Schools in China that Hire Foreign Teachers
The directory is a list of English language schools in China, and other schools in China that periodically need English teachers (or Foreign instructors for other languages/subject areas), with links to employment and contact information on the schools’ websites. Click on the cities/provinces below for a list of schools in each area.
Know of a school that should be on this list? Just send us email. The directory will be updated and expanded regularly.
Beijing Royal School
Elite K-12 school with A-level curriculum. Employs qualified foreign language, test-prep, and subject teachers, offering annual salaries of ¥140,000-300,000, accommodation, and other benefits. See Human Resource for current openings.
Capital Normal University
Academic faculty positions require a Master’s degree and at least 3 years’ tertiary teaching experience. See Contact for contact information.
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Employs English language teachers and other foreign instructors. See their Employment page for current openings.
Beijing University of Technology
Faculty and administrative positions are open to qualified foreign applicants. See their Employment page for current openings.
Beijing Sport University
Employs foreign ESL teachers. See their English Main Page.
Beijing Haidian Foreign Languages Shi Yan School
Private K-12 school. See Facebook Page.
Beijing Foreign Languages School Affiliated with Beijing Foreign Studies University
See Teacher Recruitment for a list of openings (in Chinese and English).
EFL education provider operating multiple training center branches in Beijing. Their English main page is geared toward prospective teachers.
In addition to employing highly academically qualified faculty from abroad, the university also hosts an annual English Immersion Summer Camp for admitted students. Invitation to Tsinghua University English Immersion Summer Program provides details and contact information, but has not been updated (the summer camp continues on an annual basis).
International School of Beijing
Employs international teaching staff. See Working at ISB for employment openings and online application forms.
Beijing City International School
Employs international teaching staff. See their Employment page for current openings and application instructions.
YouCan Basketball Club
Employs highly qualified English-speaking basketball coaches to coach kids. See About Us Employment for criteria and information on applying.
Beijing Hongen Education and Technology
This company’s primary business is creating educational technology toys and products, such as audio toys for language learning, but they also operate English language programs and employ EFL teachers. See Contact Us.
Canadian International School of Beijing
Preschool-grade 12 international school with a Canadian education curriculum. See Career for current positions available.
The British School of Beijing – Santilun
See their Job Opportunities Santilin page for current openings. A second British school of Beijing, in Shunyi District, is run by the same organization.
Dulwich College Beijing
British international school with campuses in Shunyi and Chaoyang districts. See their Careers page.
Beanstalk International Bilingual School
K-12 international school with campuses in Shunyi and Chaoyang districts. See Employment at BIBS for a list of current openings, and details on working conditions.
Beijing BISS International School
K-12 school catering to expat children and offering IB curriculum. Employs credentialed and experienced teachers. See Working at BISS.
Beijing Haidian International School
K-12 school. See Facebook Page of School.
Beijing International Bilingual Academy
K-12 private school. See Working at BIBA for openings.
Tsinghua International School
K-12 school affiliated with Tsinghua University and using the AP curriculum. See Employment for application instructions. Employment/Current Opportunities
Xiwai International School (affiliated with Shanghai International Studies University) Employs foreign ESL and high school subject teachers with degrees and teaching experience. See Employment for open positions and application instructions.
East China University of Science and Technology
The university’s English website has a list of faculty position openings and HR contact information (on separate pages). See their Contact and Job-application Invitation pages.
Shanghai Community International School
Employs international teaching staff. See Employment Opportunities for a list of available positions.
A chain of English language training schools with multiple locations around Shanghai. Their English website is oriented toward prospective teachers.
Shanghai Bell Language School
English language school. See their Recruitment page for openings and how to apply.
Shanghai Singapore International School
K-12 private international school following the Singaporean system. See Career Opportunities.
Shanghai World Foreign Language Middle School
Private college preparatory school with home and international divisions occupying separate campuses. See English Page.
