English Teacher in China

Posted 8 March by The Hire Project

Location: Rizhao, Shandong, China

Salary: 10000 RMB per month (£1,200 per month)

Job type: Permanent (Full time)

Start date: ASAP

About us

Rizhao is a seaside city, you can enjoy beaches, city and countryside. Rizhao offers a great Chinese experience with lots of great food to try. The air quality is very good in Rizhao. Rizhao means Sunshine. It’s a sunshine city.

As an English language teacher working between 16-20 hours per week for a period of 12 months, you will be responsible along with your Chinese teaching assistant for planning and leading fun and engaging lessons that focus on practicing spoken English with a class of (up to 12 students) Your school will provide you with teaching materials and guidance, but you will be encouraged to use your imagination and creativity to make your classes special. Depending on the age and ability of your students, you will have a Mandarin-speaking assistant to support you at all times in the classroom. Your school will fully support you in class and out of class.

Travel Opportunities

Working in a Chinese training school gives teachers plenty of opportunities to travel both in China and further afield during time off and national holidays. Our teachers’ visas allow them to come and go from China like the locals and the generous salaries offered by schools enable them to put money aside for exciting adventures during the week-long break in October and the long winter vacation. Each year a large percentage of teachers travel to exciting locations across China and Asia, including Zhangjiajie, Shangri-La, Guilin, Mongolia, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar!

Career progression

Teaching in China is a valuable experience that opens up a range of possibilities and often leads people down interesting career paths. A large percentage of teachers go on to do a second, third and even fourth year in China, either teaching or in a different industry. Others have returned to their home countries to begin exciting careers in finance, the public sector and management roles, to name a few.

We believe that our teachers are the foundation of our success and we attach great importance to providing each and every one of them, both past and present, the opportunity to expand their skill set, boost their CV and earn a bit of extra money by taking on part-time roles in writing and vlogging. We place high value on helping our teachers before, during and after their placements.


Graduates with a Bachelors degree in any subject

Teaching experience (preferable)

TEFL is recommended but not a must

Hold a British/American/Canadian/Australian/ or New Zealand passport

No criminal record

Salary and Benefits:

• 10,000RMB per month (£1,200 per month) for 20 hours per week

• Return flights (reimbursed upon completion of contract) 8000RMB (£900)

• Free accommodation for the duration of the placement.

• 2 hours per week mandarin class

• Visa support and guidance

• Ongoing in-country support

• Reference on request

Required skills

  • ESOL
  • Teaching
  • Language Teaching
  • TEFL
  • English language skills

Application questions

Have you got a degree?
Are you a British passport holder?

Reference: 34641795

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