• Young Learners
  • Beijing

American School in Beijing

Program Highlights

-Excellent salary: up to 20,000 RMB (2,300 USD) per month take home pay
-Monday to Friday classes – weekends off
-Free housing or housing allowance provided
-Comprehensive teaching materials and lesson plans in place
-US company established in 1920’s

ESL Jobs in Beijing

Our school in Beijing is now holding interviews for motivated, professional English young learner teachers. Our students are from kindergarten to middle school level, aged from 3 to 14 years old. We are currently looking for Kindergarten Teachers and Grade 1 to Grade 6 Teachers.

We invite you to join our large team, currently made up of 25 native English teachers and 45 local teachers in Beijing in our progressive school established over 17 years ago. All our English classes use our school’s K-12 copyrighted materials and methods from the United States. In order to learn how to speak with a pure American accent, we utilize a special pedagogy to teach our students. Our classes, teaching materials, teaching methods, and evaluation systems correspond directly with many of our sister schools in the United States. With all lesson plans in place, teachers are free to focus on their teaching, with minimum lesson planning time.

Teaching assistance are on hand to help with classroom management and translation when need be. Our school puts a focus on a variety of teaching styles including dictation, reading, workbook tasks, composition, songs, pronunciation, debates, presentations and more. Classes run from Monday to Friday so teachers have weekends as their days off.

Teach English in Beijing

Teach English in Beijing and immerse yourself in the traditions of ancient China while also being a part of the exciting changes of a city on the cutting edge of modern culture. Beijing continues to be an exciting place for all things music, fashion and art with plenty of events and shows to attend. There is a thriving expat community in Beijing, with the Sanlitun area being a popular destination for both expats and trendy locals to mix and mingle over drinks.

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Main Responsibilities

-Maximum of 25 teaching hours per week
-Grading and meetings: 3-6 hours per week
-Course materials are all in place so lesson planning is minimal
-Conduct classes that are fun and engaging
-Communicate with parents and fellow teachers regarding the students’ progress
Grade 1 to Grade 6:
-Monday to Friday classes 7:40 to 16:40 (weekends off)
-Class size: No more than 20 students
-Class time: around 90mins, includes a 10min break time
-Monday to Friday classes 8:10 to 17:50 (weekends off) – Kindergarten
-Class size: No more than 15 students
-Class time: around 70mins, includes a 10min break time


-Excellent salary: up to 20,000 RMB per month take home pay
-Fully furnished, 2 bedroom shared apartment (including utilities and wifi)
-Airfare reimbursement: up to 7,500 RMB
-Bonuses for attendance, performance and contract re-sign
-Free breakfast, lunch and dinner available at the campus cafeteria
-An amazing teacher’s lounge with free drinks, purchasable drinks and items, workout room, pool tables, massage chairs and Wi-Fi
-Highly efficient air cleaners in all school supplied housing
-Newly installed campus-wide air purifying systems in classrooms
-Accident insurance
-Over 40 days of paid vacation per year including 1 month during winter break
-Assistance and sponsorship in obtaining a legal Z-Visa work permit
-Free transport to and from work
-Airport pick-up
-Comprehensive paid 2 week training program at start of contract
-7 to 10 days professional training and ongoing program support
-Opportunity for additional weekend middle school classes available


-Native English speaker from USA or Canada
-Bachelor’s degree (in English, ESL, Education is preferred)
-120 Hour TEFL certificate (minimum 120 hours) (No TEFL? – We recommend INTESOL www.GoldStarTeachers.com/INTESOL)
-A minimum of 2 years relevant teaching experience with references
-Clean, non-criminal background check
-Motivated, professional and culturally aware


-You should love education, children, and teaching students from age 3-14
– Be capable of maintaining a professional, mature, and positive attitude
– Have a good level of endurance and lively personality
– Be passionate, invested, and engaging.

NOTE: Beijing now requires teachers applying for the Foreign Expert Visa to supply a Criminal Background Check

There are no costs whatsoever for the entire recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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