Job Description


  • Salary: Appropriate English Language Teacher Classification level based on qualifications and experience (up to AUD $91,068 + 10.5% super), plus an overseas teaching allowance of $6K.
  • Full time – Fixed term role: commencing ASAP for 7- 8 months (depending on commencement availability), with opportunity to extend.
  • Location: First 1-3 months in RMIT Training Melbourne then 19-weeks in China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT), Xuzhou, China
  • Benefits: 1 return air-flight, Living Away From Home Allowance (LAFHA), visa support, accommodation in Xuzhou provided
  • Great opportunity for professional development, networking and broadening your teaching experience in a supportive environment
  • PLEASE NOTE – while applications will close at 11.59 PM on Wednesday, 31st May 2023, applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible as we will be conducting the interviews progressively as we come across a strong application. Applicants are therefore advised to submit their application well before the closing date.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for two experienced English Language Teachers to teach with RMIT Training in Xuzhou, China on an English language program to be delivered at the China University of Mining and Technology in Xuzhou, China.

The successful candidates will be employed initially in Melbourne to teach and learn our curriculum at our Melbourne campus, before heading to Xuzhou to teach the program. Ideally the successful candidates will be available to join the Melbourne team from July 2023, heading to China for the start of the new semester in mid-September running through to mid-January 2024 with options to extend beyond for the right candidates.

The successful candidates will be responsible face-to-face delivery and associated administration of English language classes and the program. A full position description is attached below. As this will be the inaugural cohort in this program the successful teachers will be required to liaise with the Melbourne and local team to provide feedback and contribute to solutions related to the curriculum and program administration. Teaching contact hours is estimated at around 12 hours per week.

To support the successful candidates, in addition to your teaching salary, RMIT Training will provide return airfare to China, a living away from home allowance to cover meals and expenses; overseas teaching allowance and visa support; accommodation will be provided in Xuzhou by the China University of Mining and Technology in an apartment close to campus.

About You

  • Passionate about delivering exceptional and exciting programs for students
  • Embrace digital learning and teaching, whether in blended or online classes
  • Committed to continuous professional development
  • Dependable
  • Have a growth mindset
  • Collegial
  • Professional

To be successful in this position, you will have: 


  • Bachelor degree or Diploma (equivalent to at least 3 years full-time study in duration)
  • Recognised TESOL/TEFL qualifications and experience which satisfy ELICOS Standards and other relevant accrediting body requirements
  • Current Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  • Significant experience in teaching English for Academic Purposes leading to direct entry to university courses
  • Demonstrated ability to teach across a range of levels and programs
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, with proven ability to present diplomatically and sensitively during challenging times.
  • Sound organisational, administrative and time management skills to enable satisfactory completion of teaching-related tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to respond flexibly to challenging situations
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Well-developed understanding of current teaching, learning and assessment theory and practice
  • Capacity to reflect and develop knowledge and skill in applying teaching and assessment practice


  • Previous experience delivering English language teaching in an international context, previous experience working in China would be highly advantageous.
  • Previous experience in English language program coordination would be highly advantageous.
  • Qualifications at post-graduate diploma level or higher in Applied Linguistics, TESOL, Education or other relevant field
  • Previous experience delivering REW EAP programs
  • Experience delivering REW courses offshore

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

About RMIT Training

RMIT Training is a company owned by RMIT University, providing a range of education solutions to students, academics, and professionals in Melbourne and overseas. We offer challenging and rewarding career opportunities that enable personal and professional growth.

To Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link. For further information about this position, please see the Position Description below:“>

Applications close at 11.59 PM on Wednesday 31st May 2023.

For more information:

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at [email protected] telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

Applications Close:

31 May 2023 11.59 pm

RMIT Training is a successful provider of a range of education solutions supporting lifelong development goals to students, academics and professionals located in Melbourne and overseas.

Our people are integral to the success of our Company. We are experienced professionals who are committed to providing the highest standard of service and support to our clients and colleagues. At RMIT Training we offer a friendly, supportive and flexible working environment and culture with a range of employee benefits including access to health and wellbeing services and discounts, discounted travel, professional development opportunities and more.

Job overview


Melbourne & China


Up to AUD $91,068

Passport Held



Bachelor degree or Diploma (equivalent to at least 3 years full-time study in duration) & recognised TESOL/TEFL qualifications


Experience which satisfy ELICOS Standards and other relevant accrediting body requirements

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