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Teach English children in a fun, professional environment. Experience an amazing city, rock your classes, and develop skills to advance your career.

Education First

EF Education First has been in Ningbo since 2003 with our Kids and Teens schools. We have prospered since our opening and we are now looking for new teachers to join our fast-growing team! Currently we have a group of 5 schools (3 in the central area of Ningbo and 2 in the outskirts of the city), and each center has over 1000 students. Our Academic Team has over 70 teachers coming from all over the world - and you can be the next one! We are currently looking for Young Learner English Teachers. Experience is not a requirement - but it is preferred. What we are really looking for is candidates with the 'right attitude'. This means we are looking for candidates who are looking for opportunities to develop and grow. At EF Ningbo, we strongly believe in personal and professional development, and training is one of the most important characteristics of the position - something we're quite proud of. As we are expanding, more opportunities become available - hence the importance of members with the right attitude towards development and the job itself. Our students range from 3 to 17 years old, however our main student population consists of students ranging mostly from 3 or 5 to 12 years old. The average group size is of 12 students, and we offer all the necessary support in terms of teaching materials as we are part of EF! If teaching is the new direction your career needs, and if teaching kids is how you see yourself achieving personal and professional goals, apply now!

Job Information


12 months +

Approx Hours Per Week


Number of vacancies:


Job Description

Description of role, duties and start dates:

There are lots of schools out there. What makes EF Ningbo unique? 

STABILITY: We’re an established, respected organization--the largest private language school in Ningbo.

AWESOME COLLEAGUES: We have a team of fun, smart, amazing teachers: 74 in all across our five schools. They stay an average of two years. Many joined as referrals from current staff.

OUR FAIR CIY: Ningbo is a clean, mid-sized city with modern conveniences and lots of history. Bamboo forests surrounding Ningbo are home to world-class temples and historical sites. Shanghai is just two hours away. 

GREAT KIDS, GREAT CLASSES: Our students are fun and full of energy. They are 3-17 years old. Max class size for in-house classes is 13 students. We offer ample teaching materials, digital resources, and interactive whiteboards.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: We are growing, and we want our staff to grow with us. EF Ningbo is the place to develop as a teacher, senior teacher, trainer, event coordinator, and more.

Salary Information


Chinese Yuan

Salary per:


Salary (from):

9000 after tax

Salary (to):

12000 after tax

Additional benefits:

Housing Allowance: 2,000 RMB per month
Yearly Flight Allowance: 9,000 RMB 
Visa Cost Reimbursement: 1,000 RMB
Yearly Performance Bonus: Up to 3,000 RMB
Housing: Not included. Our staff locate apartments for teachers in their desired price range.
Health Insurance: Medical and dental included
Airport Pickup and Paid Hotel Upon Arrival: Of course! 
Chinese Classes: Live online Chinese classes through EF China’s Chinesetown site


Prior teaching experience required?

Not required

Any other requirements?

We hire teachers who are university graduates and currently hold (or are pursuing) a 120-hour TEFL certificate. Experience working with children in any professional context is preferred, but not a deal breaker for the right candidate.


Full university/college degree required?


TEFL certificate required



English speaking requirements

Native and non-native English speakers considered

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