• Director of Studies
  • Huzhou

English First in Huzhou



Are you looking for a Director of Studies position in a dynamic and exciting education environment? Can you lead a team of international teachers and ensure the highest possible academic standards for our students?

We are seeking a Director of Studies who can lead our modern school on to great things.

ESL Job in Huzhou

Essential qualities for this challenging position include strong people management skills and the ability to motivate and lead a team of international teachers. A proven track record in teacher training through workshops, class observations and one-on-one support are vital to this role.

The right candidate will be organized and logical in planning and implementation of school initiatives. Excellent creativity and problem solving skills are also needed.

You will have a degree and credible TEFL qualification as well as a wide range of teaching experience, especially to young learners. You will be well versed in TEFL methodology and teaching techniques.

Popular with teachers and students alike, the courses are aimed at a range of ages and abilities. The main focus is on young learners aged 7 to 14, although adult and business English classes are also offered. The class sizes are kept small, to an average of 8-12 students which allows for noticeable progress to be made and also makes classroom management that much easier.
Our schools boast up to date teaching materials and resources, including computers in the classrooms and modern ‘Lifeclub’ lounges which allow for a truly varied and engaging teaching process to be delivered.

Teach English in Huzhou

Huzhou located in Zhejiang province in the east of China, has an advantageous location being just 148km from Shanghai and 88km from Hangzhou. Literally meaning ‘Lake City’ Huzhou has the third largest lake in China, Taihu Lake, and is well known as a famous summer resort with an abundance of natural beauty.

Huzhou is a renowned historical city dating back over 2,200 years with a population now of over a quarter of a million people. The Big Bamboo Sea (Da Zhu Hai) in Huzhou is where the movie “Crouching Tiger; Hidden Dragon” was filmed and may other Chinese films featuring bamboo forests are shot in Huzhou.
Huzhou star

Main Responsibilities

-Teacher training and development
-Teacher management
-Teaching high quality lessons
-Scheduling and timetabling
-Administrative reports
-School development and operation
-Attending professional development seminars and DoS training sessions


-Competitive salary: 15,000 – 18,000 RMB per month (negotiable depending on experience)
-4,000 RMB monthly housing allowance and logistics support for finding accommodation
-Flight allowance: 9,000 RMB half payable after 6 months, half after 12 months
-Legal Z work visa and local residential permits arranged
-Paid vacation: 15 working days plus all Chinese public holidays (usually 2 weeks per year)
-5,000 RMB re-sign bonus
-3,000 RMB per head referral bonus
-Free Mandarin Chinese lessons both online and face to face with a native Chinese speaker
-Free Cambridge TKT training
-Study allowance
-Comprehensive health insurance
-Performance related bonuses: 3,600 RMB per quarter
-Professional development & support from EF head office
-Further career opportunities


-Notarised university degree from the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, South Africa, New Zealand or Australia
-Credible teaching qualification
-At least 3 years of teaching experience and 1 year of management experience
-Notarised and clean criminal background check, valid within 6 months
-Preference for candidates with young learner experience
– Candidates must be in their home countries OR in China holding a Z work visa

There are no costs whatsoever for the entire recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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