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Posted on 18th November 2021

Primary, Middle and High School Jobs in Shenzhen

  • Location

    Shenzhen, China
  • Salary

    £3018 - 4295/month (¥26000 - 37000)
  • Contract Length

    12 months
  • Start date

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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 reopened over 1 year ago and right now are holding interviews for teachers for November 2021 to May 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 February 2022. Read more here –

Program Highlights

-Excellent monthly salary: 26,000 to 37,000 RMB (including housing allowance) depending on experience, qualifications and location
-Teach in an authentic public school setting in the vibrant cities of Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Foshan, Nanjing, Suzhou, Dalian and others
-Monday to Friday schedule with weekends off

ESL Jobs in Shenzhen

We are now holding interviews for qualified English teachers to teach at our primary, middle and high schools in the vibrant cities of Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Foshan, Nanjing, Suzhou and Dalian in China. Our students are aged from 7 to 17 years old and we warmly welcome teachers who thrive on inspiring young English learners to join our energetic, creative team. If you are a dynamic teacher, have an interest in an authentic Chinese public school setting and can deliver learner centered, engaging lessons then we are interested in speaking with you.

We offer a combination of the highest educational standards and our classes encourage children to explore, participate and cooperate in a caring and supportive teaching environment. Teachers will be teaching a maximum of 20 hours per week from Monday to Friday with weekends off. Class size ranges from 20 to 30 students. You will make use of a variety of engaging teaching materials and methods including group work, music, activities, performances and much more.

We value the unique developmental process and inherent potential in each child. By educating with us, children are enriched with a broad set of abilities and responsibilities, including independence, problem solving skills, creative thinking, love and caring mindset, and a sense of responsibility.

Teach English in Shenzhen

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.

Shenzhen star

Main Responsibilities

-Maximum of 20 teaching hours per week
-Monday to Friday schedule with weekends off
-Student age: 7 to 17
-Class size: 20 to 30
-Plan and implement lessons that are developmentally appropriate
-Participate in parent meetings, training opportunities, and other staff meetings
-Perform additional duties as assigned by the principal


Salary & benefits

-Bachelor’s degree or above required (Early Childhood Education major preferred)
-Teaching license / TEFL / CELTA certificate
-Previous teaching experience with young learners preferred but not required
-Native English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland & South Africa (Already located in China)
-Good knowledge of young learner educational theory preferred
-Cultural sensitivity, awareness, and willingness to explore other cultures

  • Location

    Shenzhen, China
  • Salary

    £3018 - 4295/month (¥26000 - 37000)
  • Contract Length

    12 months

Job requirements

-Excellent monthly salary: 26,000 to 37,000 RMB (approx. 4,000 – 5,700 USD) for teachers already in China, depending on qualifications and experience
-Support with finding an apartment to rent
-Up to 5 days free hotel stay provided upon arrival on provision of receipt
-Flight allowance: 6,000 RMB annually if arriving from outside China (reimbursed up to 3,000 RMB when start working at the school)
-Free upfront paid flight ticket for recent graduates in 2019 / 2020 (optional, no air ticket allowance)
-11 Chinese public holidays + summer and winter vacations off (1 month paid leave, half basic salary and full housing allowance included for summer and winter vacations)
-Legal ‘Z’ work visa provided and full support during application process
-Medical and accident insurance provided
-Airport pickup
-Pre-training provided: orientation, Chinese culture, Mandarin class, teaching methodology
-On-going training and academic support
-Career development opportunities in teaching, course development and regional trainer


How to Apply

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 iiMT11J

There are no costs whatsoever for the entire recruitment process

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