University Teacher: EF Academic Partnerships


Details of Position

EF Academic Partnerships runs undergraduate and postgraduate programs at leading universities in Shanghai. We teach over 40,000 students across 22 universities. EF AP also provides professional development opportunities in various forms, including: academic conferences, online training (both academic and managerial), action research projects and internationally accredited courses.


  • Deliver courses to a high pedagogical standard
  • Evaluate student progress, give accurate assessments, and provide guidance for improvement
  • Maintain healthy working environment and comply with university standards
  • Develop, update, and maintain materials for current or future courses 

In addition to University ESL courses, qualified teachers have developed and are currently teaching the following courses: British Literature and History, Western Culture, Public Speaking, Academic Writing, US History, IELTS Preparation, Intercultural Communication, Modern European Languages. Many teachers have the chance to develop courses based on their specific interests and get the opportunity to gain university teaching experience in these courses.


  • 2 years’ experience in an English teaching role (experience teaching in university setting preferred)
  • CELTA or CertTESOL certification (DELTA or DipTESOL certification preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s in TESOL, Linguistics, Education, Literature or Foreign Languages preferred) 
Salary and Benefits
  • 13,500 RMB opening monthly salary, potential increase based on relevant experience and qualifications
  • Typical Mon-Fri, 8:00 - 17:00 teaching schedule
  • Summer and winter vacations commensurate with university academic calendar, plus all Chinese national holidays
  • Up to 3,000 RMB annual performance bonus + 5,000 flight allowance
  • Sponsored work visa
  • 10,000 RMB salary advance
  • Co-paid health insurance
  • Airport pick-up upon arrival
  • Free hotel accommodation during first week
  • Certification programs including: Cambridge TKT, Trinity CertTESOL, TrinityDipTESOL
  • EF-sponsored teacher conferences

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