About us

English Teaching Volunteer (Main Teacher)

General Internship Information

  • Business Area: NGO
  • Location: Shanghai
  • Duration: 1 month - 4 months
  • Allowance: 0.00 CNY
  • Other benefits:
  • Reference: 442

Daily Tasks

As a Main Teacher, your tasks include but are not limited to:
• Creating and delivering English language lessons to students between the ages of 6 and 15
• Leading the classes, often of a big size (50-60 students is not uncommon)


• Fluent or native level of English
• Strong Chinese language skills are a plus
• Interest in communicating the English language to new learners
• Energy and commitment are much needed as class sizes are big
• Confidence to teach in English in front of a classroom

Additional Information

• Time commitment: 4-6 hours per week (including commute time); must be available every week
• Commuting time to and from the migrant schools is 45 – 90 minutes each way
• Attendance at one orientation and training session is mandatory for all new volunteers
• The organisation will do their best to set your schedule according to availability and preferences

Company Description

This not-for-profit charitable organisation has the mission to improve the education and general welfare of disadvantaged children in China. They work with expatriate and local Chinese volunteers to teach English in Shanghai’s migrant schools and community centres. The organisation currently recruits, trains, coordinates and supports around 200 volunteers to teach 4,000 students in 15 migrant schools and community centres in Shanghai. They also regularly take groups of volunteers to teach English to children in rural schools outside of Shanghai and run other charitable projects including the provision of eye care.


If you have any questions about our program, please feel free to contact us!

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