Nanhai Foreign Language School (NFLS) is a primary and junior middle school in Foshan, Guangdong province, China. It is a large and successful school with over 4000 students in total, and its results are among the top 3 in the whole region of Foshan. The school is conveniently located in Nanhai district, only 10 minutes drive from Guangzhou South Railway Station, which gives you easy access to all parts of Guangzhou, and to Hong Kong in 1 hour.

We are looking to recruit English, Maths and/or Science teachers for NFLS’ international department, which next year will have a team of around 25 foreign teachers and about 1000 students. We teach from grade 1 (6 years old) to grade 6 (12 years old) in primary school, and grade 7 and 8 (12 to 14 years old) in junior middle school. We teach the Cambridge curriculum using Cambridge textbooks and checkpoint exams.

English is taught from grade 1 onwards, and Maths begins in grade 2. Science is taught from grade 4 in primary school, and separate Biology, Physics and Chemistry classes to grade 7 and 8 (12 to 14 years old) in middle school.

Applicants must be native English speakers holding a Bachelor’s degree, if coming from the UK, Ireland, the USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. If from other countries, i.e. South Africa, a TEFL/TESL certificate is also required.

For Science teachers, a degree in a science is preferred, although A-Level or equivalent level science would be sufficient. Experience teaching students science is also preferred but not required. For maths teachers, no specific maths qualification is necessary, and experience teaching maths is preferred but not required.

Teaching Package:
Starting salary 9,000-16,000RMB/month before tax, negotiable depending on experience (salary will increase after extending the contract)
Free furnished housing on campus

Free meals in the school cafeteria every day
Fully paid winter vacation
Flight reimbursement of 10,000RMB per year
Performance bonus of 10,000RMB at the end of one year

Small class size: primary classes 15-25, usually less than 20 students; middle school classes around 30 students
Maximum of 22 classes of 40 minutes teaching per week.
Office hours: weekdays 9:00-11:30am, 2:30-5:00pm (Middle school classes are on Friday evenings up to 21:30 and Saturday mornings 07:40-11.30. If you teach those, you would get Saturday afternoon, Sunday and an additional half day during the week off)
Full work visa will be provided
Continued help with settling in to your accommodation and other things – e.g banking and SIM card

Bachelor’s degree or above (preferably in a science if applying for science teaching position)
Native English speakers from UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand preferred.
Native English speakers from other countries should also have a TESOL or TEFL certificate.
Age: between 20-40 years old

Please email your CV to:, and we can arrange an interview at a time to suit you!

  • Job Details

  • Nanhai Foreign Language School

  • Location: China
  • Salary: 9000-16,000RMB
  • Posted on: January 8, 2019
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