MYA Education Kid Castle are a learning group incorporating many different teaching programs aimed at developing our children.
Within our group we have various teaching facilities including a Professional
mathematics manipulative program for kindergarten and elementary school, a
kinder multi-intelligence program as well as the long established Kid Castle English Learning Centers. The English Learning Centers known as Kid Castle was founded in Taiwan in 1986 and are one of the largest English training chains for the under 15's in Asia.
With more than 200 schools in Taiwan, over 500 schools in mainland China they continue to expand into new towns and cities month on month. The brand was introduced to Xi’an, Shaanxi Province in 2002 and now there are 18 franchise branches in the Shaanxi Province with 10 branches belonging to the MYA Education group.
Kid Castle Schools have developed their own curricula, flashcards, textbooks and
audio/visual materials to help your teaching be easier and more effective. Each
school is well-resourced and you will enjoy your ESL classes there enormously.
Working at one of our Kid Castle schools will give you the opportunity to grow as a
teacher and to teach to a keen and interested young audience.
We currently have 10 branches in Xi’an with and over 4000 students study within our schools in Xi‘an. We are the No.1 Pre-Teenage Educational Training Centre in China.
What is Xi'an like?
Dating back several thousand years, Xi’an sits on a plain surrounded on three sides by mountains. The influence of history can be seen in everything from the formidable city wall to the Qing style architecture around the city. Living in Xi’an is an unmistakably Chinese experience with many western comforts available.
At the centre is the famous Bell Tower. Amazing in structure and beautifully lit up
at night. Also within the city are many other interesting sights to see, such as the
Muslim Quarter, with its ancient mosque, the Temple of the Eight Immortals, the
Tang Paradise Gardens, the Wild Goose Pagoda, and many others.
On your days off there’s always something to see and do. For the more adventurous there are overnight trips to nearby towns and villages to see rural and little-travelled China, as well as nearby famous mountains and, of course, the Terracotta Warriors!
Xi’an is a very affordable city to live in. A lower cost of living means that a teacher’s salary goes further every month, leaving them free to save, spend on travel, or even send money back home. But don’t take our word for it…Come and try it!
What is a typical working week like?
At the MYA Kid Castle schools in Xi’an a typical working week for teachers consists of up to 30 hours per week. This will generally be made up of 18 classroom/contact hours and 12 office hours for lesson planning, making classroom materials, grading tests, meetings, skills workshops, etc.
Our classes range from 40 minutes, 60 minutes to 120 minutes (with a break). This will depend on the program/class that you are teaching in any one day.
Our Classes include music, drama, phonics, grammar, story-lines and role-plays.
A typical lesson will probably include:
- Letters of the alphabet
- Corresponding words (for example, A = apple)
- Vocabulary (for example, objects in the classroom)
- Basic sentence patterns
- A dialogue
- A song
- One or two activities
- Workbook pages
What is the Salary Package like at MYA Xi'an?
Contract Duration: One Year
Salary/Package: 7,000-9,000RMB/month (based on experience & Qualifications)
Work Visa: Z Visa
Student Type: Young Learners 4 -14 years old
Training: Full training and development
Probation Period: 2 months (excluding holidays) at 80% pay
Holidays: Paid Chinese public holidays and some Western Holidays
Flight Allowance: Up to US$1000 on completion of your 12 month contract
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