry out automated decisions with no human intervention where you have given your explicit consent to this processing (although you have the right to withdraw your consent).
- We are also permitted to make automated decisions with no human intervention in the following circumstances:
- The automated decision is necessary to enter into, or perform a contract, or complete a contract involving you and the ELEARNING FUTURES LTD.
- The automated decision is allowed under a law passed at the European Union level, or at the level of the European Union or EEA member state level (i.e., is allowed under national law). The law will provide safeguards to protect your rights and freedoms.
However, you still have a general right to object in both of the above circumstances, providing reasons why you think the processing is having a negative effect on you. If you do object, we will carefully consider your reasons, and decide whether to review the decision-making process in your specific case.
Right to data portability
- If you have provided your information to ELEARNING FUTURES LTD, you have the right to request and receive a copy of that information in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.
- You also have the right to ask us to send the information we hold about you to another organisation.
- There are some situations in which the right to data portability does not apply. For further information, please contact us.
Exercising your rights concerning the processing of your personal information
If you wish to exercise any of the above rights concerning the way in which we process your personal information, please contact:
Risk Management Team
ELEARNING FUTURES LTD,
21-22 Old Steine,
Email: [email protected]
Your right to complain to a national data protection regulator (data protection supervisory authority)
- If you think we have processed your personal information unfairly or unlawfully, or we have not complied with your rights under GDPR, you have the right to complain to a national data protection regulator.
- Complaints about how we process your personal information can be considered by the data protection regulator.