China is truly the land of opportunity for ESL teachers. The country has a high demand for English teachers due to its rapidly developing economy and increasingly English focused business sector. As a result, English is a core subject from kindergarten to high school.
China has the highest average foreign teacher salary in Asia, coupled with a fairly low cost of living which enables teachers to save, travel, and explore during their employment. Our programs also provide housing OR a housing allowance, flights, contract completion bonuses, amongst many other benefits.
China also has excellent education career paths available to foreign teachers. Our programs have opportunities to progress to school management, curriculum manager, or staff training positions.
Due to the vast size of China, the country truly has a location for everyone.
Fancy living in the hustle and bustle of a megacity such as Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, or Guangzhou?
Are you a lover of the great outdoors? Ski in the winter and top up your tan in the summer in Yantai or Dalian?
Want to experience the ‘Real China’ and learn Chinese along the way? Look no further than Yinchuan or Jinan!
We work with over 100 programs in 80 different locations. Let us know your requirements & requests in your application, and we will be in touch with options.
To work in China you require:
China has an extremely popular and unique way of learning English – The Training School.
Training Schools are found in every city and are a fantastic starting point for newbies heading to China for their first time with their small class sizes and regular training. The working hours are typically based around the public school system, as the students go to public school in the daytime and come to you after their daytime education. Training Schools require individuals who are high energy, fun loving and enjoy a fast paced working environment.
Training Centres enable you to work in an international team, with colleagues from a variety of English-speaking countries.
Training Centre Package
China has a variety of public and private school options that enable teachers to teach English or subjects, if they have previous experience in a similar field.
These school types have a typical Monday – Friday schedule where class sizes are fairly large but teaching hours are low. This school type enables teachers to be creative and form bonds with their students.
Public/Private schools are a great way to develop yourself as a classroom teacher and progress to International programs.
Private/Public School Package
As China has developed into an international business hub, the requirement for learning English at an early age has become greater and greater. English speaking kindergartens are an extremely popular way for parents to give kids a head start.
Kindergartens have a Monday – Friday school schedule and a teachers working day usually ends by 3pm with plenty of holiday time to explore China. This school type requires individuals who are patient, outgoing and love working with younger kids.
International Schools are an extremely popular way for parents to give their children a high quality education in an international setting. International teachers are often required to be capable of teaching a subject in English, so teaching qualifications, or experience is often desired.
International schools have high standards, so they require motivated and organized individuals. This school type has a Monday – Friday schedule and plenty of vacation time during national holidays and summer/winter breaks.
International School Package
Many corporations require their employees to learn English in order to communicate with clients or customers abroad.
Business English Teachers will find themselves teaching a wide variety of different English levels, from a group of company directors who need to fine-tune their English for client meetings, or office staff that need to learn English to progress in their careers.
Business English lessons are scheduled mostly during the working week, but some classes may take place on evenings and weekends, depending on client requirements.
Adult Business English Centres Package