What Service LocoTeachers provide
LocoTeachers provide ESL educators to our partner, LocoKids. We provide all the services including: visas, accommodation assistance, reimbursement of flight ticket, airport pickup, professional training, our own very own curriculum. On top of this we also provide a social service including: team building events, company events, Chinese classes and most importantly, the unique experience of being in Chinese houses to experience a real immersion of Chinese culture.
What is the Application Process like?
Applicants pass through 4 steps before becoming a LocoTeacher:
1. Submission of CV
Send us your Curriculum Vitae (click here to submit it or send us an email at email@example.com), after screening we will contact you for an interview.
2. Interview Process
Join us for a 30mn video call to allow our LocoTeachers recruiters to evaluate your presentation and experience.
3. Visa material preparation and flight ticket
Once the interview process is complete and the job offer is sent then accepted, we will help you with all the steps of your visa application, as well as preparing your on boarding process.
4. On Boarding
We will take care of your arrival with an airport pick up, as well as a lunch or dinner with our team! You'll be placed in a hotel for 5 nights, where during this time we will assist you in finding more permanent accommodation. We will give you your training start date, and after the training, you'll officially be a LocoTeacher!
I can't Apply from the website! What should I do?
Send us an email with your CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org and within this email we ask you to also please explain the problem you experienced whilst attempting to apply via the website.
How long is the contract for?
We require 12 months minimum. 6 months contracts are possible for highly experienced teachers or for our special volunteering programs.
Why is the interview so important?
The interview is very important as it, along with your qualifications, decides whether or not you'll be accepted to work as a LocoTeacher and it will determine your salary.
How do I interview at LocoTeachers?
You have two choices:
1. You book an interview: Pick a timeslot from what our recruiter will send you.
2. Record an interview: Record yourself teaching and present yourself as well as your experience teaching and send the video at email@example.com
How do I book an interview?
Once you submit your application, you will be contacted shortly after in regards to the status of your application. If you successfully pass the first screening, one of our recruitment team members will contact you to schedule an interview in a provided time slot.
Becoming a LocoTeacher
How many students do I teach each class?
To ensure the needs of our students are met, the maximum number of students per class is 5. So you a a teacher can have anywhere from 1 – 5 students in any given class.
Do I need to prepare teaching material?
No, our LocoKids Curriculum Team has already prepared materials for all your classes. However, teachers must be prepared before class by reviewing the class material through our APP. We advise our teachers to review the materials at least 12h in advance.
Do teachers need to communicate with the parents?
No, LocoKids office staff will communicate with the parents.
Do teachers teach the same students?
Not necessarily , but most of the time yes. This ensure us to have an optimal result on the student.
What does teaching with LocoTeachers look like?
Check out our blog, with current teachers sharing their own experience.
Where do I teach?
Here at LocoTeachers we employ an In-home curriculum, where our teachers classroom is the homes of their respective students.
Do I get training?
Yes. Our trainers follow a US based curriculum. This Training period is PAID and occurs during your first month of probation.
What is the salary?
The salary ranges from 18.000RMB to 25.000RMB monthly, depending directly on the individual’s qualifications, experience, and presentation. A salary will be determined after the first successful interview, then after 6 months, a reevaluation is possible depending on performance.
When and how am I getting paid?
Teachers are paid through direct bank deposits on the 15th of each month. Depending on your bank, it can take up to 5 working days to arrive to your bank account. We will open a bank account for you within your first week in China.
When renewing a contract, can teachers qualify for a raise?
Teachers will be re-evaluated for a raise upon renewal.
How long is the contract? Can I take a break during the contract?
LocoTeachers signs 12 months contracts with applicants who pass their screening process. Please inform your LocoTeachers Manager 2 weeks in advance if you want to take a leave.
How long is a class?
Each class is 70 minutes and a 10 minutes break. After that, teachers may take a few minutes to leave comments. Preparation time is not included in the teaching time.
How does my schedule work?
We expect our teachers to have 20 teaching hours a week. In order to reach those 20 hours, your classes will be mostly during Beijing peak hours.
Teachers will have 5 working days and 2 days off during the week.
Is there a maximum number of hours a teacher could teach?
The limit is 20 teaching hours BUT if you are willing to have more classes, we will re-evaluate your salary by giving a raise as well as giving a special VIP teacher bonus.
Don't see an email from us?
Please check your spam folder and add locoteachers.com in your safe list. If this still doesn't work or if you need help, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.