Job title: English Teacher in China
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Sandton
  • Graduates and Trainees
Pay interval: Monthly
Job published: 2018-10-31
Job ID: 32053
Contact name: Cathy van der Merwe
Contact email:

Job Description


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Why Teach in China?

If you’re thinking of teaching English in China, then your timing is great! China’s spiking demand for teachers, has led to a huge demand in ESL instruction, and therefore various opportunities for foreigners.


  • Any 3-year University degree or higher
  • Tefl/ Tesol or Celta certificate (not needed for B.Ed. degree)
  • No teaching experience required
  • 20 to 60 years of age
  • Valid passport with no criminal record
  • Native speakers from UK, USA, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, Canada and South Africa
  • Non-native speakers from Europe and South America also considered


  • Monthly salaries start at 7000 RMB (after tax) up to 18 000 RMB for specialised roles
  • Free furnished apartment and amenities
  • Meal allowance or meals at school
  • Flight bonus after completing contract
  • Partially paid school holidays
  • Medical and Accident insurance
  • Options of only 20 hours of class per week
  • Opportunity to save money due to low cost of living
  • 1 or 2-year renewable contracts
  • Students are disciplined with a good theoretical knowledge of English


  • School arranges work permit on your behalf in China
  • Guidance on Z-visa application process
  • Airport pick-up and hotel lodging for the 1st night
  • Chinese Assistant Teacher to help with school matters
  • Assistance with Sim card and opening of a bank account in China

Schools and locations

Various options and student age groups are available to fit your profile. These include public or private primary/ senior middle/ senior high schools.   There are also International schools, English training schools and Kindergartens to choose from.  School terms start February/March and August/September, but there are options available throughout the year.