Posted: Mon 03 Nov 2014 18:26:03 GMT
  • China, Shanghai, China

Teachers for Shanghai Universities

  • EarlyBirds Academic Partnerships
  • Experience: 2 YEARS
  • Positions: 2

Details of Position

Early Birds is a small but growing organization that works directly with universities and public schools in Shanghai. We are not a recruiter or agency but hire teams of teachers and academic managers for institutions that we are evolving and growing with. Teachers report to foreign academic managers and work with them to develop and build the university English programs.

Position Details:
- Teach Oral English to classes of 30-35 university students
- Twelve to fifteen 80-minute classes per week
- Every attempt is made to block teaching hours (no split shifts)
- All classes scheduled M-F 8:004:30
- Curriculum in place, although teachers are encouraged to be creative and supplement lessons with other activities (training/resources provided)
- Opportunities to participate in university extra-curricular culture building (English-speaking) activities on campus


- Native English-speaker
- A Bachelor degree
- A TEFL Certificate
- A minimum of TWO years of documented teaching experience (in any country)
- Have a reasonable level of comfort with technology (we use IWB and a variety of applications in the classroom training provided)
- At least 24 years of age (Shanghai Province visa law requirement)

Salary and Benefits

- 8 month contract, December 1st start date
- 12,000 RMB per calendar month
- 10,000 RMB end-of-contract bonus (related to completion of contract and performance)
- Travel allowance 8,000 RMB per year, ½ paid upon completion of 1st semester, ½ upon completion of contract.
- Paid accident insurance
- 10 Paid Chinese holidays
- Paid winter vacation between semesters (4-6 weeks paid holiday, ideal to visit the country)
- On-going teacher development
- Bilingual staff to assist with housing/cultural issues
- Team dinners/trips to nearby sights

Company Details

EarlyBirds Academic Partnerships
More Company Information
2727 JinHai Road, Building 10, Room 303
Shanghai Pudong
Click here to visit the EarlyBirds Academic Partnerships website
Contact person:
Oliver Dean/ Kate Pender, Director of Study

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