ESL teaching jobs in China
Teaching English to Chinese Students While Learning the Culture and Languages.
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Schools in China that need ESL teachers
All the public schools are run fairly well when it comes to organization and classroom size. You will find that you will have between thirty and fifty students in your classroom and you will be able to teach mostly what you want.
Private Language Institutes
Cater to students who want to learn the English language after their normal school hours. This type of position will allow you to really get to know the locals in the area that you will be living in.
A mixture of both Chinese students from more well-off families and non-Chinese students who happen to live in the country. These types of positions are more challenging to get, but the rewards are amazing, as are the benefits.
Nowadays, English education has become the mainstream in kindergartens in China, therefore driving a huge demand for foreign English teachers who can nurturing the young minds.
Step 2: Interview with School
The school will be in touch shortly (usually within 1~3 business days) to arrange an interview. It’s time to let your best self shine!
Step 3: Get hired
Once you pass the interview, you will receive a contract and the school will guide you through your onboarding process (visa, flight, training, etc.).
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Learn more about ESL Teaching in China
Each year, there’s a huge demand for ESL teachers to come teach in China. These English teaching jobs offer a great opportunity for you to work, live and travel in one of China’s big cities for one year. Most teaching jobs provide great benefits that allows you to have a comfortable lifestyle in China. The basic package usually includes below:
- Accommodation: fully furnished/housing allowances
- Monthly salary: ranging from RMB 10,000 – RMB 24,000, depending on the qualification and experiences.
- Flight: usually will be reimbursed
- Vacation: depending on the school type, usually will have 10 – 30 days’ vacation (besides weekends)
- Insurance: health/accident insurance
- Bonus: free Chinese lessons, teaching training, extra-hour or performance bonuses
Living in China as an ESL teacher
The salary for ESL teachers in China is ranging from RMB 10,000 ~ RMB 24,000 (1,500 USD ~ 3,486 USD) per month, plus accommodation allowances.
Depending on which cities you live in, Chinese locals live off an average 2,500 RMB ~ 5,000 RMB per month, that includes grocery shopping, dinning out a few times a week, drinking and KTV sessions with friends, transportation to work and taking taxi or Didi (the Chinese version of Uber) here and there, going for a spa or massage once a week, etc.
The average foreigner can live a comfortable life with 5,000 ~ 6,000 RMB, and in cities that are not Beijing, Shanghai, or Shenzhen, the money can go much further.
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