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Teach China Graduate Programme 2017

Ambitious? Globally focused? Excellent communication skills? Kick-start your career with this challenging and fulfilling experience of a lifetime.

On completion, you will have gained an exceptional insight in to this fascinating country, have enhanced your future employability, and built an excellent foundation on which to hone a rewarding career.


Who Are We?

Opportunity China is a gateway for English teachers, university lecturers, students and au pairs to find exciting and enriching opportunities in China.

Working only with trusted partner schools and education institutions, we’re here to offer personalised advice and resources throughout the process, whether you’re an experienced teaching professional, a first time teacher or are taking a gap year.

We pride ourselves on offering a professional and personalised service to all candidates, right from their initial application through to beginning their dream opportunity in China.


Teacher Experiences

We spoke to some of our teachers about their experiences of living and working in China in the hope the information would be useful to you if you’re considering this career step.

  • Opportunity China assured me that the school I was going to was very accommodating and the ethos there suited me, so before arriving I felt quite calm and was excited.

    Emma Power, Fuzhou, 2016
  • Opportunity China are very professional, knowledgable and personable, thus they’ll help you in your applications to schools based on your needs and expectations.

    Elaine Haley, Fuzhou, 2016
  • Opportunity China has been great throughout the whole process, there’s nothing further that I can suggest!

    John Harewood, Beijing, 2016
  • From my experience it has been great. Helping me get in contact with teachers that were already here and also continually checking in after I arrived.

    Rik Elliott, Chengdu, 2016
  • Our feedback is glowing about Opportunity China. Can’t fault it. The fact that we’re dealing with native English speakers, and we can communicate freely and frankly is great. All candidates that I talk to have very positive experiences with Opportunity China – unlike many other recruitment services. Very happy.

    EF Education Centre Manager, Shenyang
  • I like the excitement and buzz that hangs around every street. I wake up every day not knowing what I will see, or hear on my way to work, or on our days off. The food is fantastic. We already have our favourite dishes.

    Jack Oakley, Hangzhou, 2016


"I like being able to practice the language all the time, and the generally positive attitude of locals. Ningbo is a fantastic city to live in with a good mix of scenic spots, conveniences, and night life." by Daniel Hatfield
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"My first thought when I found out that I was moving to China was "what the hell am I doing" but it is a decision that I have not regretted at all. From the moment I have arrived it has been an unbelievable adventure and one which I will never forget." by Ben Clark
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"The language and certain customs took a while to acclimatise too. However, a willingness to embrace and accept these challenges has made this a useful and rewarding experience." by William Perrins
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"Seeing my students make progress has been extremely rewarding; watching a four-year-old write her name for the first time, and sharing the excitement with a student scoring well enough in an English exam to obtain a place at a US university have been just a few of the highlights of my time here. " by James Hale
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"I have a very friendly relationship with my students, they approach me outside of class and I play football, tennis and ping pong with them as well as teaching those who want Spanish." by Alex Crook
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