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Teaching jobs in Shenzhen

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TEFL UK is hiring now for private school teaching jobs in Shenzhen

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Welcome to the gateway of rewarding English teaching opportunities in the heart of China's innovation hub, Shenzhen! TEFL UK is actively seeking dedicated and enthusiastic Primary, Middle, and High School English teachers, to work with students aged 7 to 16 with prestigious private schools in Shenzhen.

If you are interested in developing your career as a TEFL teacher in Shenzhen, we would love to hear from you!


Teach English in Shenzhen

Shenzhen Metropolitan Area

  • Competitive local salary

    16,000 - 22,000 CNY before tax
  • Flight allowance

    Up to 6,000 CNY
  • Housing support

    Assistance to find accommodation
  • Professional training

    Full training and orientation
  • Generous leave

    Paid Summer / Winter vacaction
  • Insurance for peace of mind

    Health insurance provided
  • National holidays

    11 days of Chinese official holidays
  • Local support team

    Ensuring a smooth transition to life in China

English Teaching Jobs in Shenzhen

Dynamic team, career growth, tech-integration, local support and full training provided.

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ESL Jobs Shenzhen Duties

  • Provide learner-centered, engaging English classes
  • Ensure that all students participate equally
  • Complete student admin assignments
  • Participate in professional development workshops and activities on a regular basis
  • Participate in school activities, parties, and other social gatherings
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  • Native English speaker
  • Bachelor's degree and TEFL/ TESOL or CELTA teaching certification. Don't have TEFL? Book your TEFL course
  • Valid passport or residence card for (but not limited to) the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, or South Africa
  • Strong communications skills and energetic
  • Enjoy working with kids
  • Proof of no criminal record


Shenzhen and Guangdong offer exceptional teaching opportunities with their vibrant educational landscape, booming economy, and cultural richness. Teach English in Shenzhen and Guangdong to experience rapidly developing Chinese cities, cultural diversity, and exciting career prospects.

Teaching English in Shenzhen provides several advantages, including competitive salaries, low living costs, modern infrastructure, a welcoming environment, and proximity to Hong Kong, allowing for lots of unique travel experiences!

Yes, Shenzhen and Guangdong boast a high demand for English teachers, ensuring a wide range of job opportunities in primary schools, middle schools, and high schools. The region's rapid development and internationalization create a constant need for qualified English Second Language teachers.

English teachers in Shenzhen enjoy competitive salaries, typically ranging from RMB14,000 -19,000, depending on qualifications, experience, and the type of institution. With a lower cost of living compared to other major cities, teachers can live comfortably while saving money.

Absolutely! Shenzhen offers a rich cultural tapestry where English teachers can immerse themselves in authentic Chinese traditions, cuisine, festivals, and historical landmarks. The region's diverse population also creates opportunities for cultural exchange and personal growth.

Being a major global city, Shenzhen attracts people from all over the world. Its international outlook is reflected in the diverse expatriate community, multicultural events, and international business opportunities, creating a vibrant and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Shenzhen also boasts modern infrastructure with an efficient transportation system, advanced technology, and impressive architecture. It offers a seamless blend of urban development and natural landscapes, providing residents and visitors with a very high-quality living environment.

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We've got you covered! Discover our teaching jobs in China and launch an exciting career as a TEFL teacher. To apply for this role, fill out the below application form and an advisor will contact you with next steps.

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