Western International School of Shanghai
Private international school offering IB curriculum. Employs certified and experienced teachers from overseas. See Careers for current openings.
YK Pao School
Bilingual K-12 school employing both Chinese and foreign teaching staff. See their Home page for a list of openings and application form.
Shanghai Gold Apple Bilingual School
This K-12 boarding school employs both Chinese and foreign teaching staff. See their Main Page (in Chinese) for contact information.
Shanghai Experimental School
Primary and middle school with an international division. Their Main Page (in Chinese) includes contact information.
International School of Tianjin-See their webpage at IST for info on current vacancies, and instructions for employment inquiries.
Yuming Education-English language training center. See their Job Board and Benefits and Application pages.
Civil Aviation University of China-Employs English and French teachers (Master’s degree required). See Teach With Us for how to apply.
Tianjin University-See Positions Available for current English-teaching openings and how to apply.
Yinghua International School
K-12 boarding school with bilingual Chinese-English and Chinese-Korean programs. Employs foreign teachers for English and other subjects. See the English main page for contact info.
Chongqing Normal University-Employs ESL teachers. See the university’s English main page for contact and other information.
Chongqing Bachun International High School-Employs foreign subject teachers, who also have English teaching responsibilities. See Career Opportunities for employment details.
Chongqing Sun Yat-sen Foreign Language School-See main page (in Chinese) for contact info.
Anhui Province (6)
University of Science and Technology of China-Faculty positions are open to qualified foreigners. See Join Us for recruitment and contact information.
Huangshan University (Huangshan)-Employs foreign English teachers, offering a ¥5,000-7,000 salary and on-campus accommodation for a 16-hour workweek. See Teach in HSU for current employment openings, contact information and application instructions.
Anqing Normal University (Anqing)-Employs foreign instructors of French and English. See Foreign Teachers Needed for details and contact information.
Hefei World Foreign Language School–Private K-12 boarding school with bilingual curriculum, catering partly to the foreign community in Hefei. See Contact Us.
West Anhui University (Lu’an)-The university’s English page is currently unfinished, but see Enquiries & Contacts for a contact phone number.
Tongcheng Wurulun Boarding School-Private boarding school. See Contact Us (in Chinese) for phone and email.
Fujian Province (6)
Xiamen International School – See Careers at XIS.
York English School (Fuzhou) – Language training center. See English main page for employment and contact information.
Xiamen University – Employs foreign teachers for English and Business on both short- and long-term basis. See XMU Jobs.
Xiamen WECL English School – Language training school focusing on English; also employs teachers of Spanish and French. See the Contact page on the school’s English site.
Xiamen Foreign Language School – Employs English, French, German, and Japanese teachers. See their Main Page for phone and email contact information (in Chinese).
Fujian Agricultural and Forestry University – Employs highly qualified academic faculty from abroad. Their Office of Human Resources page (in Chinese) has contact information and guidelines.
Gansu Province (3)
Lanzhou University – Faculty positions are open to foreign experts. See their Talent Recruitment page.
Gansu Agricultural University (Lanzhou) – The university’s English page provides contact information.
Lanzhou Jiaotong University – See English main page for contact info.
Guangdong Province (7)
Sun Yat-sen University – International Cambridge A-Level Center
Employs qualified foreign teachers (as well as Chinese citizens with overseas experience) for English, science, and business subjects. Their Contact page lists current employment openings, employment requirements, and a contact address for employment inquiries.
South China University of Technology (Guangzhou)
Employs foreign instructors. The university’s Contacts page has contact information for employment inquiries.
Shantou University (Shantou)
Contact Us has contact information for job applications.
Shekou International School (Shenzhen)
See Working @ SIS for information about employment.
Foshan University – See the university’s Job Vacancy page for requirements and instructions for applying.
Shenzhen Foreign Languages School – K-12 school offering instruction in English, Japanese, French, German, Russian, and Spanish. See Contact Us.
Boren Sino-Canadian School – K-12 international school. See Contact Us.
Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region (4)
Guangxi University – Employs foreign instructors of English and other languages. Their Prospective Teachers page has a list of positions with application instructions (also see Foreign Teachers).
Guilin Sunny School – This bilingual boarding school employs foreign homeroom teachers. See Contact Us for contact information for employment inquiries; job openings are listed under “School News.”
Omeida Language College (Yangshuo)
Language school offering an English immersion program, as well as Mandarin lessons for foreigners. Offers both short-term, summer teaching jobs and longer-term contracts. See English main page for current openings and an application form (under “Apply and Join Us”).
Guangxi University for Nationalities – The university’s English pages are incomplete. See the Chinese Personnel page for contact info for employment inquiries.
Guizhou Province (2)
Interlingua School (Guiyang) – Foreign language training center in Guiyang. See their Vacancies page for information on working conditions and applying.
Xingyi Normal University for Nationalities – Contact Information has phone numbers for the Foreign Affairs Office.
Hainan Province (5)
Hainan Medical University – See Employment.
The International School of Sanya – International school using the Canadian system. See Employment for a list of current openings.
Hainan Premier Language School (Haikou) – Language training center offering both English training for Chinese and Mandarin training for foreigners. See Teach.
Hainan Snow Foreign Language College – Despite the name, this is actually a training center catering to students interested in studying abroad or emigrating, and not a college. See Contact Us (Chinese).
Haikou Jingshan School – See Contact Us (in Chinese).
Hebei Province (2)
Hebei University of Engineering – Hebei Engineering
Hebei University of Science and Technology – Hebei Science and Technology
Harbin Institute of Technology – See Work at HIT for details on lecturer and language instructor positions.
Harbin Engineering University – Employs foreign language instructors (English and Russian); faculty positions are open to qualified foreigners. See their Vacancies page for openings.
Harbin Medical University – See their Jobs Available page for recruitment information for language instructors (English and Japanese).
Qiqihar Institute of Engineering – See bottom of English main page for contact info.
Henan Province (5)
Zhongyuan University of Technology – See Foreign Teachers Recruitment at ZUT for current openings.
Xinyang Normal University (Xinyang)
Employs ESL teachers. See the university’s English main page for details and contact information.
Zhengzhou Foreign Language School – Employs foreign language and subject teachers. See their English page for contact information.
Henan University of Science and Technology – See Contact Us for the Foreign Affairs Department’s phone and email.
Henan Institute of Science and Technology
See the English main page for contact information.
Hubei Province (5)
Wuhan University – See the university’s page for employment information and contacts.
Huazhong Agricultural University (Wuhan) – Faculty positions are open to foreign experts. Working at HZAU provides contact information for employment inquiries.
Hubei University – Employs ESL teachers. See the university’s Job Opportunities for International Teachers page for information about job openings.
Wuhan Britain-China School – Employs qualified English-speaking teaching staff for academic subjects. Their Vacancies page lists openings and requirements, as well as contact information.
Huazhong University of Science and Technology – The “Information Board” on the English main page displays teaching job openings.
Hunan Province (2)
Central South University (Changsha) – See Future Faculty & Staff.
Hunan University of Science and Technology – Employs 10 foreign instructors. Foreign teachers of English, Japanese, and visual/performing arts subjects are required to hold Master’s degrees and have three years of teaching experience. See International Faculties for how to apply.
Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region (2)
Honder College of Inner Mongolia Normal University (Hohhot)
See Foreign Teachers for more information.
Inner Mongolia Agricultural University – Employs both English language teachers and subject instructors. See their Work Opportunities page for current openings and contact information.
Jiangsu Province (9)
Suzhou Foreign Languages School–See upper right of Introduction page for school’s email address.
China University of Mining and Technology (Xuzhou) – Employs ESL teachers. See their English Teachers page for a list of available positions.
Suzhou University – See Foreign Language Expert – How to Join Us.
