Classroom Teacher | International Kindergarten | Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality
Please remember to include this job requisition number (SHCA0852) in the application form.

About Us:

We are a private, early education centre featuring an interactive, multi-cultural curriculum set in a warm, bilingual environment. Our unique program is designed to nurture positive development in children up to the age of 6, laying a solid foundation for the lifelong growth of well-rounded individuals.

At the heart of our curriculum and overall philosophy is an open-minded approach set in a definitive structure. We welcome children to the organized, group learning experience, helping them assimilate into new environments. This builds upon their family-based learning, and expands their horizons, while simultaneously helping them prepare for successful transition into primary education, and beyond.

At our academy, you're providing your child with well-rounded, international early education - a gift that lasts a lifetime.

About Shanghai City:

Long serving as the heart of China's economic development, Shanghai is a perfect mix of traditional and modern Chinese characteristics. A sleek and sophisticated city of lights, Shanghai is a fast-paced metropolis full of cultural change and excitement.

Always an economic powerhouse in the Asia-Pacific region, it has rapidly become a fashion and social leader as well, with bars, clubs and restaurants on par with New York or Paris. There's never a shortage of things to do in Shanghai!

About You:

*You are a professional,high-energy creative team player with a positive attitude.
*You are interested in continuous personal and professional development.
*You are dedicated to early learner education and strive to make a difference in lives of children and families.
*You are committed and passionate about the social development of children - you find personal satisfaction in helping early learners discover the joy of learning.
* You possess the ability to command the attention of large groups of children in an engaging and compelling manner.
*You have an enthusiastic, animated approach to storytelling and delivering content to learners.
*You thrive in a fast paced, high-change work environment.
*You demonstrate professionalism in oral and written communications.


*One-year contract
*You should work with colleagues to deliver our curriculum with energy and enthusiasm, using a wide range of learning techniques such as immersion, phonics, story-telling, singing, dialogue art and role play in combination with formal exercises.
*You should communicate with learners in an engaging, age-appropriate way, ensuring that all learning including that of language is both effective and fun.
*You should ensure classes are run efficiently and start and end, as scheduled.
*Full-time, Monday - Friday (8:00-5:00) with an hour lunch break every day

Basic Qualifications:

* Age 24-55 (the age range required to obtain a legal working visa in Shanghai Municipality)
* A minimum of one (1) year post-bachelor's degree teaching/instructional experience
* English language fluency - only native speakers from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, the UK and United States will be considered
*Ability to relocate to China for a 12 month contract

Preferred Qualifications:

* One or more years professional experience working with toddlers 2-4 years old
* Internationally recognized TEFL or TESOL certification
* Experience traveling internationally and/or working abroad

Required Education:

*Bachelor's degree from an internationally accredited institution

Compensation and Benefits

* Salary from 15,000-20,000/month (commensurate with background and qualifications)
* Housing assistance
* Excellent health insurance
* Sponsored "Z" working visa/visa support during application
* Two weeks paid holiday plus 11 Chinese national holidays and some Western holidays
* Arrival Support and training
* Professional Development and opportunity for career advancement within the school

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, we kindly request you prepare the following materials:

Your resume/CV
A recent photograph
Scan copy of your passport information page
Scan copies of your degree and TEFL/TESOL certificates
Your current location and preferred start date
Your Skype ID

Due to the volume of applications received, please understand it may not be possible for the company to contact each candidate individually. A recruitment professional will be in contact with you if we are interested in pursuing your candidacy further.

Thank you again for your interest in this position and for choosing ESL Suite to assist you with your job search in China!


The Recruitment Team at ESL Suite
Please remember to include this job requisition number (SHCA0852) in the application form.