Kindergarten ESL Teacher Job Description

Kindergarten ESL Teacher


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

The ideal candidate for this Private Kindergarten in Shanghai is to contribute toward building a world class school through providing instructional guidance primarily in elementary as a language arts/social studies teacher, while actively contributing to our students and school through associated roles expected of a holistic professional educator in a dynamic system dedicated to honor, excellence, community and joy. 

About the School:

  • Location: TangZhen, Shanghai, China
  • Work hours: 7:45am~4:30pm, Monday ~ Friday
  • Contract: One year renewable contract (2 year contract available after 1 year contract)
  • Annual salary review based on performance

 Job Benefits:

  • Salary: 21,000 to 27,000 RMB per month dependent on experience and credentials
  • Airfare: Initial airfare reimbursement with provision for return trip ticket provided at the end of the initial contractual period
  • Housing: Subsidized unfurnished apartment across the street from the school
  • Meals: Free lunch when students attend school [¥3,420 value]
  • Relocation: Relocation allowance of $1,000 (single teacher) or $2,000 (teaching couple)
  • Bonus: Year-end service bonuses for all employees
  • Leave and Holidays: 5 personal leave days annually & 1.5 months paid summer vacation days
  • Visa: Fees for initial work visa and visa extension fees that are incurred directly in China & full reimbursement for pre-approved work visa expenses incurred outside China
  • Insurance: Global health insurance coverage
  • Social: Various activities organized by Social Care and Welcome Committees from time to time.
  • Professional development: Continuous Education Program for partial reimbursement in certified institutes.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree required, degree in Education highly preferred
  • Teaching License required
  • At least 2 years full-time teaching in Kindergarten environment
  • Evidence of current relevant professional development

Apply today or contact your placement consultant for more details!


Job Summary

Type of School
Kindergarten & Pre-School
Start Date
Require teaching licence?
Number of Positions
21,000 to 27,000 RMB per month DOE plus bonus and benefits
Contract Length
2 years

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