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Old 10-22-2013, 06:37 AM
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Default New Job Posting-Hiknow English looking for tutors/teachers

Perfect Home Job - Hiknow ESL Online teaching jobs are waiting for you!

Wendy Huang
Foreign Teacher Recruitment Staff at Hiknow English
Not sure where to start when thinking of teaching English overseas? Why not teach English from the comfort of your own home!

Established in 2006, Hiknow English is a creative education organization, combining English education with Internet high-tech perfectly. For Chinese students, English language skills are the key to their future success. They are eager to learn English, and learning English online is the fastest way for most of them to reach their potential in work and study.
Hiknow English, as the most recognized and authoritative Online English Education Organization in China, has helped millions of people worldwide to achieve their successful English-learning experience every year. This allows Hiknow English to recruit the best and the most ESL teachers to teach English online.
Fight no traffic, grade no papers, but enjoy your own flexible time by making money from the comfort of your own home. Hiknow English is a magic online classroom for all ESL/EFL teachers!

Job Description:
Hiknow English (乐知英语官网-全国权威在线英语培训机构) is a most famous English education organization in China. Now, both full-time and part-time online English teaching jobs are available. All experienced teachers are welcome to join us.
- Delivering lessons to adults online, ranging from one-on-one private classes to small group classes of 4 or 8 students.
- Using Internet, headphone, video and Hiknow-developed software to teach English online efficiently and effectively
- Preparing and conducting English lessons with utmost diligence and professionalism via Hiknow-developed courseware
- Evaluating student progress and providing ongoing guidance for improvement

Teaching Details:
Group Size: one student or 4 to 8 students;
Class Time: GMT+8 Beijing Time (8:00 AM to 11:00 PM);
Class Duration: 1 or 1.5 hour per session, fixed schedule in every week;
Way to Teach: Online Teaching (teach English from home, office or coffee shop);
Courses to Teach: Daily English, Business English, Examinations English and Professional English (in the field of financial, medical, IT, management, secretary, law, etc);
Get paid: $16-20 per hour. Teachers always get paid with PayPal on the end of every month according to teaching hours.

Qualification Requirements:
- Native English speakers, speak smoothly and with a clear voice and good pronunciation
- Professional, articulate, mature, confident and warm
- Experienced in English teaching, especially classroom teaching.
- Bachelor degree or above, with background in education or EFL/ESL is preferred
- Have flexible time and can teach for a long period with a good net work condition

How to Apply:
Please send your resume to [email protected]. We'll contact you as soon as possible if you're qualified, and then an online interview will be held.
For more information, please visit 乐知英语官网-全国权威在线英语培训机构

Hiknow Information
Address: Room 1301, Sino Life Tower, No.707 Zhangyang Street, Pudong New District, Shanghai,China
Postal Code: 200120
Phone: 021-61636288-110
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Old 10-22-2013, 01:32 PM
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thanks mankatogirl!
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Old 10-23-2013, 09:51 AM
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8 a.m. - 11 p.m. Bejing time turns out 7 p.m. - 10 a.m CST. So that would mean teaching in the middle of the night for me (since I don't want to give up my evenings and I have another job in the mornings). Too bad!

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I sent an e-mail (cover letter of introduction) that included the times that I am available (in the evenings per the message above) and I attached my resume. I received a response a week later that stated that I was qualified to teach for this company and I was instructed to add someone to my Skype contact list and message the times that I would be available for a meeting.

It took over a week for the person to respond to my request. I sent a few Skype messages with no response. I was going to give up on hearing from this company again until I finally received a Skype message asking where I was located and asking me about my available times. I was told that the company does not have lessons in the evenings Eastern time (U.S.) which is the morning Beijing Time. So, apparently and suddenly the available times in the ad are incorrect?

I offered to teach one day a week, but that did not work for the contact on Skype.

The Skype contact also stated that teachers are assigned to classes based on feedback from students. I'm curious to know if anyone has had a different experience with this company.
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Old 11-09-2013, 02:33 PM
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I sent an e-mail (cover letter of introduction) that included the times that I am available (in the evenings per the message above) and I attached my resume. I received a response a week later that stated that I was qualified to teach for this company and I was instructed to add someone to my Skype contact list and message the times that I would be available for a meeting.

It took over a week for the person to respond to my request. I sent a few Skype messages with no response. I was going to give up on hearing from this company again until I finally received a Skype message asking where I was located and asking me about my available times. I was told that the company does not have lessons in the evenings Eastern time (U.S.) which is the morning Beijing Time. So, apparently and suddenly the available times in the ad are incorrect?

I offered to teach one day a week, but that did not work for the contact on Skype.

The Skype contact also stated that teachers are assigned to classes based on feedback from students. I'm curious to know if anyone has had a different experience with this company.
I've gone through the first interview and having the 2nd on Monday. They seem nice albeit a bit disorganised so far. I think they're just rallying their troops so maybe that's what you're experiencing I'd say give them another try?
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Old 11-10-2013, 10:32 AM
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Thanks for the feedback on your experience, freelancewriter. It sounds like their availability right now is the late night/early morning hours US time. That's the problem with Asia - they time zone differences are really difficult to juggle, unless you're a night owl. I know for myself, teaching for an hour or an hour and a half in the middle of the night is not for me.

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Condra,

What hours were they looking for from you, evenings U.S. Time or early mornings U.S. time?
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Condra,

What hours were they looking for from you, evenings U.S. Time or early mornings U.S. time?
Both, but as I am in GMT+2 atm, it was fine for me hours-wise.
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Well, I was told that they only have 3 hours available, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. They did not even offer middle of the night hours, which I would have took. They never set up an interview with me.
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Old 11-11-2013, 10:35 AM
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I have had the same experience. I sent my skype info, but have not heard back from anyone. I could do the morning hours...wish someone would contact me.
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