• China
52+ weeks
Classroom Audience
Early Childhood Pre-School Middle School High School Adults Business

Program Details

Classroom Audience
Early Childhood Pre-School Middle School High School Adults Business


Salary / Benefits
- Salary: 10,000-13,000 RMB monthly (approx. $1,500-2,000 USD)
- Accommodation: Furnished apartment or housing allowance often included
- Airfare: Partial reimbursement often included
- Health Insurance: Provided
- Vacation: 10 vacation days and national holidays
- Training: Paid orientation and Mandarin language lessons
Nov 09, 2023
Jan 30, 2017
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About Program

Home to one of the world’s largest economies, China has grown increasingly popular with ESL teachers and licensed teachers alike looking to experience first-hand the phenomenon of a society undergoing an exciting transformation.

Home to the largest education system in the world, China places a huge emphasis on the central role of education in its economic and cultural development, as well as the personal advancement of its citizens.

Rest assured that there’s no shortage of options available for new grads and licensed teachers looking to teach English abroad, including teaching jobs in private language schools and international schools across the country.

Teach Away is currently looking for experienced ESL teachers to work with students of all ages, from pre-K to adults.

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Program Highlights

  • Every five days, a new skyscraper is built in China
  • China has four megacities of over 10 million people, the highest number of any country in the world
  • China has the second highest number of UNESCO world heritage sites - 50 in total to date

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Program Reviews

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Yes, I recommend this program

Amazing experience

Teaching in China was one of the best experiences of my life. I made so many friends with people from around the world and built lasting friendships that have withstood the test of time. Seeing the genuine smiles on my kids (yes, I call them mine) faces when they saw me each morning was something I will always cherish. I would recommend teaching in China and going through a recruiter made me feel more prepared, as opposed to going to a foreign country and finding a job after the fact.

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Yes, I recommend this program

Taught in Beijing

It's been a lifelong dream of mine to teach overseas and I was happy to realize it in Beijing. There's so much to see and experience inside the classroom and outside with my teaching colleagues. I feel invigorated and re-inspired in my teaching. I found my job through Teach Away and the experience was great. They were professional at every point in the process and I felt really comfortable to take my career overseas with their help. A big hand to them.

What would you improve about this program?
In country support could be improved. Though I had very little questions for Teach Away at that time, could have been nice.
106 people found this review helpful.

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