Is Athena Right For You?

We’re looking for teachers who are passionate about education, love teaching young learners, flexible and dynamic. If you think that describes you, the next thing to check is which position most suits you. Click on the positions below to see if you qualify, then apply here with details of which position you’re applying for.

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What Should You Expect?
  • The first step to getting a job at Athena Academic English is to send your CV to our recruitment team. If you meet our requirements you will be contacted to schedule an interview with a member of our team in China.

  • If you live in one of our home cities you may schedule a face-to-face interview in one of our Athena centers. If you live outside China or it is inconvenient to visit our centers we can schedule a virtual interview via WeChat, Skype or other video conferencing software. Depending on the position applied for, you may be asked to join more than one interview.

  • If your application is successful, you will receive an offer to join Athena Academic English. Upon signing the terms of the offer you will officially join our team. Congratulations!

  • In the days and weeks after agreeing to join us you be guided through the visa process by our HR team, as well as some given further information about our company and what to expect on arrival in China.

  • Once you have been given the go ahead, you should book your flights and get prepared for your new city. We will put you in touch with a local member of staff in your center who can provide information about what you may need to pack and what to expect.

  • The final thing to do is to arrive in your new city, find a place to live and get to know your new friends at your Athena center.

Why You Should Join Us?

Teaching at Athena Academic English gives you the opportunity to teach interesting and engaging classes and to develop yourself along with your students. You can do this while enjoying life in some of China’s most exciting and beautiful cities.

While employed at Athena you will enjoy a competitive monthly salary, a housing allowance to support all or part of your rent, and you can take advantage of full medical insurance provided by MSH China. Athena will guide you though the visa process both before and after arrival in China, and will sponsor your work permit and residence permit for the length of your employment.

During your employment at Athena you will be presented with various opportunities for personal and professional growth. At your centers you will take part in developmental learning sessions that introduce new skills and sharpen your talents. If you wish to further your learning through self study, you can apply for our Teacher Loyalty Fund. And, if you wish to take on further responsibilities and move into higher positions we have a clear track for our teachers to move up in their careers.

So, really the question should be “Why shouldn’t you join us?”

For more information on any of these benefits, contact our team.

Apply Now!

To take the exciting step of joining Athena Academic English, send your resume and any other relevant documents to

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!