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Job Of The Week- Qualified PE Teacher, Hangzhou

Are you a qualified PE teacher looking for a new challenge in an International Middle School? RMB18000+ accommodation package. Read more…

Benefits of Working in a Public School

Teach in a Public School

Impact the lives of hundreds of children and engage in the authentic China teaching experience

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Teaching Jobs in China

No matter your background or experience, we’re here to help you find your perfect teaching job – roles are available in schools across China

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Immersion and Study Program

Short and long term opportunities to live with, and tutor a Chinese family, while learning Mandarin


Teach China Graduate Program – February 2018 intake

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

Our Graduate Program facilitates teaching roles in China for dynamic graduates, combining a paid role with skills training. On completion, you will have gained an exceptional insight into this fascinating country, have enhanced your future employability, and built an excellent foundation on which to hone a rewarding career.

A Day in the Life of an English Teacher in China


Who Are Opportunity China?

Opportunity China is a gateway for English teachers, university lecturers, and students to find exciting, enriching teaching and study 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. Learn more

Connect with Current Teachers in China

Opportunity China encourage teachers to learn about the experiences of others teaching in China. As part of the application and school-matching process, we will always introduce you to a current teacher at the school you choose to work for, and will connect you to other teachers working in the same city as you.

Read more about the experiences of just a few current and former Opportunity China teachers.

  • I teach adorable children English through playing games for a few hours a day. This is a new experience and a great way to learn a new language. It’s a lot easier to like in China than you think!

    Luke Edwards, Beijing 2017
  • Our salary allowed us to live a great lifestyle. Savings varied each month due to travelling etc. RMB6000- 7000 on a good month.

    Jon Foy, Mianyang 2017
  • I share a 2-bedroom flat with my boyfriend who works at the same school as I. The location is very good! With our e-bike we reach a lot of places very quickly.

    Sarina Schramm, Chengdu 2017
  • I’ve been around Hangzhou West Lake many times and went by boat to the island in the middle. There is also a lovely water fountain by the lake which is very pretty. Baoshi mountain has great views of the lake and the city.

    Vincent Taylor, Hangzhou 2017
  • 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 had such an amazing time I have fallen in love with Guangzhou and its people. I can honestly say I’m already excited about my next trip to China." by Hampus
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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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"I have done and seen things I would not of imagined . I still think I will wake up and it will all be just a dream." by Vincent Taylor
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"The best thing about China, for me, is a mixture of many things. The history, the beauty of the landscapes, the food, the people, the evidence of strong traditions." by Rik Elliott
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"Speaking mandarin on a daily basis gives me a lot of pride, especially when the person i’m speaking to doesn’t expect it." by Patricia Coogan
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Latest Teaching Jobs in China

Teach for Owen Education, Chongqing

Private Language School
Chengdu
RMB10,000-14,000 per month

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Teach for EF Ningbo

Private Language School
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RMB8500- 12000

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