KINDERGARTEN English Homeroom Teacher

Kunshan, China

Spring 2015

Tsai Hsing School is an esteemed institution with a rich history in Taipei and new kindergarten branches in Kunshan, China, that will open in the fall of 2015.  Our English program combines content-based instruction, student-centered activities and traditional methods to promote academic and real-world usage of the English language.

English teachers are required to have TEFL, TESOL, State Credential and/or 2 years of relevant teaching experience. If you are interested in applying, please email a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Please see a typical day in a kindergarten classroom here:

Details of position

Location: Kunshan (Shanghai), China


  1. Monthly salary of $2500 for US/Canada certified teachers. One year contracts with $3750 bonus upon completion of second consecutive year.
  2. Housing or equivalent stipend provided. 
  3. 1 round trip airline ticket per year of service not to exceed $1500 US per ticket.


  1. Approximately 35 half-periods per week as lead teacher of K1 (preschool), K2 (pre-K) and/or K3 (kindergarten) classes. On campus daily for entirety of school day. Time while on campus but not teaching should be spent in the classroom so as to be available for informal discussions with students. Submit lesson plans when requested.
  2. Attend all required meetings during school hours and weekend commitments such as teacher parent meetings and other special events.  
  3. Correct all applicable student work in a timely manner, record oral readings for periodical exams.
  4. Assist in applicable English language events and competitions during school day.
  5. Adhere to school-determined lesson pace of special content relevant to periodical exams.

Candidate Requirements:

  1. Must be able to provide access to a demo lesson in Shanghai, Taipei or Los Angeles or an electronic copy of a 5+ minute demo lesson video.
  2. Must be able to interview over video teleconferencing or in Shanghai, Taipei or Los Angeles.
  3. Must be able to provide at least 3 professional references.
  4. No knowledge of Mandarin is necessary.


  1. Health insurance provided by school.
  2. School will assist with work visa application.


  1. Commitment of 1.5 year term beginning no later than February 2016 until July 31, 2017 (one and a half consecutive years receive cash bonus).
  2. Approximately 3 weeks paid vacation (over Chinese New Year break)*.
  3. Paid time off for local holidays and days between semesters*.

*Actual time off depends on Education Bureau calendar for that year.  For less than one week of Chinese New Year break, teachers will be required to be on campus in preparation for the new semester.