EAP Lecturer | University | Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality
Please remember to include this job requisition number (SH1541U) in the application form.


Our university is affiliated with the International Department for a reputable Australian University. Established in 2002, we offer a four-year Degree program with majors in various technical related fields and International Marketing; graduates receive a degree from both universities. Currently over 1600 students are enrolled and over 3300 alumni are around the world.

We offer an Academic English Program which integrates advanced level General English, English for Academic Purposes, Business English, and tertiary level study skills. In addition, we provide English training programs and provide ongoing English support for our students, and deliver listening and speaking programs to non-English majors across the university.

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.

Job Title: English Lecturer (University) in Shanghai

Start Date: 28 August 2015


*Teach classes of approx. 25 students
*Teaching oral English, preparing class activities, preparing oral exams for students
*Classes are timetabled in 1.5-hour sessions - 5 min break after 45 mins - with a 15 minute mid-morning break, 80 minute lunch break and 10 minute mid-afternoon breaks.
*Classes usually fall within the hours of 8.15 a.m. to 4.20 pm Monday to Thursday and 8.15 a.m. to 2.35 p.m. on Friday.

The face-to-face teaching hours are 19.5 hours of the 38 hours working week. Each teacher is available for consultation by students during Office Hours (1.5 hours per week) The remaining 17 hours are used for marking and lesson preparation as well as for collegiate activities such as staff meetings, professional development, reporting on student progress and lesson planning. At the discretion of the Director, work such as marking and lesson preparation may be done off campus.


Native English speaker from United States, Canada, UK, Australia or New Zealand
25-50 years old (to meet work visa age restrictions)
Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university
Minimum two-years teaching experience
TEFL/TESOL certification is preferred
A clean criminal record
Excellent physical and mental health
Must be able to commit to a one-year contract
Must be able to arrive in China by August 28


Sociable, positive and hard-working
Culturally inquisitive
Looking for a challenge


*Salary starting from CNY 9,000+/month (top end of the range not listed; salary is commensurate with the teacher's experience and qualifications)
* an accommodation/living allowance
* local travel allowance
* annual travel allowance
* annual bonus
* free workday lunch
* local medical coverage
* public holidays and paid annual leave
* assistance with visa application
* reimbursement of medical check and visa costs at the end of the 6 week probation period
* high quality teaching materials and lesson outlines
* on-going professional development
* career development opportunities

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

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 (SH1541U) in the application form.