AASCU is happy to announce that TELC positions for the 2015-2016 school year (September 2015 to June 2016) are now open for applications. TELC is a paid, full-time ESL job opportunity designed for college graduates and language teachers interested in the Chinese language and its culture. Participants teach English as a second language in the Shanghai school system (K-12) and take free Chinese (Mandarin) lessons once every week with some free weekend cultural activities/tours throughout their stay in China. TELC teaching consists mainly of Oral English, with one-year commitment (renewable).
TELC is offered by Shanghai Pacican Academy (Pacican) which is also the Shanghai branch of the China Center for International Education Exchange (CCIEE) under the Ministry of Education of China. Pacican works with Shanghai Municipality and the District Education Commissions to places TELC teachers in almost 400 public and private schools in Shanghai.
Minimum requirements: A bachelor's degree or higher degree in any major; a fluent speaker of English holding a passport of an English-speaking country; two years of full-time work experience or a TESOL/TEFL certificate (120-hour minimum, completed by the end of May 2015 - but no need to wait for the certificate to start applying for TELC). Chinese language skills are preferred but not required. Application: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, first come first serve, submitted to the U.S. recruiter, SEF International, Inc. The application is now open.