The TEFL jobs in China training program is organized by the Information Research Center, of the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA). The TEFL jobs in China certification is authorized by the department of Cultural and Educational Experts, of the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA), and is officially recognized throughout China.

In order to address fluctuations in supply and demand for foreign teachers in China, foreign expert status is limited to those who have two years teaching experience. The department of Cultural and Educational Experts, of the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA) permits foreigners to teach in China, with foreign expert status, if they have taken the TEFL jobs in China training, have obtained their certificate, and have their records on the evaluation system for foreign language experts, which is maintained by the Information Research Center, SAFEA. Of course, every applicant who would like to apply a foreign expert certificate must have a bachelor's degree or beyond.

The TEFL training is an intensive program. The course complies with international standards. The training is designed for those who are motivated to teach English in China. The purpose of the training class is to help foreign teachers:

Teach English effectively as a foreign language in China

Understand and align their work with the Chinese education system

Adapt to Chinese culture

Adjust their teaching style according to the learning habits of Chinese students

Upon successful completion of this training and the examination, the TEFL jobs in China Certificate will be awarded. All trainers posses degrees in education and substantial teaching experience in China. They do not limit the training to TEFL theory. Rather, they share the practical experience and offer a realistic preview of the work EFL teachers do in China.
 

English teachers are in huge demand in China and while it’s simple to find work it’s not quite as easy to find good work where your employer will stick to the contract.

There is plenty of TEFL work to be found in public schools and there is an ever-increasing huge demand for teachers in private language schools. Work in private schools and universities require teachers to be experienced and qualified to teach in public schools in their home country. While universities do not pay very well, a position as a lecturer means you will typically only work 10-16 contact hours and accommodation is usually provided on campus.

TEFL jobs in China China is fast becoming a major economic force and with the English language used internationally there is now an even bigger demand for native English speakers to help improve the English competency amongst Chinese citizens.

ForeignerHR English First has There are plenty of teaching opportunities in China but the important thing is that you research any school you are thinking of accepting a position at. Try to speak to foreign staff who work/have worked there and see what they have to say.

We have a wealth of blog posts detailing what life as an EFL teacher in China is like, with a general guide, and other posts covering everything from the cuisine to how to get a visa in the country.  We also have stories from our graduates who have travelled across to China to teach.  We hope that these posts help you decide whether China is the right destination for you.

Only those who have enrolled on a TEFL course can apply for these EFL teaching  positions in China.  If you haven’t enrolled on one of our courses, take a look at our recommended TEFL Jobs in China:

International school in Heyuan city Guangdong province.

International school in Heyuan city Guangdong province.

Benefits:1. Salary is 130002. Free accommodation3. Weekends off4. Z visa providedJob description:English teaching20 classes a week, 5 days a weekNo office hoursRequirements:Experienced English teacher with good accent Love kids, outgoing and patient..

High school in Yinchuan city, Ningxia. 10000 or above, free accommodation.

High school in Yinchuan city, Ningxia. 10000 or above, free accommodation.

Benefits:1. Salary is 10000+2. Free accommodation3. Weekends off4. Z visa providedJob description:English teaching20 classes a week, 5 days a weekNo office hoursRequirements:Experienced English teacher with good accent Love kids, outgoing and patien..

Foshan training school recruiting experienced teacher. Z visa, house allowance

Foshan training school recruiting experienced teacher. Z visa, house allowance

Benefits:1. Salary is 10k-15k2. House allowance 3. 1.5 or 2 days off4. National holiday and Christmas holiday5. Airfare allowance, 6000Job description:English teaching2-12 years old8-12 kids a class40 hours a weekRequirements:Experienced ESL teacher..

English teaching position in beautiful coastal city Dalian

English teaching position in beautiful coastal city Dalian

Benefits:1. Salary is 10000-120002. Free accommodation3. 2 days off4. Z visa providedJob description:English teaching25 hours a week, no office hoursRequirements:Native speaker Love kids, outgoing and patient.The one with teaching experience is pref..

