Jun 04, 2024

Primary / Secondary teacher - Taipei, Taiwan or Shanghai, China

  • Foresight IEC
  • Taipei, Taiwan or Shanghai, China
Full time ESL Reading Writing

Job Description



We are looking for certified ESL teachers for full-time, contract positions in Taipei, Taiwan or Shanghai, China to teach at our elementary schools or high schools.

We use a unique ESL program based on an engaging curriculum, incorporating high-interest topics and interactive teaching methods. You will be working within a strong, international ESL teaching team which includes a great support system in the form of more experienced mentor teachers and teacher directors. We also have site directors, local educational assistants, program support staff, and program principals who assist teachers with all aspects of the program.

The extensive support we provide is one of the cornerstones of our program and what seems to attract teachers and retain them from year to year. Teachers benefit by making a meaningful impact in students’ lives while also gaining relevant professional experience using the Ontario curriculum that can be used towards furthering their careers in Canada and beyond. With our Principals’ support, teachers can use positive references for further career opportunities. To learn more, visit our website: https://teachintaiwan.com/

Or see our short video below:



1 or 2 year full-time employment
Starting date: August or January; other start dates may be available



-        Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree


-        Teaching license or TESL/CELTA teaching certificate from a recognized institution including an in-person practicum

-        Citizenship in a country with English as an official language


-        Previous experience teaching ESL

-        Previous experience working with young learners

-        Interest in collaborating with others to develop professionally

Job responsibilities:

As an ESL teacher in our program, you will be responsible for working with your colleagues at the school to use the curriculum and the resources from previous years to develop and deliver ESL lessons. You will be able to set up your classroom and you will see the same group of students every day. Teaching hours follow regular school hours, typically from 8:00-4:30, with personal preparation periods throughout the day. A standard week includes approximately 20 teaching hours, with the rest of the time split between personal preparation, lesson planning with teaching partners, and professional development meetings. As part of the planning, teachers are in charge of designing and marking exams, as well as writing report cards and attending parent-teacher interviews. Small class sizes and the availability of a multitude of resources and professional support will allow you to make a meaningful impact in students’ lives while enhancing your teaching skills and gaining relevant professional experience.


-        Taipei, Taiwan


-        Shanghai, China

Salary: We offer a highly competitive salary & benefits package + flight reimbursement, monthly allowance, and more. Contact us or see our website for more details.

Benefits include:

●      Signing Bonuses

●      Round-Trip Airfare (yearly)

●      Resettlement Allowance

●      Airport Pick-up

●      Apartment Search Assistance

●      Free Mandarin Classes

●      Seasonal Celebration Dinners & Excursions


Start Date

Aug 08, 2024

Various start dates through the year?


Is government issued teaching license required?


Is school provided for dependents?



Competitive salary & benefits package + flight reimbursement, monthly allowance, and more. Contact us or see our website for more details.

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