Required Degrees: Bachelor Degree *Fields of Expertise: * ESL/EFL , Elementary , ESL to Children , Kindergarten , *Details: * Aston English is the flagship division of The Aston Educational Group. Aston English
started in the city of Dalian in 1996. With over 110 Aston English schools
China, we have a location for everyone. Whether you want the bright lights of
Chengdu, the cultural hub of Xian, the amazing cuisine of Yinchuan, or the
atmosphere of coastal Weihai. If you’re unsure of what part of China would be
a good fit
for you we can offer plenty of guidance.
With over 20 years’ experience bringing teachers to China, we at Aston
understand that it is a big decision to move to a foreign country, which is
why we support
you every step of the way. From our friendly and knowledgeable foreign
help throughout the visa process, to being warmly welcomed at the airport when
arrive. You will never be left to fend for yourself.
Each year we hire a mix of experienced and inexperienced teachers. So if you
recent graduate or do not have any teaching experience do not worry, we can
what you need to know. All we ask is that you have a willingness to learn and
interest in teaching.
We want you to feel comfortable with making the move to China, so we are happy
you in contact with some of our current teachers if you wish to hear of their
What we offer our teachers
Low hours and varying contract lengths
One thing we don’t want (and I’m sure you don’t) is for our teachers to come
only to have to work 40 hours a week and not get to fully enjoy the experience
of being in
China. This is why we offer 23 hour a week contract, which includes 3 days
you plenty of time to explore the city you’re in, study Mandarin or do some
course, if you wish to work more hours we also have the option of a 28 hour
Don’t want to commit to a full year? No problem, come and try 6 months first.
While rent in China is not terribly expensive compared to western standards,
costs involved can mean your wallet can take a hit. With rent paid generally
months, you are looking at having to pay 6000 – 9000 RMB in set up costs. Add
the hassle of having to stay in hotels and search for an apartment, it is an
We prefer that you have a place to call home as soon as you land in China, so
reason all our schools offer free accommodation, fully furnished with
need. Zero set up costs.
Training and professional development
We offer all new teachers our 3 days TCERT training when they arrive in China.
experienced teacher trainers will be able to fully prepare you to teach your
through both practical and theoretical training. We have designed our own
and books in house, so lesson planning is a breeze and takes minimal time.
Our goal is to provide you with a supportive environment and the guidance and
allow you to continually develop your teaching skills.
As well as our initial training, we provide ongoing professional development
the year. As an example, we will be holding a ‘Creativity in the Classroom’
June for all of our teachers. This will be an opportunity for teachers to both
share teaching ideas based on their experiences, as well a chance for teachers
different cities to socialize and network.
At Aston we also have great career opportunities for those who wish to stay
longer (or for
more experienced applicants). Foreign Assistant Manager, Location Manager,
Support Officer and Teacher trainer are but a few positions available to our
Salary and Benefits
• Competitive salary up to 15,000 RMB per month for only 20 teaching hours per
• Flight Allowance
• Full work visa
• Free accommodation
• Free Four hours of Chinese lessons per week
• Free airport pick up
• Free insurance
• Plenty of free time, 3 days off per week
• Ongoing training and support
• Paid holidays
• Opportunities for career advancement
Who we are looking for:
• Passport holders from the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and
• A university degree in any subject
• Clean criminal record
• A genuine desire to live abroad
• Good communication and interpersonal skills.
• Enthusiastic and adventurous.
• Flexible and adaptable.