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Posted on 3rd April 2021

Young Learners & Adults English Teaching Jobs in Chengdu

  • Location

    Chengdu, China
  • Salary

    £1331 - 1996/month (¥12000 - 18000)
  • Contract Length

    12 months
  • Start date

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Job description

COVID-19 & China border updates: Schools across China reopened in June 2020 and right now are holding interviews for teachers for April to November 2021 start dates. We are in contact with more and more 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 July 2021. Read more here –

ESL Jobs in Chengdu

We are looking for teachers with the professionalism and patience required to teach young learners, teenagers & adults in Chengdu and nearby cities. At our English language school, we teach mainly young learners English through our fun and well-developed curriculum, and we also teach some adults & teenage students. Our standardized curriculum & lesson plans have been perfected over the last 5 years. Your job will be to edit and adapt lesson plans to more suitably fit your students needs and make the preparations (such as handicrafts) to enliven the class and ensure they progress in all areas of English language learning.

In the classroom you will lead a group of no more than 8 students on a quest to use, practice and perfect their English. Depending on the age and ability of the students you will use the school’s resources to teach using song, dance, flashcards, electronic whiteboards, student books, work books and many other excellent teaching materials and aids we have. Where possible and depending on the weather we try to take students out of the classroom form time to time. That could mean a trip to IKEA to go over furniture vocabulary, to the park to see trees, leaves and flowers or taking part in lots of regular activities we have such as our annual Halloween and sports day activities.

We hope you are ambitious and want to challenge yourself not only in the classroom but in a new country. You will be supported by senior managers and senior teachers and will get training in our system as well as ESL fundamentals before embarking on what we promise is a great job and wonderful way to explore this beautiful country! People looking to take on the adventure of living and working abroad are welcome to apply.

The School

We are a leading language school in Southwest China. Each campus is based in a major metropolitan area and we currently have 5 schools in Chengdu and 4 not far away in other cities of Sichuan province. Thousands of students have experienced our learning system to become fluent, confident English speakers. Kindergarten and primary school curriculum is at the heart of our educational structure. We also teach adult learners and prepare teenage students to take exams for overseas education. Our students are immersed in English learning from day one and follow a step by step, structured approach to learning that has been tried and tested for over 20 years.

Teach English in Chengdu

Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan Province, which is known as the “Heavenly State” (Tian Fu Zhi Guo). Being the natural habitat of cute giant pandas, Chengdu is located in the west of Sichuan Basin and in the center of Chengdu Plain. It covers a total area of 12.3 thousand square kilometers with a population of over 11 million.

People from Chengdu (or Sichuan/Chongqing, in general) tend to eat spicy food. Local specialties include Grandma Chen’s Tofu, Chengdu Hot pot, and Dan Dan Mien (literally meaning, “Noodles carried on a pole” (Dan Dan Noodles). All three dishes are spicy. Mapo Doufu and Dan Dan Mien contain Sichuan peppers to give them additional flavor. Chengdu outnumbers Shanghai in the number of tea houses and bars despite having less than half the population. The inhabitants have a reputation in China for having a laid-back attitude and for knowing how to enjoy life.

Chengdu star

Main Responsibilities

-Maximum of 20 teaching hours per week
-Maximum of 20 admin hours per week
-Class sizes: maximum of 8 students per class
-Student ages: adult, teenage & young learner students
-5 working days per week
-Cooperate with Chinese staff to ensure the constructive communication and efficient operation of the centre
-Participation in Extra Curricular Activities (ECA)
-Lesson planning, creating course outlines
-Deliver classes in a professional and creative way


Salary & benefits

-Highly competitive salary: 12,000 to 18,000 RMB per month (based on experience)
-Flight reimbursement on contract completion: 6,000 RMB
-Airport pick up and hotel reception upon arrival
-Free apartment provided
-Quarterly bonuses based on performance
-All Chinese public holidays plus 8 paid personal holidays
-Legal work permit & work visa
-Medical insurance provided
-Free Chinese lessons
-Career development opportunities
-24 hour assistance for living and work needs

  • Location

    Chengdu, China
  • Salary

    £1331 - 1996/month (¥12000 - 18000)
  • Contract Length

    12 months

Job requirements

-Native English speaker from UK, US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia or Ireland
-Bachelor’s degree or above
-TEFL certificate 120 hours or above or at least 2 years teaching experience required
-Clean criminal record
-Highly responsible team player with hard working ethics

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 iiEPE4J

There are no costs whatsoever for the entire recruitment process

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