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English First in Chengdu

EF Chengdu - School Photos

Program Highlights

-Excellent salary: 9,000 – 12,000 RMB per month (after tax)
-Airfare allowance provided: 8,000
-Housing allowance or free housing provided
-Well-established teaching system

ESL Jobs in Chengdu

Due to our continued success English First Chengdu are expanding our teaching team and we are now holding interviews for outgoing young learner teachers. Our first school in Chengdu was established in 2001 and we now have 6 schools throughout the city. Be a part of a family of more than 150 employees and receive support from a long-established management team who are committed to putting the development and well-being of our teachers as a priority. If you have the right qualifications and are interested in making a difference in the lives of the next generation, we’d like to hear more from you.

English First (EF) is truly a global company, established in 1965 and now with over 400 centers around the world. EF opened its first school in China in 2001 and has since established itself as the market leader for private language learning with over 150 schools, employing over a thousand teachers.

It is the teacher’s responsibility to deliver our courses and materials to young learners using the highest standards of English language teaching. Teachers are encouraged to use their creativity and energy to increase the students’ interest in learning through a variety of activities such as role plays, group work, drama, story-telling and songs.

Course materials & technology

Popular with students and teachers alike, EF course books have been developed by a dedicated team of linguistic and educational experts. Course books are accompanied by a wide range of supplementary materials including flashcards, posters, handouts, CD’s, videos, songs and in-class computer applications, all essential for teachers to deliver varied and engaging classes.

Teach English in Chengdu

Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan Province, which is known as the “Heavenly State”, located in the West of China next to Tibet. Being the natural habitat of cute giant pandas, Chengdu is located in the west of Sichuan Basin and in the center of Chengdu Plain. It covers a total area of 12.3 thousand square kilometers with a population of over 11 million.

People from Chengdu tend to eat spicy food. Local specialties include Grandma Chen’s Tofu, Chengdu Hot pot, and Dan Dan Mien literally meaning “Noodles carried on a pole”. Chengdu outnumbers Shanghai in the number of tea houses and bars despite having less than half the population. The inhabitants have a reputation in China for having a laid-back attitude and for knowing how to enjoy life.

Chengdu star

Main Responsibilities

-Maximum of 20-26 teaching hours per week
-40-hour work week including teaching hours
-Teach a variety of English classes to a range of abilities
-Ensure students learn in an engaging manner
-Make good use of our extensive course materials and technology in the classroom
-Plan lessons and prepare teaching materials in advance for all classes
-Cooperate with the CM and DOS in ensuring the constructive communication and efficient operation of the centre
-Assist in the placement testing and interviewing of new students
-Carry out teaching related responsibilities including, but not limited to demonstration classes, conversation clubs, tutorials, seminars and presentations
-Attend and organize center social events
-Attend weekly trainings and joint trainings
-Maintain student and class records


-Excellent salary: 9,000 to 12,000 RMB after tax (depending on qualifications and teaching ability)
-Free apartment provided: furnished, near the school or housing allowance of 1,500 RMB per month
-Flight allowance provided: 8,000 RMB per contract
-Legal ‘Z’ work visa
-Monthly KPI bonus up to 1,500 RMB
-12 days public holidays plus 10 days extra holidays
-Health insurance provided
-Airport pick up upon arrival with welcome package at the apartment
-ESL certification programs
-Sponsored TEFL in China certificate
-Free Mandarin training classes
-Career promotion opportunities globally
-On-going training and academic support


-Bachelor’s degree
-TEFL certificate preferred but not required (No TEFL? – We recommend INTESOL)
-Native English speaker from US, UK, Canada, Australia, South Africa or Ireland
-Teaching experience preferred
-Energetic, outgoing and passionate in teaching young learners
-Patient, open-minded 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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