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This program is a transformative professional experience that will help you stand out in the future for study abroad alumni, teachers, or professionals. Teach English to primary and secondary students across the country. Consider this opportunity to learn, develop and grow, while gaining an understanding of the cultural parallels and novelties nurtured by Western and Eastern countries. Earn a monthly salary, while accommodation, meals and completion bonus are included.

What's Included?

Highlights

Pre Departure Services

Advising

Orientation Materials and Resources

Access to International Phone Plans

API Alumni Network

Social Networking

On Site Services

Airport Reception

Housing and Meals (3 meals per day or a food allowance are provided Monday-Friday)

On-Site Orientation (in Beijing; includes 2 nights accommodations and 3 meals per day)

Introduction to Mandarin Language Lessons (during orientation)

Transportation to School Placement Following Orientation

Medical, Life Travel Insurance

Completion bonus of 6500 RMB after 6 months

Some Schools May Provide Chinese Lessons (inquire with API after placement)

Re-Entry Services

Re-Entry Materials and Support

Post-Program Evaluation

Alumni Network and Global Leadership Academy

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Application Requirements

  • 21-50 years old
  • Bachelor’s degree and TEFL certificate (or 2 years teaching experience)
  • Background check
  • Cover letter including: Your goals/motivations for choosing this particular program. Background skills, training or experience you have that may be relevant. Special hobbies/interests. Prior international study/travel/volunteer/work experience.
  • Your goals/motivations for choosing this particular program.
  • Background skills, training or experience you have that may be relevant.
  • Special hobbies/interests.
  • Prior international study/travel/volunteer/work experience.
  • Résumé/CV
  • $150 deposit (considered a portion of the total program cost)
  • For those without a TEFL certificate, a 120-hour online TEFL course is available for an additional cost. Contact your Program Manager for details

What You’ll Study

This program is a transformative professional experience that will help you stand out in the future for study abroad alumni, teachers, or professionals. Teach English to primary and secondary students across the country. Consider this opportunity to learn, develop and grow, while gaining an understanding of the cultural parallels and novelties nurtured by Western and Eastern countries. Earn a monthly salary, while accommodation, meals and completion bonus are included.

Courses

PLACEMENT INFORMATION

Be one of hundreds of international teachers who lead English classes full-time every year in private or public schools, or training centers to students between the ages of 3-18. Earn a comfortable salary while your accommodations and meals are covered. Participants will teach English full-time (40 hours/week) in a public school in Guangdong Province to primary students.

Click here for more information on online TEFL training options.

Highlights
  • Guaranteed paid position
  • Minimum commitment: 1 semester (6 months), with option of extending
  • Start dates: February/March-June/July or August/September-January
  • Placements in Guangdong
  • Local salary of 6500 RMB (appx 1000USD) per month
  • Completion bonus of 6500 RMB (appx 1000USD) after 6 months

Faculty

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    Corrine Zhou

    Corrine Zhou will be your Resident Coordinator and a resource for you on-site.

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    Claire Hero

    Claire will be your Program Manager and prepare you to go abroad!

    Email - claire.hero@apiabroad.com

Teach in China participants live in a private bedroom within a shared apartment or university style dorm. Shared living room and bathroom with other international teachers. Accommodations are no more than 45 minutes to school via public transportation. Meals are included Monday-Friday at school.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. We recommend you apply at least 12 weeks* before your program starts to have sufficient time to get your placement, obtain your visa and make your plans.

*If you need to take a TEFL course as well, we recommend you apply earlier to give yourself time to earn certification (proof of certification required 8 weeks prior to the program start).

Program + TEFL package deal prices:

  • $791 (includes 120-hour online TEFL basic course)
  • $879 (includes 120-hour online TEFL course with videos + tutorial)
  • Application deadline 20 weeks before start date for package deals
Session Program Dates Program Cost Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Academic Year Aug, 2019 - Feb, 2020 $600 Apr 1, 2019 Jul 1, 2019
Spring Feb, 2020 - Aug, 2020 $600 Aug 1, 2019 Sep 1, 2019
Spring Feb, 2019 - Aug, 2019 $600 Oct 1, 2018 Jan 1, 2019