OWEN is Hiring!

Seeking Qualified & Motivated ESL Professionals

Owen Education is pioneering the field of education through our dedication and commitment to our students’ needs. We offer a unique learning experience, designed to enhance intellectual growth and promote participatory engagement. We welcome all prospective candidates to join our ever-growing  foreign community and have a one year life experience through our job openings in China. Prepare yourself for the next BIG step. Please click the Apply Now button below to get started with OWEN. We look forward to receiving your application!

Job Description:

OWEN is seeking candidates with an active and fun approach to work. Majority of our students are younger learners and are learning English outside of their normal school hours. Thus, working hours follow the time that our students are not in class: Weekday afternoons and evenings and weekends are typical teaching hours. The syllabus and textbooks are all provided but OWEN encourages you to deliver the material in the way that suits your teaching style! 

  • Up to 23 teaching hours a week plus 4 class preparation hours

  • Students aged between 3-12

  • 5-day work weeks

  • Ongoing teacher training


Located in the vibrant, megacity of Chongqing, China. Chongqing offers the cosmopolitan living of Beijing and Shanghai but without the price tag. OWEN is the #1 provider of English for early learners in Chongqing. Come join the OWEN family and find a close-knit foreign community which will be your family from home!

The following duties are expected of the Employee:

  • Teaching ESL or other forms of ELT such as the GAC, IELTS, TOEFL etc.

  • Planning lessons and supplemental activities as well as developing existing and experimental curricula. Said lesson plans must be kept on file and may be subject to periodical audits. 

  • Taking attendance of all classes as well as recording all activities and progress on a class per class basis in the teacher’s logs.

  • Preparing, facilitating and grading tests as well as assessing student progress (in the form of report cards) as assigned by the administration and education departments.  

  • Assisting administration with intake, pre-testing and placement of potential students.

  • Joining Employee training programs, workshops or seminars organized by the school.

  • Organizing and attending relevant social programs or celebrations organized by the school. 

  • Participating in promotional/marketing programs including English Corner organized by the school.

  • Attending all relevant teacher meetings scheduled by the school.

  • Other duties assigned by the school in their working schedule.

Salary & Benefits:

  • 20,000 RMB/Month with possibility of increase based on qualification and teaching experience

  • Overtime is available and paid for

  • Contract Renewal Bonus and teacher referral bonuses 

  • 6,000-8,000 RMB completion bonus

  • Ongoing training and teacher support throughout employment 

  • One full week induction training before teaching any classes

  • Medical insurance

  • Salary Advance upon arrival

  • Sponsored work Z visa and settlement support

  • 2 weeks of paid vacation in August


  1. Native English speakers from the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand & Ireland

  2. 4 Year Bachelor's degree (Any subject)

  3. TEFL certificate (preferred, but in-house TEFL course available)

  4. One year of teaching experience preferred but not necessary

  5. Age: Must meet Chinese work visa requirements (between 21-45 years old)

Apply now to get started on your journey with OWEN Education!