WORK AT YORK ENGLISH

Teaching English in China can be as rewarding as it is fun. You will create amazing memories with friends from around the world, travel across Asia, laugh, learn new skills, and grow in confidence! It’s a fantastic opportunity to earn a wage while exploring a new culture, learning a new language and experiencing new things.

We hire native English speakers all year round to teach in our schools for an initial 12-month contract. We offer full support from application to the end of your contract, so you really do get taken care of. Check out our vacancies below, and if you have any questions, you can head over to our FAQ’s page, or email our Recruitment Manager Mike at mike@yorkenglishcareers.com

ESL TEACHER IN FUZHOU

  • Working Hours: 35 hours per week (Wednesday – Sunday). This includes office and teaching hours
  • Student Age range: 3-16 years old
  • Class Size: 16 children max. for juniors, 12 max. for kindergarten
  • Class Length: 1 hour for kindergarten, 1.5 for junior plus

While not as famous as the mega Chinese cities of Shanghai or Beijing, Fuzhou is a hidden gem on the Minjiang river. Lush and green, with long, hot and sunny summers, it is certain to charm you with its mix of East and West.

Famous for its historical architecture, large parks and a vibrant art scene, Fuzhou is where our largest community of international teachers reside.

Perhaps surprisingly for most people, Fuzhou has roughly the same population as Hong Kong. It is the perfect destination to get a feel for real China and learn Mandarin but still live in a metropolitan city.

As a very affordable city, you can experience the delicious local and Western cuisine with restaurants on every corner, and travel far and wide with Fuzhou’s international airport or two major railway stations linking the rest of China with hi-speed trains.

Fuzhou, pronounced Foo-Jo, has a history dating back over 2,200 years. It sits in a basin between groups of mountain ranges, plenty of hiking opportunities! It is also famous for the cleanest air in China, thanks in part to the electric bikes that are common throughout the city.

Fuzhou and Fujian Province are known for their tea culture, and there is no better place to experience vast tea plantations than in the near by Wuyishan scenic area.

We currently has 9 branches here in Fuzhou, which offers a large community and social events from the get-go.

  • Starting Salary of 10,000 RMB – 12,000 RMB per month depending on experience. Plus CELTA holders will receive an extra 250 RMB per month.
  • Free city centre apartment OR a 2,000 RMB housing allowance should you wish to find your own place.
  • 8000 RMB flight allowance
  • Fully funded working visa
  • 47 days paid holiday in your first year (Chinese national holidays + 2 weeks)
  • Quarterly merit-based raise of 500 RMB
  • Free Chinese lessons
  • 3000 RMB end of 12-month contract bonus
  • Basic medical insurance
  • 10 days fully paid sick leave
  • Paid overtime
  • Ongoing training & professional development
  • Company trips paid in half by us
  • Native English speaker
  • Bachelors Degree or higher
  • TEFL Certificate or higher (completed, in the process of, or about to begin)
  • Passport holder of one of the following countries: UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand
  • Can commit to a 12-month contract

ESL TEACHER IN SHENZHEN

  • Working Hours: 35 hours per week (Wednesday – Sunday). This includes office and teaching hours
  • Student Age range: 3-11 years old
  • Class Size: 12 children max
  • Class Length: 1 hour for kindergarten, 1.5 for junior plus

For a taste of Western comfort, head to Shenzhen, a modern metropolis within the Pearl River Delta. Shenzhen is a young, vibrant city bordering Hong Kong. Just over thirty years ago, it was a small fishing village called Bao’an County. Fast forward today and it is one of the most developed and one of the wealthiest cities of China.

One of the technological capitals of the world, it is also a huge, coastal city with the majority of its population under 30. Shenzhen offers expats a taste of modern China with plenty of Western amenities.

A beautiful city skyline, bustling social and music scene, Shenzhen offers an exciting lifestyle with excellent travel networks and the chance to learn Cantonese as well as Mandarin.

With plenty of bars, restaurants and shopping malls, you’ll have plenty to do! And with the opportunity to hop on the short subway over to Hong Kong, it’s an attractive location.

We currently have three branches spread out across the city of Shenzhen.

  • Starting Salary of 12,000 RMB – 14,000 RMB per month depending on experience. Plus CELTA holders will receive an extra 250 RMB per month
  • Free city centre apartment OR a 4,000 RMB housing allowance should you wish to find your own place
  • 8000 RMB flight allowance
  • Fully funded working visa
  • 47 days paid holiday in your first year (Chinese national holidays + 2 weeks)
  • Quarterly merit-based raise of 500 RMB
  • Free Chinese lessons
  • 3000 RMB end of 12-month contract bonus
  • Basic medical insurance
  • 10 days fully paid sick leave
  • Paid overtime
  • Ongoing training & professional development
  • Company trips paid in half by us
  • Native English speaker
  • Bachelors Degree or higher
  • TEFL Certificate or higher (completed, in the process of, or about to begin)
  • Passport holder of one of the following countries: UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand
  • Can commit to a 12-month contract
shenzhen

ESL TEACHER IN XIAMEN

xiamen
  • Working Hours: 35 hours per week (Wednesday – Sunday). This includes office and teaching hours
  • Student Age range: 3-16 years old
  • Class Size: 16 children max. for junior. 12 children max. for kindergarten
  • Class Length: 1 hour for kindergarten, 1.5 for junior plus

A beautiful coastal city on the Taiwan Strait, Xiamen is a city of 3.5 million people and is a popular university city. Its main tourist attraction is the UNESCO World Heritage site Gulangyu Island. Apart from Shanghai, this tiny island is the only other place on Chinese soil to have historically had an international settlement, and today you can see the old colonial architecture on the car-free island.

