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Teach Undergraduate Level EFL, EAP & Academic Skills in Beijing, China

A Sino-British University Programme in Beijing, China is seeking an experienced English Language Tutor to join our team delivering UK university modules (NQF Level 3 & 4), starting from February (preferred) or September 2022.

Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student experience. With a total staff of approximately 2000, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects. Further information can be found at http://www.keele.ac.uk and https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduatecourses/internationalgovernanceandpublicpolicy/

Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) is a prestigious Chinese University under the direct leadership of the Ministry of Education and is one of China’s top Universities listed under the Project 211 and Innovation Platform of Project 985. Further information can be found at http://global.bfsu.edu.cn/en.

The universities are collaborating to offer a Chinese Ministry of Education approved, dual degree programme of study towards a BA in International Governance and Public Policy from Keele University and a BA in Diplomacy from BFSU. We attract high achieving students who continue their Level 5 studies at Keele before returning to Beijing to complete the undergraduate programme.

You will be expected to deliver support undergraduate subjects such as General English, Academic Skills, Academic English Proficiency or Academic English for International Governance. Candidates with a proven record of successful English language skills teaching are encouraged to apply.

We require a post graduate degree and a CELTA (or equivalent) qualification plus three years’ experience. Evidence of a reflective approach to teaching will be demonstrated in any application for this position. Experience of the UK higher education system and of working in, or with, students from the Chinese tertiary education sector will be an advantage.

In order to fulfil the requirements for a Chinese work visa, applicants must hold a passport from a recognised English-speaking country. You will be employed by Overseas Education Investment Management, a professional education services company with a strong track record of delivering UK TNE in China.

The team in Beijing is high calibre and dynamic and successful candidates will be able to demonstrate familiarity with rigorous university quality management processes, professional accountability, flexibility and strong, intercultural team working skills. We are offering a monthly salary in the range 20,868.75 RMB to 23,166.15 RMB, health insurance, flights to and from Beijing and an apartment on campus or a 7,000 RMB monthly housing allowance if you prefer to live off campus. We will assist in finding an apartment.

The position is a full-time post based in Beijing. Contracts are initially for 17 months if starting February 2022 or 10 months if starting September 2022, but renewable and we are seeking staff members who wish to commit longer term (subject to fulfilling the requirement for a Chinese work visa). Benefits are awarded for staff who re-sign for subsequent years.

Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis until the post is filled. For informal enquiries or to request an application form please contact Alan Shepherd: alanshepherd@bfsu.edu.cn

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