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English First Language School in Xi’an Xi'An

EF English First Xi'an

EF English First Xi'an Xi'An Shaanxi China

2 weeks ago

Program Highlights

-Excellent salary: 14,500 – 19,000 RMB in total (depending on experience and qualifications)

-Free accommodation provided

-Free weekly Chinese lessons and various social activities

-Fantastic career development opportunities both here in Xi’an and as part of the world’s largest private language school

ESL Job in Xi’an

EF English First, Xi’an is holding interviews for the position of English language teacher. Come and join our team of international teachers in a fantastic part of China and put your teaching skills in to real use. If you want to work in a well-established school with cutting edge school design and technology then we are the best stage for you.

Our schools are modern, well equipped and progressive and classes are based on EFs own syllabus and text books. We teach small classes of students, mainly children from ages 3 – 16, and all the way up to adults. This breadth and variety of students gives our teachers great opportunity to develop into well... rounded, experienced professionals. In addition, we offer a continuous teacher development program of training, observations and workshops.

We greatly value our more experienced members of staff and encourage them to become involved in this. We employ around 90 foreign teachers across our 9 EF schools in Xian, which means that there’s always someone on hand to offer some teaching advice and support, or to go and grab a bite to eat with. There is a fantastic support system and network of both foreign and Chinese staff, meaning that our team is fully provided for in terms of both professional development and social opportunities. Teachers are never short of help and support at work, or of company and a full social life outside of work.

Our school is part of the largest language training company in the world and as such we boast outstanding resources, computer assisted learning, great support and training and a very generous compensation package.

Teach English in Xi’an

Xi’an is the second most visited city in China, mainly due to its status as home of the Terracotta Warriors and it being the former capital of China for 13 dynasties.

Together with Athens, Rome and Cairo, Xian is one of the most famous of the ancient cities; rich in a history that spans thousands of years. Xi’an, meaning ‘West Peace’ is the capital of Shaanxi province and is conveniently located in the center of China. The Terracotta Army is located in the satellite tombs to the mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shihuang. The site was discovered in March 1974 when farmers found many broken pottery figures while sinking a well in Xianyang village.

In the evening, the city illuminates providing a striking setting for the myriad of traditional Chinese restaurants, bright modern shopping malls, coffee shops and bars which make for an entertaining night out.

Main Responsibilities

-Maximum of 40 hours working per week (usually less)

-Student ages: 3 – 16 years old

-Lesson planning

-Use audio / video materials in classes

-Cooperate with the CM and DOS in ensuring the constructive communication and efficient operation of the centre

-Assist in the placement testing and interviewing of new students

-Carry out teaching related responsibilities including, but not limited to demonstration classes, conversation clubs, tutorials, seminars and presentations

-Attend centre social events


-Excellent monthly package valued at 14,500 – 19,000 RMB per month (depending on qualifications and experience)

-Free accommodation provided (Western style and well located near the school)

-Airport pickup and welcome dinner upon arrival

-Flight allowance: 10,000 RMB paid after 12 months (annually)

-Quarterly Appraisal bonus: Max of 2,000 RMB for first year teachers, assessed every quarter

-End of year salary increase based on performance

-Legal ‘Z’ work visa provided

-12 days public holidays plus 10 days personal holidays

-Health insurance provided

-Free weekly Chinese lessons with EF Chinese Town

-Various extra curriculum activities and social activities

-Funded opportunities to take the Cambridge DELTA, Trinity Diploma and the Cambridge TKT exams

-On-going training and academic support

-Promotion opportunities within the EF network

-Fantastic career development opportunities both here in Xi’an and as part of the world’s largest private language school


-Native English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa

Or non-native speaker with fluent English and graduated from native speaking country

-BA degree or above

-TEFL certificate 120 hours plus required (No TEFL? – We recommend INTESOL)

-Plenty of passion and energy

-2 years of post graduate work experience preferred

There are no costs whatsoever for the entire recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Tagged as: West China
Xi'An Shaanxi China

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