About the job

  • Applies Multiple Intelligences theory in classroom practice.
  • Creates and maintains a safe, supportive and nurturing environment for children.
  • Contributes to the overall success of the school, including participating in at least one after school activity and other marketing events.
  • Oversees and maintains the observation, assessment and recording of the students’ growth and development throughout the entire school year.
  • Maintains classroom students’ individual and class journals.
  • Attends staff operational and professional development meetings.
  • Collaborates with the Director and other staff members on developing and maintaining the overall success of the school.
  • Ensures classroom supplies and equipment are kept at appropriate operational levels, in 2 good order, and are utilized effectively.
  • Assists with the evaluation of classroom teaching team’s overall performance.
  • Maintains own professional expertise and stays on the cutting edge of own field through educational opportunities, reading, attendance at conferences, etc. Promotes the same with colleagues.


Desirable Qualities

  1. Education, Training and Experience
  • Degree in Education from a recognized university, early childhood preferred, but not essential
  • 2 years of experience as a lead teacher in a kindergarten
  • Native English speaker
  • Special education training preferred, but not required.
  • Understanding of Multiple Intelligences theory (to be provided by the kindergarten)


  1. Job Skills and Abilities
  • Strong knowledge and awareness of age-appropriate programming and developmental needs of children
  • Excellent teaching skills
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Experience working with a variety of cultures and family dynamics.
  • Bilingualism an asset (English and Mandarin)
  • Responsible, reliable, well-organized, flexible, team player
  • Considerable initiative and creativity required to provide an exciting, dynamic and positive educational experience for children.



  • 26,000 – 30,000 RMB per month After Tax
  • High-end medical insurance
  • Annual travel stipend
  •  85% reduction in your dependent’s tuition fees that attend kindergarten starting from the first year of employment subject to the availability of the place
  • Full paid winter, Christmas and summer holidays in addition to the public holidays;
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  • Location

    Beijing, China

  • Listing Expiry Date


  • Start Date

    03/2021 & 08/2021

  • Contract Length

    12 months

  • Position

    ESL Teacher

  • Student Level

    Early years

  • Monthly Salary

    22,000 - 28,000

  • Number of Vacancies


COVID-19 & China border updates

Borders in China reopened to foreigners in Summer 2020. However, with increased COVID-19 cases in Mainland China, the number of visas issued has decreased and schools are having great difficulty hiring outside of China. There are only a very limited number of schools who can obtain a PU letter and get a work visa. Contact us to see if you are applicable.

If you are already in China, your start date could be as soon as a few weeks. Salaries for teachers inside China are highly competitive so contact us for the best-paid teaching jobs in China.

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