Teaching Opportunity in Shanghai

| August 23, 2018

The MA Academy, founded by a Columbia alumnus in Shanghai, China, has been helping both international and local students since 2008 and has grown quickly into one of the best after-school education institutes in China. Our mission is to offer high-quality educational services, to develop and implement effective strategic tools to maximize students’ potentials, to help students get into their dream schools, and to make a positive and profound difference in students’ lives. We are a one-stop shop that includes everything students need to make their dreams come true.

Job Title: Educational Consultant

Location: Shanghai, China

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist families through the college selection and admissions process by determining ideal boarding schools/colleges for students to target
  • Devise academic road maps for students’ coursework
  • Research extracurricular opportunities
  • Help students with standardized test preparation
  • Review admissions essays
  • Teach SSAT/SAT/ACT, reading/writing/history courses
  • Develop reading and writing course curriculum
  • Support students in various other matters related to the admissions process.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited American institution
  • Proven ability to work diligently both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills to establish rapport with students, parents, instructors and co-workers
  • Enthusiasm about education
  • Visa eligibility (non-Chinese citizens): minimum two years post-baccalaureate work (or graduate school) experience

Qualifications Desired:

  • MA Degree preferred
  • Familiarity with the college admissions process
  • Experience in an admissions office
  • Cultural awareness, adaptability, and interest in China
  • Academic background in humanities

 Compensation & Benefits:

  • Competitive industry salary commensurate with experience
  • Relocation assistance (for applicants located outside of Shanghai)
  • Full support in applying for and obtaining work and residence permits (for international applicants)
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • 17 days of paid annual leave and all official Chinese public holidays
  • Mandarin language classes
  • Regular team-building and social activities

To Apply: Interested candidates should email a resume/CV, cover letter, writing sample, and contact information for 2 professional references to: jamie@maacademy.org