30 Mar 2019

Full-Time 5 ESL Teaching Jobs at Sias University Fall 2019


Job Description

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Want to teach in China while learning culture/language and time to travel? 

We are hiring 40+ teachers. Academics in Asia (AIA) is the exclusive recruiting branch of Sias International University (Sias)!  Sias employs the most foreign faculty of any school in China with 130 foreign faculty and 50 dependent spouses and children. Sias is taking applications now for ESL and Business teachers who would teach from mid-August to mid-June every year. Sias hires 35-45 teachers every year and refers out 30 more teachers every year to partner schools throughout Asia.

Jobs offer 2-3 months holiday to explore Asia! The holidays are a week in Fall and Spring, 5-7 weeks long in the Winter and 8 weeks off during the Summer. Get to know us through this intro video: 

Watch Intro Video: https://youtu.be/bU-PUsGjAvU

DEADLINE: Please apply by June 15th: www.academicsinasia.com/apply-now/

University ESL Teacher Job Openings: 8 (as of June 7th)

Approximately 55 of our 132 foreign faculty teach Conversational English classes which are offered for Freshman and Sophomores. Every year we hire about 20 new ESL Faculty. If you come with a spouse, he/she may be able to teach one of these classes. Families encouraged to join our faculty! We have 11 families on staff with children. www.academicsinasia.com/sias/conversational-english

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Watch Sample Conversational English Class at Sias University.

Requirements: www.academicsinasia.com/employment/

  • Bachelor degree or higher preferred.
  • Teaching experience preferred (if you have less than 2-years teaching experience you will need a TEFL certificate).
  • Approved TEFL or similar certificates preferred.
  • We give preference to those with international experience, have a history of being a role model for students, and are patient and flexible when cultural differences create tension or strain.
  • New employees need to be between 21-64 years old


  • Airfare to China Return Airfare – with completed one year contract
  • Medical Care Allowance (up to 5000 RMB) and Accident Insurance 
  • Private Apartment: www.academicsinasia.com/foreign-faculty-housing
  • Internet and Utilities Paid 
  • Free Weekend Trips: www.academicsinasia.com/culture-trips
  • Paid Winter Holiday (7-8 weeks of paid holiday during term) 
  • Option to sign a 3-year contract providing an extra 2 months paid summer holiday.
  • Free Chinese Lessons 
  • Starting salaries range from 6000 – 9000 RMB (900-1200 USD) a month depending on degree attained and other factors, with annual raises. (In 10 months it’s possible to save $3000 USD). Use this tool to estimate your savings: www.academicsinasia.com/how-much-could-i-save 

Yearly Openings: 

HIRING-3Faculty Demographics:
We have 130 Foreign faculty teachers and 11 Foreign Administrators and 50 dependents (children and non-working spouses). 22 Families, 10 couples without children and about 70 single teachers. 80% of the foreign community are Americans and the rest are Canadian, Filipino, Indian, Jamaican, Hong Kong, Russian, Japanese, Mexican, Korean and German. See pictures:  Click photo to see the largest expat teaching community in China. www.academicsinasia.com/employment/


sias-logo-blueAbout Sias University: Sias International University (Sias) birthed from the vision of an entrepreneur, Shawn Chen, to create an “East Meets West” experience. Sias is the first American-owned university in Central China and employs 130 foreign faculty, the most of any school in China, with 50 dependent spouses and children. The average teacher stays for 4 years and 25-30% turnover creates 30-40 openings per year. Yearly we have openings for 15-20 Oral English teachers, 15-20 Business Teachers, and 3-4 Elementary school teachers.

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About Academics In Asia: AcademicsInAsia.com (AIA) is the recruiting branch of Sias. AIA also refers teachers to 10+ partner schools. AIA’s goal is to provide the best orientation and cultural experience for foreign teachers to benefit both the teacher and the students. This includes new teacher orientation at Sias for all the partner schools and cross-cultural training called Long-term Impact Training (LIT). Learn more at www.academicsinasia.com and our partner school openings at www.jobs.academicsinasia.com.

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Sias University Contacts: academicsinasia.com/meet-the-team
Aaron Vorbau 
(The first point of contact for jobs at Sias or Partner Schools. Send your application/resume here.)
Foreign Faculty Recruiter
US: +1 209-877-SIAS (7427)
aaron@ academicsinasia.com

Greg Fennell
(Contact for questions regarding interviewing)
Interview Coordinator & Academic Teacher
greg@ academicsinasia.com

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Job Categories: BA Degree Required. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 6000-8000 RMB.

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