Why teach English in Hangzhou, China
Hangzhou, a city famous for its scenery, attracts more than 20 million tourists from home and abroad every year. Its unique environment endowed by nature and those who have lived there, is an accumulation of several thousand years that has formed many world renowned natural, historical and cultural features.
Teaching English in Hangzhou is the best way to enjoy unique scenery and travel to the near water town. Hangzhou is a city known as “the greatest living city in China”
Whenever people talk about this city, the famous West Lake can never be far from one's thoughts. Held on three sides in the embrace of hilly peaks, this water wonderland has been an attraction for centuries and it is small wonder that it was a favorite imperial retreat. The largest part of West Lake is known as the Outer Lake and it is bounded by the North Inner Lake, Yuehu Lake, West Inner Lake and Lesser South Lake.
Available teaching jobs in Hangzhou
Hangzhou is famous for its tourism and has 2.5 million people in total. So the life in Hangzhou is not as fast and crowded as the big cities like Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. In addition, they offer many kinds of positions as well in public schools, kindergartens, universities and language institutions.
Teaching in a language institution is many expats choice because institutions always pay more than other schools.
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Working in Hangzhou
Teaching English in Hangzhou is an excellent choice, especially for those who love to travel around the world and would like to learn more about the local culture in a beautiful water town in China. Many job openings are available for those who come from USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa and Australia. The requirements are similar to Shanghai and Beijing; however, the salary will be a bit lower. Average salary will be 8000-12000RMB. If you have teaching experience and hold all the required certification (BA or master, TESOL) that come from English speaking countries, it will be easy to find a better school and higher salary with maybe 15000-18000RMB per month.
Many expats in Hangzhou prefer teaching in language institutions as part time and join in with summer camps, because they can go to travel around while teaching in Hangzhou.
How to find a job in Hangzhou
Online is the best way of getting a teaching job in Hangzhou. The best you can do is to register on our website and apply for jobs Jobs in Hangzhou. We also recommend you register with the reputable local agency Find Work Abroad. They have many jobs, information and many employers post their job openings on their Direct Employers job board. If you can’t find a suitable job by yourself, you can turn to some recruiters to help you, because they have the latest information and familiar with this industry. They can find a suitable job for you faster and easier than by yourself.
Working in Hangzhou not only can you enjoy unique scenery and the local culture but also can give you excellent working experience in the future no matter where you go to teach and which country you go to. Hangzhou is a tourism city which has many people from different cities and abroad. You can exercise your skills to teach people from different cities and know how to teach Chinese students well. After you teach one or two years in Hangzhou, you can easily find a job in other cities like Guangzhou, Shanghai, Macau and Hong Kong. You can ask for higher salary or higher position in the company when you negotiate with your employer. Teaching English is a great chance in the coming decades across the whole of China. Teaching in Hangzhou will offer you a lot more experience than you could ever gain back home.
Date: 08/05/2014 06:59
Author: Jody Zhou
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