Teach Abroad Applicants Accepted through Promise Receive $100 and Free TEFL Training

July 5, 2019

Promise Opens Doors is proudly partnered with English First (www.englishfirst.com), a division of Education First, to share with you this highly sought-after opportunity to travel abroad and teach in a legitimate and well-recognized establishment. 

Based in Boston, and founded in 1965, English First is one of 16 divisions of Education First. Focusing on language training, travel and above all, fun, EF- Education First has since grown into a successful company with over 40,000 employees, 500 schools and offices, and locations in 107 countries. EF- English First, a division of EF- Education First, started in China in 1994.

Teaching English in China with EF offers three different school types.  After a year in one position there is an opportunity to transition into another teaching experience.  


  • Kids & Teens School – students age 3-18 years, separated into 4 age groups, with  interactive touch screen TVs/white boards 

  • Adult School – classes from complete beginner to upper advanced, students range from university undergraduates to professionals 

  • Online Teaching Center – a bright, spacious teaching center in Shanghai  with 100 teachers offering 20 minute, 40 minute and private online lessons to the Chinese community.

*Applicants accepted through Promise receive $100 upon arrival at school placement.*


  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

  • a TEFL Certificate (EF TEFL Sponsorship available)

  • pass a  background check

  • ability to live abroad for one year



  • visa processing

  • airport pickup on arrival 

  • meet/greet with staff and colleagues

  • housing support

  • city orientation

  • online EF community

  • EF co-pay health insurance

  • free hotel  first two weeks at EF

  • weekly EF sponsored social/cultural events 

  • $1100 flight allowance

  • 10 paid annual leave days plus 11 national holidays

Salary: $1900 - $2000/month salary based on qualifications


Hours:   35 hrs/week which includes 16-18 hours of teaching

Application deadline: November 30, 2019

Anticipated start date:   3-5 months from accepted application

Valid Passport from :  US, UK, Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand 



For more information, contact Promise through our Career Center page at https://www.promiseopensdoorstesol.org/career

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