Teacher in China - Requirements
To take part in our Teacher in China Program you should match the requirements listed below. If you do not fulfill all stated requirements, you can still apply for an teaching internship in China or for our Language Volunteer Program.
- You should be at least 18 years old
Whether you would like to go to China as a teacher or as a language volunteer, you should be at least 18 years old.
- Professional English skills
You should be able to speak English on a professional level as you will be teaching English.
- You should hold a bachelor degree
To become a teacher in China you need to hold at least a bachelor degree to apply for a working permit. If you do not hold a degree, yet, you can still become a teaching intern or a language volunteer.
- At least two years of post-graduate working experience
Two years of post graduate working experience are also one of the requirements to obtain a Chinese working permit. If you do not match this criterion you can still become a teaching intern or a language volunteer.
- You should be willing to make a one year commitment
As the schools have to go through a lot of work and formalities to invite you to China, you should be willing to commit for one year. If this is not an option for you, please consider to apply for the Teaching Intern or Language Volunteer Program.
- You should be healthy and have a clean criminal record
You should have no dangerous, infectious diseases (e.g. HIV or hepatitis). Additionally you must have a clean criminal record. These are also conditions for obtaining a working permit in China.