Teaching in Huzhou
As a Summer Teacher in Huzhou, you will be responsible for planning and leading your own lessons with the aim of improving students’ conversational skills. The camp takes place in a Primary/Middle School that specialises in teaching English to students aged 8-14. As a Summer Teacher in Huzhou, you will be responsible for planning and leading your own lessons with the aim of improving students’ conversational skills.
Following arrival in Huzhou, you’ll be given a syllabus, a class timetable and a teaching assistant. Though you should aim to cover all topics outlined in the syllabus, you have the freedom to use your creativity and imagination to make your classes a bit different.
Your teaching assistant (often a student from a local university) will help you with lesson planning and classroom management. Classes usually consist of around 30-40 students, so you’ll soon find your TA is a great help in executing your lesson plan. This person will also be your main contact throughout the placement and will help answer any questions that arise.
Summer Teachers in Huzhou will be expected to teach for a maximum of 4.5 hours per day, made up by 3 lessons of 2 x 40 mins. Each lesson block is followed by a short break to give you and your students a chance to relax.
Food & Accommodation
We provide our Huzhou Summer Teachers accommodation in a nearby hotel for the duration of the placement. The hotel is equipped with comfortable beds, a bathroom and air-conditioning.
Teachers are required to share a hotel room with another participant of the same sex.
The hotel provides a daily breakfast for all teachers, while the school caters for lunch and dinner. This is the perfect opportunity to try well-prepared authentic Chinese dishes.