EF English First is currently seeking English teachers to teach abroad at our Online, Kids & Teens or Adult schools. Join our academic team of over 2,400 teachers in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and many other cities across China. Classes range in size from one-on-one lessons to workshops of up to 16 students. The key responsibilities of our ESL jobs include planning and delivering lessons using EF's award-winning ESL courseware and evaluating student progress. Schools have internet access and are equipped with computers, Interactive Whiteboards and iPads. Teachers have access to on-going professional development, certification courses and training modules and invited to participate in company-organized networking, social and cultural events.
Requirements & Qualifications
Education: A Bachelor’s Degree
Certification: A TEFL Certification (EF TEFL sponsorship available)
Contract Length: The ability to live abroad for at least one year
Citizenship: To meet China’s legal visa regulations, you must be a citizen from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa.
Other: Must be able to obtain a clear background check
Salary & Benefits
Performance Bonus: Up to 1,950 RMB per month after 6 months for teachers who work at our Kids & Teens schools
Flight Allowance: Monthly flight allowance plus upfront flights for many locations
Salary Advance: 12,000 RMB (available)
Visa: Sponsored legal Z work visa
Health Insurance: Provided, choose from three packages
Vacation: 10 paid annual leave days plus 11 national holidays
Onboarding: Airport pickup upon arrival, free hotel accommodation during your first two weeks
Training: Sponsored accreditations including Trinity CertTESOL, Cambridge TKT, Trinity DipTESOL and DELTM
Other perks: Free Mandarin Chinese lessons, weekly EF sponsored social events, teacher advantages discount program, job rotation program
ID#20069LocationVaries,, 60+ Cities throughout China, ChinaJob TypeFull TimeContract Length12 monthsPaySalary: 13,000 – 15,500 RMB monthly, based on qualifications CNY /MonthlyDate Posted2019-11-25
Accepted TEFL Certifications
No requirement; 120+ Hour Online TEFL/TESOL Certification ; 120-Hour Classroom TEFL Certification; 150-Hour IDELT Online TEFL Certificate, or Equivalent; Bridge IDELT/Cambridge CELTA/Trinity TESOL; M.A. in TESOL Teaching ExperienceNo Teaching Experience RequiredDegree Required?
Yes English Proficiency Level
Native Speaker/C2 Level
EF English First is the world's leading privately owned education company. Founded in 1965, EF operates in over 50 countries around the world. We have vacancies for teaching positions across China so if you prefer the fast paced city life like Shanghai, or want to be immersed in the more traditional culture of a smaller city, we probably have the position for you. We have both Kids & Teens schools and Adult schools in over 60 Cities in China.