Training Center

In China, English is a second language. In the past ten years, Chinese parents have paid more and more attention to improving their kids' English. Therefore, ESL training centers have sprung up in major provinces across China, and the demand for foreign language teachers has also increased. Teaching at a training center is a great way to start your career in China.

At the same time, training centers recruit throughout the year. Compared with other positions, training centers provide relatively high salaries. Except for adult training centers, the majority of students in the training centers are in the age range of 3-12 years old.

In terms of teaching style, the teachers of the training center adopt interactive teaching methods and they encourage students to speak as much as possible. They will host group activities, play games, and tell stories, etc.

  • WORK TIME & CLASS SIZE

    Work Time

    You need to work on the weekend and or do afternoon/evening shifts. This is because these are privately owned institutions, and students need to attend schools during weekdays. Teachers usually need to work from 2 pm to 8/9 pm during weekdays, and 8/9 am to 5/6 pm on weekends.

    Class Size

    Training centers usually have small classes, with about 5-12 students. It's easier for teachers to manage the class and students could be focused more in a small class.

    Students in the lower age group can't understand English that well. Therefore, in most centers, there is a teaching assistant for each foreign teaching class. The assistant will help to translate in the class, and to manage discipline in the class. At the same time, the teaching assistant can also help with tutoring and supervision of homework and communication with parents.

  • FACILITIES

    Because the training centers are for-profit institutions, they attach great importance to the quality of their teaching. Most training centers have their own unique courses and training materials. Therefore, foreign teachers don't need to prepare that much. However, because they want higher quality classes, they will train their teachers on a regular basis. This is a good opportunity for new teachers to learn and adapt to Chinese teaching. In addition, most training institutions are equipped with excellent teaching environments and superior teaching equipment, such as smartboards, flashcards, audio, video materials, etc., which provide students with unprecedented teaching methods and open teaching formats.

  • COMPENSATION & REQUIREMENTS

    ​Compensation:

    • Great salary: 15000 RMB-23000RMB(Approx $2170-$3330) per month

    • Performance-based bonuses

    • Accommodation provided or housing allowance

    •  Flight allowance

    • Health insurance

    • 11 days of national Chinese public holidays plus 5-10 days personal holiday

    • On-going training and academic support

    • Legal ‘Z’ work visa and residence permits provided

    • Mandarin Chinese lessons

    • Airport pickup

    • Promotion opportunities

    Requirements:

    • Native English speaker 

    • Bachelor’s degree in any subject

    • TEFL certificate or 2 years of teaching experience

    • Between 20 and 60 years old

    • Clean background check

    • Be able to submit a health report

Frequently asked questions

Do I need experience to teach English in the training center?


--- No, there are a lot of graduates who choose to come to China to explore and travel after graduation every year. Being an English teacher can provide them with good financial help.

--- As long as you have a bachelor's degree, you can get a job after getting a TEFL certificate

--- In China, many companies care about the attitude of teachers. They do not worry about the inexperience of teachers, because many companies provide on-going training and support.




What's the benefit of working in a training center?


-You don't need experience working in a training center. Many training centers provide their own textbooks, which is a good choice for those without working experience.

-Small class, it is easy for the teachers to manage the class

-High salary and low living expenses.

-Flexible working hours, you don't need to wake up early, the work time is from 3 pm to 8:30 pm so you can avoid peak hours and traffic jams.

-Comfortable environment. High-end teaching facilities

-They provide commission for ESL teachers. You will get a commission when every new student pay to get in your class. Therefore, you can get a good salary every month.




What's the schedule of work per day?


Training centers usually start at 2:30 pm. Teachers usually prepare lessons and preview lessons first and start the first lesson at 5 pm. The class usually lasts 30-40 minutes, then you will take a 15-minute break, and you will continue your class for 30-40 minutes. After that, you will take a break for 30 minutes to an hour. It usually ends at around 8:30 pm. On weekdays, you only need to teach 2 hours or less. But you will be busy on the weekends. Teachers will start classes at 9 am, take a 1-2 hour break at 11:30 am, and start work at 2.30 pm in the afternoon. You will get off work at 5 to 6 o'clock. Some training centers take outdoors classes regularly, such as in the parks, supermarkets, etc. Teachers should be able to motivate children, set different games, music, videos, etc. to increase children's interest in learning English. In some special holidays, such as Halloween, Christmas, Chinese Spring Festival, etc., ESL teachers will cooperate with the training centers to host some activities.




How do I apply for it?


1. Contact us and apply for it 2. We will set up interviews for you and the traning center 3. Get a TESL certificate 4. Prepare visa documents 5. Apply for a work permit 6. Get ready to work in China





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