ESL English Teaching Jobs in China

Teach English in China

Teach English in China and immerse yourself in one of the most fascinating and fast changing countries on the planet, while at the same time making a positive difference to the lives of thousands of students. Teach English in China and begin an immensely enjoyable and rewarding experience.

Learn to speak Mandarin Chinese, stroll along the Great Wall of China, visit the pandas in Sichuan, soak up the sun on an east coast beach, enjoy a delicious cuisine and engage yourself in the fast paced, cosmopolitan lifestyle that is modern China. Our wide variety of high paying English teaching jobs in China offer you rewarding work and the chance to discover a fascinating culture.

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ESL Jobs With The Leading Schools In China

With over 12 years of experience in the ESL industry and founded by a former Director of Studies, Gold Star TEFL Recruitment has close ties with all the major English schools across China. We understand fully what teachers value when looking to teach English in China and the importance of securing an ESL teaching job with a professional and trustworthy company.

Some of our major clients include English First, Wall Street English, Disney English and Shane English School China. We also offer English teaching jobs with lots of other language schools and public schools all across China which have been screened in depth to ensure high academic and professional standards.

Teach English in China

Featured Job of the Week

Teach motivated adult students communicative English at Wall Street English. Founded over 40 years ago, Wall Street has a solid reputation as a quality language provider with modern teaching materials and a unique and effective system. Choose from one of 11 major cities in China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou, each offering a unique cultural experience. Wall Street English offers one of the best compensation packages in China and great support and training for new teachers. Read the details and apply here.

Talking To Teachers

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So what is it really like teaching English in China? In this series of interviews we hear from some of our current teachers at various schools around China. They share their unique experiences both inside and outside of the classroom, telling us about their favourite classes, what a typical day at their school is like and some of the adventures they have had in China so far.Talking To Teachers
Read interviews with our teachers

Hand in hand with travel and teaching English abroad come plenty of cultural insights, new experiences and unexpected adventures. Read articles written by our teachers in China on how they managed with their first visit to a Chinese hairdresser, how to deal with culture shock, learning Chinese from scratch and a lot more.
Read articles written by our teachers

The ESL Recruitment Process

Teach English in China to Young Learners

Gold Star TEFL Recruitment is committed to providing you with a straight forward, effective and honest service and doing all we can to assist you in securing a great job to teach English in China. As we make a fee from schools we can offer a completely free service to teachers, there are no costs at all and no salary deductions. We only ask that you tell any friends who might be interested in teaching in China about us.

Why Teach English In China With Our Schools?

  • Supportive Western management
  • Clearly laid out contracts & legal ‘Z’ work visa
  • Attractive salaries, flight allowance, accommodation, insurance, paid holidays and much more
  • A social circle of other foreign teachers
  • Exceptional ESL teaching materials & resources
  • Latest educational technology such as interactive white boards
  • Excellent promotion opportunities to senior teacher and Director of Studies

The entire recruitment process is completely free of charge. Finding your next ESL teaching job with us won’t cost you a thing at all.

Teach English In China – Exciting Locations

Map of ESL Jobs in China

While everyone has heard of Beijing and Shanghai, China is a huge place and has many other exciting cities each with its own unique character. Our schools are located all over China so whether you prefer to teach English in China in the hustle and bustle of a modern city along the east coast, a warmer climate further south or something a bit more off the beaten track, you will be able to teach English in China at a location best suited to you.

For more information on the cities our ESL teaching jobs are located in have a look at our city guides.

The recruitment process works as follows:

  • Browse through information about the major schools currently interviewing or look through our job board
  • Have a think about if you would prefer to teach adults, teach young learners or if you are open to all ages of students
  • Browse our city guides and let us know if you have any specific preferences for locations in China
  • Send us an application with the requested documents, information on your preferences and when you are available to start work (we have job openings all year round)
  • We will then contact you with more details on the available ESL jobs and set up a Skype or phone interview for you with the schools
  • Once you have found a good fit and accepted a teaching position the visa application process begins
  • When you have your work visa stamped in your passport, you book a flight to China and begin work

The service we provide, from start to finish, is completely free of charge.

Gold Star TEFL Recruitment

Gold Star TEFL Recruitment is the leading teacher placement company for English teachers looking for TEFL jobs in China. We have close connections with all the major language schools across China and over 12 years of experience in the TEFL market, offering a professional and trustworthy service. So whether you are looking to teach English in China to young learners or adults, we can assist you with securing your next teaching job and what’s more, all of our services are completely free of charge for teachers.

For people in China the video can be viewed on here.

Get TEFL Qualified

Most schools in China and around the world require candidates to have completed a TEFL course to be considered for a teaching job. TEFL stands for ‘Teaching English as a Foreign Language’. We recommend INTESOL Worldwide for anyone looking to get TEFL qualified. The course will equip you with a solid foundation in teaching theory and methodology. INTESOL was established in 1993 and all their courses are fully accredited by NCFE. You have the option of online study or a face to face course. Both come with the option of real teaching practice. For more details on the courses and to enroll with our discounted rate, click here.

Got Questions?

Finding a teaching job in China can be quite daunting which is why we are here to help you through it. We can answer any questions you have about living and working in China, visas, the day to day life of a teacher, what to bring, learning Chinese and anything else you need to know.

Have a look through our FAQ and send us an email on if you have any questions about teaching English in China.

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