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Teachers will work at a primary (or secondary) state school 3 days a week, and 2 days at the employer’s children's English training centres.

You’ll work 5 days a week between Wednesday and Sunday, with Mondays and Tuesdays off.

You’ll be asked to teach 30 lessons of around 45 minutes each per week, with any extra lessons being paid as overtime work.

Class sizes at the state schools will be around 40 with the training centres’ class sizes being around 15.

You will primarily be teaching children aged between 4 and 13 years old, although depending on the school you could also be middle school students aged between 12 and 15 years old.


You must be a native speaker of English (not including South Africans)
If you are aged up to 60 years old you can apply
You must have a bachelor degree
TEFL Certificate Hours: Protected content more
TEFL experience is preferred but not essential

Added Extras

Holidays: Chinese statutory holidays plus 20 days paid leave - per school's arrangement
Flight: RMB4,000 can be claimed after 8 months in service; another RMB Protected content one year in service
Accommodation: The employer will assist teachers finding their accommodation in Beijing; 2 week free accommodation after arriving in Beijing
Medical insurance: offered by school
Fees covered by school: medical check in China and Resident permit fees

How to apply

To apply, complete the form on our Recommended Job Application page here: Protected content .

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