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Teach English in China with Giraffe Inspire

Award-winning campuses, state of the art classrooms and passionate staff. Join us in China!

Want to teach in China but unsure where to start?

Giraffe Inspire Shanghai is the leading after school education provider in Shanghai with over thirty years of experience as a well-established brand across Taiwan and Mainland China. Boasting award-winning campuses, state of the art classrooms and passionate staff, Giraffe Inspire is a school like no other.

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Enjoy some excellent perks as an English teacher in China

  • High local salary

    Starting salary: 19,000 - 23,000 RMB per month
  • Air-ticket

    One way flight to Shanghai
  • Accommodation when you arrive

    Two weeks hotel accomodation upon arrival
  • Work visa

    Legal Z work visa provided
  • Insurance coverage

    Health Insurance provided
  • Completion bonus

    Contract completion bonus of up to one month's salary
  • Generous holiday allowance

    28 days national and school holiday annually
  • Personal leave

    5 days paid personal leave annually plus unpaid personal leave available
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Teach in creative and caring environment

A student’s journey through Giraffe Inspire starts in the masterpiece atrium’s of our centres. Whether they are in the ‘floating classroom’ lobby of Shi Guang Li or the ‘flowing chapter’ lobby of JYC, students are guaranteed to be inspired. The school atriums also serve as a backdrop to the range of performances and events that students have access to, whether they be the spectacular seasonal Halloween and Christmas shows or the awe-inspiring student-led drama and public speaking performances.

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Be part of an international team

Within the classroom and outside of the classroom students have access to the most important of all learning resources, passionate, energetic, talented, and caring teachers and staff members, without which the character building and impressionable development of our students would be impossible. The results and accolades that we receive from our students and their parents are only due to the care and attention that we place in creating a caring, supportive, trusting and developmental working environment.

To be successful at Giraffe Inspire a candidate should be:

  • Passionate, energetic, well organised, a good communicator and self reflective
  • Bachelor's degree holder
  • TEFL certificate holder. Don't have TEFL? Book your TEFL course 

    About teaching in China with Giraffe Inspire Shanghai

    Giraffe Inspire is a school that blends excellence, innovation and talent to create the best educational establishment in Shanghai.

    Giraffe Inspire boasts three state of the art training centres, all within a stones-throw from well-known Shanghai landmarks. Our flagship centre on Huashan Road covers three floors with eighteen classrooms and is located just across the road from the famous Jiaotong University.

    On the other side of the river Pu can be found our newest centre in the luxury JYC shopping mall. Having won international design awards for its ‘flowing chapter’ design concept, the JYC school is a truly inspirational school to teach and learn at.

    Finally, no explanation of our centres would be complete without an introduction to our Shi Guang Li centre. Visit at night-time and be treated to the spectacle of a Giraffe lights show twinkling across the floating classrooms of this beautiful centre. Peek inside and you might discover a class performing a stage play. Macbeth? Romeo and Juliet? You will have to come and visit to find out.

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    Want to teach in China?

    We've got you covered! Discover our teaching jobs in China and launch an exciting career as a TEFL teacher. To apply for this role, fill out the below application form and an advisor will contact you with next steps.

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