Suzhou Singapore International School – See their Employment Opportunities page for current staff openings, and contact information for employment inquiries.
Oxford International College of Changzhou (Changzhou)
K-12 school employing primarily foreign teaching staff (mostly from the UK) and offering IGCSE and A Level curricula at the secondary level. See Careers for a list of openings.
Suzhou North America High School (Suzhou) – This high school follows the American system and accepts both Chinese and expatriate students. See Contact Us.
The British School of Nanjing (Nanjing) – K-12 school catering to children of expatriates and following the British system. See Join Us for current openings and application instructions.
Nanjing International School (Nanjing) – International school with an IB curriculum. See Employment for current vacancies and other employment information.
EtonHouse Suzhou – This private international K-12 school hires foreign language and subject teachers. See their Career page for current openings.
Hohai University – See Contact Us.
Jiangxi Province (4)
Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics
See Contact Us. The English main page also frequently displays recruitment announcements for foreign teachers.
Gannan Normal University (Ganzhou)
English language/literature teachers are offered a ¥5,000 monthly salary, on-campus apartment, and round-trip airfare for a 20-hour workweek. See Job Opportunity for details and contact info.
Jiangxi College of Foreign Studies
Employs 13 foreign teachers of English and Korean. See International Exchanges for employment and contact information.
Nanchang International School (Nanchang)
Nursery school through grade eight; English language curriculum. See Join Us for instructions for prospective teachers.
Jilin Province (6)
Lambton College of Jilin University
Offers on-campus accommodation for foreign English teachers. Academic positions are open to foreign professors with advanced degrees in business/finance fields. See Jobs at JULC for current openings.
See main page for contact information (their English pages are unfinished).
Kenneth’s English School (Changchun)
Language training center for school-age children. SeeHiring Now for current openings and employment information.
Yanbian International Academy (Yanji)
Located in Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture and affiliated with Yanbian University of Science and Technology, this K-12 school employs foreign instructors. See Employment Opportunities for instructions for employment inquiries.
Deutsche Internationale Schule Changchun (Changchun)
German curriculum international school. See Kontakt (in German).
Changchun American International School (Changchun)
Pre-K-12 school offering IB curriculum. Employs teachers of English, Korean, German, and French; as well as subject teachers. See Employment for a list of current openings.
Liaoning Province (8)
Shenyang Agricultural University
Their English language homepage has recruiting notices for ESL teachers under “Notices”
Dongbei University of Finance and Economics (Dalian)
Their Employment page provides contact information for job inquiries from foreign teachers.
Dalian University of Technology
See their Jobs page.
Langston English (Shenyang)
See their Jobs page for contract details and application form.
Dalian American International School (Dalian)
American-system school serving children of foreign residents. See Employment.
Northeast Yucai School
Private multilingual K-12 school catering to expat and overseas Chinese children, offering Chinese/English/Japanese/Korean curriculum. See Contact Us.
Dalian Computer School
See Contact Us.
Victoria English Academy (Shenyang)
This page provides contact information.
Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region (3)
China University of Mining–Yinchuan
See bottom of main page for telephone contact information and a link to an email contact form.
Ningxia Preschool Education College
See Contact Us for phone contact info.
Ningxia Institute of Science and Technology
Has employed foreign language instructors. The school’s Job Offers page (in Chinese) is geared toward Chinese job-seekers.
Qinghai Province (4)
Xining International Academy (Xining)
K-12 international school following the American system. See Employment with XIA for information on requirements, working conditions, and contacts.
Qinghai Normal University
See bottom of English main page for contact info.
Qinghai University (Xining)
The university’s Recruitment page (in Chinese) lists employment announcements and openings.
Qinghai University For Nationalities
See Contact Us (Chinese).
Shaanxi Province (11)
Northwest University (Xi’an)
Employs a team of foreign English teachers, offering a salary of ¥3,300 to ¥4,800, an on-campus apartment, and round-trip airfare reimbursement. See Employment Opportunities.
