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Teach English Abroad w/English First

Promise Opens Doors
Full Time

Position Duties / Responsibilities
Promise Opens Doors is a non-profit organization which pioneered real-time online EFL instruction in 2004. We are proudly partnered with English First.
 Based in Boston, with an international office in London, English First is one of 16 divisions of Education First. Focusing on language training and world travel, Education First has over 40,000 employees, 500 schools and offices, and locations in 107 countries. English First (EF) was selected as the 2019 Best Education Company to work for in Asia. EF has been chosen as the language interpreter for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyongyang, South Korea, the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan and the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China.
Teaching English in China with EF offers three different school types.  After a year in one position there is an opportunity to transition into another teaching experience.  
Kids & Teens School – students age 3-18 years, separated into 4 age groups, with interactive touch screen tvs /white boards
Adult School – classes from complete beginner to upper advanced, students range from university undergraduates to professionals
Online Teaching Centre – a bright, spacious teaching center in Shanghai with 100 teachers offering 20 minute, 40 minute and private online lessons to the Chinese community.
                ****Applicants accepted through Promise receive $200 up front    
                                      upon arrival at school placement.*****
Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in any discipline or be within 3-5  months of graduation, a TEFL Certificate ** not required for interview, EF Sponsorship available, pass a background check, ability to live abroad for one year
Support:  visa processing, airport pickup on arrival, meet/greet with staff and colleagues,
 housing support, city orientation, online EF community, EF co-pay health insurance,
free hotel first two weeks at EF, weekly EF sponsored social/cultural events,
 $1900 - $2000 /month   based on qualifications, $1100 flight allowance,
 10 paid annual  leave days plus 11 national holidays  
Hours:   35 hrs/week
Application deadline: April 30, 2021
Graduates in May 2021 are eligible to apply immediately
Anticipated start date:   3-5 months from accepted application
Valid Passports issued by:  US, UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa
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EF Addresses COVID19

Here at EF English First, our mission has always been to “Open the World Through Education”. Despite the ongoing challenges of COVID-19, we remain committed to our mission, and continue to work at full capacity!
During this unique period, we wanted to provide some updates of the steps we are taking to protect our teachers and students, whilst continuing  to ensure that our classes don’t skip a beat:
  We continue to actively hire individuals to teach in schools all over China for an August 2020, or later, start date.
  Our team will provide full support on the most feasible time to come to China, adhering to local and national guidelines.
  Our teachers currently teach from their homes in China
  All centers are closed, but will reopen as local government regulations allow.
  The English For Angels initiative was initiated to provide FREE English language services to healthcare workers fighting the virus.
As things start to clear up in China with many schools preparing to open back up, we are here to assure you that we are Actively Hiring Now For Positions in China.
We are all in this together. Rest assured we continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and will follow guidance from public health officials and government agencies, so we can continue to support our teachers and communities as needed.