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Suzhou North America High School - International Teachers Affairs Center

 

The chief function of the International Teacher Affairs Centre (ITAC) is to implement the policies and regulations passed by the municipal government of Suzhou, the provincial government of Jiangsu and the national government of China regarding the management of foreign employees.

 

The ITAC is also responsible for providing feedback to the municipal government of Suzhou, drafting guidelines regarding Foreign Experts, and enforcing all policies and regulations related to international faculty and staff employed at SNA.

What role and function does the ITAC have at SNA?

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Administration of national guidelines and policies regarding Foreign Experts employed at SNA

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Foreign employees’ performance reviews

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Security and safety of foreign staff working and/or living on campus

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Expenditure reimbursements

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Recruitment of foreign employees

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Development of the International Teachers Affairs Centre website and its maintenance

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Logistics and transportation arrangements for foreign staff

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Promotion of cultural exchange and organisation of cultural activities

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Administrative procedures, obtaining of a work permit & residence permit, employment contracts, insurances, etc.

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Professional development and training of international teachers employed at SNA

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Emergencies and health issues related to foreign staff

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Setting up of academic and research partnerships with foreign scholars