Meten English was established in 2006 with the sole purpose of offering the English language to English learners. The first center opened in Chongqing back in 2006. Since then Meten English has expanded to over 80 centers in over 22 cities such as (Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Foshan, Beijing, Suzhou, Xiamen, Chengdu, Chongqing and Wuhan) throughout China, with over 2000 teaching and administrative employees including 350 Foreign English teachers and 400 local Chinese English teachers. Meten English has successfully taught more than 200, 000 students since 2006. Each Meten English center occupies 1000-2000㎡ and is equipped with state of the art equipment. This includes a coffee bar, theater, library, lab area with many computers with internet access and comfortable and spacious classrooms that allows students to study in a comfortable and relaxing environment. Meten English’s R&D center is one of the only few Chinese owned English education companies in China to be registered with an internationally accredited R&D center. METEN ENGLISH’s R&D center currently has over 100 course developers possessing masters or doctorate degrees. METEN ENGLISH’s curriculum is unique and extremely effective for Chinese students since most of the students have given positive feedback about the curriculum to be very interesting and useful to their daily lives. 

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Students are typically 20 to 35 years old professionals, well educated and from a wide variety of backgrounds. There are some ambitious high school students ages 16-18, who are motivated to learn English and recognise it as a skill essential for their academic and career development. Levels range from beginner right through to advanced and all students are clearly placement tested to ensure they are studying alongside students of the same abilities.


VIP Classes

The VIP Class allows a student to exclusively have an ESL Teacher in a 1 on 1 class. This ensure a distraction free environment and allows the teacher to focus on delivering content tailored to the needs of the student and to address his / her specific learning requirements while also catering to his / her unique learning style and preferences. Topics can be flexible and based on the needs of the student.

Activity Courses

The Activity Course is a METEN English class that primarily focuses on providing learners with tasks that gets students interested in the topic and challenge their language abilities. The Activity Course has a maximum of 10 students, which allows for an engaging interaction between students. Meten strongly believe when course material and teaching style is fun the learning process will be more effective and engaging. Course materials are filled with fun and interesting lesson topics that relate to students’ daily lives.

Private Classes

Courses at Meten English are based on our unique Experimental Learning System which measures students’ requirements to formulate courses to meet their requirements. Teaching is student centered as focuses on developing English skills through thoughtful and meaningful learning tasks in a relaxed and fun environment. The Private Class focuses on providing more individual speaking practice to ensure the learners master spoken language. Maximum 4-5 students.


  • Native English speaker from UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or Ireland
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • TEFL certificate
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Outgoing, dedicated, professional

Main Responsibilities

  • Teach a variety of English classes to a range of abilities
  • Use your creative skills to develop classes and other events
  • Ensure students learn in an engaging manner
  • Attendance and participation of weekly meeting / training sessions
  • A desire for self development and career progression in a fast growing and dynamic team

Salary & Compensation Packages

Meten English China



25 teaching hours + 10 office hours per week

11,000 – 15, 000 RMB per month for Beijing, Guangzhou & Shenzhen

10,000 – 13,000 RMB per month for other locations (depends on teaching experience)

Housing allowance of 1,500 – 3,000 RMB depending on the city

12 days Chinese National holidays + 10 days of annual leave

Flight allowance: 8,000 RMB (4000 RMB on arrival, remaining on contract completion)

2,500 RMB quarterly performance bonus

7 days paid hotel accommodation upon arrival

Full medical insurance

Free mandarin lesson

On-going training and professional development

Career development opportunities in teaching, course development, regional trainer

  • Beijing
  • Shenzhen
  • Guangzhou
  • Shenyang
  • Suzhou
  • Mianyang
  • Mianyang
  • Kunshan
  • Nantong
  • Nanjing
  • Ningbo
  • Chongqing
  • Shaoxing
  • Xiamen
  • Quanzhou
  • Huizhou
  • Dongguan
  • Hefei
  • Foshan
  • Zhongshan
  • Jiangmen
  • Shunde
  • Wuhan
  • Kunming
  • Nanchang
  • Changsha
  • Xi’an
  • Chengdu