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:

Kindergarten in Zhongshan, Shunde, 10k salary and free accommodation,offer work visa

Kindergarten in Zhongshan, Shunde, 10k salary and free accommodation,offer work visa

Requirements:Requirements:natives or European graduated from native countrySalary:10kVisa:offer work visaAccommodation:freeWork time:4 classes per dayOffice hour:yesHow to apply:You can send your resume, education certificate, TEFL/TESOL, passport,..

Professional School Seeking Professional Teachers 12,000RMBmonth plus Bonuses

Professional School Seeking Professional Teachers 12,000RMBmonth plus Bonuses

Seeking professional teachers who want to teach English in China. You will be treated as a professional by a great school that values its students, teachers, and staff. Work in a great environment located in one of the world’s greatest cities.   S..

University teaching jobs in Nanchang,Jiangxi

University teaching jobs in Nanchang,Jiangxi

University teaching jobs in Nanchang,Jiangxi  Our university is ideally located in the NanChang Economic and Technological Development Zone with a campus area of 263.3 hectares, which is called a garden-like campus with beautiful surroundings and..

Turpan city xinjiang province , english teaching position , asap

Turpan city xinjiang province , english teaching position , asap

Benefits1. Can provide 12000 rmb per month 2. This is a contract job.3. Arrive school  ASAP4..provide Chinese class 5.provide flight allowance 6.provide free apartment and meals Work from Monday to Friday , 3 working hours per day , Requirements:Nat..

9k-10k,fuzhou city fujian province,english native speakers needed , asap

9k-10k,fuzhou city fujian province,english native speakers needed , asap

Benefits1. Can provide 9000--10000 rmb per month 2. This is a contract job.3. Arrive school  ASAP4..provide Chinese class 5.provide flight allowance 6.provide free apartment 7.provide visa Requirements:Native English speakers from USA, UK, Ireland,..

Private Preschool teaching position in Hebei province/8K per month+bonus/Z visa provided

Private Preschool teaching position in Hebei province/8K per month+bonus/Z visa provided

Hebei province is one of China’s most populated province in China,lots of historical landmarks,cost line...

University in Henan, 7k per month,18 classes every week, offer working visa

University in Henan, 7k per month,18 classes every week, offer working visa

University in Henan, an ancient city. Henan is a major place, which early Chinese people live in, is also the ancestor’s home of the vast majority of Chinese people. Most of the time in the history of China, is the political, economic and cultural c..

Public primary school in Zhengzhou, 15k salary, offer work visa

Public primary school in Zhengzhou, 15k salary, offer work visa

Benefit:Salary:15kVisa:work visaRequirements:Nationality:Native English speakers How to apply:You can send your resume, education certificate, TEFL/TESOL, passport, visa, recent photo to my email. Email id: teacherjobs-supplier@hotmail.comYou can al..

Public high school in Linyi, 20k salary, physics and calculus teacher needed

Public high school in Linyi, 20k salary, physics and calculus teacher needed

Details:High school in Linyi, start working in SeptemberCourse:teach physics,calculusSalary:20k salaryVisa:offer work visaOffice hour:yesAccommodation:free apartmentHow to apply:You can send your resume, education certificate, TEFL/TESOL, passport,..

Esl job in Shanghai,13k -16k salary and commerical insurance, offer work visa

Esl job in Shanghai,13k -16k salary and commerical insurance, offer work visa

Requirements:Nationality:Native English speakersAge:23-40Education degree:Bachelor with TEFL/TESOL/CELTAJob description:Course:Oral EnglishAge of students:3-18Class size:8-15Office hour:Yes, 26 working hours per weekBenefit:Salary:13k-16k salary per..

Esl job in Shenzhen, at least 13k salary, natives can work asap

Esl job in Shenzhen, at least 13k salary, natives can work asap

Details:Native english whites can work asap.At least 13k salary upon negotiation.Shenzhen is a city of sub-provincial administrative status in southern China's Guangdong province, situated immediately north of Hong Kong. Owing to China's economic li..

Esl job in Suzhou, 10k-15k salary with other bonus, offer work visa

Esl job in Suzhou, 10k-15k salary with other bonus, offer work visa

Requirements:Nationality:Native English speakers Age: 22-35Contract period:one yearEducation degree: bachelor or aboveJob description:Age of students: 3-14Class size: small classOffice hour:yesBenefit:Salary:10k-15k and other bonusVisa:work visaHoli..

Teaching job in Shenzhen, at least 12k salary, can start working asap

Teaching job in Shenzhen, at least 12k salary, can start working asap

Requirements:Nationality:native english whites,can start working asapBenefit:At least 12k salary/take visa yourself/keep  office hourHow to apply:You can send your resume, education certificate, TEFL/TESOL, passport, visa, recent photo to my email...

Public primary school in Guangdong,10k salary and free accommodation, work visa offered

Public primary school in Guangdong,10k salary and free accommodation, work visa offered

Requirements:Nationality:Native English whites, can start working asapVacancy:2-3Job description:Work time: 20 classes per weekOffice hour: noBenefit:8k-10k salary/free accommodation/work visa offeredHow to apply:You can send your resume, education..