Expressions of Interest - English Language and Foundation Teachers China

Updated: about 1 month ago
Deadline: 23 Jun 2024

 $68,000 - $80,000 NZD

Position Overview

Massey University has an increasing number of transnational partnerships with universities and high schools offshore.

Our offshore partners are seeking to employ English Language and Foundation Teachers to deliver preparatory English language and foundation pathways to international students so they can meet admission and study Massey degree programmes.  

The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi

We invite expressions of interest from qualified English Language and Foundation teachers interested in teaching these pathways for our partners and experiencing teaching and living overseas in main centres in China.

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

  • Teachers will have demonstrated expertise and qualifications in the teaching of Academic English, General English and/or Foundation to international students in an English-speaking context.  Experience teaching in the Aotearoa New Zealand tertiary environment is an advantage.
  • Teachers will be teaching Massey University courses and programmes in Academic English, General English, and Foundation Studies face to face for our partners in China.
  • There are several assignments of varying lengths from 3 months to 1 year. The first assignment begins in August 2024 at our high school partner in Suzhou , an hour from Shanghai.
  • To be considered you should have a minimum of two years relevant teaching experience.
  • Teachers will be full-time employees at our partner university. 
  • Applicants will teach, mark, and support our activities in English and there is no requirement that applicants be proficient in Chinese language, but clearly cross-cultural experience will be beneficial.
  • To be eligible you will need to hold a valid passport and be eligible to hold a Chinese visa.  Having the right to work in New Zealand is also an expectation.


  • The Salary Range for these roles is between from $68,000-80,000 (NZD). 
  • Salary will be negotiable according to qualification, background, and experience.
  • Flights, accommodation, and insurance for the assignment will be covered.

How to apply | Me pēhea te tono

Follow the link to our Expressions of Interest page and submit your CV.  Please contact us at this address if you have any specific questions about the roles: [email protected]

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