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We seek volunteers who have perspectives, backgrounds, and experience that are wide, broad and deep in order to capture the many voices of America. It is not necessary that your have any professional teaching experience. Some of our best teachers have had no training beyond the training that TFF provides.

All information will be treated as confidential. It will not be shared with any other agency or business. For your protection, TFF has subscribed to a secure internet communications service. It uses SSL, a protocol for securing communication between a web browser and web server. The information that you send and which resides on that server is encrypted and password secured.

Please complete our application form. Click on the submit button when you are ready to send the application. All information will be treated as confidential. (For those who prefer, a paper, mail-in application form is available upon request.)

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General Information:

Your name:
Email address:
Street:
City:
State, ZIP:
Phone:
Skype User Name (optional):

 

Background Information:

Gender:
Male Female
Date of Birth:
Occupation:
(previous if retired):
Education:
Been to China?:
(if yes, when?)

Are you interested in tours? Yes , No

 

Passport Information:

Issuing
Country:
Passport Number:
Expiration Date:
Issuing Office:

 


1. What motivated you to apply with
Teach for Friendship foundation to teach in China?
 
 
2. Please tell us about your personal and
professional experiences that qualify you
to teach university students.
 
3. What special talents or skills do you
have that will provide a positive learning
experience for our Chinese students?
 
4. Teamwork and collegiality are an integral part
of our work. You may be required to co-teach with
another English teacher. Can you work cooperatively
to develop daily lessons? Discuss.
 
5. You will probably be provided a young Chinese
teaching assistant. Describe how you would make
this experience meaningful and rewarding for
him or her.
 
6. Teaching in China may require a great deal of
standing, walking, stairs, and heat. Please
discuss your general health, energy, and stamina.
 
7. As you can see from the questions above,
teaching in China requires above all, a great
deal of flexibility. Each year, we get last minute
changes of plans from our hosts. How do
you handle change in difficult circumstances?
 
8. What do you expect to gain from the
experience of teaching English to Chinese
College students?

BY SUBMITTING THIS APPLICATION I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THERE ARE DANGERS
INHERENT IN TRAVELING AND LIVING ANYWHERE. I AGREE TO TRAVEL AND
PARTICIPATE AT MY OWN RISK. I ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR INJURY TO
MYSELF OR MY PROPERTY. I FURTHER AGREE NOT TO SUE THE TEACH FOR
FRIENDSHIP FOUNDATION OR ANY OF ITS AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATIONS OR
AGENTS IF I SUFFER INJURY TO MYSELF OR MY PROPERTY UNLESS SAID INJURY
IS CAUSED BY INTENTIONAL ACTS, GROSS MISCONDUCT OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE.
(ARIZONA LAW APPLIES TO THE PERFORMANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT).

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