• Location:
    Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China
  • Salary:
    CN¥16,000 - CN¥18,000 per month
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Accommodation:
    No, but assistance provided
  • Contract Length:
    12 Month(s)
  • TEFL hours required:
    120+ hours
  • Start Date:
  • Degree Required:
  • School Type:
  • Reference:
  • Number of Vacancies:
  • Application Deadline:
    Dec 31, 2021

Job Details

This program can provide PU letters and work visas for teachers to enter China

Program Highlights
-Excellent salary: 16,000 – 18,000 RMB per month including housing allowance (based on qualifications and experience)
-Teach on a Monday to Friday schedule with evenings & weekends off
-Friendly, supportive teaching environment with excellent materials

ESL Jobs in Shenzhen
They are now holding interviews for English teachers to teach 6 to 15 year olds at our public schools in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. If you are a dynamic teacher, have an interest in an authentic Chinese school setting and can deliver learner centered, engaging lessons then we are interested in speaking with you.

Teachers use the communicative approach to language teaching with various student interactions encouraged in class such as group work, pair work, role plays, project work as well as more traditional teaching methods to add variety to the classes and help create a fun and relaxed learning environment.

All new teachers will receive training on arrival and will be introduced to the school and teaching methods. Teaching materials and resources are provided by the school and are targeted to the age of the students being taught. Materials follow the Chinese national school curriculum and focus on developing all four skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing. Teachers are encouraged to adapt and supplement the materials where need be to ensure classes are engaging and interesting.

Classes are held during the day time from Monday to Friday, with a maximum of 18 hours of teaching per week, so you have evenings and weekends off.

Teach English in Shenzhen
Shenzhen is located in the southern portion of the Guangdong Province, on the eastern shore of the Pearl River Delta. Neighboring the Pearl River Delta and Hong Kong (located just south of Shenzhen), Shenzhen’s location gives it a geographical advantage for economic development. Shenzhen is considered as one of the richest cities in the country which offers foreigners a great insight into contemporary China. From a small fishing village 30 years ago, Shenzhen has turned into a city filled with dynamic energy and on its way to becoming a world-class metropolis. Shenzhen is also known for its famous architecture, bars, restaurants, art scenes and shopping areas.

Main Responsibilities
-Maximum 40 working hours per week, including maximum 20 teaching hours.
-Each lesson: 40-45 minutes.
-Monday to Friday classes (8am – 12pm & 2pm – 5pm) with evenings and weekends off.
-Students age group: 6-12 for primary school, 13-15 for middle school.
-Deliver learner centered, engaging lessons to students.
-Ensure equal participation of all students.
-Complete all administrative tasks in a timely manner.
-Actively participate in professional development workshops and activities.
-Attend school activities, parties and other events.

-Excellent salary: 16,000 – 18,000 RMB per month including housing allowance (based on qualifications and experience)
-Performance bonus: 1,000 – 2,000 RMB per semester based on performance
-5,000 RMB once-a-year flight allowance paid in the first month
-Apartment rental assistance
-Contract renewal appraisal (boost monthly salary)
-One month annual leave (half paid basic salary and full paid living allowance)
-Z work visa application assistance and up to 400 RMB visa cost reimbursement
-Social, health and accident insurance
-Pre-arrival webinar training and orientation
-Airport pickup (not including HK airport, can meet at the border), bank, and phone card
-Up to 5,000 RMB start-up loan
-Welcome package and comprehensive arrival orientation
-Sponsored social events and culture classes
-Ongoing teacher mentoring and assessment
-11 days public holidays plus 1 month paid annual leave (paid at 50% of salary and 1 month housing allowance)
-Part time opportunities
-Teacher training and professional development provided
-Chinese lessons provided weekly
-Up to 4 nights hotel provided on arrival before permanent accommodation arranged
-Company events and parties throughout the year

-Native-level English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland or South Africa
-Non-native speaker with Bachelor’s degree and a teaching certificate from English native speaking countries
-Non-native speaker with Master or PhD degree majored in Education, Linguistics from English native speaking countries
-Bachelor’s degree
-2 years teaching experience OR minimum 120 hour TEFL certificate
-Teaching experience preferred but not required as they provide full training
-Professional, enthusiastic, culturally aware

There are no costs whatsoever for the entire recruitment process.


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