Administrative Rules of Teaching of Foreign Teachers
The following rules are specially set forth for foreign teachers to adapt themselves to the teaching assignment in Chongqing Technology & Business University (Referred to as CQTBU hereinafter).
Prior to the arrival of the foreign teacher at CQTBU for teaching, the two parties shall determine clearly the contents and workload of teaching (including grades and classes, number of students in a class, working hours in office and extracurriculum activities, etc.).
The involved college will assign a cooperating teacher to assist the foreign teacher in teaching and scientific rearch work.
For language experts, as no unified teaching materials are available, the foreign teacher is to discuss what is to be taught with the cooperating teacher and work out together, within 3 weeks of the school-opening, the teaching plan and schedule in that semester in accordance with the requirements of the syllabus of spoken English at universites set by the Ministry of Education, in coordination with the relevant coverage of various other subjects. The teaching plan shall be handed to the International Cooperation & Exchange Office (shortened as ICEO hereinafter) for file-keeping, which shall carry out irregular check-out on the progress of teaching with the assistance of the cooperating teacher.
The foreign teacher should be ready to subject him- (her-) self to randaom check-vists to his (her) classes by the college leading member concerned and the cooperating teacher, and the teaching appraisal from multi-aspects both in the middle and at the end of the semster, and participate in the relevant teaching research activities.
Chinese teachers will be assigned to visit classes of a specialized course lectured by the foreign teacher so that they can offer the related course themselves independently. The foreign teacher should be treated as a member of the college (faculty), department and teaching & research section and led, by attraction, to participate in all kinds of teaching, friendly social, recreational and sports activities. Attention ought to be paid to their suggestions and opinions on teaching.
In the case of teaching need, the foreign teacher may use self-prepared teaching materials (incl. textbooks and audiovisual materials) subject to prior review and approval by the relevant college (faculty) leading member.
The foreign teacher should strictly observe the law, decrees and policies of China and regulations and rules of CQTBU. If the foreign teacher can not go to work because of sickness or private affairs, a sick leave certificate or written application for leave should be submitted in advance respectively. Furthemore, no change of classes is permitted, unless necessary, approved by the college (faculty) and reported to the ICEO beforehand.The foreign teacher can not engage in any teaching or other activities to make money on or outside the campus. The foreign teacher absent from a class or leaving school without permission will suffer due salary deduction according to the seriousness of the case and a serious case will be dealt with in compliance with the Contract up to the extent that he (she) is fired.
The foreign teacher should be strict with students in teaching and pay attention to their input; rigidly keep disciplines, seriously carry out assignment and check of students’ homework, after-class tutoring and Q/A; closely observe the exam rules and stick to the grading criteria.
The foreign teacher should hand over the final exam results of the semester to the cooperating teacher by the deadline prescribed and can leave scholl only after the results are put on the campus network.
The foreign teacher who has made outstanding contribution is eligible to be a candidate for appraisal of Excellent Teachers in CQTBU.
The foreign teacher’s religion will be respected but it is not allowed for the foreign teacher to preach or carry out any religious publicity activities. General introduction to knowledge of the background of religion during teaching should not be taken as religious publicity.
The foreign teacher should ask the ICEO for approval and a 3-party agreement should be signed on his (her) concurrent job outside CQTBU. If not, CQTBU will not hold any responsibity.
The foreign teacher needs to write a summary of teaching and submit it to the ICEO at the end of a semester.