Recruitment Announcement of Shenzhen Polytechnic University

About SZPU :

Shenzhen Polytechnic University (SZPU:深圳职业技术大学) is a municipal public vocational university in Nanshan, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. The institution is funded by the City of Shenzhen. Founded in 1993, the institution has 3campuses, namely Xili, OCT, and Shenshan. It has 27,000 full-time students enrolled.

1.Competitive Salary:Shenzhen Polytechnic University offers a competitive salary, providing a financially rewarding opportunity for qualified candidates.

2.Supportive Work Environment:The university fosters a supportive and collaborative work environment. You’ll have the chance to work with a diverse and talented group of colleagues, both Chinese and international, to create a dynamic teaching and learning environment.

3.Cultural Experience:Teaching atSZPU allows you to immerse yourself in Chinese culture and gain a deep understanding of life in Shenzhen, a vibrant and rapidly growing cityof miracles.

4.Work-Life Balance:The university values work-life balance and strives to maintain reasonable work hours, leaving you with ample time to explore the city, travel, and enjoy your personal life.

5.Community Engagement:You’ll have the opportunity to engage with the local community, both on and off-campus. This involvement can enrich your experience and create lasting connections with students and residents of Shenzhen.

6.Access to Campus Facilities:As a faculty member, you’ll have access to the university’s modern facilities, including libraries and recreational amenities.

7.Cross-Cultural Exchange: Being part of the international teaching team atSZPU offers a unique cross-cultural exchange experience, allowing you to learn from your peers and contribute to a diverse learning environment.

8.Housing Allowance: Depending on the position and contract, the university may offer housing allowance.

9.Healthcare Benefits:You may be eligible for Social insurance as part of your employment package.

We are currently recruiting two types of international teachers, with a total of four vacancies available,the newly hired teachers will start their positions on January 19th in the next semester.

Position 1: Native English Language Teachers for Bachelor Programs


· Teaching English to non-English major bachelor students.

· Collaborating with Chinese colleagues to develop elective courses or lectures.

· Assisting students with extracurricular activities like English corner and speaking contests.


· A four-year university degree or higher.

· TESOL, TEFL, CELTA, DELTA, or another recognized ESL certificate.

· EFL classroom experience is preferred.

· Motivated, enthusiastic, patient, willing to learn, and open to new experiences.

Submission Email:

Send all the application materials to the following email addresses:

1. Ms. Susan

2. Mr.

Position 2: Native English Language Teachers for Three-year Diploma Programs


· Teaching English language to either non-English major students or business English major students.

· Developing elective courses or lectures.

· Assisting in curriculum development.


· At least two years of full-time teaching experience.

· A four-year university degree or higher.

· TESOL, TEFL, CELTA, DELTA, or another recognized ESL certificate.

· EFL classroom experience is preferred.

· Motivated, enthusiastic, patient, willing to learn, and open to new experiences.

Submission Email:

Send all the application materials to the all following email addresses:

1. Ms. Susan Chen:

2. Ms April

Application Process:

1.Application Submission:

We accept applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. To apply, please prepare the following application materials and send them to the email address provided above:

1) A scanned copy of the individual information page of your passport.

2) A copy of your highest academic certificate.

3) A copy of your professional qualification certificate (e.g., TESOL, TEFL, CELTA, DELTA, or any other recognized ESL certificate).

4) Completed Teaching Application Form (please refer to the appendix for the form).

5) One electronic color photo with a white background.

6) Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English, including relevant certificates or proofs for all work experiences listed.

7) Documentation demonstrating more than two years of full-time teaching experience. This can be provided in the following formats:

7.1 Work Certificates: These certificates should include your job title, responsibilities, and the duration of your employment. They must be on official letterhead, preferably with the employer’s official seal.

7.2 Reference Letters: The letters should clearly state your role, the duration of your employment, and your teaching skills. These letters should also be on official letterhead and, if possible, better carry the employer’s official seal.

7.3 Contact Information: Please Ensure that each reference or certificate includes the contact information (phone number or email) of the person providing the reference or certification, enabling the university to verify your experience if necessary.

7.4 Residence Permit Page (if applicable): If you have previously worked in China and obtained a work-related residence permit, please include a copy of the permit page to verify your legal status during that period.

2.Work Permit Eligibility:

The university will verify your eligibility for a work permit (for example: Highest educational credential verification and Certificate of No Criminal Record), ensuring a seamless transition to your new role.

3.Interview Arrangement:

After reviewing your application materials, the university will schedule an interview, which will include a 20-minute trial lecture using provided materials and a 10-question Q&A session.

4.Review and Evaluation:

The university’s selection committee will meticulously assess your application materials and your performance during the interview.

5.Offer Confirmation:

If selected, the university will extend an offer to you. You will have the opportunity to review and confirm the offer.

6.Contract Signing:

Once you’ve accepted the offer and work permit eligibility is established, our team will guide you through the contract signing process.

7.Work Permit Application:

To obtain your work permit, you will need to complete the necessary paperwork and fulfill any additional requirements as per local regulations. Our team will assist you through this process.


Our onboarding process is designed to help you acclimate to the university and the local community. This ensures a successful start to your teaching career and a smooth transition into your new environment.

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