Are you looking for a way to get experience that will leave you “This is really what I want to do in my life” feeling? Then, this is a fantastic way to find out if teaching is can be your passion. It will be an opportunity to travel, meet new people, especially the students whom you will be teaching. You will also be able to learn about the mysteries of China, as you will meet locals on daily basis and you will be able to discover so many interesting facts about China that you never could from a book, about the culture, food, clothing, holidays.
You will be able to teach children of all ages, including adults and all with the same intention of wanting to learn English, helping them to understand the proper way to use the English language on many levels. Even while working you will have fun days with your students. As you will be teaching them English, they will be teaching you the Chinese language at the same time. Teaching in China will allow you to support yourself financially. You won’t be just earning money, you will also be changing the way of educating people in China. Foreign English speaking teachers are in great demand to teach in China, as English has become a must and there are still a lot of people in China who don’t have any knowledge of this language. You will be able to create an awesome career, get positive experience and live a totally different life that you are used to.
China is an amazing country with a lot to offer. There are big international cities where you can feel western influence but there are also smaller cities where Chinese culture and history is visible everywhere you go. Choosing the right city can be hard and it depends on your preferences, opportunities, weather – south of China is quite hot, on contrary the north of China quite cold during winter, habits and a choice to make whether to live a life surrounded by real Chinese culture or have some chance to run away from Asian culture from time to time.
We will help you and assist you with choosing the teaching locations in China that will give you the best experience for your future and a live that you will be happy about; communicating your needs as to where you would like to work. You can start looking over the map of China and all the amazing cities, find out what each one has to offer; that will give you some thought on where to start you new adventure in China.
Although English is widely spoken around the world, but as China was isolated from western influence for many years, there are still a lot of people whose English level is not very high. They are seeking for English tutors who can help them to improve their basic English, business English (necessary for daily work in big cities in China), conversational English to be able to communicate with foreigners, as the number of foreigners coming to China has been rising steadily. Also almost every Chinese parents wants their children to get in touch with English from the early age. In conclusion, there are numerous English training centers, English kindergartens, private tutoring companies, high schools which are in need of foreigners speaking fluent English.
As a future English teacher you will have plenty of possibilities to decide where to teach. It depends on your abilities, skills, proved certificates, interest in teaching kids, youngsters or adults, group teaching or one-to-one teaching. We can help you to choose the most suitable place and position according to your needs and capabilities so that you can make the most from your stay in China.
English as a second language (ESL) teachers instruct students whose first language isn’t English, in reading, writing and conversing effectively. These professionals are also sometimes called English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) teachers. These teachers approach English skills from a real-life perspective, often focusing on conversational and job-related communication skills.
If you would like to become an ESL teacher, a Bachelor’s degree and an appropriate teaching certificate is required. You will be able to help students function in an environment built upon the English language; you will be given a lot of experience working in a variety of cities to introduce students to English. Having patience, while working with students who may become frustrated when trying to learn how to use the English language, is a must on many levels with helping them to practice writing, reading or speaking. Active approach and energy can be good helpers as well. We will make sure that you will be satisfied and well-prepared for your teaching experience.
- a fulfilling profession
- ability to influence Chinese education system and bring a positive change in the society
- meeting new people not only from China but also from all around the world
- learning and understanding Chinese culture and Chinese working environment
- getting working experience in a country with an important role in the global economy
- receiving salary and other allowances that can help you in self development
- possibility to learn Chinese language as you will be surrounded by Chinese colleagues and Chinese students most of time
Are there English teaching jobs in China?
English teaching is an area which is on high demand, right from the school children to people who are in corporate and business, English has become a popular language. People want to learn it to become globally competitive. There are many training centers, kindergartens, schools where you can teach different groups of people.
Does working as an English teacher pay off?
You will not only earn money, get extra bonuses but you will be also making a real difference in people’s lives, changing the ways of Chinese education, getting to know the culture, customs and meeting new people every day.
What qualifications do I need to have to become an English teacher in China?
You need to be qualified in the area which you would like to teach. If you are not a native English speaker, you should have necessary certificates proving your English level and certain skills.
Where do I get the teaching jobs?
Keep on checking on our teaching position, we periodically post teaching positions in our website, section Programs.