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TEFL Jobs in China
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If you are looking for a guaranteed TEFL job, China is as close as you can get to it. In fact, China’s market is as hot as you will find anywhere in the world and that is unlikely to change in the coming years. When it comes to China, it is less about finding a job and more about finding the right job to suit your individual tastes and needs.
About TEFL Jobs in China
ITTT recommends Reach To Teach Recruiting for teaching positions in China. They work with private schools, international schools, pre-schools, adult language centers, and public schools from Beijing to Shanghai to Shenzhen and everywhere in between. Reach To Teach is a very well respected recruitment agency for positions all over Asia and the largest provider of jobs in China. To learn more about teaching in China have a look at their Teach in China page, or have a look at their current openings on their Job Board.
TEFL positions in China can be roughly divided into three main categories: private language schools, public schools and universities.
Universities and public schools generally pay a little less than private institutes with salaries ranging from 6,000 to 8,000 RMB per month. On top of that, you will generally receive a subsidy of around 1,000 to 1,500 RMB towards your accommodation in return for around 15 hours of in-class teaching every week. Students in these environments tend to be very motivated and you will also receive considerably more time off in comparison to the private sector. Universities also tend to be more consistent with pay and offering assistance with visas and other paperwork.
In a private language school you are likely to earn around 8,000 to 9,000 RMB per month. Here you can expect to work longer hours and have fewer holidays than in the public sector, however, you should still receive a subsidy for your accommodation.
Whichever type of employment you find yourself in, you should have no problem earning enough to live a comfortable lifestyle. Most positions will also include a monthly pay rise of around 1,000 RMB if you extend your yearly contract, while reimbursements for flights home are also commonly included in a contract. It is also worth noting that salaries in the major cities of Beijing and Shanghai can be as much as double the figures mentioned above due to the higher cost of living.
Noteworthy Advice on TEFL Jobs in China
First and foremost, be sure that the school you are signing a contract with has a good reputation. Talk to the school’s current teachers and ask to be put in contact with them during your interview. Red flags should go up if this request is not granted. The school should be willing to put the terms of your employment in a contract and answer all the questions you have about the conditions you will be working in. Do not accept vague answers. Look for specific information that can be quantified and/or qualified.
Be sure to ask about class sizes, hours of work, details about salary, housing, paperwork and any other important information you will need in order to make an informed decision. This is not a complete list of things to ask, but it provides you with a base with which to work upon.
The Beijing U.S. Embassy has a very good document on their website with more detailed guidelines (Beijing.usembassy-china.org.cn/teaching.html" target="_blank">http://Beijing.usembassy-china.org.cn/teaching.html).
Securing a TEFL Job in China
There are many ways to find jobs in China. If it makes you feel better to find a job before you arrive, you can often use a recruiting firm to secure a TEFL Job. If you use this option make sure that you have a contract from the actual school and have thoroughly researched both the recruiting agency and the school itself.
The demand for teachers is so high that you often only need to be a native speaker to secure a position. However, if you intend to find a good quality job, you will need certification such as that from TEFL International. If you have no experience, nor qualifications and you are considering teaching for longer than the very short term, you really should look into getting the TEFL/TESOL certificate from TEFL International. This will increase your earning potential and give you the necessary teaching skills to perform your job effectively.TEFL Courses in Beijing
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Regular Vacancies for TEFL Qualified Teachers in ChinaExpand
Date posted:2013-12-12 | Writer: Falcon ESL China | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Falcon ESL China has several vacancies for TEFL qualified teachers in the universities of Nanchang, Jiangxi province. The salary ranged RMB 4500 to RMB 6500 per month (based on experience & qualifications), together with Visa, Employment Permit, Residence Permit .Working hours are 20 teaching hours and an hour and a half of English corner a week. How to apply: If you are interested in the above mentioned position, please email the following documents to the address given on the job heading: CV/recent photo, scan of passport, degree (if you have one) and TEFL certificate. Read more
Teach Young Learners EFL in China (3)Expand
Date posted:2013-12-05 | Writer: Falcon ESL China | Email: email@example.com
Falcon ESL China has current vacancies for TEFL qualified teachers in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, which lies south of the Hangzhou Bay facing the East China Sea to the east. The students range from 3 months-12 years old, so applicants should have a passion for teaching children. We offer a salary of between RMB 10,000 to RMB 13,000 per month (based on experience & qualifications), together with Visa, Employment Permit, Residence Permit and training. Working hours are 25 teaching hours+15 office hours a week. How to apply: If you are interested in the above mentioned position, please email the following documents to the address given on the job heading: CV/recent photo, scan of passport, degree (if you have one) and TEFL certificate. ... Read more
EFL Tutors Needed in ChinaExpand
Date posted:2013-12-01 | Writer: LinguaTutor | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are LinguaTutor, a company looking for full-time 1-on-1 EFL tutors who can teach all ages! We are not just an English teaching company, but an education company who focuses on all kinds of subjects such as Math, Science, Art, other languages and more! Now we are looking forward to having more TEFL certified teachers join us! Position starts in Shanghai ASAP! Position: English Tutors (1-on-1 or small groups of 3) Location: Shanghai Schedule: 20 teaching hours a week (NO OFFICE HOURS) Students: Majority will be children, but will also give you teens and adults to balance the age group Teacher Requirements: -Native English speakers (USA, Canada, UK, Scotland, Ireland, Australia or New Zealand) -Bachelor degree/diploma or above -Minimum 2 years full-time work experience -TESOL/TEFL... Read more
