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Our client, Maple Leaf Educational Systems (MLES), China’s largest International School Group, is looking to fill a number ESL English Teaching jobs in China. We are seeking English language teachers, who have a passion for the classroom and are dedicated to providing the highest standard of teaching and support to their students.


Byron Recruitment is recruiting ESL Teachers and Trainers for a number of Maple Leaf Schools beginning with an induction and training session in late August 2021. We are also accepting applications for the 2022 calendar year.


A teaching job with Maple Leaf Schools is an ideal opportunity for experienced teachers looking for a new English Language teaching opportunity, and first time language teachers looking to experience an international setting in China. Maple Leaf Schools is also a great opportunity for newly qualified ESL teachers and / or recent graduates with a university degree who are interested in teaching in China..


For a teacher looking for new challenges and experiences, Maple Leaf Schools in China offers an unparalleled opportunity to live and work abroad while gaining valuable in-class working experience.

Required Qualifications:

Native English speaking
A university degree,
Two years teaching experience
An international ESL teaching certificate of a 120 hours or more.

Teacher Benefits:

$21,600 – $30,000 USD per year based on experience.
Health Insurance
Free 1-bedroom apartment
Round trip airfare
Settlement allowance
Paid Chinese working visas and permits

Working Hours:

25 blocks / week (40 mins each) in Elementary and Middle School;
15 blocks / week (70 mins) in High School.
Plus 1 block club time.

Age Range:

3 years to 16 years of age

About Maple Leaf Schools:
Maple Leaf Educational Systems opened its first school in Dalian, China in 1995. Today MLES is China’s largest international and language school group and operates 78+ schools from primary to secondary in 19 cities throughout the country. MLES offers a unique academic opportunity for students, allowing them the benefit of studying a Canadian accredited curriculum in an international private school setting in China. Most MLES Schools have been purposely constructed to facilitate learning and all offer world class infrastructure, facilities and resources.


This educational system combines the strengths of a western educational model with the cultural richness of the Chinese educational system. China Maple Leaf Educational Systems is a fully funded publicly listed company trading on the Hong Kong stock exchange.


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