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ESL Teacher

EF Hangzhou & Huzhou
Hangzhou & Huzhou, China
US 2300 - 2800 a month
3000RMB/month housing allowance and logistics support for finding accommodation
11250RMB flight allowance for a 15-month contract, 18000 for a 2-year contract
Start July 2020
15 Months or 24 Months
  • Elementary, Middle School, High School
  • Licensed Teacher, University Graduate, ESL Instructor, Office/Administration Staff
  • Bachelor
  • TESL/TEFL Certificate over 100 hours
  • TEFL certification required
  • Applicants must be citizens from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, Australia, or New Zealand
  • Must be under age 60 for visa purposes
  • 120 hour TEFL or other teaching qualification (or willing to obtain one) or 2 years post graduate certificate
  • Clean criminal background check, valid within 6 months – will need to be notarized
  • A match with our core values and a love for enabling a child’s growth
  • NET 16,800RMB – 20,000RMB
  • Up to 14,500 RMB/month NET base Salary (Commensurate with level of experience)
  • 2000RMB quarterly bonus based on performance
  • 3000RMB/month housing allowance and logistics support for finding accommodation
  • 11250RMB flight allowance for a 15-month contract, 18000 for a 2-year contract
  • Airport pick up and Year-round logistics support
  • Paid Z-visa, residence permit, and sponsored foreign experts teaching license
  • Paid 2-week initial onboarding and training
  • Ongoing Regional and In-centre CPD
  • Cambridge TKT Qualifications
  • Paid medical check and health insurance
  • Paid Chinese tuition and ongoing Language Learning support
  • 22 paid days holiday per year (24 in your 2nd year)
  • Monthly social and teambuilding events
  • Referral schemes - 5000RMB for each new teacher you refer to our recruiters – bring your friends!
  • Contract re-sign bonus of 5000RMB
  • Promotion opportunities in our ever-expanding franchise – those who want to develop, we create the opportunities to do so!

Welcoming you the opportunity to be part of an expanding, staff development focused organization; boasting 9 schools, 8 in Hangzhou and 1 in Huzhou, with a multinational staff of over 160 teachers, teaching children ages 3-18.

Not only do we offer a paid 2-week on boarding prior to being placed into a centre, our structured support in order to ensure your continuous professional development is prioritized, ensures your expectations are at the forefront of a successful teaching experience!

Growth Opportunities for committed, career minded professionals!

Experience the best that China has to offer!


Main Responsibilities:

  • Carry out the timetable of classes assigned by the DOS
  • Give lessons to the highest standards of English language teaching
  • Become familiar with the programs and courses of study at the centre and as directed by EF English First guidelines
  • Develop and use suitable supplementary materials as necessary
  • Use audio / video materials in classes
  • Expose students to the use of CALL, and the Internet for language learning purposes
  • Begin and end classes on time
  • Prepare lessons and equipment in advance for all classes
  • Become familiar with and Implement all course management procedures as directed by EF English First guidelines
  • Administer, correct and record the results of progress reports, tests and assessments for students
  • Substitute for absent colleagues, perhaps at short notice, on or off-site
  • Be responsible for students’ welfare and progress
  • Inform students of centre aims and objectives
  • Cooperate with the CM and DOS in ensuring the constructive communication and efficient operation of the centre
  • Meet regularly with the DOS and/or centre colleagues to communicate all relevant information
  • Assist the DOS upon request with the development and marketing of courses and induction of sales, service and teaching staff into the practices of the centre
  • Maintain student and class records
  • Assist in the placement testing and interviewing of new students
  • Carry out teaching related responsibilities including, but not limited to demonstration classes, Life Clubs, tutorials, seminars and presentations


Start Date: Various start dates available

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

"Above there is heaven, below there is Hangzhou". EF Hangzhou & Huzhou currently have 11 schools , 10 Hangzhou schools and 1 Huzhou school. Regarded as one of the two paradises on earth by the Chinese people, Hangzhou offers an ideal destination for anyone seeking to live in China. As one of the most established and successful Franchises in the English First network, EF Hangzhou offers a wonderful working environment. EF English First Hangzhou is looking for dynamic and enthusiastic individuals that are looking to build their TEFL career through cultural diversity. These positions would suit those seeking to develop as TEFL teachers. Only those who love teaching students of all age levels should apply. Prospective teachers should be prepared to work hard in a professional teaching environment. Whether you are just starting out as an EFL teacher, or have accumulated a great deal of experience in this field, English First is a sound choice for your next step. Taking advantage of EF's 50 years of experience in the EFL industry, English First can provide any candidate with the ideal environment to develop professionally. English First's market in China is growing rapidly and offers plenty of opportunity for career development. Our centers are designed to offer ample of support both academically and through pastoral care creating an ideal atmosphere to work and live.

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

One of the world's most powerful nations, China's cultural contributions have influenced history and human development for thousands of years. Teach Away offers ESL teaching jobs in reputable language schools as well as licensed teaching jobs across China.

Beijing, China
Standard Mandarin
Renminbi (yuan) (¥)
Buddhism, Taoism
Varied: wet/dry seasons
Land area - 3.7 million sq. miles (9.6 million sq. km)
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

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