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Teaching Starts Here in China!

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China > Shanghai: Full time
Date Posted
16 September 2019
Job Type
Full time
17,000 – 21,000 RMB per month
Degree Required

Job Overview

Are you looking to drop your boring 9-5 routine and find a career on the road? Wish you could travel more and save money while doing it? Adventure Starts Here!
At Giraffe we offer an opportunity to start your adventure abroad and make a positive impact on kids lives at the same time. This is an opportunity for passionate adaptable people that want to have fun while working.

Community Starts Here!

Over our past 10 years in Shanghai we have developed a community atmosphere amongst our staff. With teachers from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, UK, & the US we have become a diverse family and made lifelong friends. Living in Shanghai means there's always something fun to do and working at Giraffe means you always have people to do it with.

We love to travel! With a relaxed working schedule, you will have plenty of time to live out your dream vacations.

Teaching Starts Here!

Whether you have years of experience or this is your first time teaching we can help you develop professionally. When you first join the Giraffe team we get you up to speed with a personalized training process that is designed to get you comfortable with the curriculum before taking your own classes. We also offer ongoing training to help you develop into the best teacher you can be.

In addition to our primary classroom based courses we have created other courses like Speak Up, Write On, and Inspired Learning. These courses focuses on public speaking, drama, creative writing and other real world English experiences. Whatever your interests are as a teacher, Giraffe can offer you the opportunity to use your creativity in a productive way.

13-16 teaching hours per week
30-hour work week including teaching hours
Lesson planning for students 3-12 years old
Participate in events and special activities based on Western holidays (Christmas, Halloween, etc.)
Attend trainings and meetings
Weekend classes with days off during the week
Education Required: Bachelor
Required Certificates:
TESL/TEFL Certificate over 100 hours
Certification Requirements: TEFL certification required
Patient, hardworking and passionate in teaching young learners
Creative and has a good sense of humour
Job Benefits:
Excellent salary: 17,000 – 21,000 RMB per month (based on qualifications and teaching ability)
2 weeks hotel accommodation upon arrival
Continuous living support form our dedicated support team
Legal Z work visa provided
Visa document reimbursement
Health insurance provided
Contract completion bonus of up to one month’s salary
30 days national and school holidays annually
5 days paid personal leave annually plus unpaid personal leave available
Free Mandarin lessons
Real possibility to receive multiple raises within the first year
Career development opportunities
Professional pre-job training and extensive on-the-job training provided
Teaching Starts Here in China!

Teaching Starts Here in China!


  • Salary
  • Training
  • Visa


  • Level 5 TEFL certificate
  • Fluent in English
  • Bachelor’s Degree

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