Bell Shanghai is a purpose-built language centre, located in Pudong, Shanghai. It has excellent facilities and resources including a computer lab, language lab, lecture theatre, reading room and bar.
All teachers have access to computer terminals and Internet in a well-furnished and friendly staffroom.
Fully furnished, clean and modern single accommodation is provided free of charge, and close to the school.
Bell Shanghai is jointly managed by the Bell International Development Department, based in Cambridge UK, and the Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Training Centre. The School provides language training for students from the Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding group, for the wider public, for students in other schools and companies, and for teachers of English.
Bell Shanghai's teachers are required to:
. report to the Bell Shanghai Academic Manager
. teach up to 20 hours per week on on-site or off-site programmes
. to carry out administrative duties and marking as required
. to take part in occasional social and extra-curricular activities
. to assist in materials writing where required
Applicants must have a bachelors degree and internationally recognized Certificate in ELT (such as Trinity or UCLES) and experience in teaching on all or some of the following programmes:
. Young Learners courses (off-site to children aged 7 +)
. General English courses
. IELTS preparation courses
. Business English courses
. Teacher development courses
Annual salaries are between 72,000 and 120,000 yuan, depending on qualifications and experience.
Staff will receive 5000yuan on satisfactory completion of the contract.
Teaching staff are entitled to six paid vacation weeks per annum to
be taken at two or three times during the year + all Chinese public holidays.
A single flight to Shanghai will be reimbursed in yuan in cash at the end of a probationary period of three months, and a flight back at the end of the contract.
The School provides basic medical insurance for employees during the period of employment.
The working week is five days and may include Saturday and Sunday and working hours are 8 hours per day within the opening hours of the school (8:00 - 21:30).
Teaching contact hours will normally be four or five hours per day and an average of 20 hours per week.