Ontario Program in Taiwan

AN 04The key benefits of teaching in a F.I.E.C. Ontario program

  1. Gaining valuable experience using the Ontario curriculum and Growing Success towards future teaching careers in Canada

  2. Sharpening Ontario curriculum teaching, assessment and evaluation skills

  3. Working as a team with Ontario Principals, curriculum designers, a group of Canadian teachers

  4. Planning with a team of teaching partners

  5. Receiving immediate support from a Foresight site administrator on campus

 

Job Positions

Primary/Junior & Intermediate (Grades 1-10) – ESL Teachers

 

Responsibilities

The ESL teacher will be responsible for providing daily instruction from both the Ontario curriculum and the Taiwanese curriculum.  Ontario’s Growing Success philosophy is utilized for assessment and evaluation.  The successful candidate will create a supportive yet challenging English learning environment that is modeled on the Ontario classroom experience, employing methods such as individualized instruction and assessment for, as, and of learning. While the local education model may focus on repetition and memorization of vocabulary, in the ESL program students will learn English through meaningful, authentic, engaging and fun activities.  They will become proficient and confident enough to employ their English language skills in any situation.

The successful candidate must be able to work effectively as a member of a team to support student success.  Teachers will co-plan and have opportunities to meet regularly with
colleagues to implement the program.  Collaboration with other teachers, administration, parents, students and F.I.E.C. is necessary to ensure alignment of philosophy and curriculum implementation.

 

Qualifications/Experience

- Bachelor degree
- Teacher certification

 

What else can you expect from Foresight

  1. Early sign-up bonus

  2. Round-trip airfare paid for by Foresight

  3. Housing allowance

  4. Apartment search assistance

  5. Teachers who sign a contract by mid April will receive a return airfare ticket during the school holiday, to one of;  Bali, Japan, Thailand or Singapore.

  6. Those who sign a 2 year contract - upon initial signing, will receive a return airfare ticket during the Chinese New Year school holiday in both years, as well as a Renewal bouns

  7. Renewal bonus

  8. Teachers’ Orientation in Greater Toronto Area before departure

  9. Visa application assistance

  10. Airport pick-up arrangement

  11. First 2 weeks free accommodation upon arrival

  12. 2 Hours of Mandarin classes per week

  13. Gathering dinners every 2 months

  14. Travel packages – 4 one-day excursions

 

Application Process

To join the Foresight Team, please submit the following as part of the application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  1. Cover letter

  2. Résumé

  3. 3 referees, with at least 2 being supervisors, one of which is preferably an administrator, all who have observed the candidate in an educational setting

Following review of the above, candidates may move forward to the interview stage.