NZCFS seeks suitably qualified people to fill this position each year. Currently the position has been filled until February 2013, but expressions of interest are sought on an ongoing basis.
A degree or teaching qualification is required. Salary offered is 3000 rmb (around US$450 per month). Airfares and accommodation are provided as part of the package.
Shandan Bailie School has a unique nature through its legacy with Rewi Alley, and the educational approach of ‘hands and mind together’ – combining academic and vocational training. NZCFS has had a long term relationship with this school, and teachers living and working here can enjoy the benefits this brings. NZCFS has also assisted with developing and funding of small rural development projects based at the school.
Shandan is in Gansu province, on the “Old Silk Road”, and experiences hot summers and very cold winters. The position requires an adventurous person who will enjoy the opportunities of the school and be stimulated by the demands of the location.
While this is essentially a volunteer’s position, the salary is more than ample to live on. A one year position is preferred. However one semester placements will also be considered. Semesters start in late August and late February.
For further information and questions answered about this position, contact Dave Bromwich, NZCFS at email@example.com Please note that teachers are regularly required to teach at SBS. If you are interested in this position, but the timing of this vacancy does not suit you, please indicate your interest in future vacancies to Dave. This position is filled by New Zealand applicants whenever possible.