5-month internship
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Overview

Want to zip around on an old school bicycle, wander fluidly between the old and new, and throwback baskets of freshly steamed dumplings every lunch break?

Dream of a front-row seat to an ancient, yet evolving and thriving culture? Your TEFL in China experience can put you in the thick of it all, showing you more than just scenic postcards and tourist menus.

China is leading the world of TEFL employment in opportunities, technological innovation, and standardized pedagogy, and its rate of influence isn’t slowing down soon.

Become a part of it by joining our teaching internship!

Fully Inclusive Programme

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Essential information about this trip

Monthly allowance of RMB¥2,000 (US$310/€260/£230)
120 Hour TEFL Course
Flight reimbursement of RMB¥4,500 (US$670/€590/£510)
Airport pick-up & transfers
4-day orientation
Accommodation
3 meals a day
Mandarin lessons 2 hours a week
Cultural excursions
Visa assistance
Ongoing in-country support
What you need:
Aged between 18 – 45
Native English speaker
A passport holder from USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand
High School graduate (A-levels, High School Diploma, Leaving Cert, Matric)
TEFL qualified (included)
Mentally and physically fit
Dedicated, culturally flexible, organized, respectful, creative, enthusiastic and professional.
What’s not required:
Any teaching experience
To speak any other languages
International flights: You’ll need return flights (can be two one-way)
Police check: You’ll need a clean criminal record
Health check: You may need to provide a health statement
Vaccines: Consult your local doctor for advice
Budget: Spending money for your first five weeks plus excursions etc
Visa cost: You’ll have full support to obtain your visa (and need to budget US$250/€215/£190 for visa invitation administration plus the visa fee itself)
Insurance: It’s really important to sort your travel and health before you go!

Apply to teach in China

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What our interns say

Discover if teaching English in China is for you with the help of Alice’s story. She was inspired to have a truly authentic experience (chicken feet & grasshoppers included).

Locations

After you settle in, you will spend between 4.5 months (one semester) teaching in one of our stunning placements throughout north, central or southern China.

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    How it works

    Before you go, you’ll have an application form to fill out and documents to submit, a video chat and then you’ll be on your way.

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    Cultural excursions

    Wondering what you’re going to do with your precious free time? We’re glad you asked! We know your adventure bucket list is long, but make sure you tack these recommendations from past TEFL interns in China towards the top!

    City

    Stunning Shanghai gives you a glimpse of China’s bright future. Sample craft beer before shopping in world class malls. Take an elevator up to a 128th floor!

    Food

    Sichuan cuisine: know it, love it, & eat it all the time. Don’t leave China without trying the Sichuan pepper, 花椒 huājiāo, their most unique & important spice.

    Activity

    Celebrating Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) guarantees merriment. Score an invite from your Chinese friends, come hungry, & cross your fingers for a hongbao!