University of Alaska Southeast

Job Posting

Company: Linked to Asia
Location: China
Position: China Aid Program
Requirements: See job description
Summary: Description of Linked to Asia
Linked to Asia is a nonprofit organization that works with local
governments and organizations in China to provide a cross-cultural and
educational immersion program to those who would love to experience
different cultures and get to know China in a better way.
What makes Linked to Asia unique is our goal of closing the achievement
gap and promoting education equality by supporting Chinese K-12 students
in smaller cities with less educational resources than larger urban
areas using three different initiatives.
1.      We provide foreign English teachers for public schools for one
academic year through China Aid Program (CAP). With this program we
offer additional opportunities for interested participants to experience
authentic Chinese culture and learn the Mandarin language thus becoming
a better global citizen and making new friends from all over the world.
2.We coordinate the Sprout Excellence Project (SEP) a 2-3 week summer
camp for underprivileged k12 public school students in rural areas of
China. Volunteers from US universities, faculty and students,
participate in this cultural exchange by designing their own 2-week
educational program. This initiative is collaboration between Linked to
Asia and the Chinese Red Cross Foundation (CRCF).
3. We train Chinese educators and administrators in identifying and
supporting students that could better achieve with accommodations and
interventions in the classroom through Helping Educate All Learners
project (Project HEAL).

Description of CAP
China Aid Program (CAP) aims to close the achievement gap and promote
education equality by supporting Chinese K-12d students in smaller
cities with less educational resources than larger urban areas using the
academic year in China. It provides opportunities for interested
participants to experience authentic Chinese culture and learn the
Mandarin language thus becoming a better global citizen and making new
friends from all over the world.

Responsibilities
1. Teach English 20 hours maximum per week
2. Help Chinese students to learn your own culture
3. Learn Chinese language and organize cross-cultural activities for
your students
4. Help to promote education equality at your designated location
5. Strengthen friendship between youth of China and America

What we provide
1. 1200-2800 USD stipend per month according to background and
experience
2. 10000 RMB flight reimbursement
3. Free accommodation/housing provided by host school
4. Free TEFL training and certificate
5. Chinese work visa
6. Health insurance
7. Chinese language lessons
8. Airport pick up and ongoing Support in China
9. Assistance of further career development in education field

Qualifications
1. Citizens who hold a passport of the following countries: United
States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Republic of
Ireland or South Africa (work visa restriction)
2. Bachelor’s degree or higher (all majors welcome)
3. Adaptive and flexible
4. Positive attitude towards cultural and educational exchange
Contact: Aegean He
Contact at: aegeanhe@linkedtoasia.org
(713) 367-0338
Closing Date: Open until filled