Did you just graduate and looking for a career change or interested in a new start abroad?
Are you an expat who’s already teaching English and looking for a better career ladder?
Come teach English at Meten.
You’ll have an opportunity not just to teach adults English in a fun and interactive environment but share your culture and have a real impact and influence the students you teach; you will also progress into management roles.
Our partner Meten International Education - one of the top 3 adult English training academies in China, with a presence in over 27 cities in China, and over 100+ academy is hiring. No matter if you are looking for a developed city like Beijing or Shanghai or want to experience off the beaten track China like Yunnan, Chengdu, you can choose which Meten location to go to.
Meten caters to adults who wish to learn English in a fun and interactive environment. Although Meten offers grammar and test/exam-focused English teaching, what makes Meten stand out is their philosophy to language learning - it should be exciting and taught with the intention that students will use it in everyday life. In a way, when you become a Meten foreign language teacher, you are becoming a culture advocate and ambassador for your country and your culture. With pre-designed course textbooks designed by the team behind National Geographic, you can focus on student interaction.
THIS IS NOT JUST A WORK ABROAD OPPORTUNITY.
This is a TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY, CAREER PROGRESS LADDER and an opportunity to LEARN MANDARIN.
This is an opportunity to make lifelong friends with fellow work abroad teachers in one of the most innovative, fast-paced, diverse countries in the world. China is constantly changing, and its development is no way of slowing down.
Location: pick from 27 cities in China!
Be rewarded for your hard work with a yearly salary that includes quarterly and yearly
Bonuses. This holds the keys for you to be able to save up to $14,886.09 a year
while maintaining an extremely comfortable life. Quit sweating over saving
pennies and enjoy a life that allows you to eat out, save, and earn enough to
travel… all while watching your bank account grow.
Competitive salary between 12,000-18,000rmb depending on the city and your qualification
Housing allowance 2,000-3,000rmb/month depending on qualification
Quarterly performance bonus of 2,500rmb depending on the performance
Contract renew bonus of 3,000-6,000rmb
An open class bonus of 200rmb per new student
The National Geographic Training and Curriculum
Get around the year training and support with a class curriculum meticulously prepared by the National Geographic. This is the secret to getting you ready and prepared for all situations in the classroom while avoiding spending endless hours preparing a curriculum right before every class. Feel confident that you can make an immediate impact and spend the hours that you would have spent sweating over a curriculum and use it towards your own personal growth and hobbies. You deserve it.
Pre-job training: Introduction Camp with fellow foreign teachers - make lifelong
On-job training: Twice a month (Regional and National)
Professional Training & Teaching Seminar: Usually for trainer position, 2-3 times a year.
The curriculum is already pre-designed
The curriculum is designed and produced by National Geographic.
Welcome To China
Receive ongoing support before and after you arrive in China. This makes it easy for
you to get help with visas and transitioning to a new life in China which lets you avoid headaches navigating the visa process and so you feel welcomed from day 1 from the very start of your China journey. Basically…know that you are in good hands even before you start officially working since you will have a supportive team backing you from the start. You’ll even get a concierge service pick up at the airport the moment that you arrive and will spend your first 7 days at a hotel (all paid for) upon landing….how cool is that!
Prepaid 120-Hour TEFL Course
Visa guidance, follow up and advise from Meten visa team
Flight allowance up to 8000rmb
Hotel arrangement upon arrival
7 days paid hotel accommodation upon arrival
Full Support in making the transition to China
Interview guidance and arrangement
Life and Work Balance
Spend 35 hours a week in the classroom while enjoying 22 Holidays makes it a snap for
you to have plenty of free time for yourself which lets you spend more time
developing yourself, your hobbies, or new friendships (or even travel).
Basically- choose how you spend your free time. This isn’t a job that defines
your identity but only expands it with the new hobbies, new interests, and
other passions you can also pursue in your free time.
11 days Chinese National holidays+10 days of annual leave +1 day Christmas off
On-going training and professional development
Career development opportunities in teaching, course development, regional trainer
35 working hours per week.
2 days off every week, usually on weekdays.
Two types of shift work:
Morning shift: 9/10 AM – 5/6 PM
Evening shift: 1/2 PM – 9/10 PM
Prepare and fulfill English assessment for students.
Make a corresponding learning plan according to the level of each student.
Be responsible for the teaching of English, including listening, speaking, writing, etc.
Fulfill one to one teaching and make adjustments based on the different situation of each student as well as their requirements.
Fulfill student activities with other colleagues
(Health and Accidental Insurance)
Getting health and accidental insurance protects you in case of accidents. Get the
peace of mind you need by knowing that you are backed up in case something
happens plus… it’s one less thing to worry about.
Flight Reimbursement (up to 8000rmb)
Getting Flight Reimbursement makes it simple to save even more money by getting your flight reimbursed so you're able to so you can build towards your future. This means more money on traveling, hobbies, or eating (or more saving)…sweet!
(Apartment Rent Support)
Have a portion (or majority) of your rent paid for and actually...start saving for
your future and have the flexibility to spend on the things that matter
(Sponsored TEFL Certification)
A TEFL Certificate helps you to get the qualification you need to teach internationally. By having your TEFL certificate (120 hour course) all paid for, you save anywhere from… $150 to $1500. This opens the door to other teaching opportunities all over the world including one day, teaching English online.
Let’s look at these highlights:
Save even more money by getting your flight reimbursed so you can build towards your future while spending more money on traveling, hobbies, or eating (or saving)
Have a portion (or majority) of your rent paid for and actually...start saving for your future and have the flexibility to spend on the things that matter
(Curriculum Designed by National Geographic)
Spend more time ACTUALLY focusing on teaching. Avoid spending hours trying to think of a curriculum when the curriculum is prepared and produced by the National Geographic
You’ll get around-the-year training to get you prepared before you even start while getting guided support during the year so you'll feel confident in being prepared for all situations so you can avoid sweating the small stuff
(Save up to 14,886.09 in US Dollars A Year)
Get paid for your worth. Get paid so you can save for your future. Get paid so you can not only save... but enjoy hobbies while going out to eat without having to count every penny.
($$ Quarterly Bonuses)
Get paid quarterly bonuses
($$ Contract Renewal Bonus)
Receive a paid bonus when you renew your contract
(Sponsored TEFL Certification)
Get the qualification you need to teach internationally by having your TEFL certificate (120-hour course) all paid for. [Normally pay anywhere from… $X amount]
Get the proper guidance on securing a work visa to work in China so you can focus on the big picture of teaching and worry less about getting there
(7 Days of FREE Hotel + Airport Pickup)
Focus on teaching and enjoyment from day 1. A private concierge will pick you up from the airport to a prepaid hotel where you'll be enjoying for SEVEN DAYS of kicking it back in a hotel (paid for).
(Full Support in Living Transition)
Don't feel like a new kid in school and receive the full support in transitioning to living in China
(Get Holidays Off)
Receive 22 days of holidays to travel or do whatever you want
Work 35 hours a week and spend the rest of the time doing whatever you want
(Health and Accidental Insurance)
Get the peace of mind you need by knowing that you have insurance
Learn to speak Chinese and advance your career while making new friends
(Please note that we are promoting this on behalf of Meten and have no affiliation to the schools or placements)
Bachelor’s degree or above degrees
TEFL/TESOL certificate OR 2 years of teaching experience (if you don't have a TEFL, Meten will support you to get one if you qualify)
Native English speaker from the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa or Ireland
Outgoing, social personality, clear motivations to teach and the ability to connect with students and deliver high-level classes
Accepting only candidates from:
Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, United States, South Africa