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Posted on 4th January 2022


  • Location

    Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Tianjin, Hangzhou, Chengdu and Changsha, China
  • Salary

    £1864 - 3611/month (¥16000 - 31000)
  • Contract Length

    12 months
  • Start date

Gold Star TEFL Recruitment

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Job description

Fully screened schools, updated daily: ESL Job Board in China

Visit our website: TEFL Jobs in China

COVID-19 & China border updates: Schools across China are open and holding interviews for teachers for January to September 2022 start dates. We are in contact with schools that have successfully obtained PU letters (invitation letters) for teachers, needed to apply for a work visa. If you are already in China, your start date could be as soon as within a few weeks. If you are outside of China, taking into account the interview process and visa application process, your earliest start date could be around April 2022. Read more here –


-Excellent pay range: 16,000 to 31,000 RMB per month (including housing allowance)
-Monday to Friday work schedule with weekends off
-Housing allowance or accommodation is provided


We are currently seeking to add passionate teachers to our faculty for positions at our international kindergartens, primary, middle and high schools across China. Our schools are located in major cities, known for their vibrancy, which include Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Tianjin, Hangzhou, Chengdu and Changsha . You will guide English learning through various types of activities and teaching approaches to maximise the learning of our students and ensure their progress with English. Classes will include engaging games that help students focus and stay attentive as well as work on developing speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

We hold smaller class sizes of 15 to 20 students per class so teachers can more effectively maintain class management and provide attentive care. Classes are held during the day time from Monday to Friday with evenings and weekends off so you can explore the metropolis and experience the culture. If you enjoy seeing bright smiling faces greeting you and watching children quickly develop their English, then this job is the right one for you!


Shenzhen is located in the southern portion of the Guangdong Province, on the eastern shore of the Pearl River Delta. Neighboring the Pearl River Delta and Hong Kong (located just south of Shenzhen), Shenzhen’s location gives it a geographical advantage for economic development. In 1980, the first Special Economic Zone of China was built in Shenzhen. From then on, Shenzhen become a highlighted city of China, one known for its rapid economic growth.

Shenzhen is considered as one of the richest cities in the country which offers foreigners a great insight into contemporary China. From a small fishing village 30 years ago, Shenzhen has turned into a city filled with dynamic energy and on its way to becoming a world-class metropolis. Shenzhen is also known for its famous architecture, bars, restaurants, art scenes and shopping areas.


Guangzhou, a prosperous metropolis full of vigor, is the capital city of Guangdong province located along the south coastline of China. Being an excellent port on the Pearl River navigable to the South China Sea, and with fast accessibility to Hong Kong and Macau, Guangzhou serves as the political, economic, scientific, educational and cultural center in the Guangdong area.

Guangzhou is considered as the paradise for food-lovers in south China. Guangzhou dish represents well the Guangdong cuisine, which is one among the most famous eight cuisines in China. A large amount of time-honored restaurants and quality new restaurants serve various authentic Guangzhou dishes, snacks, and drinks. Explore a modern, developing city with an exciting mix of restaurants, bars, shopping as well as traditional elements.


-Monday to Friday classes (8am to 11am and 2pm to 5 pm) with evenings and weekends off
-Teaching hours up to 18 hours per week
-Students aged 3 to 18 years old (depending on type of school)
-Class size of 15 to 20 students
-Lead active and engaging lessons to students
-Ensure equal participation of all students
-Complete all administrative tasks in a timely manner
-Help students relate and apply class materials to everyday life
-Manage students in class behaviour and emotional control

Salary & benefits

-Excellent pay range: 16,000 to 21,000 RMB per month (including housing allowance) for teachers outside of China
-Excellent pay range: 26,000 to 31,000 RMB per month (including housing allowance) for teachers inside of China
-Flight allowance: 5,000 RMB
-Contract renewal bonus of 6,000 RMB
-Z work visa provided
-Referral bonus: 8,000 RMB per referral
-Free Mandarin classes once per week
-Regular teaching training and professional development
-Health insurance provided
-Airport pickup, bank account setup, orientation
-15 national days public holiday with paid winter and summer vacation

  • Location

    Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Tianjin, Hangzhou, Chengdu and Changsha, China
  • Salary

    £1864 - 3611/month (¥16000 - 31000)
  • Contract Length

    12 months

Job requirements

-Native English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Ireland (South African in China are welcome to apply)
-Bachelor’s degree or above
-Previous teaching experience preferred
-120 hour TEFL certification
-Clean criminal background check
-Passionate for education

Please send the following to Jeannie at [email protected] or complete this form

  • Covering letter
  • Resume
  • Recent photo
  • Degree & TEFL certificates (scan)
  • Passport photo page (scan)
  • Include in the subject heading the reference number iiTD1J

There are no costs whatsoever for the entire recruitment process

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