Teach English in China



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About the job

The role is teaching English to teenage and adult students in schools in various cities across China, for our partner school Meten. They have centers in 27 different cities including Beijing, Shenzhen, and Nanjing. You will be asked to teach 35 hours a week across 5 days and all of the teaching materials and curriculum will be provided.

Qualification Requirements

Bachelor's degree in any field.

The unrestricted right to work in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa or Ireland

TEFL, TESOL or CELTA certificate is preferred.

Experience Requirements

A minimum of 2 year’s teaching experience would be preferred but is not a requirement.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are the teaching hours?

You will be asked to teach 35 hours a week across 5 days. There are 2 different shift patterns:

  1. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Beijing time)
  2. 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Beijing time)

What is the pay?

  • Competitive salary between 12000-18000 (RMB) depending on qualifications (approx $1700 - $2700)
  • Housing allowance 1500 - 3000 RMB/month depending on qualification
  • Quarterly performance bonus of 2500 RMB depending on performance
  • Flight allowance up to 8000 RMB
  • Contract renew bonus of 3000-6000 RMB
  • Open class bonus of 200 RMB per new student
  • 11 days Chinese National holidays + 10 days of annual leave + 1 day Christmas off
  • 7 days paid hotel accommodation upon arrival
  • Health and Accidental Insurance
  • Support finding accommodation
  • Free Mandarin lessons
  • On-going training and professional development
  • Career development opportunities in teaching, course development, regional trainer
  • Full Support in making the transition to China

Who will I be teaching?

The students are aged 10 - 18 years old. Meten also has adult students.

Where is the school located?

Meten has centers in 27 cities in China.

Is the curriculum provided?

Yes, Meten will provide all of the teaching materials and training.

How long is the contract?

The minimum contract period is 1 year.