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Teaching jobs in China

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ESLstarter are currently hiring for teaching jobs in China with ongoing starts.

Placements are with well established schools with over 20 regional centers throughout China.


  • Beijing
  • Chengdu
  • Chongqing
  • Dongguan
  • Foshan
  • Guangzhou
  • Nanjing
  • Shenzhen
  • Suzhou
  • Wuhan
  • Xi'an
  • Zongshan
No Program Fee

Why these placements?

  • Voted by Sina as one of the best English Education Training Institutes in China
  • Over 2000 administrative & teaching staff 350+ foreign employees and so easy to meet other foreign teachers
  • Partner of the 2011 Shezhen Universiade
  • Easy to use curriculum in place including Teacher's Book, Student's Book & Work Book
  • FREE TEFL training for teachers who are not already TEFL certified

LogosAbout the TEFL training

  • TEFL course is 100 hours (7 days of training in total)
  • Course divided into On-line & In-Class training
  • Free course syllabus available which can be requested upon application if not already TEFL qualified
  • Complete your FREE TEFL course in China!

Start date


Skills & Qualities:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Outstanding personal/interpersonal communication skills; openness towards cross culture environments
  • Experience with technology in facilitating instruction
  • Excellent organizational and neatness skills enthusiastic in teaching
  • Willingness to be flexible in terms of teaching assignment within the school setting
  • Nationality of UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, Australia or New Zealand


  • 25 teaching hours + 10 office hours per week in terms of the contract
  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity, interest, and abilities of students
  • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of established district curriculum goals, establishes and communicates clear objectives to the students for all lessons, units, and projects
  • Support specialized ESL assessments. Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis, provides progress reports as required
  • Be familiar with local teaching philosophy and course curriculum
  • Student age range: 15 – 38

Salary & Benefits:

  • RMB 8000+ monthly salary
  • RMB 1500 housing
  • RMB 1000 (quarterly bonus based on performance)
  • RMB 8000 air allowance (after one year work)
  • Sponsored Work visa and support
  • Medical and accident insurance


What is TEFL?

TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language and once you have completed a TEFL qualification, you can teach ESL abroad in a wide variety of countries. There are a few different types of courses for teaching English in Asia, the UAE and many unique destinations, however TEFL and TESOL courses (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) are the most common.

How do I learn TEFL?

You can learn TEFL in a number of ways including university courses and even internships in various locations such as China and Argentina. English Language teaching allows you to broaden your horizons and gain experiences you will not find anywhere else. Learning TEFL will allow you to embark on various different adventures including teaching in Asia, South America and the Middle East and considering global language training is becoming increasingly popular, international schools are always crying out for additional ESL teachers.

Apply now to teach English in China!

Please just fill out the following application form and we will get right back to you.


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