With palm tree-lined streets, a coastal breeze in the summer heat, and, like Fuzhou and Changle, low levels of pollution, Xiamen is a very popular destination for expats and Chinese alike.

You’ll have no trouble meeting expats in the many bars and the vibrant cafe culture. Xiamen has some excellent beaches, and with Taiwan just a ferry ride across the Taiwan Strait, an international airport and high-speed railway lines, it’s a great please to explore China and beyond.

  • Starting Salary of 10,000 RMB – 12,000 RMB per month depending on experience. Plus CELTA holders will receive an extra 250 RMB per month.
  • Free city centre apartment OR a 2,500 RMB housing allowance should you wish to find your own place
  • 8000 RMB flight allowance
  • Fully funded working visa
  • 47 days paid holiday in your first year (Chinese national holidays + 2 weeks)
  • Quarterly merit-based raise of 500 RMB
  • Free Chinese lessons
  • 3000 RMB end of 12-month contract bonus
  • Basic medical insurance
  • 10 days fully paid sick leave
  • Paid overtime
  • Ongoing training & professional development
  • Company trips paid in half by us
  • Native English speaker
  • Bachelors Degree or higher
  • TEFL Certificate or higher (completed, in the process of, or about to begin)
  • Passport holder of one of the following countries: UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand
  • Can commit to a 12-month contract

ESL TEACHER IN CHANGLE

  • Working Hours: 35 hours per week (Wednesday – Sunday). This includes office and teaching hours
  • Student Age range: 3-16 years old
  • Class Size: 16 children max. for junior. 12 children max. for kindergarten
  • Class Length: 1 hour for kindergarten, 1.5 for junior plus

South East of Fuzhou is the coastal district of Changle. Still classed as within Fuzhou, Changle is ideal for all jet-setters as its location is only a 15/20 minute drive to the major international airport of northern Fujian, the very same one used from those in Fuzhou. This means those weekend getaways are super easy!

Located very close to some beautiful black & white sand beaches, particularly famed for its surfing, and surrounded on all sides by lush green mountains, Changle is a city for those that love the outdoors.

It is also a perfect location for those wishing to immerse themselves into Chinese culture and truly learn the language, as there are few expats. And with the larger city of Fuzhou just a 40 minute drive away, you have everything you need on your doorstep!

We currently have one branch located in the heart of Changle.

  • Starting Salary of 12,000 RMB – 14,000 RMB per month depending on experience. Plus CELTA holders will receive an extra 250 RMB per month
  • Free city centre apartment OR a 2,000 RMB housing allowance should you wish to find your own place
  • 8000 RMB flight allowance
  • Fully funded working visa
  • 47 days paid holiday in your first year (Chinese national holidays + 2 weeks)
  • Quarterly merit-based raise of 500 RMB
  • Free Chinese lessons
  • 3000 RMB end of 12-month contract bonus
  • Basic medical insurance
  • 10 days fully paid sick leave
  • Paid overtime
  • Ongoing training & professional development
  • Company trips paid in half by us
  • Native English speaker
  • Bachelors Degree or higher
  • TEFL Certificate or higher (completed, in the process of, or about to begin)
  • Passport holder of one of the following countries: UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand
  • Can commit to a 12-month contract
Changle

DAY CARE TEACHER IN SHENZHEN

  • Working Hours: 33 hours per week (Wednesday – Sunday). This includes office and teaching hours.
  • Student Age range: 3-17 years old.
  • Class Size: 16 children max.
  • Class Length: 1 hour for kindergarten, 1.5 for junior plus.

South East of Fuzhou is the coastal district of Changle. Still classed as within Fuzhou, Changle is ideal for all jet-setters as its location is only a 15/20 minute drive to the major international airport of northern Fujian, the very same one used from those in Fuzhou. This means those weekend getaways are super easy!

Located very close to some beautiful black & white sand beaches, particularly famed for its surfing, and surrounded on all sides by lush green mountains, Changle is a city for those that love the outdoors.

It is also a perfect location for those wishing to immerse themselves into Chinese culture and truly learn the language, as there are few expats. And with the larger city of Fuzhou just a 40 minute drive away, you have everything you need on your doorstep!

We currently have one branch located in the heart of Changle.

  • Base Salary of
  • Free city centre apartment OR a 2,500 RMB housing allowance should you wish to find your own place.
  • 8000 RMB flight allowance
  • Fully funded working visa
  • 47 days paid holiday in your first year (Chinese national holidays + 2 weeks)
  • Quarterly raise
  • Free Chinese lessons
  • 12000 RMB end of contract bonus
  • Basic medical insurance
  • Paid sick leave
  • Paid overtime
  • Ongoing training & professional development
  • Company trips paid in half by us
  • Native English speaker
  • Bachelors Degree or higher
  • TEFL Certificate or higher (completed, in the process of, or about to begin)
  • Passport holder of one of the following countries: UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand.
  • Can commit to a 12-month contract.
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