Contract Length
1 Year+
Classroom Audience
Children Middle School Pre-School


Job Description

Looking to teach in China with your better half or your partner in crime?

We’ve got six schools ready to hire you and your travel buddy at the same time. All six are great schools with excellent reputations and competitive salary packages. You'll be provided with a Z visa and all the necessary assistance to get set up and settled in your new city.

For each school, we’ve provided the salary, working hours, and what makes the school unique. But you’ll find a whole lot more information about each school on our website at

First-time teachers are welcome as all the schools provide a week of training before you start. However, teachers are required to have a bachelor's degree (or higher), a 120-hour TEFL certificate, and a passport from one of the native English speaking countries: USA, UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa.

Let’s dig in.

***1 - Shane English Schools, Nanjing***

Number of positions available: 2

Shane Nanjing began in 2007 and currently has over 500 students aged between 3-18 yrs old. There are currently 10 foreign teachers, 30 local teachers, and many more sales, marketing and support staff. Most pre-school and kindergarten classes have 15+ students with the older classes having 8-10 students. The youngest classes are 30 minutes and the older ones are up to 1 hour. The school has a fantastic management team with an excellent reputation for taking care of their foreign staff.

- 15,000 RMB per month.
- 5 working days per week with 2 consecutive days off.
- 31 working hours per week, including office hours.
- Flight reimbursement up to 5000 RMB.
- End of contract bonus.
- 22 days paid holiday.
- End of contract bonus.
- Health insurance provided.
- Arrival hotel costs covered.
-Visa costs within China covered.

***2- Vivian’s Wonderland Kindergarten, Nanjing***

Number of positions available: 4

Vivian’s Wonderland English School and Kindergarten is a fantastic opportunity for those who have a passion for teaching little ones and enjoy a regular 9 - 5 schedule. This beautifully decorated kindergarten offers a very competitive salary for a schedule that includes a 2-hour lunch break, weekends off, and a knock-off time of 17:00 every day. The school already has a team of 5 foreign teachers, but as they are expanding, they are looking for more fun and energetic teachers to get on board.

- 14,000 RMB per month
- Working hours: 9 - 5 Monday - Friday (2hour lunch break)
- Flight reimbursement: 4,000 RMB
- End of contract bonus: 3,000RMB
- Health insurance is provided. Teachers can join the school’s group insurance scheme, of which the premium will be paid by the school, or they may opt to purchase their own insurance and receive an insurance allowance of 1,300RMB per month.
- Airport pickup and an arrival hotel will be provided by the school.
- Paid leave for the following days:
*All Chinese public holidays.
*10 days winter holiday with pay (during Chinese New Year Eve.)
*10 days summer vacation (no pay).
*Christmas day.

***3 - Shane English Schools, Yangzhou***

Number of positions available: 4

Not only has Shane Yangzhou been the quickest growing Shane English School franchise in China, but the school has now grown to become the largest school with over 3,000 students and 35 foreign teachers. Shane Yangzhou currently has 3 campuses throughout the city and has partnered with Shane Shaoxing to give teachers more flexibility and opportunity for growth. The school has a big management team with staff dedicated to the wellness of their foreign teachers and providing an excellent onboarding process.

- 16,000 RMB per month.
- 5 working days per week with 2 consecutive days off.
- 108 working hours per month, including office hours.
- Flight reimbursement up to 5,000 RMB.
- 22 days paid holiday and 5 additional unpaid personal days.
- 6,000 RMB resign bonus
- Health insurance provided.
- Arrival hotel costs covered.
- Pickup from Nanjing or Shanghai international airport and welcome packet provided.
- Reimburse home country visa costs up to 4000RMB.
- Pay all visa costs in China.
- 2-week comprehensive training paid 1,000RMB per week.
- Optional 10,000RMB interest-free loan on arrival for expenses.

***4 - Shane English Schools, Dalian***

Number of positions available: 2

Dalian is a popular destination for expats as the city has a laid back feel to it, the locals are super friendly, and the closely knit expat community makes meeting new people a breeze. The Shane English School in Dalian has one of the best teacher retention rates, with most teachers staying multiple years. The management team has a brilliant reputation with the teachers, with staff dinners and drinks being a regular thing. The school is only looking for 2 new teachers and the positions will only be available in June 2019.

- 13,700 RMB per month.
- 5 working days per week with 2 consecutive days off.
- Flight reimbursement up to 4200 RMB.
- 22 days paid holiday.
- 5,000 RMB end of contract bonus.
- Health insurance provided.
- Arrival hotel costs covered.
- Visa costs within China covered.

***5 - K&H International School, Shanghai***

Number of positions available: multiple

K&H International School is a great place for teachers to start their ESL career. Since its inception in 2008, K&H International School has dedicated itself to the provision of a range of specifically tailored courses for children aged 3-12 years old. Today, thousands of children are practicing and mastering their English skills with K&H International School, keeping in line with their quality commitment to provide students with the conversational skills to chat to foreigners in English after as little as 180 days of study. K&H now has 16 campuses spread across the city of Shanghai and more than 70 foreign teachers from a variety of different countries, many who have been with the school for years. K&H International School has a friendly but professional working environment on their campuses and looks forward to welcoming their next new team member.

- 18,000 RMB per month (based on experience and qualifications)
- additional 800RMB – 2500 RMB monthly KPI bonus
- 31 working hours per week
- 6,000 RMB end of contract bonus
- 4,500 RMB flight reimbursement
- 1 week of comprehensive paid training (16 hours total)
- 22 days paid holiday, including national holidays
- Health insurance provided by the school
- China visa costs covered by the school

***6 - Shane English Schools, Ningbo***

Number of positions available: 2

Shane English Schools Ningbo is another of the more established Shane Schools in China. Over the course of ten years, owners Kevin and Kelly have successfully turned the school into a well-established organization and are known for their professionalism and their understanding of foreign teachers. There are currently 3 branches in the city center with 18 foreign staff and over 1500 students. The school provides excellent academic support and staff events are organized regularly to give teachers a unique and enjoyable experience. Most foreign teachers stay beyond 2 years.

- 15,000 RMB per month.
- 5 working days per week with 2 consecutive days off.
- 22 days paid holiday.
- End of contract bonus 8000RMB.
- Health insurance provided.
- Arrival hotel costs covered.
- Visa costs within China covered.

There is plenty more information on our website ( and our friendly recruitment team will be happy to discuss each of the schools in further detail to ensure you find the best option for you and your partner. Simply apply online and somebody from our team will reach out to you shortly.

We look forward to hearing from you!


  • Bachelor's degree (or higher)
  • 120-hour TEFL or equivalent
  • Passport from: UK, USA, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa
  • Teaching experience preferred but not essential.


Salary: Up to 20,500 RMB per month.
Salaries are guaranteed even if the working hours are reduced.
Flight reimbursement: Up to 5,000 per month.
Contract bonus: Up to 8,000 per month.
22 paid holidays per year.
Health insurance provided.
Z visa provided.
Airport pick up.
Arrival hotel provided.