China Summer Intern Program

Once again we have been asked to participate in the search for two or three candidates for the China Summer Intern Program. This is one of those really fun projects that requires a great deal of time in a really short period.  So we are giving you a chance to participate. You can submit a candidate who you believe fulfills the following requirements by sending their contact information to mailbox@urbanmissionaries.com. We have until March 10, 2020 to make our selection and submit them to Ms. Sharon So, Program Director in China. You can find more detailed information on our website at, 

Requirements

*Aged 18-25

*Be able to adapt to a different cultural environment

*Love to play with & interact with children

*Must cope with language barriers

*Must have at least 2 hobbies

*Must be patient & open-minded

*Must be responsible, cheerful, sociable, enthusiastic

*Must have initiative and be a team player

*Be willing to stay for the whole summer program

Job Descriptions

*Working Hours: 8:00 am – 5:30 pm; 5-days of work weekly

*Must occasionally work outside of the conventional working hours e.g. camping trip with older kids

*Teach a variety of classes e.g. English, sports, dancing, art, cooking, nature, choir, etc. based on your skills & interests

*You are either the lead teacher or the assistant

*Carry out indoor/outdoor activities with the local teachers e.g. swimming, field trips, camping trips, etc.

*Ensure the children’s safety

*Monitor the behavior of the children

*Basic course outline/materials are provided but you have to prepare a lesson plan on your own and prepare either a powerpoint or worksheets before class.

Duration of Internship

This internship begins on July 10, 2020 and ends on August 21, 2020

(Notes: 1/ Interns will arrive at Children’s Centre on July 9, 2020

2/ Orientation period starts from July 10 to July 12, 2020

3/ Opening Ceremony of summer program: July 13, 2020)

Place of Internship

Children Centre at 1 Jianxiang Street, Hanxishui, Chashan Town, Dongguan, Guangdong, China

Working Hours

8:00 am to 5:30 pm, from Mondays to Fridays

Lunch break: 1.5 hours

The Intern must occasionally work outside of the conventional working hours

Pay

RMB 1,200 in cash weekly (= about USD 177 per week)

(Note: any day off during working days will be counted as no pay leave)

Other Remuneration

A round-trip flight ticket

Travel insurance coverage (in China)

Reimbursement of China Visa expense (for the first application in the Intern’s home country only)

Meals & camp; Accommodation

Scope of Work for Interns:

1. Teach a variety of classes e.g. English, Sports, Dancing, Art, Cooking, Singing etc based on the Intern’s skills & interests.

2. Carry out indoor / outdoor activities with the local teachers e.g. swimming, field trips, camping etc.

3. Prepare for teaching and assisting all children with learning. Basic course outline are provided by the Children’s Centre but the Interns have to prepare a lesson plan beforehand.

4. The Intern plays a role as a lead teacher or teaching assistant.

5. Maintain classroom discipline during class

6. Monitor the behavior of the children during class

7. Take care of the children during activities and prevent accidents and conflicts from occurring

8. Provide immediate assistance to the children when there is any accident or health problem

Work Assignments

Assignment 1 (Before arrival)

Each intern prepares Two “fairy tales for kids” individually

The Intern is recommended to find 2 stories from “Aesop’s Fables” / “Grimm’s Fairy Tales,” but any other source is acceptable

Put the main points and pictures on a powerpoint (10 slides) /story

The Intern will present the stories to our kids

Please save the powerpoint files into a USB device and bring it to China

 Assignment 2 (During internship)

The Intern shares their life in China, including their experience, feelings, pictures, preparation for the trip, important notes etc

To be presented on a powerpoint file (10 slides)

Submit the powerpoint file to the supervisor of the Children Centre 1 week prior to departure

Code of Conduct

The Intern is obliged to follow any instructions and regulations given by the contact person in the Company or by the Company management during the internship.