All Faqs


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What qualifications are required to be a teacher at Omeida?

At Omeida, we expect our teachers to be native English speakers with at least a bachelor’s degree, preferably   with teaching experience and teaching qualifications. We want our teachers to be passionate, patient and flexible. To avoid visa issues, we require our teachers to be older than 22 and younger than 55.

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What accommodation does Omeida provide for its teachers?

Omeida provides long-term teachers with a private room within a 3 bedroom apartment shared with other teachers. Short term teachers receive a private dorm style room they can share a room with a Chinese adult student with an extra cash allowance. Each room is furnished and has a private bathroom and air conditioning. Bedding is also provided. Accommodations are about a 5-15 […]

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How many hours per week do teachers have class?

For long term and short term teachers, Omeida offers two full time teaching contracts: a 2 class/day and a 3 class/day schedule, Monday-Friday. Each class is 1.5 hours, made up of two 45 minutes long segments with 10 minutes break in between. Each day has 2 classes before lunch and 1 class in the afternoon. Those serving in our volunteer program can work […]

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Are office hours required?

We do not require extra office hours, but we do expect our teachers to be well prepared for every class. Every other week, our teachers must gather for a student report meeting, lasting for 10-30 minutes. Every Thursday night, teachers are required to join the Social Night event.

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How are the classes organized?

Classes generally contain 2-12 students who are eager to progress and participate in class. Students are placed into one of 11 different levels to ensure they receive appropriate instruction for their skill level, and our foreign teachers are mainly be responsible for the intermediate to advanced levels. Classes are mostly speaking orientated and interaction in class is always important.

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Does Omeida organize any activities for fun?

Omeida organizes Social Night every Thursday with various activities, including cookouts, talent shows, free talk and various competitions, all with the focus of exercising the students’ English. A couple times a month, Omeida organizes weekend events for students and teachers to participate in. Some are as simple as a bike ride and lunch along the beautiful Yulong River, […]

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Does Omeida use a standardized curriculum?

Omeida teachers are free to teach using the content and style that suits them best. Teachers’ class materials are reviewed by the Education Department to ensure quality lessons are being taught. Omeida also has teaching materials that are available to new teachers in the first few weeks if needed. We also have material available for short term […]

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Is there any dress code at Omeida?

We do not have a strict dress code, but formal clothes while teaching is suggested. During the summer, teachers will get an Omeida polo shirt and are required to wear it on Mondays and Thursdays.

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What is the weather like in Yangshuo?

Yangshuo’s seasons range from hot, sunny summers to cold, damp winters. A rainy spring season gives way to a bright summer with moderate to high humidity. Fall is very comfortable with the lowest humidity of the year and temperatures and humidity lower than that of summer. Winter is generally overcast with temperatures averaging between 5-10 degrees C.