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Discover Shenzhen, Shanghai and Beijing. China awaits!

You will have a dedicated support team, enjoy free Chinese lessons and cultural activities, as well as having the amazing opportunity to build your TEFL career in vibrant destinations throughout China!

One-way flight provided upfront for recent graduates.

You can experience China through an award winning program that directly employs hundreds of English language instructors across China.

The SDE program specializes in placing recent college graduates within China's best public and private schools.

Do you dream of making a difference in an exotic, far-off land? Now is the perfect time to explore China's vibrant cities and culture as you embark on an unforgettable international educational journey.

Whether you want to travel, try a career change, gain international experience or build connections for your future life, China is an exciting destination full of opportunity and you can be assured of the warmest of welcomes!

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Discover more about life in China with SDE!

What is an opportunity to teach in China with SDE?

As well as touching the lives of your students and giving them a bright future through English education, you can enjoy an excellent benefits package which will allow you to live well in China, pay off student loans and save money.

Choose your preferred teaching environment

A supportive team who will engage with you

Paid upfront flight to china

Up to RMB 15,000 monthly salary

Housing allowance of RMB 3,000 p / month

Teach 18 - 20 hours per week

Winter or summer vacation

Airport pick up

Legal Z visa support

Weekly Chinese lessons & Sponsored cultural events and activities

Full training and health care provided

Online TEFL reimbursement

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Locations for teaching in China.

The SDE program is supported by the Shenzhen Municipal Government and also has established teaching hubs throughout China. So, there are 100s of great teaching opportunities in the following locations:

  • Shenzhen, including Futian, Luohu and Nanshan
  • Shanghai
  • Beijing
  • Wuhan
  • Guangzhou (KG positions)
  • Zhongshan (KG positions)
  • Huizhou (KG positions)

Your dedicated support team will discuss your options with you and help you secure the location you want.

Teach English in a fast paced Chinese city!

If this sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you!

  • Fluent English speaker
  • Bachelor's degree in any discipline
  • Complete online training
  • Clean criminal record
  • Loves working with people, exploring new cultures and positive outlook

Becoming an SDE Teacher has given me the chance to travel and be part of a culture that's vastly different from my own. My school has been wonderful, and they really care.

Destry, USA

Now hiring for year round arrival dates

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