Giraffe English: ESL Teacher

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Giraffe English Shanghai is looking for passionate, capable, and enthusiastic teachers to join our dynamic team of educators. At Giraffe, we are not only ESL teachers, but members of an upbeat and supportive community made of up individuals from around the world. You will be teaching an age range from 3 to 12 years old (with some advanced courses exceeding this age), and our curriculum revolves around creating a fun and enriching English-learning environment. Giraffe also has ample opportunities for training and career advancement, holds numerous cultural and athletic events throughout the year, and is an ideal place to gain professional experience while living abroad. Currently hiring for Suzhou, Hangzhou, Xi'an, and Wuhan.


Varies by location


  • Bachelors degree from an accredited university
  • Must enjoy working with children
  • Must be open to new experiences
  • TEFL Certificate preferred


Varies by location

A look at Shanghai:

  • Competitive industry salary
  • Real opportunities for salary increases
  • 30 hour work week with full-time benefits
  • Paid leave during Chinese national holidays
  • Unpaid personal leave also available
  • Contract completion bonus of up to one month's salary
  • Chinese Work Residency Permit provided
  • One-way flight provided for overseas applicants
  • Airport pick-up, hotel accommodations for first two weeks, and housing search assistance
  • Arrival support and continuous living support from our dedicated team
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Chinese lessons
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Do you have experience working with children?