Jindongnan Teachers’ College

Jindongnan Teacher’s College is located in Changzhi , Shanxi province. Changzhi, situated in the southeast of Shanxi province, is a city with pleasant climate  (cool in summer and warm in winter), fairly fresh air, clean drink water rich in minerals and convenient transportation. Changhan expressway and Taijiao railway go by the city, which link Changzhi to all parts of China .

The college is located in the north suburb of Changzhi city, at the foot of Laodingshan mountain, a noted scenic spot with beautiful surroundings. With the ideal location and an easy transportation, it takes around 5 minutes to get to the downtown by taxi and 10 minutes by Bus No.9, whose starting station is right outside the college. Throughout the campus grow shady trees, amidst which there are rows of tall and large buildings fitted out with fine facilities and equipment for teachers and students to work and study in. 

At present, the college consists of 10 departments with a total of 19 specialties. The number of teaching and administrative personnel stands at over 400, of which 9 are full professors, 57 are associate professors and 101 are lecturers. The college boasts excellent conditions for teaching and researching, such as the well-equipped labs, modern computer center and the library with a collection of 400,000 copies of books, covering an area of over 7200 square meters. The English Department is one of the qualified and competitive departments. It has 6 audio-visual labs, an English reference-room with more than 10,000 books and a small foreign language library with variety of English novels, magazines and periodicals open to the students.

The English Department employed 11 foreign teachers during the past time who were highly thought of by the students and the teachers, so 45 foreign teachers are wanted this time to give a course of lectures on spoken-English, English writing, American and British cultures and literature and sometimes to train the students and the teachers to teach English.

Four suites are provided for the foreign teachers. Each suite, with 2 bedrooms, a living-room and a washroom, is furnished with a computer connected to internet, an international direct dial telephone, a fridge, a washing machine, a TV set, a video, a pickup camera and a tape-recorder. A gym is offered specially to the foreign teachers to shape body and an interpreter to help them overcome the language gap. The salary of foreign teachers will be RMB¥ 3500-5000 per month. A return ticket (two-way ticket) and an inland travel will be offered each year.

Contract terms:
Vacancy: 4
Gender: male or female
Teacher or Expert: teacher /expert
Nationality: USA, UK, Canada, and Australia; others
Education:  bachelor (and above)
Major: unspecific

Working experience: n/a
Contract time:  one year
Courses: spoken English, conversation, writing, American and British literature, others
Workload: 13--15 hours / week
Monthly salary (RMB): 3,500
Flight ticket:  round trip
Annual travel allowance (RMB): 2200
Monthly telephone allowance (RMB):
Free Chinese course: 3 hours per week
Free boarding: apartment on  campus
Meals: cooking utensils provided
Place of position (city): Changzhi
Place of position (province): Shanxi
Time to teach: February 2003 or as soon as possible.

 

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