ESL Public School Teacher

Are you a Graduate and looking for an Overseas Experience? Don’t know what’s next after University? Maybe want to be a teacher one day? We may have just the job for you!

CIPTC is seeking teachers for positions in our ESL public Schools in Shenzhen. CIPTC works with municipal education bureaus across China to hire and manage foreign teachers for schools in the public sectors. We look for college graduates who are interested in living, working, and traveling abroad. The most qualified candidates have a sense of adventure and are open to exploring different cultures, languages, and foreign environments while working in China. As a language instructor working abroad for CIPTC, you will be fully immersed in Chinese culture, and you will be able to enjoy the cultural diversity that exists in major international cities,such as Shenzhen. We provide bilingual caseworkers to help our candidates get settled in China as they arrive. We also arrange Mandarin Chinese courses for interested teachers in order to enhance our teachers’ experiences living in China and to contribute to their professional development while they live and work abroad.

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Job Description

• 6-24 months contract

• Monday to Friday, 8:30am-12:00pm, 2:00pm-4:30pm, maximum of 18 teaching hours per week

• Classroom fully equipped with computer, projector, board, and microphone

• Curriculum and teaching materials provided

• Delivering well planned oral-English lessons to build students’ confidence in oral English

• Encourage children to practice spoken English

• Use a variety of materials and teaching techniques to enhance student learning, and engage student interest

• Provide student feedback

• Attend and participate in staff department meetings, workshops, curriculum planning and special school events


• 9,000 RMB-12,000RMB basic salary depending on experience

• 3,000 RMB monthly accommodation allowance or apartment provided

• 8000 RMB flight allowance, paid in two installments.

• TEFL Certificate course reimbursement

• Summer & Winter vacation

• Work visa(Z visa) application assistance

• End of contract performance bonus

• Commercial insurance

• Pre-arrival webinar training and orientation

• Airport pickup, bank, phone card, and apartment rental assistance Social and accident insurance

• One week free hotel on arrival

• Ongoing teacher mentoring and assessment (classroom observations, seminar and regular training sessions)

• Chinese Lesson(2.5 hours/week)

• Chinese public holiday plus 5-days annual leave

• Free breakfast and lunch on workdays

• Start up loan to assist with apartment rental costs, paid training, hotel upon arrival, local medical insurance


• Bachelor’s Degree in any field

• 120 hour TEFL certificate required (TEFL course reimbursement for graduates)

• Range of positions available from entry level to experienced teacher positions

• Fluent English proficiency

• Hold a passport from the U.S.A., Canada, Australia, U.K., South Africa, New Zealand, or Ireland

China (Shenzhen) International Personnel Training Centre (hereafter referred to as CIPTC) is a deputy bureau (a department under a provincial government) chief level administrative institution, which was established by the Shenzhen Municipal Party Committee and Shenzhen Municipal Government in 1991. CIPTC is committed to training international talents for State Administration of Foreign Expert Affairs (SAFEA) and Shenzhen Human Resource and Social Security Bureau. In compliance with local government demand, CIPTC recruits foreign teachers to enhance public primary and secondary schools' English development to keep pace with the economic development of the region.

We are a professional team committed to professional development of all of our staff and teachers. We are currently contracted with Shenzhen Municipal Education Bureau, Futian District Education Bureau, Luohu District Education Bureau and Baoan Districts Education Bureau, Yantian Districts Education Bureau with more than 300 foreign members of staff working on our behalf throughout the Futian District, Luohu District, Baoan Districts, Yantian Districts and other districts of the city. Our goal is to internationalize education in the public sector, and create a relaxed and friendly environment to enable students to gain confidence in their spoken English. We take professionalism in teaching seriously, and as part of that offer regular professional development sessions to assist our staff in their own development, enabling them to reach higher standards both in the short term and in the future.