Teach China Graduate Programme

in Beijing
Salary: £900- £1150 / Start Date: July 2017 / Student Age: / Type of Job: Full time

Reference n: OC2045

Ambitious? Globally focused? Excellent communication skills? Kick-start your career with this challenging and fulfilling experience of a lifetime. The 12 month Teach China Graduate Programme commences July 2017.

Candidate Requirements


  • Strong communication skills, good ideas, determination and some humour.
  • Applicants should be aged 21 by mid June 2017
  • Speak English to native level.
  • We do not specify a minimum degree classification

Your Role


You will be responsible for delivering well planned and resourced English lessons to your students, which will often focus on oral English. Class sizes typically range between 4 – 12 students, and Chinese children are usually keen learners. You may also have the support of a Chinese Teaching Assistant.

Kindergarten and roles teaching children aged 5 to 15 are available, in cities including Chengdu, Kunming, Fuzhou, Foshan, Changsha, Nanning and Guiyang.

Rewards and Benefits


  • A £900- £1150/ $1100-$1500 monthly salary (low tax)
  • Accommodation provided, or an accommodation allowance
  • International flight reimbursement
  • Typically, Mandarin lessons are provided
  • Around 2 weeks of annual leave, plus 11 days of public holidays off work




Before departing, successful candidates will participate in a training programme delivered remotely and in-person. You will also be allocated a programme mentor who you will be able to contact at any time for advice.

The 2017 cohort will be invited to a one day training event, delivered by a teacher with many years of experience working in China, an expert in the Chinese education system, a Mandarin teacher, and a Chinese business expert.

Opportunity China’s staff will always be on hand pre-departure to offer guidance.

On arrival all graduates will participate in a structured training programme delivered by the school, focusing on Chinese culture, teaching skills and Mandarin for the classroom.

Regular social events will also be organised throughout the year.

Application and Selection


To apply, please complete an online application form. You can find a simple overview of the application process here.

Please submit your online application by Friday 31st March 2017.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an in-person or Skype interview during the week beginning 10th April.

The Teach China Graduate Programme 2017 cohort will be announced late April.

If you have any further questions please email info@opportunity-china.com or visit or Teach China Graduate focus page for more information.


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