Teach EFL in Shenzhen, China

Date posted:2010-03-21 | Writer: Manhattan Kids Club | Email: [email protected]

Manhattan Kids Club is the first international educational organization for both Chinese and expatriate children in Shenzhen, China. It is committed to providing high-quality, exciting and creative educational programs, which will inspire them to a life-long love of learning. We have regular opportunities for TEFL qualified teachers who are willing to commit to a one year contract. 

Full-time positions (5.5 working days a week with 24 teaching hours): 7-weeks paid holiday throughout the school year, free school lunch from Monday – Friday, and a bonus after completion of a one-year contract. 

Part-time position : 6 half days a week.

Applicants must be native English speakers with teaching qualifications. Teaching experience and strengths in other curriculum areas would be a definite asset.

Applications, consisting of resume, cover letter and a current photo of yourself, should be emailed to the address given on the job heading.

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching.

 

This unit 11 teaching receptive skills taught me that in any language there are four basic skills: receptive skills- reading and listening and productive skills- speaking and writing. In teaching receptive skills comprehension tasks are very important. A good task shouldn't be too easy and shouldn't be too difficult. A quiet common activity is a jigsaw reading. Student share their ideas and complete tasks.This unit explored the different types of classes I might be required to teach. I learnt about how best to structure one on one classes, and how to teach a class full of young children. I learnt that children need a lot of repetition to grasp concepts and rules. I also discovered the benefits of getting children to colour and draw, an activity that they like doing, and link this to vocabulary and spelling.

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