English Teacher - Adults

Full-time | Guangzhou, China

As an adults teacher, you will teach students over the age of 18. Your students might come from a range of backgrounds, whether they’re looking to improve their business English or planning to travel abroad, but all of them are looking to learn in a fun and engaging environment.

Your students will vary in language ability and personality. Organizing games and activities, as well as covering more formal topics, will give you a chance to get to know them and see them learn and grow.

Teaching English in Guangzhou

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Job responsibilities

You will have the opportunity to develop a career as a teacher or develop personally in other areas. In class, you will be free to explore more the thought-provoking topics that you wouldn’t be able to cover in a kids and teens lesson, but you can still organize games and fun activities.

  • Teaching English to students over the age of 18

  • Class sizes can vary, from as little as 4 students in a VIP class to 25 in a workshop

  • Planning & delivering lessons to adults

  • Using electronic media and EF-developed courseware to teach English efficiently and effectively

  • Evaluating student progress and providing ongoing guidance for improvement to students

  • Assigning and evaluating out of class exercises

  • Participating in social activities with students organized by your school to encourage oral English proficiency

What we offer

We want to make things as simple as possible to teach abroad. That's why, when you teach with us, we take care of everything, so that you can focus on teaching.

Competitive local salary

(12K - 15K RMB monthly)

Performance bonus after 6 months

(Up to 2K RMB monthly)

Flight allowance


TEFL certificate

Health insurance

Legal Z work visa

Free hotel for your first two weeks

Flight to China

(select cities)

Airport pick-up upon arrival

Free Mandarin Chinese lessons

EF social and cultural events

21 days of paid holidays


Don’t have any teaching experience? You don’t need any. You will however need the following for the Chinese Government to issue you an ESL teaching work visa. Don’t have these documents at hand? You can apply and provide them later.

A Bachelor’s degree

Passport holder from:

A clear background check

Ability to live abroad for at least one year

A TEFL certification

No TEFL? No problem! Find out if you qualify for a FREE TEFL when you apply.

Find out if you qualify

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How it works

What we offer, teaching requirements, our process, TEFL certification & how to become a teacher

Life at EF

We offer training, professional development, weekly teacher events and annual flight allowance