University ESL / English Teacher

Chongqing Technology and Business University - Montréal, QC (il y a 30+ jours)

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(Note that this job requires relocation to China)
The ISAC University Teaching Program (ISAC-UTP) offers opportunities for foreigners to work at a Chinese public university. Foreign teachers are appointed as language experts at their host universities. You will be teaching your mother tongue to students aged between 18-24. Currently, we are taking applications for the 2020 Fall Term (Job starts Sept. 2020).

University foreign teachers have about 12-20 classes per week, and no office hours; You will work Mon-Fri, usually 3-4 days a week. Your host university will provide almost everything you need including on campus apartment, travel allowance, medical insurance. Although the overall salary is not high, the hourly pay is fairly good as you work fewer hours, and it is fairly easy to save. University teaching jobs provide probably the best work-life balance among all ESL jobs. There is also less pressure as it belongs to the public education sector and more activities as you will have co-teachers and a lot of lovely students who are willing to talk and learn. We welcome both new and experienced teachers to join us for the 2020-21 school year!

Introduction to Chongqing Technology and Business University
Located in Chongqing, China’s largest municipality, Chongqing Technology and Business University (CTBU, website) is a multi-disciplinary university that offers undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. courses, mainly in economics, management, arts, literature, engineering, law and science.

The university covers a total area of 450 acres. The main campus of CTBU is located on Xuefu Avenue in Nan’an District of Chongqing, close to the Yangtze River at the foot of Nanshan Mountain.The Chongqing Economic and Technological Development Zone is also close by. The beautifully landscaped campus benefits from convenient transport and telecommunications facilities. CTBU has another sub-campus, which is located in Jiangbei District.

CTBU has a strong faculty, with over 2100 professors, teachers and support staff. More than 600 are associate and full professors, among whom 23 are recipients of the Special State Council Allowance. More than 30,000 students are currently studying at CTBU.

The university consists of 22 schools that offer Ph.D. program in Applied Economics, 8 master’s degrees programs in catergory disciplines in regional economics, business management, environmental engineering, accounting, statistics, industrial economics, ideological and political education, and media, as well as 71 bachelor’s degrees. In addition, the university has two Sino-foreign joint ventures including the International Business School and Modern International Design and Arts Academy. The other two financially-independent schools are Pass School and Rongzhi School. Currently, three provincial-level (municipal-level) key branches of learning and 15 provincial-level (municipal-level) key courses are offered at CTBU.

On the campus eleven national and provincial/ministerial level research institutes have been set up, including “Research Center of the Economy of the Upper Reaches of the Yangtze River”, “Engineering Research Center for Waste Oil Recovery Technology and Equipment, Ministry of Education” and “Chongqing Key Lab of E-Business and Supply Chain System”. In recent years, CTBU has undertaken over 3,000 research projects of various types at different levels and won provincial/ministerial awards for over 100 projects. 221 national patents have been granted.

CTBU attaches great importance to international cooperation and exchange. It has established ties with more than 50 foreign universities and organizations in 17 countries and regions. Joint-degree programs of bachelors and masters have been initiated together with over ten well-known foreign universities including University of Lincoln in UK and Université Toulouse 1 in France and HEC Montreal in Canada. The first ACCA program in Chongqing and CIMA program are offered and CFA(Chartered Financial Analyst) and ISM(International Settlements Master) programs are in operation.

English Teacher Recruitment
The applicant should be from a native-English speaking country, holding a master’s degree or above. The role of a Foreign English teacher is to help our students speak English and improve English practical skills. Those responsibilities include preparing lessons and lesson material, teaching young adult students, holding counseling sessions, assisting colleagues, maintaining records, writing progress reports, etc. You will have up to 14 classes plus two office hours per week, each class for 45 minutes; there is no office hours required for this position.

Job Responsibilities:
1. Teach spoken English or other related subjects;
2. 14 periods a week;
3. Two office hours a week;
4. Participating in such students’ activities as English Corner.

Salary and benefits:
1. Salary differs according to academic degrees and professional titles: 6,500 RMB for those with master degree and 7,500 RMB for those with a PhD or position of Associate Professor or above. Extra classes will be paid.
2. Free airport pick-up and drop-off.
3. Monthly cultural visit.
4. Free fitness center in Foreign Experts Building.
5. Monthly free shopping bus.
6. Free use of Internet.
7. Access to Foreign teachers’ work office.
8. Optional free Chinese lesson: 2 periods a week.
9. Reimbursement of one round-trip ticket within one contract period.
10. Accident insurance.
11. 350RMB monthly meal subsidy and 500/1000RMB monthly transportation subsidy (5 months for half-a-year contract and 10 months for one-year contract).
12. For one-year contract, winter and summer vacations are paid; for half-a-year-contract, winter or summer vacation is unpaid.

You are able to save about USD $8,000 - $14,000 after one year. In the meantime you can explore a foreign culture and work in a rather relaxed setting.

Foreign Faculty Size: 17

Nice on-campus apartment provided for free to foreign teachers with all-inclusive good quality furniture. The free apartment is in the foreign expert building on the hill where foreign teacher can enjoy fresh air and great view with the Yangtze river within sight. The apartment has one living room, one bedroom and bath room and is furnished and equipped with air conditioners, TV, fridge, water heater, telephone, internet, etc.

About The City – Chongqing
Chongqing is one of four municipalities directly under the central government. Located at the confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing Rivers, it is also an industrial city with an active port. Chongqing has lots of picturesque scenery since there are so many mountains. With the improved economy, and so many scenic spots, Chongqing has become an important tourist destination.

Arrival Date: You are expected to arrive at our university before Aug. 31st, 2020 for the Fall semester.

More Info:

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Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $1,301.00 to $1,501.00 /month


  • Teaching: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)


  • TEFL/TESOL/CELTA (Preferred)


  • China (Required)