Young learner ESL instructor Job Description

Young learner ESL instructor

About the school:

Our client teaches ESL and English Literacy to students aged 2.5–13 years old through a fun and unique teaching methodology. They teach all areas of ESL, combined with our unique approach to phonology and literacy to give students all the skills needed to be confident and proficient in English. Classes are designed to be interactive, activity based and focused on individual student needs and progress. 

Our client provides a comprehensive training program, plus all the curriculum and materials you need to teach exciting lessons! They have learning centers in 14 countries and offer opportunities for professional growth and career advancement. 

Main Responsibilities:
  • Teaching speaking and listening skills using our ICR ESL curriculum and materials 
  • Teaching pre-reading skills to children using our unique literacy system
  • Teaching reading and comprehension skills
  • Teaching writing skills including grammar, narratives, editing and publishing
  • Teaching oral presentation and communication skills
  • Help children develop social skills and positive classroom behaviour
  • Conducting pre-enrolment assessments for new students
  • Participate in marketing events
  • 5-day working week (usually Wednesday to Sunday) with 2 consecutive days off midweek
  • Maximum 40 hour working week
  • Maximum 25 teaching hours per week 
  • Maximum 15 hours admin work/marketing events per week
  • Students attend Learning Centers twice a week for 90 minutes each lesson, once per week with the native English-speaking teacher and once per week with the local Burmese teacher
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Salary between 16,000 and 20,000 RMB dependent on qualifications and location
  • Provided accommodation 
  • 10 days paid annual leave per year plus paid public holidays
  • 5 days medical leave
  • End of contract bonus of one month’s base salary
  • End of contract flight reimbursement of up to 6,500 RMB
  • Health Insurance
  • Working visa
  • Comprehensive training programme provided before teaching commencement (RMB 1,500 paid) plus periodic curriculum update training
  • All curriculum material provided and ongoing academic support

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • Teaching certificate (B.Ed, TESOL/TEFL, CELTA/DELTA etc)
  • Native English speaker from USA, UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa
  • At least one year’s teaching experience is preferred
  • Clean criminal background check
  • Happy to work with young learners from 2.5 years old and above

Job Summary

Type of School
Children's training school
Start Date
Require teaching licence?
Number of Positions
16,000 to 20,000 RMB plus provided housing
Contract Length
Changzhou Chongqing Guangzhou Xi'an Zhangjiagang

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