Well-paid teaching jobs for BrightShine Kindergarten in China (470 views)

November 21, 2016


We have a sliding pay scale that sets compensation for each teacher based on their experience

and credentials. The pay scale is as follows:

-Starting salary: $2,300


  • Chinese language skills: $75
  • University degree: $175
  • ESL certificate: $75
  • Teacher’s certificate: $75
  • Master’s Degree: $175
  • Montessori certificate: $150

– Experience:

  • 1 year: $75
  • 2 year: $75
  • 3 year: $75

– We typically offer twelve-month contracts with an option to renew for a second year.

– We do offer a shorter contract for teachers who wish to do other things in the summer,

with benefits and incentives pro-rated accordingly.

– Teachers are welcome to eat the food served during lunch. Lead teachers have an hour of personal time from noon until 1 p.m., followed by 90 minutes of prep time. (Workday for lead teacher is from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM)

– We have 11 national holidays per year. In addition, teachers may take off a religious holiday

per their beliefs (e.g. Christmas, Hanukkah). Each foreign lead teacher has approximately 10 personal days of leave per year (contract dependent).

– Each year we have two “Golden Weeks” where the entire country is on vacation for 7 consecutive days: one time for National Day on October 1 and a second time for Spring Festival (late-January or early-February). Teachers often request off a week before or after a Golden

Week to allow for a two-week vacation. Other times, teachers may save their personal days to go back to their home country for a longer vacation (e.g. two weeks for Christmas).


– Lead teachers work from Monday to Friday or from Tuesday to Saturday.

– The workday for a lead teacher is from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Each day there are 4 hours of

time in the classroom, 3 hours of prep and a one-hour break.

– Lead teachers are paired with a co-teacher who assists during all class sessions. Our co-Teachers are bilingual and assist in maintaining order in the classroom. Each group of students has a caregiver whose primary role is to make sure the children use the bathroom, wash their hands.

– Our students range in age from 2.5 to 5.5 years old.

– Each class consists of up to 18 children. Every class has a lead teacher, a bilingual co- teacher and a caregiver. The student-teacher ratio is never more than 6:1.


  • Native teachers from countries: America, England, Canada, Australia, New Zealand
  • Hold Bachelor degree
  • Hold Teaching certificates
  • Have at least 1 year teaching experience