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Job Description

ELTAs can provide a variety of teaching activities to Taiwanese students. Possible roles are as follows:
  1. English Summer/Winter Camp Leader
    For the camps, ELTAs are given flexibility when determining camp themes. Possible topics range from cultural and artistic awareness to environmental and scientific explorations. In light of the available themes, specialized lexicons could be introduced to camp-goers with ease, especially when coupled with cooperative experiences as offered. Through such fosterage of linguistic immersion, the camps are envisioned to inspire a fulfilling English learning experience over the summer and winter breaks.
  2. Thematic Lesson Teaching Assistant
    Thematic lesson is given during the semester. Conversational English is emphasized and facilitated with topics/contents determined by ELTAs in collaboration with class instructors in the assigned schools.
  3. English Conversation Partner
    This is an out-of-class assistance for students who demonstrate interests in English learning but might be struggling with in-class materials. ELTAs will facilitate small group conversations in a safe atmosphere so students can practice their English listening and speaking skills, and gain confidence in learning English!
  4. English Competition Trainer
    ELTAs will assist the execution of school-wide linguistic competitions by training the respective class or school contestants in pronunciation, vocabulary, sentence structure, and tonality. Possible competitions include theater, musical performance, debates, chorus, public speaking, etc.
  5. Club Activity Leader
    ELTAs, as club activity leaders, are offered opportunities to run clubs such as reading club, writing club, sport club, Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) clubs etc.
  6. Others
    Activities vary depending on the school’s needs and the ELTA’s strengths.

ELTAs are expected to work on an average of 4 hours per week at each school. The exact working hour per week depends on the negotiation between the assigned schools and ELTAs.

  1. During a semester, a standard work week should NOT exceed a total of 20 hours.
  2. During winter or summer breaks, a standard work week, as defined by the labor law, of 40 hours a week or 8 hours per day should be observed in favor of the aforementioned 20-hour work week.
ELTAs will be offered NTD$400 per session (before tax and insurance) when working in the elementary or junior high school. Public transport subsidies will be provided by English Teaching Resources Center or schools, in accordance with the Directions of the Domestic Travel Allowance Disbursement.

Updated: 2022-09-13

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