Vacancy is for gap year or pre-degree students in SE Asia
This vacancy is for gap year or pre-degree students who wish to spend some time living and working in SE Asia, experiencing the life and culture first-hand. You will be assisting the teachers in English language classrooms, and positions are available across Malaysia in both primary and secondary schools.
Position: English Speaking Assistant
Location: Malaysia - Various
Start Date: July 2014
Salary: 800 MYR per month
Experience: None required, however some experience working with children is a bonus
Contract: 1 year contract
About the school: This program is a Government funded initiative that aims to improve the general standards of training English language teachers in Malaysia, in order to raise the standard of English learning from kindergarten through to University level and to narrow the ability gap between the cities and the rural towns. You will work closely with Malaysian teachers as well as English Language Professionals and Consultants who advise and mentor schools on English
About the location: There are a number of these positions available all over Malaysia, in stunning locations such as the beaches of the East Coast, the highlands where tea and strawberries are grown, or the towns surrounding some of Malaysia’s jungles and oldest national parks. The schools you will be mentoring are in small villages and towns set against stunning backdrops, where there is plenty of adventure to be had. Surfing, diving, relaxing on a holiday island, trekking, visiting elephant sanctuaries or admiring the architecture are just a few things that are available. With your company car you have the freedom to explore not just your local area, but all that Malaysia has to offer. ESAs are placed in groups along with other expat assistants, advisors, mentors and managers so there will always be a network of support.
Curriculum and teaching: You will receive an induction alone with other assistants that will inform you fully about the expectations of the role and the aims of the program. Your main responsibility will be to assist the teacher in the teaching of the English language, and be on hand to help improve fluency.
For more information on this position please contact firstname.lastname@example.org