LINGUIST List 12.19

Mon Jan 8 2001

Jobs: TEFL K-12 at South Ocean School Dalian, China

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  1. SOSD, TEFL K-12 at South Ocean School Dalian, China

Message 1: TEFL K-12 at South Ocean School Dalian, China

Date: 29 Dec 2000 02:54:45 -0000
From: SOSD <>
Subject: TEFL K-12 at South Ocean School Dalian, China

NOTE:  LINGUIST List has been informed that as of October 2006 the South Ocean School Dalian is no longer in operation.  

Rank of Job: K-12 school
Areas Required: TEFL K-12
Other Desired Areas: Optional
University or Organization: SOUTH OCEAN SCHOOL DALIAN
Department: International Office
State or Province: Dalian, Liaoning
Country: China
Final Date of Application: Open

Address for Applications:
Daheishi, Yingchengzi, Ganjingzi District


TEFL in South Ocean School Dalian

 * An exciting opportunity to live and work in China
 * An adventure to experience a real different life
 * An courageous choice you will never regret to make

Teach in SOSD 

Come to gain the opportunities of -----

 * traveling with the school summer/winter camps free of charge!
 * visiting your Chinese students' families in different cities!
 * learning about this vast nation's 5000 years of history and

We have sister schools in 7 big cities :



Additional rewards come through the new friends you make in here and
the increased knowledge and understanding you gain as you exchange
experiences and learn from one another.


South Ocean School Dalian 

South Ocean School Dalian is currently the largest scale investment
school of the South Ocean Development Group. Located in the Daheishi
Holiday Resort of Dalian City - the Pearl of Northern China. The
school is blessed with spectacular scenery, facing the mountains and
resting upon the seaside. The school boasts of a kindergarten,
elementary, middle and high schools on 200 hectares of land and a
total investment of RMB 150 million Yuan. South Ocean School Dalian
now has 1400 students and warmly welcomes students from all over to
come and study. 

***** Campus Environment ****** 

SOSD is located in Dalian Daheishi Holiday Resort, which is regarded
as a perfect place for both students and teachers with its fresh air
and fine scenery. Relying on the hill and facing the Bohai Sea, SOSD
pursues the supreme harmony between the educational atmosphere and the
nature, and offers excellent campus environment to all students and
teachers involved. 

***** Education Ideology ******** 

Keeping in step with the world and facing the new millennium, SOSD
aims at education reform and the development of students' quality in
all aspects by means of education practice and services, thereby
educating students the proper way of studying, living, behaving and

***** Our Faculty ****** 

Employing qualified teachers and administrative personnel all around
the country, SOSD continuously enhances the quality of its faculty
with assessment, encouragement, competition and a complete set of
training system. Our qualified education contingent, with the average
age no more than 36, is composed of mid-aged educators (who are
regarded as backbone) and supported by experienced experts.

***** School Facilities ******* 

Exceeding national standards, chasing international up-to-date
educational technologies, and equipped with modern facilities, SOSD
provides students with modernized studying environment.

Besides such general ones as "Books and Reference Materials Center",
"Science Laboratory Center", "Multi-media Center", "Arts and Sports
Center", and "Crafts Center", there are varieties of facilities used
for sports and entertainment, such as plastic track, lawn football
field, tennis court, etc.

***** Community Involvement ******** 

SOSD's distinctive practice bases of quality education, including
campus farms, zoos, gardens, crafts workshops (such as pottery,
cookery, sewing, textile, etc.), leads students to get closed to the
nature, to participate in practice, and to exploit their intelligence;
and SOSD's abundant campus cultural background, featured in
laboratories, gymnasiums, art galleries, science and technology
exhibitions, astronomical observatories, television and broadcasting
stations, ensures the ultimate recreation both mentally and physically
and broadens the students' outlook. 

***** Cultural Activities ******* 

With the principles of "Overall development, specialized study,
general education and specialty emphasis" and the goal of "success +
specialty", SOSD offers scores of extra-curricular and elective
courses, including arts, sports, crafts, and painting, which give full
play to the potentiality and individuality according to the unique
characteristic of each student.


Dalian city information: 

School photo ref.: 



 1. Native English Speaker
 2. A college/university degree
 3. Good Communications Skills
 4. Love for school job and school children;
 5. A strong interest to get involved with new people and new environment
 6. Active with cultural interaction
 7. A teaching load of 16-20 hours per week at either elementary or
secondary level
 8. Enthusiastic and Positive Outlook
 9. Motivated by the profession of teaching English
10. Adaptable, Self Disciplined, team player, patient, creative
11. Flexible about scheduling 


Pay & Benefits:

1. A monthly salary range of RMB2,500 ~ 4,000 per month

 (Bachelor's Degree, less than 3 years' teaching experience :
 Bachelor's Degree, more than 3 years' teaching experience :
 Bachelor's Degree, more than 6 years' teaching experience (includes
teachers on special program): 4000RMB/month.
 Master's Degree, less than 3 years' teaching experience :
 Master's Degree, more than 3 years' teaching experience :

2. Free fully furnished apartment in campus and free meals at school
3. Free ride once a week for shopping or city tour;
4. Limited medical care on campus clinic. Hospital treatment is at
personal cost.
5. RMB5000($600) for international airfare subsidy when two semesters
are completed.
6. Well equipped office accessible to internet.
7. Free local telephone calls in teacher's apartment.
8. RMB2000 of travel allowance for holiday
9. Contract Period: 
 1 March 2001 - July 2001 (5 months, full travel allowance but no
airfare subsidy)
 1 March 2001 - January 2002 (10 months, full travel allowance &
full airfare subsidy) 



To apply for the teaching vacancies, please follow the steps below:

1. Send us your resume plus one your recent photograph through email.

2. After you get our reply, pls send the following documents to us
either by Express Post or e-mail: 

a) Two letters of reference or testimonials from your professors,
tutors or former employer, addressing your personal and professional
suitability on teaching or working.
b) Copies of all relevant supporting documents (Degree, certificate,
c) A copy of your current Passport's main page(s)
d) Any other documentation you think would be supportive to your



 Program Coordinator, International Office
 South Ocean School Dalian 

Add: Daheishi, Yingchengzi, Ganjingzi District, Dalian, Liaoning,
P.R.China (P.C. 116036)
Tel: 86-411-6760418 
Fax: 86-411-6760180
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