Teacher Compensation and Benefits
The starting monthly salary will be from 15,000RMB to 22,000RMB per month difference based on teachers’ qualifications and working experience.
The living conditions for foreign teachers include a very modern, secure, and private apartment on campus in a building specifically designed for foreign teaching staff. Every apartment includes cooking facilities (induction-stove and microwave), refrigerator, bottled water dispenser, modern and spacious bathroom, flat screen television with cable TV, air conditioning and floor heating. The building includes shared laundry facilities, roof-top barbecue and entertainment area as well as an inside community room that includes tables, chairs, DVD’s, novels, and a ping pong table. Other on-sight facilities at the school include:
- Convenience store
- Medical/dental clinic
- Professional laundry services
- Athletic / Sports facilities
- Cafeteria that serves three meals a day.
Within walking distance of the school there is a small village containing numerous restaurants, convenience stores, produce shops, a bike shop, and a seamstress. Within easy biking distance or a short, inexpensive taxi ride are numerous Chinese restaurants, Western fast food places (i.e. McDonalds, KFC, and Pizza Hut), numerous supermarkets, coffee shops, bicycle shops, a Walmart, not to mention the numerous other local stores, shops, and street vendors selling a host of different things.
If the employment contract is for one academic year (10 months), the school will reimburse a teacher with one round-trip or two single-way-trip international air tickets (economy class – utilizing the most direct route) between Beijing and the teacher’s home country up to an amount not exceeding 10,000 RMB. The teacher must submit an invoice or international ticket for reimbursement. If a teacher cannot submit either of these, then domestic traveling invoices in China can be used for reimbursement up to an amount not exceeding 6,000 RMB.
During the contract period, the school provides employees with a meal allowance each month. The exact amount is 15 RMB per working day. The school puts the allowance onto the employees’ Cafeteria card around the 5th to 8th day of each month following the month worked by the employee.
Normal Chinese holidays are observed including an extended paid Winter vacation. A travelling allowance is provided for the summer vacation if a teacher’s contract is renewed for the next academic year
The school will purchase personal accident insurance with the maximum insurance value of 100,000 RMB for teacher as well as hospitalization medical insurance with the maximum insurance value of 40,000 RMB. Insurance reimbursement is handled through the insurance company.
The school will sponsor and assist teachers in obtaining the required appropriate work visa (Z), Foreign Expert Certificate and Residence permit.