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Literature And Writing Teacher
Published Wednesday, September 09 and refreshed on Fri, Oct 09

The benefits of working with us

  • Fun and Rewarding experience– You’ll gain experience working with awesome, supportive colleagues and bright students.
  • Competitive Pay– We appreciate good quality work and reward people for it.
  • Professional Development Allowance - We help support those who want to learn and grow. After working in Storyland for one year, we will reimburse up to $1000 per year for any learning program that you are passionate about.

Compensation Details

  • Base salary 20,000-24000 RMB per month.
  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance in China.
  • Performance Bonus incentive. You will be eligible for pay increases and bonuses based on feedback from classes.
  • 7-12 Paid leave days + fixed paid holidays + public holidays
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Work-at-home hours
  • Tools for the job - If needed we will provide a laptop and materials for workshops

What you will do? (responsibilities)

  • Deliver high-quality and engaging online classes to kids ages 4-14. Classes will range from 1.5 minutes to 3 hours per session. Class groups will have 8 students max. Classes will be delivered on a regular schedule, ranging from 12 to 15 weeks.
  • Independently craft lesson plans that meet learning objectives of the curriculum.
  • Coach students in the library, encouraging them to maintain a good reading habit.
  • Use Project-Based Learning to help students complete projects.
  • Mark journals and homework assignments with constructive feedback.
  • Monitor student progress over the course of the workshop and communicate any suggestions or concerns about students.
  • Design & pitch new classes that connects with your passions and our student’s educational goals.
  • Collaborate with other teachers and staff to craft new, exciting teaching methods and approaches to student learning.
  • Staying current and reading books that are relevant to literature and writing instruction.
  • Meet with Reading Consultants regularly to discuss students.
  • Attend weekly meetings with Head Teachers
  • Attend at least two teacher development training sessions


Key competencies include

  • Workshop Delivery and Teaching – ability to plan organize and teach lessons according a curriculum that deliver on educational goals.
  • Student Engagement – can connect with students and engage them as a teacher and mentor for their learning.
  • Teamwork – able to work within the context of a team.
  • Literacy Education – knowledge and application of learning methodology for improving and expanding literacy skills in students.
  • Organization – ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Communication – Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Cultural Competency – ability to demonstrate empathy toward people from a different background and cultures.

You’ll succeed with (requirements)

  • Four-year undergraduate degree ( or higher) and at least two years post-graduation work experience.
  • TESOL/TEFL certificate is a plus, not necessary.
  • Teaching License is a plus
  • Warm personality paired with a collaborative attitude.
  • A passion for teaching students and helping others grow.
  • A love for stories and storytelling
  • A clear English-speaking voice, without minimal accent.
  • Prior teaching experience preferred.
  • You are able to work during times that our students are available. Typically Wednesday to Sunday
  • Able to teach 20-25 contact hours per week.
  • Eligible to work and live in Mainland China.


Changshu Center, near Line 1/7, Changshu Station.
Hengshan Center, near Line 1/7, Hengshan Rd Station.
Caobao Center, near Line 1/12, Caobao Rd Station.
All three centers are 5 minutes walk to metro station.

Fulltime 2020-09-09 Shanghai Shanghai 200000 2020-11-06

Storyland is a leading-edge, children's creative center located in the heart of Shanghai, China.
Since 2014, we have been inspiring thousands of children and teens to write passionate, fluent English texts, and create original artworks.

Through Storyland, our students read independently, and analyze literature critically. Our students evolve into confident leaders by performing in captivating English plays and films.

Our mission is to guide children to creatively share their voice, so they connect deeply with the world around them.

We are looking for professionals that love reading As a teacher in Storyland, you will make our help “bring stories to life” for our students in addition to empowering them to be expressive writers and critical thinkers.

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