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English Teacher Jobs in China | Teach Kids and Adults

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TEFL UK are hiring for teaching jobs in China with TD Education

If you are looking for your next teaching job in China, we have some exciting new positions with Kindergarten and Primary and Middle schools. Applications are also open for Child and Adult Training Center roles. 

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Open the door to new experiences and teach English in China!

Services provided

Teach English in China with specialist support

  • Free hotel upon arrival

    Take advantage of free and comfortable accommodation for the first few days when you arrive
  • Z visa

    Expert guidance through Z visa process from documentation to Embassy appointments
  • Airport pick up and flight reimbursement

    Meet and greet on arrival, reimbursement on your flight ticket*
  • Services and apartment set up

    Help with cell phone, transportation card, WeChat pay set up and support with finding apartment
  • Free Mandarin lessons

    Group Mandarin lessons provided to all TD teachers
  • Ongoing specialist support

    Access to an English speaking mentor for general help, questions or concerns

* Flight ticket reimbursement will be on completion of probation period with the school. 

What's it like to teach English in China?

Josh shares his experience of life as an English teacher in China.

What type of education settings are available?


Kindergarten School Programs


Primary and Middle School


Child Training Center


Adult Training Center


Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package and full in-country support

  • Excellent earning potential

    Salary 13,000 - 23,000 RMB per month, depending on experience
  • Housing

    Free furnished accommodation or housing allowance 3,000 RMB per month
  • Travel benefits

    Flight allowance 5,000 RMB
  • Legal work visa

    Work visa and PU letter sponsored
  • Vacation

    Paid public holidays, winter and summer holiday
  • Insurance

    Social insurance provided
  • Learn Mandarin

    Free Mandarin class once a week
  • Development opportunities

    Regular teacher training
  • Full support

    Airport pick up, hotel on arrival, bank card, phone card, apartment rental assistance, orientation
  • Contract bonus

    Completion bonus 6,000 RMB
  • Refer a friend

    Referral bonus 8,000 RMB per referral
  • Upskill

    Career development opportunities
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Whether you prefer Tier 1 cities, scenic regions or historic and cultural destinations, there are plenty of exciting options to choose from including:

Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Changsha, Tianjin, Jiangyin, Zhaoqing, Zhongshan


    • Bachelors degree
    • TEFL certificate - not yet TEFL certified? Book your TEFL course
    • Proof of no criminal record
    • Enjoy working in a new culture
    • Native English speaker (due to visa requirements)


    For major cities, the housing is usually provided and western style. The one-room studio and the slightly more expensive condo apartment are the two main types. Furnishing varies, however the standard is a king size bed, wardrobe, dining table and chairs, work desk and chair, coffee table, and sofa. A flat-screen television and a washer are standard in most apartments. A single person flat costs between 2500 and 3800 rmb per month on average. To rent your own apartment, you typically need to put down a two-month deposit.

    Yes! In addition to the free Mandarin lessons, teachers are welcome to attend a weekly training and social gathering. There is a presentation that focuses on improving aspects of teaching such as pacing, lesson planning, presentation for appropriate student age level, etc. Teachers are invited to participate in discussions, ask questions, and share their knowledge! Our instructors' quality of life in the city will be improved by learning about Chinese culture, norms, and other relevant information. It's a fantastic place to learn, grow, and meet new people!

    Yes, there are regular outings for company English teachers in China. You can explore many of Guangdong Province's cultural sites and attractions like the China Folk Culture Village and Dapeng Ancient City. Learn about Chinese festivals and customs such as the Spring Festival and the Mid-Autumn Festival. Visit Yang Mei Keng Beach or Lianhua Mountain, both of which are tranquil, beautiful spots outside of the city (for those teaching in Shenzhen).

    A bachelor's degree, a TEFL certificate, a valid passport from a native English-speaking country, and a criminal background check are all required to legally work in China.

    Apply now

    Simply fill out this form and we'll get straight back to you. If you have any questions you can always email us at [email protected]

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