井冈山大学

Jinggangshan University

Jinggangshan University (JGSU), is located in the Jinggangshan Mountains in Qingyuan District, Ji’an city of Jiangxi province in China. JGSU is jointly supported by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China and the People’s Government of Jiangxi Province, pair-assisted by Tongji University and authorized by Nanjing Military Region for cultivation of military talents and cadres.

JGSU comprises 21 schools offering 75 undergraduate majors with modern language laboratories and computer centers covering around 170 hectares. There is nearly 1600 academic staff, 129 are professors and 409 associate professors, of which 154 possess a doctoral degree and 611 a master’s degree.

Jinggangshan University is currently ranked at 1038 according to the 2015 world University ranking.

The intake for teachers usually occurs in September every year, however, teaching spots in this or other schools can open up throughout the year. If you want to learn about teaching positions in this or other schools please contact us.

 

About TIA

Teach In Asia has connections with over 2,000 public education providers across China. Our schools include elementary (primary), middle schools (intermediate), high schools, polytechnics, and universities. The best way to find out about our range of schools is to contact us. This is a free service for applicants, there are no hidden fees. Some schools may require applicants to fund their airfares and visa application fees first but will be reimbursed after arriving at the school. Standard conditions and remuneration information can be found below:

 

Remuneration:

Salaries range from 8,000 – 16,000 RMB a month (approximately $1,610 – $3224 NZD). A fully furnished apartment, a one-year (employment) visa, comprehensive medical insurance, welcome pack and a return airfare will be included.  You will also receive 5 weeks paid holiday (winter holiday plus Chinese official holidays), you may be provided opportunities to work extra hours for additional pay.

 

Requirements:

You must be a native English speaker (a second language isn’t necessary) and have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree. To meet visa regulations applicants must be a citizen of New Zealand, Australia, the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland or South Africa. Applicants must also be able to obtain a clear background check. Contracts are for a minimum of 12 months.

 

A TEFL or TESOL Certification is recommended but not essential. Two years or more experience is also recommended but not essential.