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Position Title: ESL Teacher Call ID: NSD.CHUM.2019.06
Request Num: SR19646 Date Call was Listed: Nov 27, 2018
Status: Active Last Updated: Nov 27, 2018
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
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Position Description
Country: China
Calling Organization: Chinese Union Mission
Position Type(s): Teaching – College, Teaching – Elementary, Teaching – ESL, Teaching – Kindergarten
Length of Service: 12 months
Who makes Final Decision:  
Beginning Date: Feb 18, 2019  (Begin ASAP)
Ending Date: Feb 17, 2020
Urgent? Yes
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Feb 17, 2019
Duties:     The volunteer will be assigned by New Dimensions Foreign Language School to teach conversational English in public and private Kindergartens (ages 3-5), through College (ages 18-22) and/or private tutoring, for a total of 80 hours per month.* Weekly class preparation is necessary. Occasionally you may be asked to speak at a promotional events or a new school. Friday night English Corner Bible study attendance required. Occasionally we have staff meetings and attendance is required. Teachers often divide up and share common duties such as breakfast preparation or Friday preparation for Sabbath.
* Additional hours available.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  No
Orientation Date: Feb 20, 2019
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Semi-casual dress for teaching. Christian deportment dictates modest clothing at all times.
Unacceptable Dress:  Since you represent NDFLS and the Chinese SDA church, teachers shouldn't wear shorts, immodest garments, jewelry, cosmetics, nail polish. No tattered or fade clothing. Use common sense.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   We have an apartment for males and an apartment for females. Each teacher will have a private bedroom in a shared apartment. Each bedroom has a bed, desk, and chair. The bathroom, living room and kitchen must be shared. Electrical current is 220V. The kitchen has refrigerator, stove, cooking utensils, and dishes. There is a washing machine. The apartment has WIFI.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 20-55 years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions:
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:  
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  Bachelors
Concentration: Either a BA/BS with a major in Education or a BA/BS in any other field of study with a 150 hr. TESOL Certificate. A TESOL certificate can be earned online in 3-5 weeks and would cost you $150 USD.
Trade/Skills: Any previous teaching experience would be greatly beneficial but not required.
Currency: Yuan Renminbi, China
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Shared   Pay for your one-way ticket to China. After 1 year of service New Dimensions will pay up to $800 USD towards your return trip  
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel (Children)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Insurance   Calling Organization   For Long Term and Short Term positions: Accident, Sickness & Personal Effects & Baggage (PEB)Protection for Volunteers.  
Accommodations   Calling Organization    
Utilities   Calling Organization    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   CNY Chinese RMB 5000/ 80 hours /month. Half pay for the 3 weeks of Chinese New Year and 2 months of summer, due to no classes.  
Other   Calling Organization    
Additional terms/benefits or comments: New Dimensions Foreign Language School (NDFLS) will set up a telephone or Skype Chat interview after the applicant has provided their resume or CV. This interview will give both parties an opportunity to get acquainted and ask questions.
Then, if we both agree to proceed with the evaluation process the applicant will provide: Two 10-15 minute mock teaching video* based material provided by NDFLS., for final evaluation.
* can use i-Phone, android, tablet, digital camera, camcorder or webcam.

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Travel and Visa
Destination City: Beijing
Airport: Beijing Capital International Airport
Travel from Airport to Destination: Will be pick up by calling organization
Required Inoculations
Other Medical Recommendations A Physical Exam is required to apply for a visa. Calling Organization will supply Official Form
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: "Z" work visa
    Who Applies: Volunteer and Calling Organization
Work Permit Required? Yes  Who Applies: Calling Organization
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: Yes
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to:
Visa/Travel Details: New Dimensions Foreign Language School is in Mainland China. Required to have Physical Exam to apply for visa. The Chinese government recently indicated that they will only accept volunteers who have passports from the following countries or regions and have a BA degree.”Complete a 50 hour TESOL training course. The Chinese government recently indicated that they will only accept volunteers who have passports from the following countries or regions and have a BA degree. Countries and Regions that China will accept their passports to teach English. 阿森松 (Ascension)、澳大利亚(Australia)、百慕大群岛(Bermuda)、英属南极领地(British Antarctic Territory)、英属印度洋领地(British Indian Ocean Territory)、加拿大(Canada)、福克兰群岛(即马尔维纳斯群岛)(Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)、直布罗陀(Gibraltar)、英国格恩西岛(United Kingdom Guernsey)、圭亚那(原名英属圭亚那)(Guyana (formerly British Guiana)、爱尔兰(Ireland)、马恩岛(英属爱尔兰海域领地)(Isle of Man (British Irish Sea Territory)、泽西岛(Jersey)、新西兰(New Zealand)、皮特凯恩群岛(Pitcairn Islands)、新加坡(Singapore)、南非(South Africa)、塞浦路斯的亚克罗提利与德凯利亚的英属地区(Cyprus Akrotiri and Dhekelia British region)、南乔治亚岛和南桑威奇群岛(South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands)、圣赫勒拿岛(St. Helena)、特里斯坦-达库尼亚群岛(Tristan - da Cunha)、英国(United Kingdom)、美国(United States)、美属维京群岛(United States Virgin Islands)、安提瓜和巴布达(Antigua and Barbuda)、安圭拉(Anguilla)、巴哈马群岛(Bahamas)、巴巴多斯岛(Barbados)、英属维京群岛(British Virgin Islands)、英属开曼群岛(Cayman Islands)、多米尼加(Dominica)、格林纳达(Grenada)、圣文森特和格林纳丁斯(Saint Vincent and the Grenadines)、牙买加(Jamaica)、蒙特塞拉特岛(Montserrat)、圣基茨岛和尼维斯(St. Kitts and Nevis)、圣卢西亚(Saint Lucia)、圣文森特(St. Vincent)、特立尼达
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Chinese Union Mission
Calling Division: Northern Asia-Pacific Division
Calling Union: Chinese Union Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: China
Specific Location
Specific Location :

Supervisor: Calderon, Richard
Title: Vice President
Approved By:   Bob Folkenberg, President for Chinese Union Mission on Nov 22, 2018. Entered by: Wong, Joey