University in Changsha


Program Highlights

-Modern campus in the beautiful city of Changsha
-Teach university students on a Monday to Friday schedule with evenings & weekends off
-Friendly, supportive teaching environment with excellent materials

ESL Jobs in Changsha

Our University is now hiring for the position of English language teacher to teach our university students aged from 18 to 22 years old. Candidates must be able to create engaging, varied English classes making use of a communicative approach with a focus on improving students’ oral English, as well as using relevant teaching materials and activities. You will have access to a variety of teaching resources to ensure effective teaching.

Founded in 2013 and resulting from a partnership between our University in England and the Central South University of Forestry & Technology (CSUFT) (one of China’s leading universities), it is the first Sino-British university in Hunan Province, marking a milestone in educational progress for China.

The position is based in the modern city of Changsha, capital of Hunan province. CSUFT is a comprehensive university, with over 30,000 students, located in a relatively quiet downtown area of the city, with easy access to local supermarkets, hotels, hospitals etc.

Our courses provide high quality British style education to students in China. It is intended that graduates of our programmes will help to meet the local, national and international needs for social, economic and environmental development. The programmes incorporate provision for students to complete their entire degree in our College or to transfer to the main university campus in the UK to complete their degree. All programmes are based on the curricula, teaching methods, academic standards and regulations of our University.

Teach English in Changsha

Changsha is the capital city of Hunan Province, just south of central China and is situated in the river valley along the Xiang River. The city’s history can be traced back to 3,000 years ago, the tomb relics standing as witness to ancient human activity in the area. Along with these ancient tombs the experts also located silk products, paintings, potteries, bamboo slips for writing, weapons and herbs, which can all be visited at the Hunan Provincial Museum.

The people of Changsha boast of having the finest cuisine in China as they spend a lot of time preparing and eating various kinds of food. What sets them apart is their fine and delicate appearance and hot and sour taste. Changsha people are also famous for their acting and have created many different traditional folk art performances of their own including the local operas, storytelling, drum opera, acrobatics and other dramatic styles.

Today, most of the entertainment houses in the city present dynamic and entertaining performances with a blend of the traditional essence and the modern flare. One can find romantic and quiet bars, dynamic show bars, teahouses, western style restaurants and much more in this vibrant city.

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Main Responsibilities

-Plan, prepare and deliver lectures and tutorials, responding effectively to a variety of student backgrounds, learning styles and class sizes
-Motivate students to engage in learning, providing meaningful and constructive feedback on their work.
-Keep abreast of new professional, educational and related social, economic and technological d developments
-Supervise undergraduate projects
-Act as personal tutor to undergraduate students
-Aid the development of new programmes
-Participating in the student recruitment and induction procedures of the College
-Contributing to the College’s management, and participate in English Corner and some English test organized by the college
-Undertaking other administrative duties and responsibilities as directed by the College and the Vice Dean of Teaching and Learning


-Salary: from 8,500 – 9,000 RMB per month (pre-tax) (for applicants with Masters degree)
-Salary: from 12,000 RMB per month (pre-tax) (for applicants with PhD)
-Free accommodation provided by the university
-Flight reimbursement of 8,500 RMB
-Paid holidays: 11 days national holiday + winter vacation off
-Legal ‘Z’ work visa provided
-Health insurance provided
-Supportive management


-Native English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland or South African
-Bachelor and Masters degree in a relevant subject
-TEFL certificate (No TEFL? – We recommend INTESOL)
-2 years of previous teaching experience
-Ability to work accurately to deadlines and under pressure
-Ability to design, deliver, assess and revise teaching programmes
-Ability to devise, advise on and manage learning/research
-An excellent team player
-Commitment to a 2 year contract with option to extend
-Experience of overseas education background and / or teaching experiences in Chinese-foreign cooperation projects is preferred
-Experience of teaching in English and assessment of undergraduate students in a university environment
-Experience of the administration of courses and modules in British / Western universities
-Knowledge of quality assurance procedures relating to university degrees
-Ability to design, deliver, assess and revise teaching programmes
-Ability to devise, advise on and manage learning/research

There are no costs whatsoever for the entire recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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