Kids ESL teacher Job Description

Kids ESL teacher

--Candidates must currently be located in China to apply for this position--

About the job

Teaching hours per week: 20 hours (on average); maximum of 24 teaching hours; no office hours after probation

Schedule: 2 week days off per week. Classes held on evenings and weekends


Location: Shanghai

Type of school: Private English Language Training School




  • Degree: Bachelors diploma or higher
  • Teaching certification: 120HR TESOL/TEFL certification
  • Nationality: USA, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa
  •  Age: 21 -40




Planning and delivering lessons to young learners

Using electronic media and courseware to teach English efficiently and effectively

Evaluating student progress and providing ongoing guidance for improvement

Participating in social activities with students organized by your school

Maintaining regular office hours


Compensation & Benefit Package


  • Age of students: 3-15
  • Contract: 12 months (2 months probation period)
  • Flight: Single flight ticket reimbursed after probation period
  • Housing: 2 weeks hotel stay upon arrival and housing assistance loan
  • Ending bonus: End of contract bonus of 5,000 RMB
  • Base Salary: 16,000 to 18,000 RMB/month for 69 teaching hours per month (average 17 teaching hours per week)
  • Overtime pay for every hour over 69 in a month, up to 24 hours per week max; potential to earn up to 24,000 RMB per month with a maximum of 24 teaching hours per week!
    • Average total salary is 20-22K RMB per month
  • Paid vacation: 10 days plus 11 Chinese national holidays annually
  • Sick leave granted
  • Unpaid vacation: Available upon request, but must be approved
  • Visa: Sponsored work visa
  • Insurance: Comprehensive health insurance
  • On-going professional teacher development and training programs


School Summary:


This school has over 14 years' experience in the ESL industry serving greater Shanghai's young learners needs with 15 campuses throughout the city. New teachers can be trained in a professional environment in an established company, while more experienced instructors can look forward to upward advancement with this fast growing company. The school’s campuses employ the latest in interactive technology to enhance the ESL learning experience for students. If you are interested in experiencing life in China while earning a steady paycheck, then this school is the place for you!

Job Summary

Type of School
Children's training school
Start Date
Require teaching licence?
Number of Positions
16,000 to 18,000 RMB/month base + overtime pay
Contract Length
12 months
Changsha Dalian Guiyang Hangzhou Kunshan Nantong Shanghai Suzhou Yiwu

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