Teach English in Shanghai
Shanghai, one of the world's most influential cities and one of the most developed cities in China is located in central eastern China on the East China sea. Teaching English in Shanghai is incredibly popular for foreign teachers and expats looking to work in China especially those who've already worked in other parts of China for 1 year. There are so many highly paid positions teaching and working professionally are available all across Shanghai, schools and companies are recruiting all year round. With high salaries, international working environments and excellent quality of life, Shanghai is one of the highest sought after cities for expats in the world.
Salaries and working hours
When choosing a job to teach english in Shanghai you'll come across some of the highest salaries in China. For training center work, as a native english speaker (with teaching experience) you can take home a salary of 15,000RMB per month (After tax). Working hours are standard in training centers at around 20-25 teaching hours per week plus office hours. Additional classes are popular amongst teachers in Shanghai, taking home an additional 250-300RMB per hour for private students is very do-able.
Many teachers reach a total of over 20,000RMB per month working in Shanghai, often 25,000-30,000RMB per month teaching english after a few years.
Working visa requirements
Working visa's are stricter to obtain than other parts of China. To work in Shanghai you'll need a BA degree or higher qualification, with at least 120 hour TEFL, TESOL or CELTA and at least 2 years post-graduate work experience including reference letters to get the working visa.
If you don't qualify, why not try a city nearby such as Suzhou, Hangzhou or Ningbo, all offering very attractive options within 1 hour or so from Shanghai.
Teaching Jobs in Shanghai
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|8453||Headteacher needed in Shanghai, start to work immediately||15000RMB to 20000RMB /mo.||, Shanghai||About 40 each week, 8 working hours per day. Two days off per week.||Not provided, school offers help with finding an apartment||Training center (Children)||Full time||Apply
|8452||ESL Language Teacher in Shanghai, start immediately||15000RMB to 20000RMB /mo.||, Shanghai||Working hours are about 40 each week, 8 working hours per day. Two days off per week.||Not provided, school offers help with finding an apartment||Training center (Children)||Full time||Apply
|8293||Montessori Teacher in International Kindergarten in Changning, Shanghai, start immediately||27500RMB to 27500RMB /mo.||Changning, Shanghai||Monday to Friday from 8:00am - 4:00pm, weekends off||8500RMB as monthly housing allowance provided (offer help with finding apartment)||Kindergarten||Full time||Apply
|8258||English Language Teachers in Shanghai, start immediately||14000RMB to 15000RMB /mo.||All districts, Shanghai||During probation the working hours are 36 each week, after probation is 26 working hours per week, 5 working days per week, two days off||Not provided||Training center (Children)||Full time||Apply
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