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Private Tutor in Tibetan Village

We at Norlha Textiles ( are seeking a private tutor for two little girls in our remote Tibetan village from March-December 2016. 

•The timeframe of this position is March-December 2016. School days are 6 hours, from 9:00-12:30 and 1:30-4:00, Monday through Friday. 
•The tutor will be living and working alongside the Norlha luxury yak-textile workshop. Check out the project at
•Norlha is located in Zorgey Ritoma village in Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, China. The village, located at an altitude of 10,600 feet, has approximately 200 nomadic families and a Buddhist monastery with 60 monks. The closest city, Hezuo, is an hour away. Lanzhou is the nearest airport approximately 5 hours away. 

•Comfortable accommodation in Norlha’s modern guesthouse, with wifi, friendly housekeeping, and scenic views of the Plateau
•All meals
•Roundtrip airfare, airport transportation, and visa fees
•One week vacation every three months
•$5,000 stipend ($500/month)

For more information, please contact:
Willard Johnson
[email protected]

We need a teacher who will:
•Develop and deliver lesson plans in English for the girls (age 7/8, grade 2 equivalent).
•Ensure that age-appropriate learning objectives are being met.
•Get the girls excited about learning, and help them with their understanding of the world.

We are looking for a person who:
•Has experience in elementary education/working with children, and is able to consistently apply classroom discipline.
•Appreciates peace and quiet, and will enjoy the solitude and natural setting of living in a remote village.
•Is patient, flexible, and resilient, as well as enthusiastic about teaching and learning.