China 2

ESL (Early Yrs) Teacher, Nanjing, China

Basic salary from 20000 RMB / £2200 (depending on experience) per month + housing, work visa, medical etc


International Schools




m2r are working with one of the leading independent schools in the UK who have opened an international school in southern China and require EYFS Teachers with an ESL background teaching young children to start in Feb 2020. This is a short term contract to July 2020.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join the founding team , the first of three co-educational bilingual schools in China. The school is being developed and completed in phases and will officially open in August 2020 for Kindergarten and early Primary students. The full Primary and Senior Schools will follow in August 2021 and August 2022 respectively. At capacity it is expected to educate 2,400 Chinese students aged 2 to 18.

Once completeed, the school will have a wide range of world-class educational and sporting facilities to enable students to pursue a diverse range of interests. Ample space has been given to providing art, design, drama and music studios. Throughout the school there will be sporting facilities that will include an Olympic-sized indoor swimming pool, a multi-purpose sports hall, a number of outdoor sports pitches and a 400-metre running track. The curriculum follows that of the English national curriculum, from EYFS to A Level, allowing students access to the best universities in the world.

Nanjing is a thriving and growing city of over 8 million people, the capital city of the Jiangsu Province in East China. Nanjing is one of China’s few truly international cities, with a thriving expatriate community of around 20,000 people. It lies within China’s subtropical monsoon climate zone and enjoys four distinct seasons with an average temperature in the summer months of 30°. Spring and Autumn are the most comfortable seasons, and this is when most people can be found outdoors in parks, lakes and hiking paths – enjoying the breathtaking burst of colour from the pink and white blossom in the numerous plum orchards.

Nanjing has a lively nightlife scene, numerous shopping malls and a wide range of restaurants to suit all tastes. Sporting fixtures regularly take place in the city and there are mountains and hot springs within easy reach. China’s high-speed rail network connects Nanjing to most major cities within a few hours (Shanghai in one hour and nine minutes and Beijing in three hours and thirteen minutes). Nanjing Lukou International Airport offers routes to major destinations in China, Asia and around the world.


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree or above (any subject)
  • Native English Speakers only
  • 2 years teaching experience at one school 
  • Must have obtained a teaching qualification, PGCE with QTS however those with a TEFL  (with at least 120 hours of training) and experience of teaching at EYFS level are welcome to apply.
  • Strong IT skills
  • Attend other mandatory events such as regular training sessions. 


  • Basic salary from 20000 RMB / £2200 per month gross (depending on experience)
  • Working visa and all attestations paid for
  • Furnished accommodation
  • Return flight
  • Medical
  • Settling in allowance of c £500

Feb 2020 start dates. 


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