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English Teacher

One of the most prestigious middle school in China is looking to hire qualified English teachers to work in Xi’an, the ancient capital of China. Living and working in Xi’an is like taking a journey into China’s long and rich history. Today, Xi’an has the same modern conveniences as Shanghai and Beijing but with a small population, much cheaper cost of living, and a more relaxed pace of life.

Our school is looking for successful applicants to join a teaching team overseeing more than 4,000 students. You’ll get to discover a new culture, inspire children to learn a new language, and grow and develop your own skills in ways you have never dreamed.


Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day instructional excellence to middle school students ages 13-14
  • Ensure the classroom is well-organized for purposeful activity throughout the day
  • Show great individual care and support for the students, promoting learning styles that cater to individual differences to provide engagement in rigorous, relevant, and significant learning
  • Assess and analyse student progress to inform instruction and provide constructive feedback to promote students' progress towards standards
  • Respect, appreciate and understand differences in learning and school culture
  • Work cooperatively with fellow-staff members and administrators as it pertains to specific grade levels and programs
  • Attend staff meetings, teacher workdays and professional development activities as assigned or recommended
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Principal or Head of Department
Posted: November 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Xi'an, China
February 2019
1 year (with a possibility to extend)
Licensed Teacher, University Graduate, ESL Instructor
Middle School
USD 2100 - 2500

Job Benefits

  • Starting salary 15,000 RMB per month (comparatively lower costs of living which means higher savings)
  • 35 working hours per week (20-30 classes + office hours); no work on weekends
  • All public holidays are paid; winter and summer vacation are paid at 30-40% of monthly salary
  • Free accommodation and internet
  • Airfare subsidy, airport pick up, and arrival orientation
  • Comprehensive medical insurance and accidental insurance
  • Z work visa
  • Free Chinese lessons

Qualifications and Requirements

  • TESL/TEFL certificate is preferred
  • The ability to sign for a one-year contract
  • Be a native English speaker with a passport from USA or Canada
  • The ability to obtain a clean criminal history record
  • Enthusiasm and a love for fun and teaching