Why do this project? What' s the significance of doing so?
To help all children to have the best English Education resources.
To provide young people a platform from different countries have a deeper understanding of China.
Provide international cultural exchange opportunities and build up a multicultural world.
What Are the Requirements to Apply for The Program?
♦ Native English speaker.
Have graduated with a university degree or be currently enrolled in a university.
♦ Willing to be trained.
Have a kind heart for kids.
Following qualities will be primarily considered:
♦ Degree in Education as a major.
Can people without teaching experiences apply?
Yes - once you have passed the interview, we will provide systematic training courses for every candidate.
Why does this program last four to five months?
When each Chinese academic semester starts and ends depends on the time of each Lunar New Year which is different in every year. Usually, we say five months for one academic semester.
Spring semester starts after Chinese New Year.
Fall semester starts 1st Sept.
How long does it take to apply for this project?
When can I have an interview after I submit my resume?
Responses will be given within 3 working days after the resume and video of self-introduction are received.
After I have passed the interview, when will I get the application form?
After the interview, we will send out the application form within 2 working days which need to be submitted within 5 working days for the offer.
When should I apply for the Visa?
After getting the offer and completing all the documents, the Visa will be applied two months before the arrival date. The approval time is usually taking 7 working days.
When will I get flight tickets?
Once you got the visa.
How much do we need to prepare for living expenses in China each month?
IEC is a fully funded program, the coverage will be Accommodation, Work meals, International all round ticket, Insurance, Life basic necessaries, Weekend activities, Teaching and life support.Your personal expenses will be on Your own.
How many hours do we need to work on weekday?
8 Hours per day.
Do we only teach English in class?
You will Teach kids all subjects in English.
How many weekends will have arranged activities?
We will arrange 1-2 weekend activities per month The event schedule and introduction will be sent 1 week before..
What are the activities on the weekend?
Food discovery, Chinese traditional culture, Local life experience, Entertainment and city tour.
How will meals and accommodations be arranged?
School will provide work meals from Monday to Friday. IEC will provide clean, equipped, safe accommodation for all the teacher. You will share accommodation with other teachers, but you will have your own bedroom.
How to deal with cultural conflicts?
Communicate with Foreign Teacher specialist and ask for help.
Communicate with training instructors (training instructors are foreigners who have lived in China for many years).
Is there a safe living environment in China?
Chinese citizens are not allowed to carry guns or weapons, so the society is safer than the other country. You can walk outside at night, and there are many people outside eating night food or enjoying other entertainment. However, you should still take care of your own stuff when walking in crowded places. Call "110" whenever you need help - the Chinese police is really helpful.
Are Chinese people hostile with foreigners?
No. Sometimes you might find that Chinese people are curious about your different appearance - as long as you are friendly, you will be very welcome.
How is the teacher's limits and interests in China guaranteed?
The company will buy health and accident insurance for all the teachers.
Will I get paid?
No, but you get stipend as personal needs and meal.
Can I go back to my home country during the program?
Yes, once your application get approval by School and IEC. All the cost will be on your own.
In what status will we go to China?
Does the company provide an internship certificate?
Yes, IEC will issue all the qualified teacher a certificate to reward your great job performance.
Can I still stay in China after this one program?
Yes, we will recommend suitable jobs based on your performance during the program.