Teaching With EF English First

About EF English First

EF English First has been providing English language lessons for over 20 years in more than 300 English First schools across China, Russia and Indonesia. So whether you’re looking for a fast-paced city like Shanghai or the more offbeat rural experience, we probably have the English teaching position for you.

Teaching English with EF English First is an experience you will never forget. We are looking for people from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand to come and work abroad as English teachers.

In return you will receive a great local salary, training and career progression. We will support you every step of the way from application to arrival, providing you with legal visas and arrival support.

EF English First is a division of EF Education First.

About EF Education First

EF Education First is the world’s leading privately owned education company. Founded in 1965, we are a group of more than 16 divisions and non-profit organizations centered around learning a language, educational travel, cultural exchange and International Business Management courses.

Today EF Education First has over 43,500 employees, teachers and volunteers. With over 500 schools and offices in 53 countries, EF has turned the world into a global classroom.

EF's mission is more timely than ever. Never before has it been so important to understand diverse ways of life and other cultures. EF remains committed to opening the world through education, whether that's in another country, around the corner from your home or office, or on the Internet.

What Our Teachers Say

  • EF English First Teacher Testimonial
    “Working for English First has been an amazing experience. I've met people from all over the world and travelled in Asia during my vacations. There's a real sense of community among the teachers, we all support each other and I've built some great friendships."
  • English First Teacher Testimonial
    “I was a bit unsure if teaching English was the right thing for me when I started, but English First provides a lot of support to help you settle in and get going. The classrooms are modern and have a lot of facilities like interactive whiteboards or touchscreen TVs."
  • EF English Teacher Testimonial
    “I've been with English First for 3 years now. I started as a teacher and now I'm an academic manager. My plan was to stay for 1 year, but English First has development courses and more certifications that I've chosen to take over time allowing me to progress into management."

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