Teaching Opportunities next to the world famous Bogor Botanic Garden: Posts available in June, July, August?07 in Bogor, Indonesia
You may have heard of the world-famous Bogor Botanic Garden in Java, Indonesia. This is Indonesia's first and foremost botanic garden and ranks amongst some of the most well known gardens in the world. The 87 hectares of beautifully kept trees, plants, flowers, lawns and ponds lie smack in the centre of Bogor, The gardens border the Presidential summer palace.
Bogor is about 60 km south of Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia and you will need only one hour to get to Jakarta as you can take a scenic toll road. It was an important hill station during Dutch times, from the 17th century. Today Bogor has almost become a suburb of Jakarta, but is a good base for nearby mountain walks. Its altitude is only 290m, but it is appreciably cooler than Jakarta. The school location is also close to south beach of west java, Palabuhan Ratu, popular beach for surfer.It is about 2,5 hours away. Some teachers have motor bikes where they can get there almost every weekend and the Puncak tea plantation is about 45 minutes ride.
EF Bogor has just been renovated and it has been operational since 1997.The school is equipped with the latest in teaching aids, materials and educational multi-media technology. The school has a Director of Studies, 9 native teachers and 4 Non-native( Indonesian ) English teachers with 600 students.
We offer a comprehensive compensation package, including :
-competitive salary allowing a comfortable lifestyle and travel
- The return airfare from your country is provided by the school
(50% will be reimbursed in one month and the rest will be on the completion of the contract)
-22 days paid leave.
-Incidental medical allowance.
-a renewable one year contract.