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Zhejiang Yuexiu University of Foreign Languages is a full-time institute of tertiary education established under the consent of the National Ministry of Education. It is unique in Zhejiang Province for its dedication to and specialty in foreign languages teaching.

The university is located in the city of Shaoxing, which was one of the earliest to rank among the National Historical and Cultural Cities. The history of this university can be traced to the days of Shaoxing Yuexiu Foreign Languages School, which was founded in 1981 by Shao Hongshu, a renowned educationalist and nephew of Shao Lizi (Shao Lizi was well-known as the ,Old man of Peace,). Mr. Wei Fengjiang, the only Chinese student of the Indian poet Tagore, was the first headmaster of the institute.

In 1999, the school started to prepare for higher vocational education. In May 2001, it was authorized to be upgraded into a junior college. In April 2008, Approved by the National Ministry of Education, Yuexiu was upgraded into a four-year university. The university has been granted the titles of "Exemplary University Run according to Law", "University Excels at Career Guidance", "University with a Safe Campus", "University Innovative in Security System", a university boasting its "Exemplary Home of Party Members", and so on. With the indigenous characteristics of the institute, Yuexiu focuses on the exploration of college connotations and the optimization of students’ education by striving to elevate them into language professionals who are able to apply foreign languages in their work.

Yuexiu covers an area of 107 acres, of which its building covers 210,000 square meters. The university has classroom buildings, a library, a gymnasium, and a stadium. It is also equipped with modernized teaching facilities, such as advanced language teaching appliances, multi-media classrooms, a system of computer net service, and satellite television sets, costing 31,990,000 RMB in total. The university has more than 8000 full-time students and a compliment of 451 full-time teachers, consisting of 141 who have the academic title of Associate Professor and Professor. There are two doctoral advisors, who receive the special subsidies from the government. In addition, the college has more than 40 foreign teachers from Australia, US, Britain, Canada, Japan, Korea and Russia. The university has six faculties, namely the faculty of English, Oriental Languages, Euro Languages, International Economics & Management, International Exchange, and Adult education. Currently eight foreign languages are taught in the university; English, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Russian, Spanish and Arabic.
 
Employment Package
 
Requirements on Foreign teacher/expert
 
Gender: ■unspecific
Education: ■unspecific
Major: ■unspecific
Working Experience: ■unspecific
Age: ■unspecific
Nationality: ■USA ■UK ■Canada ■Australian ■Others
Language: ■English
Vacancy: ■15 fifteen
 
Contract Terms
 
Is the school SAFEA authorized to employ: ■ yes
The time the employment contract be offered: ■before the arrival
Contract time: ■one year (from Sep 1 ,2010  to June 30 , 2011 )
Can the teacher remain on school premises during holiday period if one year contract: ■yes
Starting time: ■Sep 1 ,2010
Working place: ■on campus
Workload: ■25 class hours per week (45 minutes per class hour)
The time to get salary: ■the fifteenth on the following month
Courses: ■spoken English ■conversation
Will the school organize a friendly Bank Account: ■ yes
Free Chinese course: ■3 hours per week
Boarding place: ■on campus
Transport: ■bike ■school bus/bus ■walk ■other
boarding: ■apartment
Is the accommodation "FAO Approved" for foreigners: ■yes
Is accommodation self-contained: ■yes
The floor space:  30 (Square meter)
Inside the accommodation:
■one bedroom ■Sitting Room ■Bathroom/Toilet ■European Toilet ■ Bathtub/Shower
■Kitchen ■Color TV ■Telephone (IDD) ■ (CCTV9) English Channel   
■Refrigerator ■VCD/DVD ■Complete set of furniture ■Washing Machine
■24-hour supply of electricity/hot/water/gas ■Air conditioning ■Microwave/oven
■A-Z miscellaneous items (bedding, blanket, pillow, towel, sleeper, etc.)
■All kinds of cooking utilities (plates, glasses, cups, pots, pans)
■Computer with Internet Access
With the accommodation, who pays for:
             Water:                      ■ teacher
             Electricity:                 ■ teacher
             Gas:                          ■ teacher
             Phone local:              ■teacher
             Long distance:          ■ teacher
             Internet connection: ■school
Can relatives and friend visit the teacher at school: ■yes
other:
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The School Size and Facilities Provided
 
The size of the school: 107 acres