Teach at Shane English Schools, China. Multiple cities to choose from <24K RMB

Deadline: Mon 01 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT
  • Deadline: Mon 01 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT
  • China: Shijiazhuang, Dalian, Yangzhou, Nanjing, Wuhu, Beijing, Wuhan, Shenyang, Ningbo, Kunming.
  • Saxoncourt Group
  • Positions: 20
  • Degree Required

Job Summary

Start your teaching career at one of the biggest British-owned language schools in Asia! Shane English Schools starts new teachers off with a week of comprehensive training focused on teaching young learners and the Shane teaching methodology. Earn a competitive salary (listed within) that includes flight reimbursement, a contract completion bonus, and paid vacation days. As Shane has schools all over the world, teachers can easily transfer to a new location at the end of their contract!

Details of Position

Working hours: 100 - 108 hours per month including office hours.

Shane teachers work a regular schedule of 5 workdays a week with two consecutive days off. As Saturday and Sunday are typically the busiest days in China, the two consecutive days off are likely to fall on weekdays. Each school differs slightly in number teaching hours and working hours, with the maximum being 108 hours per month including office hours.

Students and class sizes:

Students at Shane English Schools are divided into two groups, the very young learners (aged 3-6) and the young learners (aged 7-12) The maximum size for very young learners is set at 12 students, while the maximum for young learner classes is 18. However, this is only set as a guide and the actual number is usually far less. There will also be a local assistant teacher present in each class to assist with activity prep, checking work, and classroom management.

Curriculum and assistance:

Shane English Schools has its own tailored curriculum for teachers to follow that is equipped with lesson plans, audio CDs and teachers resources. Teachers will become familiar with the curriculum during training week so they can start their first class feeling confident! Teachers are also encouraged to bring any music, teaching aids, or resources they feel will improve the class. While it is important that teachers complete the curriculum, they should also not feel restricted by it! Learning should always be fun and engaging!

Accommodation and orientation:

All new teachers will receive full assistance in the process of getting settled in their new city. Somebody from the school will be assigned to help the new teachers find suitable accommodation within walking distance of the school, sign contracts, open a bank account, get a phone number, and anything else the teacher may need to get completely settled.

Where is Shane English Schools hiring?

The full list of available positions is available on the Saxoncourt website. Saxoncourt is the parent company of Shane English Schools China. Please visit and click through to the FEATURED JOBS page for the full list of positions along with salaries, benefits and working hours.

The following is only a brief summary of available positions:

School: Shane English School Shijiazhuang, China.
Salary: 20,000 - 24,000 RMB per month.
Working hours: 108 per month including office hours.
Shane English School Shijiazhuang recently raised its salary to become our highest paying school. As the cost of living there is much lower than the big cities, this would be the choice for anybody who is looking to save as much as they can in a year.

School: Vivian's Wonderland Kindergarten. Nanjing, China. (Shane affiliate school)
Salary: 14,000 RMB per month.
Teaching hours: 25 hours per week.
Perfect for those who want to teach little ones. Regular hours of 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday, with a 2-hour lunch break. No work on weekends. A 2-week holiday in the winter (paid) and a 2-week holiday in the summer (unpaid).

School: Shane English School Nanjing, China
Salary: 15,000 RMB per month.
Working hours: 25 hours including office hours
A fast-growing, well-managed school with a good reputation for its treatment of foreign teachers. The school has a team of 10+ foreign teachers who have all extended their initial contracts.

School: Shane English School Ningbo, China
Salary: 15,000 RMB per month.
Working hours: 25 hours including office hours
Another very well established school. The school now has 3 campuses in the city and over 18 foreign teachers who often take part in staff events. Its also close to the beach and the low cost of living allows teachers to save well.

School: Shane English School Beijing, China.
Salary: 18,000-19,000 RMB per month.
Teaching hours: 20 hours per week
SESC now has over 5 schools spread across Beijing. Those looking to live and teach in the capital will receive plenty of academic assistance from the Director of Studies as well as a handsome salary.

School: Shane English School Dalian, China
Salary: 13,700 RMB per month
Working hours: 24 hours per week including office hours.
Dalian is amongst the oldest and most successful Shane schools in China. The city is a very popular choice for expats and the school has an excellent reputation for its management and treatment of foreign staff. Their retention rate of foreign teachers is among the highest.

School: Shane English School Shenyang, China.
Salary: 16,000 - 18,000 RMB per month.
Working hours: 108 hours per month including office hours.
The newest franchise to join the Shane brand. This school is just getting off the ground and looking for an experienced teacher to help build its foundations. Teachers do not need to worry about teaching hours as the school builds up classes, all Shane English Schools in China have a guaranteed salary system to protect the teachers during the low season. This is a good opportunity for a teacher interested in shaping a new school and looking to move into a higher position in the near future.

How to apply?

Please apply online via

Or for a faster application, please email the recruitment manager directly via the link below. Please include any preferred locations, the date you will be available to start, and color copies of the following 4 documents:

1 - Your CV / Resume
2 - Your degree
3 - Your TEFL certificate
4 - Your passport information page (feel free to cover your passport number)


As a government and school policy, we only hire teachers who are native level English speakers and hold a degree, a 120-hour TEFL certificate, and a passport from either the United Kingdom, the USA, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, or South Africa.(visa requirement)

Salary and Benefits

- 12,000 - 24,000 RMB per month.
- Flight reimbursement
- Contract completion bonus
- Health insurance
- Free training in the teaching of young learners
- airport pick up
- Arrival hotel provided
- Visa costs within China covered
- Free TEFL for those who do not yet have one
- Easy transfer to another city or country at the end of your contract
- Career advancement opportunities such as Academic Manager or Director of Studies
- Academic and wellness support throughout your contract

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