EFL Teaching Job in ChinaExpand
Date posted:2013-10-09 | Writer: Astar Education Institute | Email: email@example.com
Astar Education has been helping partners in both the U.S. and China to find TEFL qualified language teachers. Currently one of the partner schools in Ningbo, China is looking to hire two native level English speaking teachers for long-term, full time positions. Please see details below: "We are located in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, China. Our students range in age from 15 to 25, with classes segregated according to age and ability. We emphasize group learning and discussion. Text books and teaching materials are provided. The salary range is 7000 to 15000 RMB (includes basic salary, bonus) per month, depending on one's ability. Housing is provided. There are also opportunities to earn additional income (such as working with the Sales/Marketing Department). We offer a goo... Read more
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Date posted:2013-09-16 | Writer: Happy Goal Kids English | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Happy goal KIDS English is a newly established Early Childhood Education Training center under Web Education Group. We are currently seeking full time EFL teachers for our center in our new schools opening in the greater Shanghai area. We need qualified and experienced teachers to join our professional and hard working team. You will be part of a team of committed teachers who can add value to the school in many ways. Our first school opened in 2011 and since then we've been growing rapidly. We now have 10 schools in Shanghai and 6 schools around Shanghai providing engaging and effective communicative English classes to students from 3 to 12 years old. Main Responsibilities: * Maximum of 22 classes teaching per week * Lesson planning * Use audio / video materials in class... Read more
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Date posted:2013-08-12 | Writer: Kid Castle TongXin Educational Training School | Email: email@example.com
Tongxin Education was established and registered in Chengdu Education Department in 2003. We are well known and a valid franchisee of Kidcastle, a NASDAQ listed company. Now for further development, we are looking for an energetic native English level EFL teacher, who is enthusiastic about children’s education and able to understand and connect with kids in a short period of time, to make English learning a fun and interactive process for kids. Contact us at the e-mail address given on the job heading for full details and to apply.
Enthusiastic EFL Teachers Needed in ChinaExpand
Date posted:2013-07-08 | Writer: Shane English School Yuxi | Email: MattSESyuxi@gmx.com
Shane English School Yuxi was established in 2008 and has been growing ever since, now having over 550 students and regular opportunities for TEFL qualified teachers. One of the largest TEFL organizations in Asia, Shane English School is a well respected company with schools in Taiwan, Vietnam, Japan and China. SESC was established in Shanghai in 2000 and currently has 22 schools in China, teaching over 5000 students and employing hundreds of academic and non-academic staff. We expect our EFL teachers to be well trained and motivated and in return we offer excellent rates of pay and ongoing personal development and assistance. On arrival all teachers will undergo an initial week long Young Learners Training Course followed by ongoing observation and feedback. &n... Read more
Teach English in China (10)Expand
Date posted:2013-06-10 | Writer: Disney English | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
No one speaks the language of children better than Disney, and nothing captures their imaginations more than a great story. An opportunity to use your TEFL qualification with Disney English allows you to make a difference in the lives of children, all while receiving ongoing professional development and gaining valuable experience within The Walt Disney Company. Disney English combines the art of Disney storytelling, breakthrough language learning methodology and innovative technology to inspire learners’ passion for English. Since the opening of our flagship Center in Shanghai in 2008, Disney English has been sharing the gift of English with thousands of children across China. By providing an award-winning academic curriculum and engaging children with their favorite Disney stories,... Read more
Regular Opportunities for TEFL Qualified Teachers in ChinaExpand
Date posted:2013-05-28 | Writer: Fuzhou York Foreign Language Training School | Email: email@example.com
York Foreign Language School, a large English training institution founded in 2003, has the biggest number of full-time teaching staff in Fuzhou. Our goal is to become China's best foreign language training institution and we have regular opportunities for TEFL qualified teachers. Job details •A base pay of 7,000 RMB with quarterly reviews and merit-based pay increases that can add up to 1,600 RMB onto your base salary per year.
•Free shared accommodation, or a housing allowance of up to 1,000 RMB per month
•Flight reimbursement of 8,000 RMB
•A total of roughly five weeks paid holiday including all Chinese public holidays, Christmas, and an end of summer break.
•A working visa and medical insurance
Job Teaching EFL in ChinaExpand
Date posted:2013-04-09 | Writer: Shane English School Yuxi | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shane English School Yuxi was established in 2008 and has been growing ever since, now having over 550 students. We are currently looking for TEFL qualified teachers for small classes of students ranging from 4 years old to adult. Class sizes vary from 6 -16 students. Benefits include a salary of 6850 – 7100 RMB per calendar month plus bonuses for teaching around 18 hours per week with no hidden office hours and 22 days of paid holiday. We also provide airfare re-imbursement, visa and health insurance. One of the largest TEFL organizations in Asia, Shane English School is a well respected company with schools in Taiwan, Vietnam, Japan and China. SESC was established in Shanghai in 2000 and currently has 22 schools in China, teaching over 5000 students and employing hundreds of ... Read more