Xi’an International University
Employs foreign English and French teachers, offering a salary range of ¥4,200 to ¥5,500 and an on-campus flat for a 16-hour workweek. See Employment Opportunity for more details, and contact info.
Northwestern Polytechnical University (Xi’an)
Employs foreign language instructors; academic faculty positions are also open to qualified foreigners. See Join Us.
Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University (Xianyang)
Employs ESL teachers (including for half-year contracts). See their English main page.
Xi’an Hanova International School (Xi’an)
K-12 international school with IB curriculum, employing English-speaking language and subject teachers. See Recruitment for job openings.
International House Xi’an (Xi’an)
Language training center; offers Mandarin lessons to foreign students, as well as employing foreign ESL teachers for local students. No native speaker requirement. See Jobs for details.
Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology
Employs ESL teachers. See their Jobs and Vacancies page.
Xi’an International Studies University
See Human Resource Division page for HR contact information.
Xi’an Physical Education University – See Contact Us.
Shaanxi Normal University
Employs over 30 language instructors. Their Jobs/Employment page directs job-seekers to the Chinese HR page.
Tibet University for Nationalities (Xianyang)
Located in Shaanxi province but administered by the Tibet Autonomous Region and catering to ethnic Tibetan students, TUN has employed foreign English teachers. Their English pages are incomplete, but see bottom of main page (in Chinese) for contact information.
Shandong Province (7)
Shandong Agricultural University
Employs foreign teachers of English, Japanese, and Russian. Their International Programs page provides recruitment information.
Qingdao Amerasia International School
See Teaching Positions Available.
Shandong University (Jinan)
Employs qualified instructors of many foreign languages including English, Japanese, French, Spanish, German, Russian, and Korean. See their employment page for requirements and application instructions.
Qingdao No. 1 International School of Shandong
Hires qualified foreign teachers, substitute teachers, and tutors; see their Employment page.
Shandong Nanshan Donghai Foreign Language School
See Contact Us (Chinese).
Yew Chung International School of Qingdao
Hires qualified foreign teachers, see Job Opportunities for their online application.
Shandong University of Science and Technology
Their Administration page has contact information for their HR department.
Shanxi Province (8)
See Contact us for the Foreign Affairs Office’s email and phone numbers.
Shanxi Normal University
Employs 10 foreign teachers of English and Japanese. See their Teacher’s Handbook page for extensive information, including application instructions.
Yuncheng English Village Language Training Center
Employs a large team of foreign ESL teachers, including for short-term positions at their annual summer camps. See Summer Jobs for application instructions.
Shanxi Experimental Secondary School (Taiyuan)
Employs foreign English teachers. See main page for contact information (English pages are incomplete).
Mercan Education (Taiyuan) – See English main page for info on working conditions and application instructions.
Taiyuan Foreign Language School
Employs ESL teachers. See their Contact Us page (in Chinese).
Sunny English Educational Facility
See Contact Us (in Chinese).
Shuozhou No. 2 Senior Middle School
See bottom of main page for contact information. The main page also has a link to an English introduction to the school.
Sichuan Province (20)
University of Electronic Science of China (Chengdu)
See their Prospective Language Teachers page.
Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (Chengdu)
Employs ESL teachers and other foreign instructors; See English Language Teachers for detailed information on positions and how to apply. For those with advanced degrees in finance/economics, Jobs at SWUFE has information on academic positions.
Southwest Jiaotong University
Available language teaching positions are listed on the Vacancies page.
Chengdu Jiaxing Foreign Languages School
The school’s Employment page lists current openings, or see Contact Us for phone and email contact information.
Tianfu College of SWUFE (Mianyang)
Employs an English-speaking teaching team including instructors of language and other subjects. Offers year-long and half-year contracts. See Foreign Teachers for current vacancies.
Chengdu Sport University
Maintains a staff of about 30 “sports English professionals” from English-speaking countries. See the Faculty of Foreign Language page for contact information for employment inquiries.
