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Kindergarten English Teacher

Banyan Global Learning
Kunshan, China
US 2262 - 2987 a month
Furnished housing and utilities are provided
Annual airfare reimbursement up to 9000 RMB
Start date
Start May 2023
1 year
  • Early Childhood
  • Licensed Teacher, ESL Instructor
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Teaching Credential/License
    TESL/TEFL Certificate over 100 hours
  • United States (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Canada, South Africa, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand


  • K-12 Teaching Credential/License 
  • or TESL/TEFL Certificate (120 hours)
  • or ECE Credential/License
  • or 2 years of teaching experience (proof is required)
  • Must be a fluent English speaker from an English-speaking country to qualify for a work visa
  • Must be able to interview either over video teleconferencing or in Shanghai, Taipei, Los Angeles, or Portland (OR)
  • Must be able to provide a demo video (10+ minutes) and/or perform a teaching demo live over video teleconferencing, in person in Kunshan, Taipei, Los Angeles, or Portland (OR)
  • Must be able to provide at least 3 professional references
  • No knowledge of Mandarin is necessary

To qualify for a work visa, teachers will have 1) 24 months of experience as an English teacher OR 2) TEFL, OR 3) a K-12 / ECE state-issued teaching license.

  • Monthly salary of 17,100 RMB with a bonus of 27,000 RMB for contract completion (9000 at the end of the first semester and 18000 at the end of the second semester)
  • If a teacher stays for an optional second year, the monthly salary is 20,000 RMB. Summer pay is then provided at 50% of salary with full vacation or 100% salary with one-third (two weeks) vacation.
  • An additional 20,500 RMB bonus will be paid upon completion of a second-consecutive year
  • School housing (a single apartment or room in a shared apartment) is provided.  Alternatively, a 3300 RMB/month stipend can be provided in the first year of service, if it is negotiated before arrival (the stipend is subject to local taxation)
  • To offset the cost of transportation to Asia, 4500 RMB is provided as an additional salary twice per year (once at the beginning of each semester) for a total of 9000 RMB travel stipend. The teacher does not need to provide any proof of travel. The stipend is subject to local taxation
  • Limited health insurance for no-fault emergencies

Teach kindergarten (K1, K2, and K3) and experience "real China" in a canal-lined mid-level city about an hour from Shanghai.

Get high-quality professional development from Banyan Global Learning, including educational technology and EFL micro-credentials.

Generous salaries and modern accommodations make for relatively easy living and lots of travel. Kunshan is a growing city with a thriving but close-knit ex-pat community. Banyan Global Learning is an innovative collective of teachers in Asia & America that focus on progressive practices, quality instruction, and professional support.

Teacher's guides are provided on how to use our original, tailored curriculum. Each teacher retains the freedom to approach any given lesson in a way that suits their particular passions, interests, and abilities as well as the needs of their students.

We are looking for teachers to start immediately (Spring 2023) and in September 2023.

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

Tsai Hsing School is an esteemed institution with a rich history in Taipei and a kindergarten branch in Kunshan, China called Xing Kong Starry Sky Kindergarten.  

Our English program is administered by Banyan Global Learning and combines content-based instruction, progressive student-centered activities, and traditional methods to promote academic and real-world usage of the English language. We are a growing network of educators who share a common passion for teaching and the empowerment of language.

For over 15 years, Banyan’s original content has created authentic connections across the globe. Our work is heart-forward, highly interactive, and teaches crucial life skills.

We teach understanding and skills to find your place in the world.

We do this by connecting students to new people, undiscovered places, and fresh ideas.

We do this for K-12 schools and institutions that outsource content creation and delivery.

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