Gold Star TEFL Recruitment
Published
March 30, 2021
Location
Shenzhen, China
Job Type
Salary (USD)
Up to 22,000 RMB

Job Description

Fully screened schools, updated daily: ESL Job Board in China

Visit our website: TEFL Jobs in China

COVID-19 & China border updates: Schools across China reopened in June and are now holding interviews for teachers for April 2021 onwards start dates. We are in contact with more and more schools that have successfully obtained PU letters (invitation letters) for teachers, needed to apply for a work visa. If you are already in China, your start date could be as soon as within a few weeks. If you are outside of China, taking into account the interview process and visa application process, your earliest start date could be around May 2021. Read more here – https://goldstarteachers.com/updates-on-when-the-china-border-will-reopen-for-esl-teachers.


Program Highlights

-Excellent salary: 18,000 to 22,000 RMB (approx. 3,000 – 3,400 USD) per month for teachers already in China
-Excellent salary: 18,000 to 20,000 RMB (approx. 2,700 – 3,000 USD) per month for teachers outside of China
-Teach students on a Monday to Friday schedule with evenings & weekends off
-Summer and winter holiday
-Friendly, supportive teaching environment with excellent materials

ESL Jobs in Shenzhen

We are now holding interviews for English teachers at our primary, middle and high schools based in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. If you are a creative teacher, have an interest in an authentic Chinese school setting and can deliver learner centered, engaging lessons then we are interested in speaking with you.

Our public schools are modern with up to date teaching equipment and plenty of teaching materials, games, flashcards and toys to bring your class to life. Various student interactions are encouraged in class such as group work, pair work, project work as well as more traditional teaching methods to add variety to the classes and help create a fun and relaxed learning environment.

All new teachers will receive training on arrival and will be introduced to the school and teaching methods. Materials follow the Chinese national school curriculum and focus on developing all four skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing. Teachers are encouraged to adapt and supplement the materials where need be to ensure classes are engaging and interesting.

Classes are held during the day time from Monday to Friday, so you have evenings and weekends off.

Teach English in Shenzhen

Shenzhen is located in the southern portion of the Guangdong Province, on the eastern shore of the Pearl River Delta. Neighboring the Pearl River Delta and Hong Kong (located just south of Shenzhen), Shenzhen's location gives it a geographical advantage for economic development. In 1980, the first Special Economic Zone of China was built in Shenzhen. From then on, Shenzhen become a highlighted city of China, one known for its rapid economic growth.

Shenzhen is considered as one of the richest cities in the country which offers foreigners a great insight into contemporary China. From a small fishing village 30 years ago, Shenzhen has turned into a city filled with dynamic energy and on its way to becoming a world-class metropolis. Shenzhen is also known for its famous architecture, bars, restaurants, art scenes and shopping areas.

Shenzhen star

Testimonials from Teachers

“They not only helped me get to China and make sure everything was in order, but they also helped me to find resources that I never would have found myself. The schedule is great, the school is nice and of course the students are so sweet. Overall I have been very happy and would highly recommend them to anyone looking to teach abroad!”
Patrice

“They have helped with all necessary documents as well as everything we struggle with as foreigners, including assistance with acquiring my residence permit, setting up my phone contract and acquiring the perfect place to rent. They have helped us at every step of the way.”
Kayley-Ann

Main Responsibilities

-Maximum 12 teaching hours per week
-Up to a maximum of 40 working hours per week
-Monday to Friday classes with evenings and weekends off (08:00 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 17:30)
-Students ages: 7-17 years old
-Class size: 15 to 36 students
-Deliver learner centered, engaging lessons to students
-Ensure equal participation of all students
-Complete all administrative tasks in a timely manner
-Actively participate in professional development workshops and activities
-Attend school activities, parties and other events

Compensation

-Excellent salary: 18,000 to 22,000 RMB (approx. 3,000 – 3,400 USD) per month for teachers already in China
-Excellent salary: 18,000 to 20,000 RMB (approx. 2,700 – 3,000 USD) per month for teachers outside of China
-Assistance finding an apartment
-Hotel on arrival: 900 - 2,000 RMB
-Flight allowance: 8,000 RMB (approx. 1,100 USD)
-Legal 'Z' work visa provided
-Assistance with all the required work visa paperwork
-Summer and winter holiday
-8,000 RMB vacation pay (approx. 1,100 USD)
-10,000 RMB towards quarantine hotel costs (if required)
-Up to 10,000 RMB start up load (if required)
-Health insurance provided
-Logistics assistance (school meal card, office and classes orientation, textbooks and teaching materials support ,phone and bank account set up, work visa assistance etc)
-Contract renewal salary increase
-Second year work visa extension reimbursement
-300 RMB welcome bonus for school supplies (stationary, notebooks, welcome lunch etc)
-Teacher training and professional development
-Career development opportunities (senior administrator, business development, teacher training etc)
-Supportive management
-Social network with dozens of fellow foreign teachers

Requirements

-Native English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland or South Africa
-Bachelor’s degree
-2 years teaching experience OR 120 hour TEFL certificate (No TEFL? – We recommend INTESOL)
-Professional, positive and culturally aware

Please send the following to Jeannie at Jeannie@GoldStarTeachers.com or complete this form:

  • Covering letter
  • Resume
  • Recent photo
  • Degree & TEFL certificates (scan)
  • Passport photo page (scan)
  • Include in the subject heading the reference number eaSIE3J

There are no costs whatsoever for the entire recruitment process.

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