Kindergarten ESL Teacher Job Description

Kindergarten ESL Teacher

  • Prepare and fulfill English assessment for students between 3-6 years of age
  • 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:
  • Student Ages: 3-6
  • Class Size: 25-30
  • Monday-Friday with 2 days off
  • Hours 7:50 am--5:20 pm (2 hour break at noon) Average 25 teaching hours 


  • Native English speaker
  • B.A. degree or above. Degree in early childhood education or drama preferred but not required
  • 2 years of teaching experience at the kindergarten level strongly preferred 
  • 120 Hour TEFL Certificate

  • The candidate should be motivated, enthusiastic and passionate about teaching as well as living in a foreign country
  • 24-40 years of age


  • Monthly Salary:  13,000RMB-20,000RMB (depending on qualifications, experience and location)
  • Housing: 3,000RMB Monthly housing allowance + Housing assistance 
  • Flight: Flight Allowance up to 6,000RMB (Upfront flight ticket for recent graduate)
  • Visas/Permits: Reimbursed work visa, residence permit and medical checkup fees
  • Medical: Comprehensive medical and accidental insurance
  • Bonuses: Renewal Bonus
  • Holidays: 11 days public holiday ( this includes Christmas/Summer and Winter vacation)
  • Sick Days: 10 days paid annual leave
  • Arrival Support: 5 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.
  • On-going training and professional development
  • FREE Mandarin Classes
  • 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
Kindergarten & Pre-School
Start Date
Require teaching licence?
Number of Positions
Contract Length
10.5 months
Chongqing Foshan Guangzhou Hangzhou Huizhou Shanghai Shenzhen Wuhan ZhengZhou

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