Teaching English in China
Experience the Phenomenon: Teach English in China
Borders in China have reopened!
Schools Hiring Across Mainland China
Requirements to teach English in China
Private language schools
Why Choose China For Your Teaching Career?
Some blog posts to check out about teaching English in China
Teaching English in Private Language Schools
International Schools: The Apex of Teaching English in China
If you’re unsure about living and teaching English in China, why not explore our quick guides to get a feel for what life in this country might be like:
Teach English Online: A Convenient Alternative
If a flexible, part-time teaching job appeals to you, China’s booming demand for online English education offers an excellent opportunity. Armed with the necessary skills and experience, you can now teach English online to Chinese students right from your home.
For more information about teaching English online to Chinese students, check out these resources:
These resources cover all the requirements (and exceptions to those requirements) to teach English in China:
Perks and Benefits of Teaching English in China
In addition to an attractive monthly salary, private language schools often offer a comprehensive benefits package, including free flights and housing, contract completion bonuses, health insurance, and ongoing professional development opportunities. Furthermore, free Mandarin lessons provide teachers with an exciting chance to learn one of the world’s most in-demand languages.
|Teaching Benefit Type
|Teaching Benefit Details
|Salary ranges for teachers in China vary depending on qualifications and experience. Teacher salaries are also adjusted to account for the significantly lower cost of living in certain locations in China.
|Furnished apartment/housing allowance often included
|Return airfare often included
|Up to 40 hours/week, 5 days a week
|10 vacation days; all national holidays
|Paid orientation and training, completion bonus, free Mandarin language lessons
China teaching salary calculator
Visa Requirements for Teaching in China
Securing a teaching job in China requires a Z Visa, which your employer will assist you in obtaining. Be prepared to provide evidence of a Bachelor’s degree, a passport from a native English-speaking country, and ideally a TEFL certificate and some teaching experience.
Please contact a Chinese embassy or consulate near you for more information.
Experience Life in China
Living in China is about more than just work; it’s about experiencing an ancient culture, rich in history and diversity. The cost of living is substantially cheaper compared to western countries, ensuring your income stretches further for weekend activities, travel, and savings. From the charm of ancient history to the allure of high-tech cities, China offers an unrivaled experience for expat teachers.
The clock is ticking, and your perfect teaching job in China awaits. Seize this opportunity and embark on an unforgettable journey that promises growth, adventure, and a rich cultural experience. Start your China adventure now!
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China at a glance
Capital: Beijing, China
Language: Standard Mandarin
Currency: Renminbi (yuan) (¥)
Major religion: Buddhism, Taoism
Climate: Varied: wet/dry seasons
Size: Land area - 3.7 million sq. miles (9.6 million sq. km)
China shares borders with the following countries: Afghanistan, Bhutan, Myanmar, India, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan and Vietnam.
China has the second highest number of UNESCO world heritage sites - 50 in total to date.
Every five days, a new skyscraper is built in China. In fact, last year, a property developer in China built a 57-story skyscraper in just 19 days!
China has four megacities of over 10 million people, the highest number of any country in the world.
Only 7% of the Chinese population categorize themselves as religious, making China the least religious country in the world.
Pork is a huge staple of the Chinese diet - in fact, one out of every two pigs are located in China.
As China has a single time zone, people in parts of the country experience sunset at midnight during the summer and sunrise at 10 am in the winter.