Chengdu Meishi International School (Chengdu)
International school offering American, French, and Chinese curricula as well as the IB diploma program. Job Opportunities has instructions for prospective teachers.
Leman Chengdu International School (Chengdu)
K-12 international school located in Da’an village (Chengdu). See Join Our Team for a list of vacancies.
Southwest University of Science and Technology
See Faculty and Staff Job Opportunities.
Sichuan Conservatory of Music
Phone and email contact information are listed on the English main page page.
Chengdu Neusoft University
Technology-oriented university. The English main page provides language teacher recruitment and contact information.
Yin Xing Hospitality Management College of CUIT (Chengdu)
The English main page gives contact information.
Chengdu Waldorf School
Employs English and German-speaking teachers. See their main page for contact information.
Xihua University (Chengdu)
Contact has phone and email contact information.
Sichuan Agricultural University
Employs foreign language instructors (English, Japanese, Korean, and French). See Contact Us.
Chengdu University of Information Technology
Employs foreign instructors. See the English main page for contact information.
Olive Tree English Kindergarten (Chengdu)
See their main page for contact information.
Chengdu Longquan No. 1 High School
The school’s Main Page (in Chinese) has phone and Email contact information.
Ya’an Vocational and Technical College
See the college’s Employment Recruitment page (in Chinese).
Experimental Primary School Affiliated with Sichuan University (Chengdu)
See the school’s email contact form (in Chinese).
Tibet Autonomous Region (1)
Licensed to employ foreign instructors of English and other languages. Their Talent Search page (in Chinese) lists contact information and information on the types of academic positions they are recruiting for, but is clearly geared toward Chinese citizens.
Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (5)
Urumqi Qian Ye (Thousand Leaves) School
Language training center catering primarily to children. See contact us.
See Employment for current vacancies.
Xinjiang Daguanghua International School
See main page (Chinese) for contact information.
Xinjiang Medical University
See the university’s English main page for contact info.
Xinjiang Vocational and Technical College of Communications (Urumqi)
See the college’s main page (in Chinese) for phone and email contact info.
Yunnan Province (9)
Kunming University of Science and Technology
See their Job Vacancies page.
See Jobs at HU for a list of available positions, foreign employees are offered an on-campus apartment) and contact information.
Robert’s School of Languages (Kunming)
Language training center offering both English training for Chinese and Mandarin training for foreigners. See this page for more information, and contacts.
Lijiang International Academy (Lijiang)
This language training center focuses on providing Mandarin classes to foreigners, but also employs foreign teachers to teach English to local children. See Interested New Teacher.
Yunnan Henderson New World Foreign Language Training School (Kunming). See Contact Us (Chinese).
Yunnan College of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Language (Kunming)
See Cooperation and Exchange for language teacher employment information.
Summit Foreign Language School (Kunming)
Employs ESL teachers. Contact Us has contact information.
Owen Foreign Language School (Kunming, Chongqing, Chengdu)
See About Us for contact information.
Yunnan Arts Institute
See Contact Info for the foreign liaison office’s phone and email address.
Zhejiang Province (8)
Hangzhou International School
Employs international teaching staff. See Employment Opportunities for a list of available positions.
Faculty positions are open to qualified foreign applicants. See this page for a list of openings.
Hangzhou Normal University
See their Job Opportunities page for current openings.
Zhejiang Gongshang University (Hangzhou)
University with business-focused programs. Their Contact page has contact information for inquiries from prospective teachers.
Hangzhou No. 14 Middle School
Public middle/high school employing several foreign ESL teachers. Their School Intro page provides contact information.
Ningbo International School
K-12 international school, employs foreign teaching staff. See Contact Us.
Ningbo University of Technology
See main page for contact information.
Zhejiang Hangzhou Senior High School
Public high school in Hangzhou. See their Main Page (in Chinese) for contact information.