TopNotch: ESL - Teach English Abroad in China (paid)

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Come to China to gain experience teaching English to students at public and private schools throughout China.

Teaching jobs are available in Public Schools, English Language Centers, Home-tutoring, and Kindergarten classes. Employees enjoy working with children and teaching them meaningful communication skills that will help them in the future.

Job Description:
- Native speakers from the UK, US, NZ, Canada, Ireland, and Australia who are interested in teaching young kids are wanted for a year contract in China.

Job Details:
- 2-12 yrs old students
- 35hrs / week, including office hours
- Interactive teaching facilities
- Small class size
- Chinese assistant
- Paid public holidays

Beijing /Nanjing / Suzhou /Hefei / Xiamen / Changzhou / Anshan/ Shenyang / Chongqing

  • Gain teaching experience
  • Explore all that China has to offer
  • Become friends with co-workers and fellow teachers

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Yes, I recommend this program

My experience

I have had the most incredible experience with Good Teachers Union. From the get go their staff were extremely helpful, answering all the questions I had about living and working in China. Their staff constantly kept in touch with information that would make my move easier. With my arrival at the Beijing airport I met with one of the team memebers who took me to the hotel and shared some tips and tricks about living in Beijing. Over the next few days I was given training which was very helpful. They also assisted me with opening a bank account, as well as getting a SIM card for my phone. I was also assisted with finding my beautiful apartment. I was so lucky that I found Good Teachers Union, and will definitely recommend them to EVERYONE looking to make the big move to China. They honestly have made the experience so much easier.

2 people found this review helpful.
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Yes, I recommend this program

Teaching Abroad

I think I should start by saluting those who have the guts to leave their lives and their homes to move to China! It will always be such a daunting and nerve wracking experience prior to coming. Having been here for 7 months now and having to leave my family behind in Australia, I can 100% say I have made a new family in China. Top Notch ESL have been there for me from the beginning any questions I had, they guided me through everything from living arrangements to the culture to the JOB! I have worked in kindergartens and home schooling and nothing can compare to the experiences I get here and the memories I have made.
If you’re looking for a particular teaching job or just looking for the experience I wouldn’t recommend any other teaching company. Top Notch ESL will provide training, help and assistance any time you need, therefore you’ll always have someone to talk to about anything.
Nothing can compare to the memories you’ll make in China and taking that first leap will always be scary but with the support I receive here and guidance I never feel alone or confused they help me with everything!
So what are you waiting for!!

2 people found this review helpful.
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Yes, I recommend this program

Good teachers union

From the very beginning, Good teachers union and their staff were helpful and so kind. They helped me from all my questions (which were a lot) down to the hard part of actually moving. Throughout the whole process they kept in contact to find out how things were going and to make sure and reassure me all was in order.
On departure from South Africa they kept in contact with me, all the way to my arrival in China where the lovely team welcomed me at the airport.
They gave me training that I use everyday and tips on how to do things.
I could not have been more grateful picking Good Teachers Union for my experience overseas as they have helped me tremendously and are still continuing to help me as I go on my journey.

What would you improve about this program?
No Improvements
2 people found this review helpful.
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Yes, I recommend this program

Jubilant in Beijing!

My name is Aric Hill, I’m from the United States of America. I graduated with honors from the University of Sunderland in the United Kingdom. Prior to Teaching in China, I worked as a middle school English teacher in America. I decided to relocate to China for, new adventures and challenges that would await me.

Firstly I contacted many recruiters, seeking the right fit for my wants and needs. To be perfectly honest, I almost changed my mind. Many recruiters seemed to lack any sign of amiability or congeniality towards my questions and concerns regarding such an exigent and paramount decision. This is when I contacted Top Notch ESL, Daisy the agent I spoke to was very helpful and completely understanding. We agreed on the location that aligned with my best interest and moved forward choosing the best school for my background and experience.

I was completely taken care of with Top Notch ESL, after the approval of my documents and visa they procured my flight as well as, direct airport pick-up. Also they provided Hotel accommodations and helped in finding a wonderful apartment. Top Notch ESL is the only recruitment company I’ll work with. They really understand the value of putting the ESL teacher as first priority.

What would you improve about this program?
annual list of working locations on website.
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