ESL Teacher for New Shanghai Training Center

We are focused on providing our students with the foundation of lifelong learning and the skills and values needed to become leaders in the global community.
We will always aspire to be an adaptive, inspirational, forward-looking learning community, cultivating relationships that ignite each student’s passion for lifelong-learning.
With our curriculum we try to nurture the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of each child along with embracing change, inspiring creativity and fostering innovation.

What you'll be doing

Working as a Team

A big part of working in China is working with a lot of other teachers, and various different co-workers. Most of whom will not speak English. It is important to be able to work efficiently and understand miscommunications issues will arise and solving the problems as they do.


To be able to use advanced technology to enhance authentic learning, with 21st century learning techniques appropriate to students in this technological age

Creative Thinker

Creative and open-minded in developing a passion for learning. Creativity is a critical quality for future success, which along with innovation is valued and promoted


Preparing classes, creating games and making a list of suitable props and materials to be used during class.

Living in Shanghai

For the first few weeks – even months – it’s a good idea to carry a street and Metro map around. Shanghai is not a grid, and the sporadic maze of alleys, streets, boulevards and freeways is difficult to navigate, even for the city’s seasoned veterans. Morning and evening rush-hour traffic is characterised by dense, aggressive traffic and frequent gridlock.

Read our Guide to Shanghai here >

How it works

Non of our teachers are required to pay any upfront costs, but you will need to be able to pay for your flight to China, as well as have some savings to get you start (excluding accommodation as we’ll sort this for you). Please take a read of our How it works sections for full information.

Apply Here

Dragon Teachers

Founded by Leigh Kemp, an English teacher currently based in China, Dragon teachers is committed to providing a smooth and easy experience to getting to, and living in China. Our first hand experience of ‘doing it’ guarantees real transparency on the process, and will ensure your first role in China is easy and just what you’re looking for!

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3rd Floor, 86-90 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4NE
or 2nd floor Xing yao tian di, Guozhan road, Hanjiang District, Yangzhou city, China 225000