Paid TEFL Internships in China (Nationwide) - Premier TEFL

TEFL Internship in China

Get paid to teach and travel whilst experiencing China’s exquisite culture.

Start: February, August

5 months


WAS: £1349 NOW: £599


WAS: £1349 NOW: £599

BONUS Lifetime Study Access
Offers End: May 30th

Monthly allowance of RMB¥2,000 (US$310/€260/£230)

170 Hour Ofqual Regulated Level 5 TEFL Course

70+ page Grammar eBook

Flight reimbursement of RMB¥2,500 (US$400/€320/£290)

Airport pick-up & transfers

4-day orientation


3 meals a day

Mandarin lessons 2 hours a week

Cultural excursions

Visa assistance

Ongoing in-country support

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TEFL Internship in China

Get paid to teach and travel whilst experiencing China’s exquisite culture.


WAS: £1349 NOW: £599


WAS: £1349 NOW: £599

BONUS Lifetime Study Access

Offers End: May 30th

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Teach English in China and spend a semester full of adventure. Offering one of the best experiences for first-time English teachers, joining this paid internship will launch your international career, create unforgettable memories and undoubtedly, lifelong friendships.

Famous for its bustling night markets, traditional Chinese temples and incredible food trails, you’ll find endless opportunities to explore this culturally-rich land during your TEFL internship.

Before you start your exciting new life in China, you’ll be completely prepared for the classroom with our 170 Hour Ofqual Regulated Level 5 TEFL Course.

On arrival, you’ll enjoy airport pickup and spend your first 4 days in Beijing on teacher’s orientation.

Get to know fellow English teaching interns, build your confidence through practical workshops, brush up on cultural tips for life in China (including Mandarin) and enjoy a spot of sightseeing.

You’ll feel right at home thanks to our local knowledge and professional support.

Group size: up to 50

Internship requirements

  • Aged between 18 – 45
  • Native English speaker
  • Passport holder from USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, South Africa, Australia or New Zealand
  • Completed High School
  • TEFL qualified (included)
  • Be mentally and physically fit
  • Have dedication, cultural flexibility, organization, respect, creativity, enthusiasm and professionalism.

Find everything you need to know about the China Nationwide internship inside our free guide.

Guide to China Nationwide

How it works

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

Getting there

On arrival at Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK), you’ll enjoy airport pickup from our in-country team.

What do you need to organise?

  • 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!

Your teaching experience

You’ll typically teach for around 15 hours of face-to-face teaching on a five day workweek. During class time you will aim to improve your students’ reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.

Students’ age ranges from kindergarten to university level. You’ll have up to 20 hours for preparation and school activities each week, averaging 35 school hours in total.

Teaching placements are in public and private schools plus language centers, at least two teachers are placed per institute.

Friends and couples are welcome to apply, we recommend applying early as placement together is based on availability.


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.

Outside the classroom

For life outside of the classroom, you get to experience first-hand the mix of traditional and modern Chinese culture.

Surround yourself with the most delicious cuisine, explore ancient monasteries and wander through souvenir-filled night markets.

Meet newfound friends on weekends to sample the best hot pot; dipping sweet sticky rice and sharing intern teacher classroom stories.


With 2,000 Renminbi (RMB) monthly allowance, 2,500 Renminbi (RMB) flight reimbursement upon completion, free accommodation throughout the internship plus free workday meals, you are pretty much set to enjoy your time and be comfortable while traveling in your spare time.

Budgeting some extra savings for your time in China will mean you’ll never have to say no to a social invite.