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Live among ancient history in Nanjing - Giraffe English

Nanjing, China: East Asia
Start date: 
February 1, 2020
12 months
Candidate Qualifications: 
Native English Speaker, Bachelor Degree, TEFL Certificate (100+ hrs), 1+ years teaching experience, University Graduate
Positions available: 
East Asia

Live and work in one of the most historic cities of the world - Nanjing, one of the four ancient capitals of China. We would love to get you a job here in Nanjing- teaching English to young learners. The job requirements are quite flexible and we encourage you to apply today with your resume. This job also has a few extra small perks than we see in the typical offer; these bonuses will help you adjust to China and save some of your earnings.


Giraffe Engish in Nanjing is looking for full- time teachers to teach young learners aged from 3-12. Teachers are responsible for planning and teaching lessons, assessing student performance and progress, and delivering the curriculum with creativity, energy, and enthusiasm to ensure that lessons are fun and effective. Classes are kept small with no more than fifteen students. Teaching schedules average 20 hours per week and include 5 working days per week. This is a great organization with an already established presence in Taiwan. They have entered China's market a few years ago and established themselves well. Be part of this growth into China, and be rewarded with a great benefits package while helping children develop their English skills!  

  • Students are between 3 and 12 years of age.
  • Schedule: Weekdays  12:30 pm - 9pm + Weekends - 8:30am - 5:30pm
  • 5 day work week. Teachers receive two days off during the week but need to be able to work on weekends.
  • 20 teaching hours per week; 40 hours total


  • Native English Speakers 
  • Bachelor degree
  •  TEFL/TESOL/TESL certificate is preferred 
  • Two years of work experience after graduating
  •  Experience working with children preferred

Job Benefits

  • 13000 - 18000RMB (depending on experience and qualifications)
  • 3000 RMB Housing allowance after 2 months probation 
  • 5000 RMB renewal bonus
  • 500 RMB monthly Travel allowance after probation
  • One way airfare reimbursement to China
  • Medical and Accident Insurance
  • 7 days paid annual leave + National holidays + Christmas
  • 3 days sick leave per year
  • TKT Certification
  • Orientation and Continuous Professional Development
  • Accommodation and Arrival Suppor


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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