Reference # MTKDE11J
Positions: Full time English Teacher
Locations: Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Wuhan and other major cities across China
Interviewing: Apply Now
Our website: www.GoldStarT[replace]
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 - [replace]updates-on-when-the-china-border-will-reopen-for-esl-teachers/
-Excellent monthly salary: 26,000 to 37,000 RMB (approx. 2,300 – 5,700 USD) depending on qualifications, experience and location
-2 months summer & 1 month winter vacation
-Teach at modern kindergarten with cutting edge resources
We are now holding interviews for qualified English teachers to teach at our kindergartens in the vibrant cities of Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Wuhan and other major cities across China. Our students are aged from 2 to 6 years old and we warmly welcome teachers who thrive on inspiring young English learners to join our energetic, creative team.
We offer a combination of the highest educational standards and our classes encourage children to explore, participate and cooperate in a caring and supportive kindergarten. Teachers will be teaching a maximum of 25 hours per week and participate in student’s activities for most of the day. 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, art projects and much more. Communicating with parents to provide feedback periodically will also be one of the responsibilities.
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.
Shenzhen - The City
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. 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.
Guangzhou - The City
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. Explore a modern, developing city with an exciting mix of restaurants, bars, shopping as well as tradition elements.
Chongqing - The City
Chongqing is situated on the upper reaches of the Yangtze river in Sichuan province in the west of China, not far from Tibet. It is a large and fast changing city, known as “Mountain City”, spread around a mountain, you will be always walking either up or down. It really is a city of changes, mixing modern development with local traditions and small local neighbourhoods. Chongqing is endowed with rich natural scenery, boasting mountains, rivers, forests springs, waterfalls, gorges and caves. Chongqing is especially well known for its food. People love to eat here and you will find thousands of restaurants featuring all kinds of delicious dishes to feast on. Most famous if the spicy hot pot.
-Maximum of 25 teaching hours per week with weekends off
-Maximum of 40 working hours per week (Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm)
-Student age: 2 to 6
-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
-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 (free upfront flight tickets for fresh graduates)
-11 Chinese public holidays + 1 month winter (half pay) & 2 months summer (no pay) vacation
-Legal ‘Z’ work visa provided (reimbursement up to 5,000 RMB)
-Medical and accident insurance provided
-Contract renewal bonus: 5,000 RMB
-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
-Bachelor’s degree or above required (Early Childhood Education major preferred)
-Teaching license / TEFL / CELTA certificate
-2 years teaching experience with young learners preferred but not required
-Native English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland & South Africa
-Good knowledge of young learner educational theory preferred
-Cultural sensitivity, awareness, and willingness to explore other cultures
How to Apply
Please send the following to Jeannie at jeannie@goldstart[replace] or complete this form:
o Covering letter
o Recent photo
o Degree and TEFL certificates (scan)
o Passport photo page (scan or a clear photo)
o Availability to start work
o Short self introduction video (less than 1 minute)
o Include in the subject heading the reference no. MTKDE11J
Gold Star TEFL Recruitment
With over 10 years experience in the ESL industry, Gold Star TEFL Recruitment is an honest, professional, British owned recruitment agent. We have helped thousands of teachers find meaningful jobs with excellent schools.
Fully screened schools, updated daily: ESL Job Board in China
Visit our website: ESL Jobs in China
Read interviews with our teachers: www.GoldStarT[replace]/interviews
Read articles about life in China: www.GoldStarT[replace]/articles
Meet the Team: www.GoldStarT[replace]/about-us
The entire recruitment process is completely free of charge from start to finish.
To apply, email jeannie@goldstart[replace]