China Internship

Fancy teaching English in China?

About our programme

China is a go-to destination for any budding professional English teacher. Whether you’re fresh out of education or a seasoned classroom leader, you’ll join a group of enthusiastic teachers ready for a unique teaching adventure.

This paid teaching internship will offer new experiences both in and out of the classroom. Enjoy the buzzing expat nightlife in Beijing with your fellow teachers, as well as the culture-steeped streets, temples and markets in China’s capital city.

Teachers are held in high regard within Chinese society. So, prepare to be saluted everywhere you go and take pictures with the locals as you walk through some of the famous street markets and traditional Chinese temples. You’ll be a celebrity within the community.

Our 120-hour express TEFL certificate will fully prepare you to teach English as a foreign language before you step foot on the plane. You’ll be picked up at the airport when you arrive and brought to your four-day teaching orientation in Beijing, giving you the chance to get comfortable settling into your new, exciting life in China.

During orientation, you’ll have the chance to meet fellow teachers, practice your teaching skills through practical workshops and learn some handy phrases in Mandarin to help you get started. Not to mention the time to enjoy some sightseeing and pick up some cultural tips for your life in China.

You’ll be more than prepared by the time you start teaching. We’ve been in your shoes and can offer some of the best professional advice to help you begin your TEFL career.

What makes this programme so amazing is the chance to experience China with like-minded teachers! Are you ready for this adventure of a lifetime?

Make your resume stand out with our China internship

Monthly allowance of RMB¥2,000 (€260)
120 Hour Premier TEFL Course
Completion bonus: Flight reimbursement of RMB¥4,500 (€670)
Airport pick-up & transfers
4-day orientation
Workday meals
School meals included
Mandarin language lessons
Cultural excursions
Ongoing in-country support
Aged between 18 to 45
Native English speaker
Completed High School
TEFL qualified (included)
Culturally sensitive
Clean bill of mental and physical health
No criminal record
International flights: You’ll need return flights (can be two one-way)
Police check: Each applicant must have a clean criminal record
Health check: You may need to provide a health statement
Vaccines: Consult your doctor
Budget: Spending money for your first five weeks plus excursions etc
Visa cost: You’ll have full support to obtain your visa (and need to budget £215 for visa invitation administration plus the visa fee itself)
Insurance: Make sure to get travel and health insurance before you go


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2021 Dates To Be Released.

All inclusive

Monthly allowance of RMB¥2,000 (€260)
120 Hour Premier TEFL Course
Airport pick-up & transfers
4-day orientation
Free accommodation & meals during working hours
Ongoing in-country support


After you settle in, you will spend the semester teaching in one of our stunning placements throughout China. Locations are varied and include:

Inner Mongolia

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    Your teaching experience

    You’ll teach face-to-face for approximately 15 hours during a five day workweek. You’ll focus on teaching your students’ reading, writing, listening and speaking skills through English.

    Your average working week will consist of an average of 35 school hours, including 20 hours of lesson planning and school activities.

    Student ages range from kindergarten to university level – very exciting! Find yourself teaching in private or public schools as well as language centres. You’ll have the joy of being placed with at least one other teacher.

    If you would like to be placed with a friend or partner, make sure to apply early as possible as placement together is based on availability.

    How it works

    Before you go, you’ll have an application form to complete, a video interview, submit all your documents and then you’ll be on your way to China.
    1. Apply
    Apply now and schedule your interview
    2. Interview
    If your interview is successful you will then need to provide documents
    3. Documents
    Congrats on passing the interview stage, now its time to submit all your documents: Degree, Police Record, Copy of Passport.
    4. Go to China
    If you have successfully passed the interview and submitted all necessary documents you are ready to go!

    Outside the classroom

    You won’t get bored while living in China.

    Enjoy days off with groups of other teachers by enjoying some authentic Asian cuisine, exploring ancient temples, shopping in famous markets and enjoying lively nights out while experiencing the synergy of both modern and traditional Chinese culture.


    Free accommodation throughout the internship, 4,500 Renminbi (RMB) flight reimbursement upon completion and free workday meals means your monthly stipend of 2,000 Renminbi (RMB) can be spent on enjoying yourself.

    We have a friendly expert advisor ready to help you begin your TEFL journey. Request a call for the best advice on teaching English in China!

    China Guide!

    What’s inside?

    • Welcome to China
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    • Orientation & training
    • Who can apply
    • China facts
    • What’s up for grabs
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