ESL Jobs in China

EF English First recruits all year-round with new ESL Jobs in China every month. With over 200 schools in 60 cities, EF is by far the largest recruiter of ESL teachers in China. It doesn’t matter if you’re new to teaching, or you’ve got tonnes of experience. We are looking for enthusiastic English teachers who are ready for the adventure of a lifetime.


Star a new ESL job at one of our kids and teens schools and we will pay for your flight to China. This offer is available for a limited time, so apply now for first consideration on open positions.

ESL jobs in China at EF English First


Teaching in China for the first time can feel daunting, but don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. From the moment you apply, we’ll give you full support. We’ll answer any questions you have about ESL jobs in China, and we’ll help you secure your legal working visa. Once you’re all set and you arrive in China, we’ll give you the training you need in your first few weeks and help you settle into your new life. Before you know it, you’ll be teaching in your new school, meeting amazing people and seeing everything China has to offer. You can have a rewarding ESL job in China and enjoy life in the world’s most exciting countries, it all starts with an application.

ESL Jobs in China with EF English First


A job with EF is more than just a year teaching English in China. It is a professional adventure! If you’re looking for career progression, an ESL job is just the start. EF has more than 37, 000 employees in over 500 schools and offices around the world. When you join EF, you’re opening yourself up to a world of opportunity. Many of our teachers continue to teach in China and progress into senior positions. Many others look for other opportunities in other schools and offices around the world. It doesn’t matter if you’re just here for a year, or here for your career. EF can help you get the start you’re looking for.

cost of living: Teaching English in China

Cost Of Living In China

China’s low cost of living makes it one of the best countries to be an ESL teacher. Everyday groceries such as fruit and vegetables are readily and cheaply available. Local restaurants are competitively priced so you can eat out frequently, and you can even enjoy massages and travel much more than you would in your home country. China’s low cost of living and affordable rent will mean that you can enjoy a comfortable life abroad, and even save money for a rainy day.

Are you ready?

Teach English, travel and work abroad with EF English First