Adult ESL Instructor Job Description

Adult ESL Instructor



  • Prepare and fulfill English assessment for students.
  • Make corresponding learning plan according to the level of each student.
  • Be responsible for teaching of English, including listening, speaking, writing, etc.
  • Fulfill one to one teaching and make adjustments based on the different situation of each student as well as their requirements.
  • Fulfill student activities with other colleagues

About the Job:

  • 35 teaching hours and 10 office hours per week
  • 2 days off every week, usually on weekdays.
  • Two types of shift work:
    • Morning shift: 9/10 AM – 5/6 PM        
    • Evening shift: 1/2 PM – 9/10PM


  • Native English
  • Bachelor’s degree or above
  • 120 Hour certificate OR 2 years of post grad experience
  • Candidates should be motivated, enthusiastic and passionate about teaching as well as living in a foreign country.
  • 50 years of age and below


  • Monthly Salary: 12,000RMB-18,000 RMB (Based on experience and qualifications)
  • Housing: Monthly housing allowance 1,500RMB-3,000RMB (Tier 1 city 3,000RMB, Tier 2 city 2,000RMB, Tier 3 city 1,500RMB) 
  • Flight: Flight Allowance up to 8,000RMB (Upfront flight ticket for recent graduate)
  • Visas/Permits:Reimbursed work visa, residence permit and medical checkup fees
  • Comprehensive medical and accidental insurance
  • Bonuses: Performance Bonus, Contract Renew Bonus, Open Class Bonus)
  • TEFL Certificate: Prepaid 120-Hour TEFL Course for recent graduate
  • Holidays: 12 days public holiday ( this includes Christmas)
  • Sick Days: 10 days paid annual leave
  • Arrival Support: 7 days free hotel provided to settle down in the city, airport pick up, housing assistance, orientation/pre-training about life in China, city, Chinese culture, Mandarin, teaching methodology, etc.
  • FREE Mandarin Classes
  • On-going training and professional development
  • Opportunities for promotion
  • Ongoing team-building activities organized by the school


Our client was established in 2006 with the sole purpose of offering the English language to English learners. The first center opened in Chongqing back in 2006. Since then they have expanded to over 20 centers in over 13 cities throughout China, with over 2000 teaching and administrative employees including 350 Foreign English teachers and 400 local Chinese English teachers.


As a teacher considering this position you can expect a professional company with good support transitioning into China as well as performing in your new role. The salary is competitive (especially for the 3rd tier cities) and will allow for saving extra money each month. Vacation time is standard for a training school and even though you won’t have summers off you should time for two 7-10 day trips per year while getting paid year around.

Job Summary

Type of School
Adult's training school
Start Date
Require teaching licence?
Number of Positions
13,000-20,000 RMB
Contract Length
1 year
Beijing Foshan Shenyang Wuhan Xiamen

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