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China: East Asia
Start date: 
February 1, 2020
Candidate Qualifications: 
Bachelor Degree, University Graduate
Positions available: 
East Asia

About the School

IB PYP Kindergarten in Yiwu, China seeking 1 Early Years teacher for February 2020 start. Oujing International Kindergarten is an official IB world school teaching the Primary Years Programme to over 500 students enrolled at the school between the ages of 3-6. Class sizes range between 16 and 22 students per class with 3 teachers in each class. The school is located in the city of Yiwu, in Zhejiang province. Yiwu is an international city with great transport links and an abundance of restaurants, cafes, and leisure activities. Affordable accommodation can be found easily within walking distance to the school and international brand restaurants such as Burger King, KFC, Starbucks, as well as a huge selection of local establishments.

Teachers at Oujing are expected to

  • Prepare and deliver high-quality lessons
  • Create challenging and engaging learning opportunities
  • Assess and monitor students progress
  • Collaborate with other teachers to share ideas, approaches, and professional knowledge
  • Communicate regularly with parents
  • Working hours are 8:00 am - 5:30 pm Monday to Friday including a 90-minute lunch break and planning and lesson preparation time

The ideal candidate will be

  • Open to new ideas and willing to learn
  • Enthusiastic about teaching
  • Cooperative with other teachers and able to work well as part of a team
  • Willing and able to engage with children through games, songs, and dance


  • Have a degree in education
  • Have a degree in an unrelated field with 2 years of teaching experience
  • Have a degree in an unrelated field with a SAFEA recognized TEFL from China
  • Native English Speaker from Australia, Canada, Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, New Zealand

The teaching package includes

  • A competitive post-tax salary between 12,000 - 15,000 CNY per month after tax
  • Return flights to home country
  • Professional IB training workshops
  • Free school meals
  • Housing allowance
  • Health insurance
  • Legal work visa
  • Flexible summer vacation and lengthy paid winter vacation


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