Teaching English in China
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Why it will be a great experience for you?
Words from current teachers in China
There are some basic requirements for teaching in China:
- Have obtained a Bachelor degree (no specific field required);
- A 120-hour TEFL certificate (can be obtained after interview)
- Able to obtain clean police check;
- Able to work and live in China for at least one year.
Details about teaching in China requirements.
How much can you make as an ESL teacher in China?
A monthly salary ranging from 8,000 ~ 24,000 RMB. Bonuses include housing allowances, airfare reimbursement, visa support, as well as insurances. Cost of living in China is comparatively low meaning expats can easily enjoy a comfortable lifestyle.
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.
What's the experience like?
Positive Impact: There are so many things that you will be able to experience when you are living and teaching over in China. First, imagine all the students that you will have an impact on, whether with the language that they are learning, in other areas of school, or even in their personal life.
Exploration and new friendship: That doesn’t mean that you won’t have plenty of time to explore other areas of the country. Imagine taking a day to explore a city or town a couple hours away or taking a long weekend to see the sights that were recommended by your new friends!