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English Instructor - China

Organization: Maple Leaf Academy
Location: Xi-An China
Compensation: Commensurate with skills

Maple Leaf Academy, a private ESL school located in Calgary, is hiring full-time English instructors to teach English to children aged 3-12 in the city of Xi An, China, for Shanxi EA Education Technology Co. Ltd.

Shanxi EA Education Technology Co. Ltd. has four ESL Training Centers and two EA International Course Programs with two middle schools that number about 100 faculty members providing ESL and LTIP (Life Total Immersion Program) for about 500 children.

Required qualifications:

  • Native English speaker
  • Bachelor's degree from a recognized university
  • TEFL / TESOL or CELTA certificate preferred OR
  • Bachelor or Masters degree in education
  • 22-45 years old
  • Clean criminal background and health check
  • Previous related experience and a reference letter are an asset

Job responsibilities:

  • Teach English to children of age 3-12 in groups of up 10 students
  • Deliver lessons and do some marketing
  • Attend weekly meetings, workshops and do paper work as required
  • Work five days/35 hours a week (25 teaching hours and 10 prep hours)


  • Basic salary: 13,000-15,000 RMB = $2,554.70 - $2,974.73 CAD; 
  • Hourly rate: $18.25 - $21.06 CAD
  • Overtime rate pay: $22.00 - $29.00 CAD 
  • Housing allowance: 1,500 RMB/month = $294.77 CAD
  • Return ticket

Other benefits:

  • Visa support and legal residence permit
  • Medical and accident insurance
  • Paid public holidays and annual leave
  • Airport pick up, if needed
  • Birthday gift
  • Opportunities for promotions

Please apply with a cover letter and resume for the attention of: Natasha Iskra, Academic Manager, by email: or in person at #200, 731-6th Ave SW, Calgary, AB, T3H 0K7

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