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Teach Young Learners English with a Focus on Reading in Guangzhou, Xiamen, Xi'an, Haian

Published: 21 Jan, 2021
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China, Guangzhou, Xiamen, Xi'an, Haian
Full time

Job title

English Teacher

Job description

Reference no.: ICREB1A
Position: English Language Teacher
Locations: Guangzhou, Xiamen, Xi'an, Haian
Interviewing: Now
Our website:

We are interviewing for positions in:

-Hai'an (a city in Nantong)
-Pinghu (a city in Jiaxing)

Program Highlights

-Excellent salary: 16,000 to 20,000 RMB per month
-Free accommodation provided in a convenient location near the school
-Well designed curriculum and methodology provided

ESL Jobs in China

We are now recruiting passionate and qualified English teachers who are enthusiastic about teaching young learners in China. Founded in 2000 by Educational Psychologists and headquartered in Singapore with currently over 160 learning centers across 14 countries, we are one of the leading English education brands in Asia. Through our unique teaching methodology, we ensure that our students develop long-term excellence in all four skills – reading, writing, speaking and listening.

We offer a full range of English Language and Literacy courses for students aged 2.5 - 14 years old with small class sizes. Through these scientifically designed courses students develop their English linguistic abilities in a natural way, similar to the manner in which we learn our first language. This style of learning has proven to be highly effective. Classes are designed to be interactive, activity based and focused on individual student needs and progress.

We have a strong commitment to excellence so we provide our staff with training courses facilitated by professional qualified trainers. Many years have been spent on developing our own curriculum and syllabus; you will have full access to these excellent resources along with continuous support from our managers and teacher trainers.

Discovery 1 (2.5 to 3.5 years old)
-Students speak simple short sentences of 3-5 words using simple vocabulary
-Increase vocabulary using specialized classroom resources
Discovery 2 (3.5 to 5.0 years old)
-Students speak using short grammatically correct sentences of 8-10 words
-Answer comprehension questions that may require new story endings
Discovery 3 (4.5 to 5.5 years old)
-Students orally blend and segment those sounds to make new words
-Students stand in front of the class and discuss a topic for one minute
I Can Read 1 to 6 (5.5 to 7.0 years old)
-Students read using the I Can Read coding system without relying on rote memorisation
-Students answer comprehension questions using correct grammar
English Plus 1 to 6 (7 to 14 years old)
-Empowers students to excel at Primary School and in formal exams
-Students receive instruction and practice on -vocabulary extension-applied grammar-punctuation-writing and editing skills-collaborative projects with classmates-oral communication and speaking skills-dynamic presentation skills

Main Responsibilities

-Teaching speaking and listening skills using our ESL curriculum and materials
-Teaching pre-reading skills to children using our unique literacy system
-Teaching reading and comprehension skills
-Teaching writing skills including grammar, narratives, editing and publishing
-Teaching oral presentation and communication skills
-Help children develop social skills and positive classroom behaviour
-Conducting pre-enrolment assessments for new students
-Participate in marketing events
-5 day working week (usually Wednesday to Sunday) with 2 consecutive days off mid-week
-Maximum 40 hour working week
-Maximum 25 teaching hours per week
-Maximum 15 hours admin work/marketing events per week

Salary and benefits

-Excellent salary: 16,000 to 20,000 RMB gross per month (depending on qualifications and teaching experience)
-Housing provided in a convenient location to the learning center
-Airport pick-up upon arrival
-End of contract bonus: 1 month base salary
-Flight reimbursement on contract completion: up to 6,500 RMB
-10 days paid annual leave plus all Chinese public holidays
-Medical leave 5 days
-Legal ‘Z’ work visa provided
-Hospitalisation insurance provided for accident and illness
-Professional in-depth training provided at headquarters in Guangzhou during the first 7 days (1,500 RMB paid) plus periodic curriculum update training
-All curriculum material provided and ongoing academic support


-Bachelor’s degree required
-TEFL certificate with 120 hours or above required (No TEFL? – We recommend INTESOL
-Native English speaker from USA, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland or South Africa
-Teaching experience preferred but not required
-Fluency in oral and written English
-Patient, motivated and passionate in teaching young learners

How to apply

Please send the following to Annie at or complete this form:

o Covering letter

o Resume

o Recent photo

o Degree and TEFL certificates (scan)

o Passport photo page (scan or a clear photo)

o Availability to start work

o Include in the subject heading the reference no. ICREB1A

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.

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