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20000RMB/Month + Work Visa + Paid leave holiday+2 Days off, English literature teacher in Shanghai

China, Shanghai

Job Description:

At elan, we teach English through engaging with literature and writing practice for students aged 5-12. In the beginning, it is likely that you will predominantly take on Early Reader Program, and lower level literature/writing coursework with the opportunity to teach picture books, novels, grammar, and different writing mediums in the future. Teachers must keep in contact with their Head Teacher and operations staff about student progress and maintain a professional relationship with parents.

Elan Teachers should provide a consistently challenging classroom environment for students and ensure that their teaching methodology is congruent with lan’s philosophy and goals. Teachers will work five days a week (three weekdays and Sat/Sun) with a potential full teaching load. If you work more than 24 teaching hours per week (indexed monthly), which may happen in the winter and summer terms, you will be awarded additional compensation. You may also be asked to help at other centers if you have no classes and substitutes are needed at other schools.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

Access lan resources and plan your Teachers Logs according to the objectives of the


Deliver high quality literature, writing, and phonics courses to students including

assigned quizzes

Issue and explain homework assignments to students and parents of younger students

Mark all tasks that students complete in class and for homework and fill out post-class


If your work schedule allows and you have an interest, there is an opportunity to assist

with the development of our curriculum, winter and summer materials, and also to

assist with marketing events

Conduct phonics tests and free trials for new students and make recommendations for classes

Enforce a “culture of English” and other elan expectations through classroom discipline

Work with your Head Teacher and operations staff to create strategies for special case


Keep informed about schedule changes, students who will be away, and students

having trial classes

Application requirement:

Native English Speakers preferred

TEFL/TESL/TESOL certification

Bachelor's degree or above

Teaching experience is a strong asset: 1-2 years teaching experience

Working hours:

40 hours per week with 2 days off on weekdays

Week day schedule 11am-8pm(1hour for lunch)

Weekend schedule 9am-6pm (1hour for lunch)

Summer and winter schedule will arranged by Center manager


What we offer:

Monthly salary: 15000 to 20000 RMB, before tax

8000 RMB flight reimbursement (direction to home country)

Descriptional bonus based on annual performance

12 months health and accident insurance for a one-year contract

10000 start-up loan for accommodation

Teachers have to provide their passport and accommodation contract as a guarantee until the loan is paid back in three month.

1200 hotel reimbursement after 2 months’ probation

A legal Z Work Visa with work permit provided

Arrival Support: Airport pick-up

11 days for Chinese Public Holidays plus 11 days for annual leave

If you are interested in our position, do not hesitate to send us your CV/TEFL or other teaching certificate/degree copy/passport ID page copy/current photo/self-introduction video.

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