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EF China - Explore with a Large Teaching Company

China: East Asia
Start date: 
February 1, 2020
12 months
Candidate Qualifications: 
Native English Speaker, Bachelor Degree, University Graduate
Positions available: 
Position type: 
Teacher (ESL Instructor/TEFL)
East Asia

 When you teach with English First (EF), you're joining one of the world's largest teaching companies. There are many benefits that come with this choice. Your teaching position in China offers you a unique chance to move up in the company or transfer to one of their many schools around the world. And you'll add a respected, instantly recognized name to your resume.

We're seeking applications to teach with English First in China - in the cities of Ningbo, Tianjin, Yiwu, Jinhua, Guiyang, and many other locations around China. In China, English First (EF) is a household name - and the company also has a really large presence worldwide. EF operates in 52 countries and 100 cities all over the globe. For you as a teacher, this means you can benefit from their well-established systems, organized visa support, orientation, and ongoing training: all things that make your transition to China simpler. Once you arrive, the standard EF curriculum and teaching instructions make planning and teaching your lessons really straightforward. What's more, Education First is also well known for the advancement opportunities available to their teaching staff. As you gain teaching experience in China, you'll have opportunities to move up within the school and the company - as well as the option to transfer to one of their many other locations around the world.

Most of EF's teaching jobs are with their Kids & Teens program, which encompasses the ages of 3-18. The contracts are 12 months, with ongoing interviews and start dates of November 2019 and onwards. The salary is 11,000-14,000 RMB per month. You will also receive assistance for your flights and housing. The main requirement is a Bachelor's degree and a TEFL certificate. Some of the EF locations will help you get your TEFL certification - so if you don't yet have your TEFL, please go ahead and apply anyway! Just make sure to upload your resume when applying, otherwise, we can't evaluate your application. If you're not sure about your resume, please take a look at our tips and sample files below.


Make your resume stand out!

  • If you don’t have classroom experience, include any experience working with kids or teenagers tutoring, coaching sports teams, music teaching, babysitting, Sunday school volunteering, summer camp counseling, etc. It all counts!
  • If you have a TEFL certificate, include it on your resume. If not, we highly recommend enrolling in a 120 TEFL hour course and state that it’s in progress on your resume. Check out our Recommend TEFL Courses.
  • For more tips on how to present your experience check out our RESUME GUIDE


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