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Get paid to teach English in China with CIEE


China: Chengdu, Guangzhou, Nanjing and 3 other cities


You do not need to be a teacher with extensive international experience to apply! Whether your major was art history, zoology, or anything in between; if you have a good outlook and solid work ethic, your academic background will serve you well in the classroom - this time from the teachers side of the desk. It's essential that participants are self-motivated, responsible and recognize that their first priority is to their school and students. 110% commitment to the program is essential.
Basic eligibility requirements include:
* Bachelors degree in any major
* U.S., Canadian, Australian, New Zealand, Irish, or British citizenship and passport
* Native English language fluency
* Teaching experience or TEFL certification preferred but not required

Minimum Education



  • English

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching

  • English

Cost in US$:


Program Fees Include:

The fee for the program covers:
Job placement
Visa guidance and processing fee for your Chinese Z visa
Modern, furnished accommodations
Pre-departure support, including a comprehensive online pre-departure course
iNext international insurance with 24-hour emergency assistance services for US permanent residents
24-hour in-country support
In-country orientation
Survival Mandarin language lessons included in pre-departure material and during orientation
A Lonely Planet guidebook
Transportation from orientation to your teaching assignment
Cultural and professional development activities
Several weeks of vacation for two-semester participants
A completion bonus equivalent to one or two months’ salary to offset the cost of return airfare if you teach for two consecutive semesters at the same school


6,000 RMB - 10,000 RMB per month. Potential for higher salary with experience. Rent-free accomodation included with all contracts.

Experience Required


This Program is open to

American, Canadian, Australian, Kiwi, British and Irish Participants.

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Disciplinary Clearance Form
  • Essay
  • Online Application
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Resume

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network