Teach TEFL in Shanghai or Beijing, China

Date posted:2009-04-29 | Writer: EF English First | Email: [email protected]

English First is looking for certified ESL teachers who have a passion for sharing their language with young learners. Our students, ranging from elementary age to late teens, are enthusiastic and quick to learn. You will be amazed at how much your students will improve their English skills in just a few short months.

This July and August, join us in Shanghai or Beijing for the EF Summer Academy, a full programme of fun pre-planned lessons with exciting projects and excursion under the theme of “Global Citizen.”

In this period between the Olympics and World Expo, there has never been a more exciting time to be living and teaching in one of China’s dazzling cities: Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou or Shenzhen.

Qualifications: • 1+ year teaching children ages 3-18, preferably in ESL • Bachelors degree • TEFL certificate or equivalent  • Native English speaker • Passport holder from English speaking country • Enthusiasm, positive attitude, willingness to learn, good team spirit

Our package includes: • Competitive salary • Generous vacation • Health insurance • Annual flight allowance • 2 weeks accommodation upon arrival • Assistance with housing • Initial training • On-going professional development • Renewal bonus • Opportunities for promotion and transfer in the world’s leading educational organization

Apply via e-mail at the address given on the job heading.

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching.


This section covers special forms of instruction for specific types and groups of students. It discusses different age and language levels along with the pros and cons of teaching each as well as the difficulties usually faced and how to overcome them. It also discusses teaching multilingual classes, business classes, one on one sessions, and provides potential ideas on how to approach these types of lessons.The importance of student interaction in a controlled environment.The role of the teacher in guiding the group constructively towards the task in hand the unit also highlighted the students need for respect concistency and politeness from the teacher the importance in building both an in group relationship with students and preparation punctuality courtesy and consistency being the key to good class managment