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Butterfly English


Helping Children speak english naturally

About us

Butterfly English Education was founded in 2021 by an English teacher who profoundly believes that all English teachers should be valued and treated with respect. Our organization prides itself on fostering a familial culture where both teachers and students can thrive.

Our Mission

Our main aim is to help Chinese children speak English naturally. We seek to create a space where children see learning as fun and enjoyable. A space where they are encouraged, rewarded and praised for their progress. A space where learning is exciting!

Our Teachers

Our Courses

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Laura Smyth

Founder of Butterfly English Education

Laura a teacher of eight years, who taught in Primary Schools in Shanghai and for online Chinese Platforms founded Butterfly English as she wasn’t satisfied with the treatment of teachers in online ESL platforms. She’s on a mission to make a positive impact on the online education industry for teachers and students.

What our teachers say

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Working with Butterfly Education is like working independently without the hassle of promotion and scheduling. Laura is an amazing educator and leader. From the beginning, she has always been very professional. One of the best perks of Butterfly is having Laura in charge. She listens and appreciates the teachers and values their efforts. Overall, ideal communication, supportive admin, and ease of work.

Teacher Nicole

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Dear future Butterfly English teacher you are going to love being a part of this family. The team is really great, friendly, and helpful too. Out of all the companies that I have had experience working with, I am glad to call BE my home. There is freedom for me to practice my own teaching style. Laura is a terrific communicator and is always there to assist whenever help is needed.

Teacher Kelly

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I am thrilled to express my positive experience working at Butterfly English. From the moment I joined the team, I have felt a genuine sense of support and I am so grateful to have found this job. The company's commitment to providing high-quality ESL education is evident in every aspect of its operations. Butterfly English truly values its employees and students, making it a fantastic place to be a part of.

Teacher Yasmin