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Primary ESL Teacher

Junhwa International School
Jinhua City, China
US 2400 - 3200 a month
Free housing off campus
Annual round-trip ticket
Start February 2021
2 years
  • Elementary
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Teaching Credential/License

Monthly salary all year round

Monday to Friday schedule

Up to 20 teaching periods a week

Up to 20 students per classroom

Access to a laptop computer

Personal working space in the teacher office

Yearly bonus

Free yearly flight to home country (up to 10,000 RMB)

At least 2 months of paid vacation a year

Full-time staff member to help foreign staff (bank, visa, translation, medical, etc.)

Free housing

Free medical insurance & medical check-up

Free pick-up at the airport

Free work permit & visa 

Monthly subsidy for school cafeteria & convenience store

Free Chinese classes

High level of support from Chinese and international staff

Sick leave, bereavement leave, and parental leave

Free tuition for 1 child (50% for additional children) (n.b. program is in Chinese)

Free access to faculty gym

Free field trips to Chinese cultural sites

Ongoing professional development (Cambridge, British Council, peer training)


Benefits of living in Jinhua City:

Authentic Chinese city that also includes modern convenience and international benefits

Clean air and water (https://aqicn.org/city/jinhua/)

Lower cost of living & high savings potential

Central location in Zhejiang province

Proximity to international cities like Hangzhou and Shanghai

Close access to a high-speed rail network and international airports (Yiwu & Hangzhou)

Cheap & convenient public transportation (high-speed bus) and taxi services (DiDi)

Diversity of cultural and heritage sites

Affordable quality healthcare providers (doctors, dentists, vets)  

Teaching duties & expectations:

Respect the school and all those within it

Provide quality instruction using diverse teaching and assessment approaches

Effectively manage classrooms to promote learning

Design & implement teaching-related documents (e.g. schemes of work, lesson plans)

Contribute to subject curriculum development

Participate in school academic (e.g. invigilation) and non-academic activities (e.g. field trip)

Engage in collaborative work with Chinese and international colleagues

Demonstrate a high level of emotional maturity and flexibility

Participate and positively contribute to staff meetings

Engage in professional development as both student and trainer

Behave in a professional manner with all colleagues and students

Fulfill professional duties in a timely manner

Communicate effectively with colleagues to develop projects and address challenges


School facilities:

Classrooms with Wi-Fi and smartboards

Cafeteria with Western & Chinese food

Dormitory for students & faculty 

Sports: soccer field, gymnasium, basketball, volleyball, tennis, squash, taekwondo, kung fu, rock climbing

Music & dramatic arts: music classrooms, dance studios, piano classrooms, piano practice rooms, traditional Chinese instruments classrooms

Art: dedicated art classrooms, art showrooms

Science: dedicated science classrooms for experiments



1,000 students

Grades 1-8 in September 2019 – K-12 after expansion

The vast majority of students come from the Jinhua City region and are Chinese


Teachers (September 2019):

Over 120 Chinese and international teachers: 19 from countries such as UK, USA, Canada, Jamaica, and South Africa



Dual curriculum: Chinese National Curriculum & Cambridge

Bilingual school: English & Chinese

Certified Cambridge school

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

Junhwa International School is looking for primary and secondary teachers for its new program in Jinhua City, China. 

About Junhwa: 

Fast growing school (8X in the next 5 years – Full K-12 program with 3,200 students)  Great opportunities for advancement (curriculum development, leadership) Bilingual program  Mix of Cambridge Curriculum and Chinese National Curriculum   20 students per class International faculty from over half a dozen countries Wide range of extra-curricular activities (golf, rock climbing, horseback riding, fencing)
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

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