English Teaching Opportunity in Changsha

Published: 29 Jun, 2021
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EF Changsha

China, Changsha
Full time

Job title

English Teacher

Job description

EF Changsha is looking to recruit dynamic, creative English teachers to join our tenacious teaching team.

EF Changsha, part of the largest education group in the world, is a newly built school equipped with the latest technology and learning tools.

EF Changsha's school manager is bringing over 10 years of experience within the EF network, having owned and run other EF schools in China.

Our modern school is fitted with all the latest educational resources and technologies. We welcome those who enjoy the satisfaction of being part of a new school's growth and development. This is an exciting chance for someone looking to live in a captivating city and to work in a school where you can really make a difference.

EF Changsha offers a range of courses across all levels and abilities. Our main focus is on young learners aged 3 to 14 years old and we also offer courses to teenagers and adult students. Emphasis is placed on providing an engaging and varied learning experience to all students. Course materials are backed up with a large collection of teaching resources. Teacher training and on-going academic support is also given the highest priority.

Contract duration: 12 months

• Work 5 days a week
• Maximum 20 hours teaching per week
• Assist in placement testing and interviewing new students
• Use audio/video materials in classes & lesson planning
• Attend centre social events
• Carry out teaching related responsibilities including, but not limited to demonstration classes, conversation clubs, tutorials, seminars and presentations

Changsha is the capital city of Hunan Province, just south of central China and is situated in the river valley along the Xiang river. The city's history can be traced back to 3000 years ago, the tomb relics standing as witness to ancient human activity in the area. Along with these ancient tombs the experts also located silk products, paintings, potteries, bamboo slips for writing, weapons and herbs, which can all be visited at the Hunan Provincial Museum.

The people of Changsha boast of having the finest cuisine in China as they spend a lot of time preparing and eating various kinds of food. What sets its apart is its fine, delicate appearance and hot, sour taste. Changsha people are also famous for their acting and have created many different traditional folk performances of their own including local operas, storytelling, drum opera, acrobatics and other dramatic styles.

Today, most of the entertainment houses in the city present dynamic and entertaining performances with a blend of traditional essence and modern flare. There are romantic and quiet bars, dynamic show bars, tea houses, western-style restaurants and much more in this vibrant city.

Salary and benefits

Monthly gross pay is 15500 to 21000 RMB which includes the following:
• Basic salary: 12000 to 16000 RMB
• 2000 RMB housing allowance or free housing
• Monthly performance bonuses of up to 1500 RMB

Additional contract completion bonus: 13000 RMB which includes flight allowance and also a loyalty bonus of 3000 RMB.

• Legal Z work visa
• Legal residence permit
• Work visa fee and document authentication fee reimbursement 4000 RMB
• Airport/train station pick up and help settling in
• Housing ready and fully furnished upon arrival
• Free worldwide coverage health insurance (Aetna) and medical check
• General day-to-day support without knowing Chinese (bank account, mobile phone, shopping, doctors...)
• Holidays: 10 days + all national holidays (total = 21+ depending on length of service)
• Paid sick leave
• Career development opportunities both here in Changsha and as a part of the world's largest private language school
• Opportunities for free internationally recognised qualifications, such as TKT, YL
• Free city-wide team building activities
• Annual gala party / award ceremony


• Native English speaker from UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa

• Bachelor's degree (South African candidates need a Bachelor's in Education or English Major in order to meet working visa requirements)

• Teaching certificate, preferably 120 hour TEFL / TESOL / CELTA

• 1-2 years teaching experience preferred but not essential (For candidates from South Africa, 2 years of post-degree teaching experience is essential in order to meet working visa requirements)

• Clear pronunciation

• Notarized and clean criminal background check, valid within 6 months

• A desire to work hard and play hard!

How to apply

** Please note that there are currently border restrictions in place due to COVID-19. As a result, we are unable to say when successful candidates will be able to come to Changsha to start their contract. If you would like to apply on this basis, please send your CV to the email address below:


We are unable to respond to applications which do not meet the requirements mentioned above.

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