Teaching English in China can be a rewarding and exciting experience, but finding the right job can be challenging. With many schools and language training centers hiring teachers based solely on their qualifications, it can be difficult to know if you're a good fit for the school and the city you'll be living in. However, by doing some research and preparation, you can increase your chances of finding the best job for you.

One important consideration is to research the city where you'll be teaching. Understanding the local culture and nightlife can give you a better idea of whether a particular city is a good fit for you. Additionally, it's important to consider the hours you'll be expected to work. Many English language training companies have classes in the evenings, on weekends, and during public holidays to meet public demand. It's essential to ensure that the workload fits with your lifestyle and preferences.

When searching for teaching jobs, it's worth exploring different recruitment sites and comparing terms and salaries. However, many current and former expat teachers in China recommend avoiding big-name English language training companies. While these companies may seem like the most secure option, they often have high turnover rates and less personal support for teachers.

One interesting fact to note is that teaching English in China is not limited to native English speakers. In recent years, there has been a growing demand for non-native English speakers to teach English in China. As long as you meet the qualifications and can demonstrate a high level of English proficiency, you may be able to secure a teaching job in China regardless of your first language.



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