Zhejiang University City College (ZUCC) is now seeking multiple applicants to fill multiple Academic English Lecturer teaching positions within the English Foundation Program (EFP) of their joint institute with New Zealand’s University of Waikato, The University of Waikato Joint Institute at Zhejiang University City College (NZUWI). The NZUWI is a modern learning facility, equipped throughout with Wi-Fi; touch-screen and peer-to-peer capable smart-boards; various-sized lecture halls, labs and classrooms; and multiple forms of moveable classroom furniture. The NZUWI EFP uses current textbook offerings from McGraw-Hill and PEARSON Longman and McGraw-Hill’s Connectlearning platform in courses divided into reading & writing and listening & speaking.
Work Details: Teach a 16-week instructional semester and administer & score final exams during weeks 17-18; Teach a maximum of 18 45-minute teaching hours per week; Adhere to the assigned course outlines, syllabi, student assignments, assessments and record-keeping (including attendance) for the courses taught; Participate in curriculum/course development; Participate in developing assessments and assessment rubrics aimed at standardizing course assessments and their marking and scoring; Mark and score assessments according to assessment rubrics; Participate in professional development meetings and classroom observations.
Qualifications Preferred: MA, Applied Linguistics, ESL, or TESOL; three years of verifiable, tertiary-level Academic English teaching experience; familiarity with APA research/writing system; familiarity with CALL; high MSWord proficiency; moderate PowerPoint proficiency; moderate Excel proficiency
Must be able to obtain a PRC "Z" VISA and Hangzhou "Residence Permit": China “Z (work) VISA” and “Residence Permit” requirements: 1) Apostille verification of degree diploma by applicant’s home-country Embassy of China; 2) Verification of criminal background check by applicant’s home-country Embassy of China; 3) Original employment reference(s) stating teaching employment position(s) and dates for a minimum of two (2) years of English-teaching experience; and 4) Passing of PRC standardized physical exam, indicating “good health”
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable, but minimum of RMB17,000/month (11 months/annum); rent-free, fully-furnished, private, ~50m2 on-campus accommodation with Internet; annual flight re-imbursements up to US$1,200; monthly-paid lunch subsidy; legitimate research tools through the University of Waikato Library; health insurance coverage in Mainland China; first contract: one year renewable; subsequent contracts: duration negotiable
About Zhejiang University City College
The University of Waikato Joint Institute at Zhejiang University City College (NZUWI) is a Sino-foreign cooperative educational institution between the Zhejiang University City College (ZUCC) and the University of Waikato (UW). Officially approved by the Ministry of Education in September 2016, NZUWI began to enrol students in September 2017. The institute is the first Sino-foreign education programme in the higher education field in Hangzhou and the first of its kind in the country.
The educational target of NZUWI is to build a first-class international college with distinctive features, strong faculties, advanced teaching facilities, excellent education quality and significant social benefits.