Many public government school positions available in Shenzhen

Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province


Shenzhen is located on a southern tip of the Chinese mainland and on the eastern bank of the Pearl River. It neighbors Hong Kong. Occupying 1,991.64 square kilometers, the city has a subtropical marine climate with plenty of rain and sunshine and is rich in tropical fruit. By the end of 2011, there were 10.47 million permanent residents.
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Ideal applicants should be at aged between 22-55 years old, with health certificate, a degree and 120 hours TEFL or Teacher Certification from English native speaking countries. Candidates are required to have teaching experience with no criminal record.

Public Government school vacancy numbers for the September term 2019

- Primary School (80)

- Middle School (20)

- Kindergarden (5)


1) Prepare lessons and teach at assigned school

2) Join in school activities (Including English contest, festival parties, open class etc)

3) Participate in relevant meetings and educational research activities held by school

4) Other work or activities agreed in contract 

Contract period

- Arrival date: Aug, 2024 and Feb, 2025

- Employment term: 1st Sep,2024 - 15th Jul, 2025
 1st Mar,2025 - 31st Jan, 2026

Working hours

8am - 12pm, 2pm - 5:30pm, Monday to Friday

Teaching hours

Up to 18 classes per week

Employment terms and benefits

- Monthly Salary: 10,000 - 12,000 RMB before tax (Tax is around 750 - 900 RMB)
- Accomodation included or receive 3000 RMB housing allowance
- Flight allowance: 8000 RMB

- Up to 3000 RMB performance bonus at the end of each semester

- Fully paid during the winter holiday (about 20 - 30 days)

- Work visa (Z) and residence permit

- Accidental Insurance and National Social Insurance

- Free Chinese class once a week and professional development training once a month

- Organizing a site-seeing activity every month

Required Documents for application 

1) Detailed resume (Should include contact details, education background and relevant working experience)

2) Degree or above academic qualication

3) Teacher Certification, or TEFL/TESL/TESOL/CELTA certificate

4) Copy of passport

5) Background check

6) Health check report

7) Passport sized photo

Note: Degree and background check need to be notarized by the Notary Public Office and then be authenticated by Chinese Embassy/Consulate. The TEFL or teaching certificate needs to be notarized. If applicants have more than 2 years of full time teaching experience, then they don't need to have their teaching certificate notarized, relevant recommendation letters required instead. 


The employer will be assistance to setup a furnished apartment for teachers. The apartments will be located near to the employed schools. Teachers need to pay their own water and electricity fee, internet fee etc. The fee is about 400 - 800 RMB per month.

- The apartment with one bedroom, one living room, kitchen is about 2,800 - 3,500 RMB per month.

- The apartment with two bedrooms, one living room, kitchen is about 3,800 - 4,500 RMB per month.