9000-14000, teaching in Lianyungang, beautiful coastal city in Jiangsu

9000-14000, teaching in Lianyungang, beautiful coastal city in Jiangsu

Benefits:1. Salary is 9000-140002. house allowance: 1000 per month3. 2 days off4.Z visa provided5.Airfare Allowance 50006.Accident insurance7.11days national holidays, 3 days sick leave, 5 days annual leaveJob description:English teaching3-12 years..

12000-15000, position in Longgang district, Shenzhen. Start ASAP

12000-15000, position in Longgang district, Shenzhen. Start ASAP

Job descriptionSalary is 12000- 150003-9 years old8-12 kids per class2 days off a week55-75 hours a monthRequirements:Native English speakers Love kids, outgoing and patient.The one with teaching experience is preferred.If you are interested in this..

A training center in Chengdu City, looking for ESL teachers offering 9,000 and a 2000 Housing Credit

A training center in Chengdu City, looking for ESL teachers offering 9,000 and a 2000 Housing Credit

A training center in Chengdu City, looking for ESL teachers offering 9,000 and a 2000 Housing Credit a month for 26 hours of working a week Package includes:      Monthly Salary:9000RMB,two days off per week    Housing Credit 2k a month is provided..

6000-6500RMB,ESL Teachers for College in Suzhou city,Jiangsu Sep2016

6000-6500RMB,ESL Teachers for College in Suzhou city,Jiangsu Sep2016

We are looking for ESL teachers for a Public University in Suzhou city,Jiangsu province Sep2016Teaching condition:.Salary is RMB6000-6500yuan./work schedule : Usually 14-16 classes per week(45 minutes).Student level: university students.provide Wash..

7000-8000RMB,ESL teachers needed in Guangdong Public College Sep

7000-8000RMB,ESL teachers needed in Guangdong Public College Sep

We are looking for ESL teachers for a public University in Dongguan and Zhanjiang City,Guangdong province. Benefits:¥ 7000 for Bachelor degree holders, ¥ 7500 for Master degree holders and ¥ 8000 for Doctor degree holders2. International Travel E..

8000RMB,Couple teachers need in Guangdong Public College Sep 2016

8000RMB,Couple teachers need in Guangdong Public College Sep 2016

we are looking for 4Esl teachers for a Public College in Shantou city,Guangdong Province Sep2016Job Details.Monthly Salary:8000RMB.work schedule: Usually 16classes per week.Student level: university students..provide free and nice,well-furnished apa..

6000-7000RMB,ESL teachers need in Shangdong Public University Sep2016

6000-7000RMB,ESL teachers need in Shangdong Public University Sep2016

We are looking for 2ESL teachers for a public University in Dezhou city,Shangdong province 2016Job DetailsTeaching condition:.Monthly Salary 6000-7000.work schedule: Usually 20-24classes per week.Student level: university students..provide free and..

6000-6500RMB,German need in Zhejiang Public College Sep2016

6000-6500RMB,German need in Zhejiang Public College Sep2016

We are looking for one German teachers to teach in Public College in Ningbo seaside city,Zhejiang province Sep2016Job Details:Teaching condition:1/Salary is RMB 6000-6500yuan2/work schedule : Usually16 teaching hours3/ Student level: university stud..

7000RMB,ESL teachers need in Nanjing Public University Sep 2016

7000RMB,ESL teachers need in Nanjing Public University Sep 2016

We are looking for ESL teachers for a Public University in Nanjing city,Jiangsu province Sep2016Teaching condition:.Salary is RMB7000yuan./work schedule : Usually16teaching lessons per week.Student level: university students.provide 2000RMB housing..

12000-15000RMB,ESL teachers need in Nantong Training School

12000-15000RMB,ESL teachers need in Nantong Training School

We are looking for ESL teachers for a training School in Nantong city,Jiangsu province ASAP or Sep2016★Salary and Benefits: • Competitive remuneration of RMB 12,000 to 15,000 • Flight Allowance • Travelling Allowance • 5 days paid holidays + 1 Chr..