First Leap Overview

Teach Online; Teach Abroad;

Job Type Full-Time Headquarters Beijing
Size 501-1000 Employees Founded 2009
Type School Industry Preschool & Child Care
Student Ages 2-15 Years Old Class Type 1 v 1, 1 v 8

First Leap Job Openings

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    1. Online English Teachers for 1v4 Group Class in Need with Guaranteed Time Slots
    2. First Leap
    3. Preschool Education
    4. Teach Online
    5. 18~26US Dollar/Hour
    6. United Kingdom,United States,Canada,Ireland
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First Leap Introduction

First Leap China was established in Beijing in 2009, providing after-school English training which has expanded to over 100 centers in 30 cities across China. It is also part of TAL and one of the largest educational group in China. They have both online and on-site teaching programs. They hire native English speakers from the UK, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and South Africa. They are looking for teachers with a bachelor degree or above. A TEFL or other teaching certificate and 2-year teaching experience are required. Teachers will give a group class for 10 to 14 students aged from 2 to 15 years old.  For on-site teaching, the rate they offer is from $1,960 – $2,500 per month for newly teacher and teachers are able to get $3,040 – $3,620 after have a long-term working relation. A minimum of 36 hours per week is required. For online teaching, they are looking for native Speakers as well, and the rate is about $21 per hour.


First Leap China is a member company of TAL Education Group (NYSE: TAL). First Leap teaches different subjects in English, a method based on and incorporating several educational theories. Curriculum is not only developed, but each lesson has been prepared and tested. Classrooms features smart board technology, a limit of just 14 students per class and a Chinese teaching assistant.


Since 2020, First Leap start to provide student online group classes to assist students from the First Leap offline study center.
As know First Leap is a high-end children’s education brand belonging to Tomorrow Advancing Life Education Group (NYSE: TAL), a leading education group in China that focuses on providing language education and thinking training services for children aged 2 to 12.
We operate in 80 cities across China, with more than 100,000 students in over 200 language training centers. With AI education technology, we are committed to providing quality full-immersion English courses and driving both online and offline English language learning.
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ESL Teacher Review


Review – Why Teach at First Leap?


The following info are from teachers who have been teaching or had taught in First Leap before.



Good salary, more than enough to live in china, you can save money every month.

Pay on time and short classes (40 mins). No need to do reports or class plans etc. Materials are provided.

Easy money, Sociable hours, Very accommodating Friendly colleagues, Good starter for those who want to come to China for a long while


Just mot enough time off

Some of the content for their most updated teaching material is a bit basic and dry.



Work at First Leap online group class project

1. This is long term working opportunity
2. Fixed payment,guaranteed income,teaching hours are fixed and you will be paid 100 percent with all the timetable you provided
3. You are free to provide as many time slots as you prefer.
Please note that this position is for group class with maximum of 8 students
Salary: up to $26/hour
Basic Pay Rate: $12-16/45min,
Bonus $3/45min
($15-$19 per 45-min class, equal $20 to $26/ hour)

Requirements for Applicants:
1. At least one year of English teaching experience
(online English teaching experience with young learners would be preferred)
2. Clear and accurate English pronunciation with neutral accent


Benefit of working at First Leap online project

1. It is long-term work opportunities
2. Fixed and adjustable work schedules
3. Stable salary and guaranteed payment (as you will be paid for all arranged classes) (all provided slots will be 100 percent arranged)




Introduction of Working at First Leap in China:




First Leap Salary and Benefits



The requirement for teaching in First Leap:

  •        They are looking for Native English speakers from US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand
  •        A Bachelor degree or above is required with major in Education, Linguistics preferred
  •        An international accredited Teaching certificate is required (TEFL, TESOL, CELTA)
  •        Prior teaching experience is preferred

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