Teach Adults with Meten English

Meten English was established in 2006 with the aim of delivering world class education to English language learners. The first center opened in Chongqing back in 2006. Since then Meten English has expanded rapidly to over 100 centers in over 26 cities throughout China, with over 2000 employees including 350 Foreign English teachers and 400 local Chinese English teachers. Meten English has successfully taught more than 60,000 students since 2006. Joining this prestigious and rapidly growing school offers teachers the chance to have the best possible working environment and to develop professionally.

Package Details

Working hours: 35 hours per week, with 2 days off during week days. You will teach a maximum of 25 class hours and 10 office hours each week.

Salary: 14000 rmb to 19000 rmb per month. This depends on your working location, and includes a housing allowance.

Other benefits: 

  • 8000 rmb airfare reimbursement

  • 2500 rmb quarterly bonus

  • One week free accommodation on arrival in China

  • 10 days paid annual leave, plus 12 national holidays

  • Comprehensive medical insurance

  • The opportunity for promotion to senior teacher or management roles

  • Up to 6000 rmb contract continuation bonus

About the Job

Most of your students will be young professionals who want to improve their English to progress in their career. You will also teach college students, many of whom will be studying for exams like IELTS and TOEFL, and some older adults studying business or general conversation English courses. This creates a very varied and interesting working environment.

Classes are comprised of a mixture of 1 to 1 and group classes. Group classes will be either small groups of 4 or 5 students, or larger groups with a maximum of 10 students per class. The best thing about teaching adults? They're enthusiastic and engaged learners, who are motivatedto improve their English level. 

Meten English provide a full curriculum and teaching materials, minimizing the time needed to plan lessons so you can focus on your students. Comprehensive training is given to all new teachers allowing you to transition smoothly into your new role. Ongoing professional training is provided to all teachers, and for those who want to turn teaching into a career there are opportunities to progress into lead teacher and foreign management roles.


Meten English have over 100 centres in across China in the following cities:

*Shenzhen  *Guangzhou   *Beijing      *Wuhan         *Xiamen


*Chengdu    *Dongguan    *Foshan   *Jiangmen      *Chongqing


*Mianyang  *Changsha     *Ningbo      *Suzhou     *Wuxi


*Nanjing      *Shaoxing     *Shenyang   *Xi’an       *Nanchang


*Hefei    *Huizhou   *Zhongshan     *Quanzhou       *Kunming

Working Enviroment

Each Meten English center occupies 1000-2000㎡ and has state of the art equipment including a coffee bar, movie theatre, library, and an English lab area filled with computers. Comfortable and spacious classrooms allow teachers and students to work in a pleasant environment.



  • From a native speaking country (USA, UK, South Africa, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Ireland.

  • A bachelor's degree in any subject


Those without previous teaching experience are welcome to apply, as all new teachers will undergo a comprehensive training period.


Please note that Chinese working visa regulations state that teachers must have either 2 years of working experience OR a TEFL certificate. If you have no prior experience then you will need a 120 hour TEFL certificate.

*Although this position requires a degree, we have other jobs available for people without a bachelor's, so send us an application and we'll get back to you.

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