Kindergarten and Primary School Teachers in Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Dongguan, China
Reference # SIEDE10J
Positions: Full time ESL Teacher Teacher
Location: Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Dongguan
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 October 2021 to April 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 January 2022. Read more here - https://goldstart[replace]/updates-on-when-the-china-border-will-reopen-for-esl-teachers/
-Excellent salary: 18,000 to 28,000 RMB
-Teach students on a Monday to Friday schedule with evenings & weekends off
-Summer and winter holiday
-Friendly, supportive teaching environment with excellent materials
We are now holding interviews for English teachers at our kindergarten and primary schools based in the southern Chinese cities of Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Dongguan. If you are a creative teacher, have an interest in an authentic Chinese school setting and can deliver learner centered, engaging lessons then we are interested in speaking with you. Our schools are modern with up to date teaching equipment and plenty of teaching materials, games, flashcards and toys to bring your class to life. Various student interactions are encouraged in class such as group work, pair work, project work as well as more traditional teaching methods to add variety to the classes and help create a fun and relaxed learning environment. All new teachers will receive training on arrival and will be introduced to the school and teaching methods. Materials follow the Chinese national school curriculum and focus on developing all four skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing). Teachers are encouraged to adapt and supplement the materials where need be to ensure classes are engaging and interesting. Classes are held during the day time from Monday to Friday, so you have evenings and weekends off.
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 Guangdong area.
Guangzhou is considered as the paradise for food lovers in south China. A large amount of time honored restaurants and quality new restaurants serve various authentic Guangzhou dishes, snacks, and drinks. The most popular restaurants gather around the old city area, including the Dongshan District, Yuexiu District, and Liwan District.
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), the 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.
Dongguan is located in central Guangdong Province in the south east of China, 31 miles south of Guangzhou and just 47 miles from Hong Kong and has a population of 7 million people.
Dongguan has many historical spots, especially relics of the Opium War, also known as the Anglo Chinese Wars, which lasted from 1839 to 1842 and 1856 to 1860. It has many fortifications used during the period, as well as other attractions and museums devoted to the era.Located along Garden Avenue in Dongcheng District, Garden New Village is a well-known food street. A number of dining establishments line the area, including seafood restaurants, western restaurants, bars, tea houses, fast food restaurants, Hakka restaurants and beverage shops.
o Maximum teaching hours of 16 hours per week
o Monday to Friday classes with evenings and weekends off
o Deliver learner centered, engaging lessons to students
o Ensure equal participation of all students
o Complete all administrative tasks in a timely manner
o Actively participate in professional development workshops and activities
o Attend school activities, parties and other events
-Excellent salary: 20,000 to 28,000 RMB (approx. 3,000 – 3,400 USD) per month for teachers already in China
-Excellent salary: 18,000 to 20,000 RMB (approx. 2,700 – 3,000 USD) per month for teachers outside of China
-Assistance finding an apartment
-Hotel on arrival: 900 - 2,000 RMB
-Flight allowance: 8,000 RMB (approx. 1,100 USD)
-Legal 'Z' work visa provided
-Assistance with all the required work visa paperwork
-Summer and winter holiday
-8,000 RMB vacation pay (approx. 1,100 USD)
-10,000 RMB towards quarantine hotel costs (if required)
-Up to 10,000 RMB start up load (if required)
-Health insurance provided
-Logistics assistance (school meal card, office and classes orientation, textbooks and teaching materials support ,phone and bank account set up, work visa assistance etc)
-Contract renewal salary increase
-Second year work visa extension reimbursement
-300 RMB welcome bonus for school supplies (stationary, notebooks, welcome lunch etc)
-Teacher training and professional development
-Career development opportunities (senior administrator, business development, teacher training etc)
-Social network with dozens of fellow foreign teachers
o Native English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or Ireland (South Africans in China are welcomed to apply)
o Bachelors degree
o 2 years teaching experience OR 120 TEFL certificate (No TEFL? We recommend INTESOL: www.GoldStarT[replace]/INTESOL)
o Professional, enthusiastic, culturally aware
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. SIEDE10J
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
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The entire recruitment process is completely free of charge from start to finish.
To apply, email jeannie@goldstart[replace]