University in Hangzhou


Program Highlights

-Modern campus in the beautiful city of Hangzhou
-Teach university students on a Monday to Friday schedule with evenings & weekends off
-Friendly, supportive teaching environment with excellent materials
-Free housing
– Only 16 hours teaching max

ESL Jobs in Hangzhou

Our university is located in Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang province along the southeast coast of China. It is a full-time vocational and technical higher education college jointly established by the Municipal People’s Government of Hangzhou.

We are 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 plant you resources to ensure effective teaching. The classes are small sized of less than 25 students per class with each lesson lasting 45 minutes.

The campus is located in the West Lake scenic spot near Xix National Wetland Park in Hangzhou. At present, it has two campuses with 6000 students. It has 5 departments (Applied Engineering, Economics and Commerce, Business Administration, Biotechnology and Liberal education) offering 20 programs.

Our university has won many honorable titles such as “Civilized Unit in Zhejiang”, “Peaceful Campus in Zhejiang” and “Top Ten Vocational and Technical Education Institutes in Hangzhou”.

Teach English in Hangzhou

There is a famous saying in China: “Above, there is heaven. Below there is Hangzhou and Suzhou.” Regarded as one of the two paradises on earth by the Chinese people, Hangzhou offers an ideal destination for anyone seeking to live and teach in China.

Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang province and is located not far south of Shanghai. The city is regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in China with numerous historic relics and natural beauty. Most famous for its picturesque West Lake, elected as a National Key Scenic location due to its historical and cultural significance and many temples, pagodas, ponds and plants.

The city is one of the most livable in China with a natural balance of local Chinese culture and Western amenities providing a dynamic atmosphere of live music, cafes and bars, a variety of events and an eclectic mixture of people from all over the world. Mix a buzzing city with a pleasant year round climate and low cost of living and you see why Hangzhou has earned the reputation it has.

Hangzhou star

Main Responsibilities

-Maximum teaching hours of 16 hours per week
-Office hours of 2 hours per week
-Monday to Friday classes with evenings and weekends off
-Deliver learner centered, engaging oral English lessons to students
-Ensure equal participation of all students
-Complete all administrative tasks in a timely manner
-Actively participate in professional development workshops and activities


-Salary: 7,500 RMB per month for teachers holding a Bachelor’s degree
-Salary: 8,000 RMB per month for teachers holding a Master’s degree
-Free accommodation or monthly allowance of 2,200RMB/month (10 months)
-Flight reimbursement of 6,000RMB (completion of contract)
-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, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Ireland, South Africa and Europeans.
-Bachelor’s degree
-TEFL certificate required (No TEFL? – We recommend INTESOL)
-2 years teaching experience post-grad required
-Professional, positive and culturally aware

There are no costs whatsoever for the entire recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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