美国教 is a cultural exchange program that brings international 老师 and U.S. 学校在一起. While 老师 find chance for teaching and immersing themselves in American life style for up to 5 years, U.S. schools enjoy great benefits of diversified education with qualified international 老师 in the classrooms.
J1 is the type of visa used for cultural exchange programs. “教师”是14个类别之一 J-1交流访问计划. 的 美国教 program allows qualified foreign nationals to teach full-time in accredited public and private U.S. primary and secondary schools (K-12) for up to 3 years. After this period, 老师 may be eligible for a 12 or 24-month program extension. J-1签证的持有者可以留在美国.S. 在他们的项目期间, plus they may arrive 30 days prior and depart 30 days after the program ends.
GEC does not charge 老师 a sponsorship (program) fee or a placement fee to participate in our program. 然而, there are some direct costs associated with the visa application process that you will be responsible for. 也, depending on the specific details of your individual program participation, 可能还涉及到其他费用.
|健康保险||$ 0,00||GEC provides program participants with a medical insurance coverage exceeding the minimum benefits required by the regulations.|
|签证手续费||$ 160||支付给美国.S. 大使馆. This fee applies to all J-1 and J-2 visa applicants|
|收藏的文件.||$ 250 – $ 525||You may incur some personal costs to your collection of documents necessary to prove eligibility for a J-1 visa including credential evaluations ($150-$275), 犯罪背景调查和翻译.|
|往返美国的机票.S.||$ 500 – $ 1000||Ask your local travel agent for best value flight tickets.|
|每年750美元||If you wish your dependents stay in the USA during your program, you will need to ask GEC for a J-2 dependent visa service. Includes assessment of all accompanying J-2 Dependent applications for an approval decision by GEC. An unlimited number of J-2 applications in association with the J1 exchange visitor is covered under this fee.
***你在美国的任何J-2家属.S. are also required to have adequate health insurance.
As a program regulation, all exchange visitor 老师 are paid on the same salary scale as U.S. 老师. 根据教育, 之前的教学经验, 位置, policies of the district and kind of school to teach, the average annual salary of GEC 老师 ranges between $38.000和60美元.000.
Please consider the following information as a tool to help you estimate monthly costs for a single J-1 Visa Holder while in the United States of America. 的se monthly expenses are approximate only and costs will probably increase based on your 位置, 生活方式和家庭规模. Living in a big city is generally more expensive than living in a smaller rural community.
GEC can sponsor 老师 in public schools in a variety of states across the United States. 如果你有工作机会, you can begin your application with an eligibility verification form that will help you determine if you are eligible and GEC can place 老师 in the state where you want to teach. To start an application, please click any APPLY button at http://www.jamesxie.com/teach-usa/for-teachers
GEC will assist you to arrange a temporary housing close to your host school until you are settled. For a permanent housing most 老师 prefer renting or sharing an apartment. Teachers are responsible for housing costs for the duration of their time in the United States.