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Preschool Teacher

Westridge Preparatory Academy is now hiring for the Fall semester of 2018.

Westridge Preparatory Academy in Shanghai China provides academic excellence and a fun/secure environment for children to grow and develop physically and mentally; Westridge is a high-end government licensed private bilingual kindergarten focuses on both STEAM education and traditional Chinese core values and nurtures children to grow into responsible, considerate and contributing members of society.

At Westridge, a licensed institute under the Franklin Education Group Ltd. Located in Singapore who has partnered with multiple educational institutes from the states, ie. Harvard University, Berkeley University, etc... with an academic realm including school, tutoring center, research and development of educational equipments and books, etc..., you can be assured to have obtain a secure, meaningful, fruitful, and successful career and be given a plethora of opportunities within the field. 


Each class includes 15-18 students between the age of 2-6; Foreign teachers will be paired with a Chinese care teacher. Normal working hours will be 40-45 hours per week. 


  • Learn and administer the appropriate curriculum for children in your care for both classroom and outdoor activities, in accordance with age appropriate objectives, developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophy
  • Teachers should have the ability to tailor lessons according to the different abilities of children in the classroom
  • Maintain daily communication with families of children in your care
  • Maintain confidentiality with information shared by owner, administration, teachers, staff and families
  • Report any suspected child abuse to owner or administrator
  • Assess and record progress in all areas of growth for children in your care - this includes physical, cognitive, social and emotional growth
  • Document incidents and accidents appropriately for the administrators' approval
Posted: September 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Shanghai , China
October 2018
1-2 Years
Licensed Teacher, University Graduate, ESL Instructor
Early Childhood
USD 3000 - 3500

Job Benefits

  • 17,000 - 20,000 RMB monthly, based on qualifications
  • Signing Bonus 500 USD
  • 10,000 RMB salary advance available
  • Monthly allowance from 3000-6000RMB
  • ESL certification programs including Cambridge TKT, Trinity CertTESOL, Trinity DipTESOL and Cambridge IDLTM
  • Sponsored legal work visa
  • Hotel accommodation for the first week when arriving in Shanghai
  • Housing allowance - negotiable
  • Medical Insurance provided
  • 10 paid annual leave days plus 11 national holidays - annually
  • Annual flight allowance
  • Airport pick-up upon arrival
  • Reduced school tuition for those with children

Qualifications and Requirements

Education or related
  • Four year degree in Education, Early Childhood Education, Linguistics, Psychology or related fields preferred
  • Teaching Experience. Minimal internship experience preferred
  • A TEFL Certification which can be obtained after hire with the help of the academy
  • Must be able to obtain a clear background check
  • The ability to live abroad for at least 6-8 months