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Zhongshan City, Guangdong Province

 

Zhongshan Guangdong, Chinaat a closer look

 

An Introduction to Zhongshan City, Guangdong Province


 

Zhongshan City with an area of 1683 sq meters and the population of about 1320 thousands is situated in mid-south of Guangdong Province, on the west bank of Pearl River. In the Qin and Han Dynasties, it was the prefecture and the county in the Dang Dynasty with original name Xiangshan. Here was the birthplace of Dr. Sunzhongshan (Sun Yat-sen), the great revolutionary and the founder of Kongmintang. He has been the president of the Republic of China (in 1912-1925). In 1911, he with the help of the Communists commanded his troops to launch a famous war called in history Xin-Hai Revolution overthrowing the Qing Dynasty and ended the history of Chiness feudal system being lasted over thousands years. For many Chinese, Mr. Sun is recognized the father of modern China. He died in Beijing in 1925. In memory of him, Xiangshan was renamed Zhongshan City. Zhongshan City stands in the middle of some other famous cities, Guangzhou to its east, Zhuhai to its south, Jiangmen to its west, and Hong Kong and Macao in the vicinity. With 0.60 million of compatriots living abroad over 64 countries and areas, it is a very famous overseas Chinese homeland of China. Zhongshan City is composed of 19 townships, 4 districts and one new hi-tech development district. Here is the subtropical zone monsoon climate, its annual precipitation is 1851 millimeters and the annual average temperature is 21.8 degree. It is known as a land with abundant fish and rice.

 

Since the reform and opening, Zhongshan City has developed in high speed. The GDP ranked 33rd among the 240 cities at the prefecture level in the country. The infrastructure facilities are going complete, with developed communications and transport on land and waterways. In 2000, the urbanization reached 57%. The total highway mileage was 1068.3 km. State Highway 105, Guangzhou-Zhuhai Highway and Beijing-Zhuhai Expressway go across the whole area. There are 3 ports open to foreign trade, and 11 export starting points. It is 75 minutes' sailing from Zhongshan Port to Hong Kong. In recent years, Zhongshan has been granted titles like 'National Sanitation City', 'National Garden City', 'National Advanced City of Invigorating with Science and Technology' and 'National Model City of Environmental Protection' and 'Fine Tourist City of China' and in 1997 it was granted 'Human Habitation Award' by the United Nations.

 

Zhongshan City is famous for its beautiful natural surroundings and rich cultural resources. The major tourist spots include: the Former Residence of Dr. Sun Yatsen, Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Park, Zhongzhan Town, the set base of CCTV, the Pedestrians' Street on Sunwen Road (W), Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall. Zhongshan Hot Spring, Changjiang Amusement Park, Tourist Farming Plantation on the sea, Lingnan Water Viallage, Zima Ridge Park, Fufeng Pagoda, Forest Ranch, etc.

Sun Yat-san Memorial Park: Being built in 1956, it is located in Cuiting village, 17.6 km south east of Zhongshan City, 100km away from Guangzhou and 30km from Macao. Facing to the sea and sitting in the dense forest, it has a comfortable climate. Now it was turn to a beautiful park with an area of 60 thousands. Here, you will see the Dr.Sun Yat-sen's Residence, Memorial Hall, Sun Yat-sen sculpture statue, Cuiting common people residences etc.

 

Full-time English Teachers needed

Number required: 1 Post

Contract Period: 1st Mar, 2023 - 15th Jan, 2024
                             1st Sep, 2023 - 15th Jul, 2024

Requirements: Some teaching experience preferred

Monthly Salary: RMB 15,000 or above

Teaching hours: 23 to 26 hours per week Overtime on teacher's prior consent and payable at RMB 120/hr beyond the contracted basic hours.

Accommodation: private apartment with private bedroom, washroom, color TV with cable, air-conditioner, telephone, microwave, washing machine, shower, 24 hour hot water supply, water, complete supply of bedding (including sheets, blankets, pillows and towels).

Internet access (Free): computer with internet access (broadband) in the school  

Age of students: Primary student to adult  

Number of students per class in the centre: 10

Insurance: Teachers will be covered with an accident to a maximum compensation of RMB50,000. Therefore, teachers are advised to take adequate insurance cover before leaving their own country.

Other Perks: Free Mandarin lessons.

Closest Airport: Zhuhai

Paid Holiday: Two days off per week (Monday and Tuesday). Christmas day 1 days; New year 2 days. National Day in October 3 days, Winter Vacation ;7 days

Travel Allowance: On completion of the one term contract, an air-ticket reimbursement will be made

On completion of the one year month contract, an round way air-ticket reimbursement will be made.