Before making your decision about your future teaching career at Longman Schools Shanghai you will have many questions concerning your future. Below are listed some of the most frequently asked question:
What will I need to do before I leave?
You will need to get a visa to travel to China. Do not over pack, Shanghai is a haven for world class shoppers and your salary at Longman School will enable you to satisfy your shopping needs. Most ATMs in Shanghai accept international credit cards as well as many ATM cards from western banks, so check with your bank before leaving.
What happens when I arrive?
We will meet you at the airport, give you a welcome package, take you to your temporary housing, assist you in locating a suitable place to live, help to open a bank account and assist you in processing all the legal documents to start your career as an English Teacher at Longman Schools Shanghai.
Will Longman Schools Shanghai train me?
Throughout your time teaching English at Longman Schools Shanghai you will be constantly involved in professional and comprehensive training. Your performance will be evaluated and you will be given feedback as to your progress in becoming an English teaching professional.
Is there a structured curriculum at Longman Schools Shanghai?
When teaching English at Longman Schools Shanghai you will be using the time proven Pearson Longman methodology and tools. A comprehensive curriculum has been developed with the young Chinese learners in mind. All of the materials, from the traditional print media to the leading edge Interactive White Board are at Longman School Shanghai English teachers fingertips.
When I arrive to teach English at Longman Schools Shanghai where will I be working?
Longman Schools Shanghai has multiple locations throughout the Shanghai metropolitan area for teaching English to young learners. After you arrive you will be assigned to a teaching location that will best fit your teaching skills.
What are my teaching hours?
Our standard contract is for 36 working hours per week, including an average of 16 teaching hours. Contract hours may vary with your teaching center but as a rule you will have two days off per week with the exception of the peak seasons.
How large will the classes be?
Generally the class sizes will not exceed 15 young learners. In the majority of classes you will be assisted by a local teaching assistant to help in class management issues and the like.
Does Longman Schools Shanghai have a dress code?
Longman School Shanghai is a professional English language institute for kids in Shanghai; therefore its entire staff is expected to adhere to a business casual dress code.