Jiujiang University is a comprehensive public university authorized by the Chinese Ministry of Education, enrolling students from 30 provinces of China with many different backgrounds. Its history can be traced back to 1901 when it existed as Danforth Hospital Nursing School.
The university was formed out of the merger of what had been the four local Jiujiang colleges: Jiujiang Teacher’s College, Jiujiang Medical College, Jiujiang Vocational College, and Jiujiang Financial and Economic College.
Jiujiang University has four campuses covering an area of about 184 hectares with a total space of buildings being 780,000 square meters. There are over 30,000 full-time Chinese students, with over 200 foreign students, 1683 full-time teachers, 21 faculties or colleges offering a total of 159 programs and a library collecting over 2.46 million books.
Jiujiang University is one of the 25 Chinese Language Education Centres approved by Office of Overseas Chinese Affairs under the State Council of P. R. China. Jiujiang University has been entitled to enrolling overseas students and established collaborative relationship with universities of more than 10 countries around the world.
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.
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:
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.
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.