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Three Full-Time Teachers of English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

NUIST Reading Academy, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology (NUIST) - College of Liberal Arts

Location: Nanjing - China
Salary: ¥150,000
£17,130 converted salary* annual salary (before tax), depending on qualifications and experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th May 2020
Closes: 31st August 2020

Description  

Applications are invited for three full time posts of Teacher of English for Academic Purposes at NUIST-Reading Academy, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology (NUIST), Jiangsu Province, People’s Republic of China. The expected start date is August 2020. 

NUIST-Reading Academy is a leading joint education institute in China, a partnership between the University of Reading (UK) and NUIST (China). The Academy provides high quality education to students in China and currently offers eight undergraduate programmes: Applied Chemistry, International Economics and Trade, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Environmental Engineering, Atmospheric Science, Law, Geographic Information Science, and Data Science and Big Data Technology.  

The post is based in the modern city of Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province, with easy access to public transportation, convenient stores, hospitals etc. 

The post holder’s main duties will be to teach students EAP during their foundation year at the Academy. The students are required to achieve the equivalent of an IELTS 6.0 by the end of the academic year.   

Main Responsibilities:  

  • Teach EAP to foundation level students (with the possibility of some ESAP teaching to undergraduates) 
  • Assess students’ developing competence in EAP  
  • Develop students’ ability to learn independently and monitor their independent work 
  • Provide support to students’ language learning outside class  

Person Specification:  

Essential 

  • Advanced level of proficiency and communicative competence in English 
  • Relevant TEFL/TESOL qualification (eg. teaching diploma such as DELTA certified by Cambridge English Language Assessment or Trinity College London, or PGCE with TESOL)  
  • Good class of degree in a relevant discipline 
  • Ideally 2 years’ experience of teaching and assessing EAP  
  • Experience of the administration of courses and modules in British/Western universities 
  • Excellent organization, communication and inter-personal skills 
  • Ability to work under pressure 
  • An excellent team player 
  • A willingness to work flexibly as required 
  • Keen to develop professionally  

Desirable 

  • Experience of teaching and assessment of undergraduate students in a Chinese university environment  

Salary  

Annual salary of RMB 150,000+ (before tax), depending on qualifications and experience. 

International travel allowance: 10,000 RMB per year. 

Free Lodging and medical insurance provided.   

How to apply  

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter which details how they satisfy the outlined requirements, a current CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a scanned passport image copy, and a list of at least three (3) professional references.  

Application materials should be sent to Dr Yamin Wang at yaminw@nuist.edu.cn, copying to: Mr Hugh Xu Wang at hugh-wangxu@qq.com and be in Word or PDF format. 

Closing date:  31 August 2020 

To learn more about working & living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china

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