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Educational Ambassador

Become TEFL certified, gain professional teaching experience, learn one of the world's most in-demand languages, and improve prospects for graduate school and future employment.

Ameson Year in China (AYC) is a unique opportunity for recent college graduates to become Educational Ambassadors by spending a year teaching, learning, and making a difference in public schools across China. Participants experience the challenges and distinct rewards of being immersed in one of the world’s fastest-developing economic and cultural landscapes. Each week, twenty hours are spent teaching, ten hours are spent in the office or in support of students’ activities, and the remaining time is spent in collaborative or self-directed pursuits, such as language learning, exploration, and community engagement.

Program Highlights:

  • 6000 RMB (~$900) salary per month;
  • 7500RMB (~$1150) travel allowance awarded at the completion of the program;
  • TEFL training and certification (free 120-hour course);
  • Chinese language instruction;
  • Full Legal Status (Chinese Work Visa & Residence Permit);
  • Health insurance;
  • Housing (conveniently located on or near your school’s campus).

Qualifications:

  • Native-level English speaker;
  • Possess a valid US, UK, Irish, Canadian, or Australian passport (required to obtain the TEFL certificate and Chinese working visa);
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (all majors welcome);
  • Able to pass criminal background check;.
  • Adaptive and culturally sensitive;
  • Positive attitude toward educational exchange.

Founded in 1998, the Ameson Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to the advancement of cultural and educational exchange. Its honorary Chairman was the late Dr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali, former Secretary General of the United Nations. As the 21st century unfolds, U.S.-China relations continue to become even more important. At Ameson, we believe that lasting stability can be achieved through dialogue and exchange. We are seeking future leaders to fulfill that mission.

 

In the spirit of equal opportunity, the Ameson Foundation expressly prohibits discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, disability or genetics. Information on the Ameson Foundation's privacy policy can be found at http://ameson.org/privacy.

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