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ESL Teacher for Young Learners

China - Hefei
CNY 149000 - 199200 per year

Job Description

-Hold engaging, weekly scheduled classes arranged by the Director of Studies at your school
-Give high quality English lessons with the support of our staff
-Become familiar with and effectively use our courses of study and materials
-Create supplementary materials when necessary
-Effectively integrate modern technology such as audio & video into lessons
-Guide students in using available online learning methods
-Conduct classes promptly
-Prepare competent lesson plans and materials in advance for all classes

EF Hefei is a well establish and proven company that has 10 schools with over 7,500 students and has been serving the English needs of Hefei since 2002. We only operate only through 100% legal work permits and visa. With a staff of over 400 individuals including 60 multinational staff members we focus on teaching young learners ages 3 to 18. As a result, parents trust us to provide only the best in English education. As an EF Hefei teacher, you will be part of the number one English Training School in the city.

At EF you are placed at a single school. This means you do not have to worry about running from school to school throughout the city! Your class schedule will also be set by your Director of Studies. Your classes will be consistent and you will be able to use our exclusive course maps, preprepared lesson plans and materials to know exactly what you are teaching before you have to go into the classroom. Your classes will also have a set student roster, this means you have the opportunity to get to know your students, their strengths and weaknesses, and formulate your lesson plan to cater to their needs ensuring the highest quality of English teaching.

Our classrooms come with state of the art technology, are well lit and well organized. Our office space is open and friendly. We encourage our local staff and international staff to have fun with each other and work together as a team to ensure the best outcome teamwork can provide.

Our starting salaries are competitive and based on previous experience and teaching certifications. All starting salaries are paid after tax and can range from ¥11,000 a month to ¥12,600 a month plus added bonuses and allowances. With our guaranteed allowances and performance bonuses you could earn up to 173,000 RMB to 199,200 RMB in your first year with us!

We have full-time (40 hours per week) positions available with a maximum of 20 teaching hours (non-peak) and 26 teaching hours (peak season). Paid office hours are also provided to you for lesson planing, material preparation and admin duties. Working hours are typically had in a normal 5 day work week with classes being the afternoons, evenings and weekends.

Interested in more? There are also promotion opportunities for those looking to further grow their career! Our path is as follows: Teacher - Senior Teacher - Assistant DoS - DoS

Moving to a new country can be a challenge! In order to help you adjust all first time contract teachers will go through a paid training and on-boarding program that will introduce your to different teaching methods and give you insight into how to run a classroom. This period will be the first two months of your contract and during this time you will be able to attend our Teacher Training Sessions lead by our Teacher Training Team as well as have your own mentor that will help you adjust and learn the ropes! Your mentor will be a fellow Foreign Teacher located at your school.

If you are inexperienced with teaching - don’t worry! We offer paid on-boarding training as well as continuous opportunities for professional development even after probationary training ends. Our structured support will ensure you have a strong platform to creatively express your ideas in the classroom. We have support staff, training staff and management staff all ready to help you with your journey.

Located on the north of Chao Lake, Hefei is the capital and largest city of Anhui province. With history dating back to the 8th and 6th century BC, Hefei is full of cultural sites and local parks. One famous such cultural site is XiaoYaoJin park located on the ancient site of the Battle of XiaoYao Ford. Around Hefei city is the picturesque river town of SanHe Town which has a history of more than 2,500 years, and in Anhui province itself there is one of China’s most treasure travel destinations, The Yellow Mountain, which was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1990.

Hefei was recently voted third best city for foreigners to live in by International Talent Magazine. It is also one of China’s fastest growing cities with a perfect balance between local Chinese culture and international modern amenities. Hefei also boasts one of the most affordable costs of living. International residence can expect to live comfortably on a monthly budget of less than 3,500CNY (or less than 500USD). The international community in Hefei is tightly knit and our atmosphere is one of the best! With one of the highest retention rates in China, our international community is one of the many reasons our teachers stay with us for a long time.

Population: over 8,000,000!
Public Transportation: 1 major train station, 1 international airport, multiple bus stations, numerous taxis and an expanding subway system with 3 lines currently operational. Language: Mandarin and local dialects
Climate: subtropical climate that experiences distinctive 4 seasons
Nearby Cities: Nanjing (1hr by train), Shanghai (2-3hr by train)
EF Hefei Flagship opened in 2002 and now has 10 schools city wide


-Must hold at least a Bachelor’s Degree
-Hold a 120 hour TEFL or other teaching certificate/qualification (or willing to obtain one)
-Have a clean criminal background check, valid within 3 to 6 months that will need to be notarized
-Enjoy working with youth and kids
-Be willing to work hard to provide the highest quality English education


Benefits of this position include:
-Potential annual net income of 173,000 RMB to 199,200 RMB dependent on personal credentials and relevant teaching experience (this total includes possible allowances and bonuses)
-Free accommodation provided through us or a monthly allowance of 2,000 RMB
- Yearly flight allowance of 7,000 RMB
-Quarterly performance bonus of up to 3,000 RMB
-Staff referral bonus of 6,000 RMB per successful referral
-Fully legal Z visa, residence permit and work permit
-Paid annual leave of at least 10 days + holidays
-Free medical insurance via Aetna
-Year-round airport pickup, visa support and logistics support
-Free on-boarding training as well as other on-going training opportunities as well as academic support
-Free Mandarin lessons or private tutor referrals
-Promotion opportunities for those interested in growing with us! Foreign Teachers - Senior Foreign Teacher - Assistant Director of Studies - Director of Studies
-Scholarship opportunities for those looking to further their teaching certifications


Training Organization / Language School


ESL Teacher


Ability To Work Independently, Active Team Player, Adept problem-solver, Children's Education, Driven By Results, English as a Second Language (ESL), Interpersonal Communication, Superior organizational & time management skills, Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Teaching English as a Second Language

Language Requirements


Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Visa Support


Only Candidates from this countries can apply:

Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, New Zealand, United States, South Africa

Date Posted: 2020-03-26

Date Modified: 2020-03-27

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  • Industry: Training Organization / Language School
  • Type: Franchise

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