An Overview About Teaching English in China

By: Bei Maniago

While it is possible for you to obtain a teaching profession within your own country, your opportunity in other countries is also vast. This goes for countries which are looking for native English speakers to teach their students the language. Among these worldwide countries is China.

There are already a lot of individuals who are teaching English in China. If you are interested with the concept of a teaching profession in a foreign country, you might want to consider this option. There are various schools all over the mainland which are offering job opportunities within this certain field. Some institutions require their applicants a college degree certification, while there are some which do not. On the other hand, all schools hire applicants who are native speakers of the language.

You will be able to work as an English teacher in China provided that you qualify among the following options:

*An exchange program within your school
*You have adequate cash to pay for a dependent organization to send you to the country

If you are not qualified for an exchange program and you can not pay a sending organization, you can teach in China through your own efforts. In order for you to know which city in the country offers the best English teaching jobs, you should conduct a research before you apply.

There are several cities in China which are looking for foreign English teachers. Among these is Shanghai, wherein your previous teaching experience is a must. You will be working full time, with a monthly salary of over 8000RMB. If you want to grab hold of this opportunity, you should be a native English speaker residing from the United States; Canada; Australia; or United Kingdom.

You must have a bachelor's degree; and a TESOL or TEFL certification is a plus. You will be asked to teach the English language for twenty hours each week. On the other hand, your students are under the age bracket of 14 to 23 years old. Since you will be dealing with a certain age group which is already critical of the way they are being taught, your language skills should be outstanding. You must also be enthusiastic with your job. Lastly, you also need to be endowed with a good and cheerful personality.

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