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Teach English in Shanghai | TEC Graduate Program

We are looking for talented teachers. Come and teach English in Shanghai! 💚🌏

TEFL UK are looking for graduates to teach in Shanghai with TEC

If you'd like to gain TEFL experience in China's showcase city, receive plenty of training and orientation, make new connections and also get to grips with Shanghai living, this is the program for you!


Teach English in Shanghai

Shanghai City

  • Great local salary

    Up to 30,000 RMB monthly salary
  • Accommodation

    Free shared apartment or housing allowance throughout the year
  • Flight contribution

    6,000 RMB flight ticket allowance upon completion of contract
  • Visa provided

    Legal working visa and residence permit provided
  • National holidays

    All public holidays during the contract term with payment
  • Paid vacation

    1 week winter break and 1 week summer break per year
  • Provision of insurance

    Health insurance
  • Flexible arrival dates

    Start anytime
Kids in class

Why consider a teaching job in Shanghai?

Here are 6 reasons teaching in Shanghai could be for you!

There are plenty of positions to choose from

Shanghai is truly a world city

Large expat community

English teachers are valued

Shanghai has a world class metro system

Nice schedule

Expand your TEFL horizons and teach in Shanghai!

  • Your role will be to teach English to young Chinese learners, from 3 - 18 year olds (choose the level that suits you)
  • Prep class
  • Join school meetings or English education related curricular activities
  • Feedback student progress to parents
  • Be part of a team and gain experience of China's education system
  • Contribute to school development
  • Share your knowledge and have fun!

What is the work schedule for teaching jobs in Shanghai?

  • Teach Mon - Fri (no weekends) 08h00 - 17h00
  • 40 hours per week (max 25 teaching hours / 15 office hours)
  • Around 15 - 20 students per class with 1 Chinese assistant
English teacher in China

Be an English teacher in Shanghai with TEC

With more than nine years of experience in foreign teachers placement, SMCC is an expert in the management of foreign teachers, recruitment, teaching training, placement, providing educational internships in China, orientation in China, teaching in China, and home stay in China.

Feel supported with

  • Airport pick up
  • Assistance with Sim card registration
  • Assistance with opening a Chinese bank account
  • Help with accommodation


  • Fluent English speakers
  • Bachelor's degree
  • TEFL certificate (can apply with TEFL pending) - Sign up for your TEFL course here
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • Friendly and active personality
  • Willing to learn and experience a new culture

Ready for an adventure?

Apply now

Simply fill out this form and we'll get straight back to you. If you have any questions you can always email us at [email protected]

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