English Language Instructor in Shanghai (Fall ’24)

Shanghai Normal University Tianhua College

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The role of English Language Instructors is to help our students speak English and improve English practical skills. Those responsibilities include preparing lessons and lesson material, teaching young adult students, holding counseling sessions, assisting colleagues, maintaining records, writing progress reports, etc.

Working hours / week

  • 16 weeks/semester +2 weeks (exam & grading); 18-24 Teaching periods (40mins/period). (For regular program students with a regular semester teaching)
  • 12 weeks/semester + 2 weeks (exam & grading); 24-32 Teaching periods (40mins/period) (For collaborative program cohorts)
    *288-384 teaching periods/semester in total, minimum of 18 periods/week (a teaching hour=40mins)

Base salary in RMB:

  • 14,000 /month for BA;
  • 16,000/month for MA;
  • 18,000/month for PhD/EdD or above;
    A salary raise will be provided considering teaching qualifications and working experience.

Flight and Travel Allowance

  • Reimbursing a round-trip airfare from home country to China (Max of 14,000RMB) ;
  • Travel Allowances from 2000-6000 /academic year based on qualifications

Overtime Allowance

  • 150-300RMB/hour based on teaching tasks and teaching qualifications

Vacation with Pay

  • 1 month paid holiday around February during Spring Festival in China and other non-work holiday;


  • 1. Free Apartment with free utility fees close to/on campus
  • 2. Rental Allowance provided if you rent apt on your own

Health Insurance

  • The premium cap is 10,000RMB/ per academic year covering hospitalization and in-patient fees, out-patient fees excluded.

Other Benefits

  • 1. Free week-day lunch coupons
  • 2. Free visa support;
  • 3. Free Foreign expert certificate and residence permit application support;
  • 4. Holiday bonuses or gifts provided



  • 1. Under 59 for working visa (60 is the retire age in China)
  • 2. Native English speaker
  • 3. College BA degree required or above
  • 4. 2-year teaching experience esp. college students teaching experience preferred
  • 5. Experience of teaching college students preferred



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  • Total Jobs 4 Jobs
  • Location Shanghai
  • Full Address Shengxin North Road, Jiading District, Shanghai, China
  • Website www.sthu.cn