English Instructor

    Tsinghua University

    Job Summary

    • Teach small, discussion-style classes to scholars of mixed English proficiencies (advanced to near-native)
    • Track the progress of individual students and provide regular, individualized feedback on their learning progress
    • Design course materials and evaluate teaching resources as needed
    • Work with the Language team to continue refining the curriculum and standards
    • Maintain regular Writing Center office hours to give students writing feedback
    • Work alongside the Academic and Student Life teams to design and host workshops covering common English and writing-related topics
    • Participate in other Student Life activities throughout the year (e.g., Orientation, Deep Dive)

    Essential qualifications

    • Master’s degree in TESOL/TEFL, English, Journalism, a social science, or a related field  (Bachelor’s degree with extensive related experience will also be considered)
    • Minimum 2 years’ full time work experience teaching English as an additional language including academic English and/or adult professional English
    • Native English fluency
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
    • Demonstrated ability to work with students of varying English proficiencies, especially nearnative speakers
    • Demonstrated sensitivity to students’ needs and cultural differences
    • Experience designing and writing lesson plans
    • Experience collaborating across disciplines/departments

    Preferred

    • Certificate in teaching English as a second language with significant experience
    • Two or more years teaching in a university setting
    • Demonstrated effectiveness working with Chinese speakers
    • Have direct knowledge of Chinese academic and/or business culture
    • Have direct knowledge of American academic and/or business culture
    • Experience innovating in the education space
    • Beginner-level Chinese or above

    Salary & Benefit

    • Tsinghua Contract Terms of Appointment
    • Global and cross-culture atmosphere, working with talent team members
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