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Job of the week- Grade 1 Teacher, Hangzhou

Great position for experienced teachers in China’s most beautiful city read more

Benefits of Working in a Public School

Jobs in Public Schools 

Take in the ‘Authentic China Teaching Experience’ and teach at a Public school in locations across China

English First

Jobs for Graduates and Teachers

No matter your background or experience, we can find the right role for you across China

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Immersion and Study Programme

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.

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 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. Learn more


Teacher Experiences

  • Outside of school I have been to Shanghai twice, Hong Kong once, and to a place with glorious mountains, waterfalls, and hot springs called Yong Tai.

    Sam Martin, Fuzhou, 2016
  • 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.

    Jack Oakley, Hangzhou, 2016
  • I have been here for nearly 3 months now and I’ve had the best experience in China so far.

    Ami Raistrick, Foshan, 2016
  • Our favourite thing about China so far is the general excitement of day to day life. The experiences and challenges we face have opened our eyes to a completely new culture and way of life.

    Jack & Louise, Fuzhou, 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 developed language and people skills; after experiencing a different culture I can empathise with a wider variety of people." by Fiona Harris
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"Opportunity China has been a great help throughout the process of moving to China, answering any questions I had, and always keen to keep in touch with how things are going. It’s been very useful to have someone to answer both the big questions, such as looking over a contract, and the smaller ones, such as packing essentials! " by Catriona Hull
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"Outside of school I have been to Shanghai twice, Hong Kong once, and to a place with glorious mountains, waterfalls, and hot springs called Yong Tai." by Sam Martin
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"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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"I really enjoyed being an Au Pair in Chengdu, it allowed me to experience Chinese culture in a totally unique way that would’ve been totally different to if I had just been a tourist. " by Alice Bennison
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Latest Teaching Jobs in China

Teach for CHEL-C Education, Shenzhen

Private Language School
Shenzhen
RMB15000

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Teach for ABIE English – Shanghai, Luzhou, Shangyu

Private Language School
Shanghai
RMB13000+

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