Teach English in Taizhou

Benefits and requirements

    • Education:
      No bachelor degree required but will be a benefit to get a higher salary
    • TEFL Certification:
      TEFL/TESOL Certification is preferred but not necessary since we provide a free certificate (online or offline at your choice) when you arrive and start your work at a school
    • Other requirements:
      - English language fluency in speaking, reading, and writing

      - Willingness to stay with the school for 12 or 15 months
      - Passion for teaching, indulgence, genuine interest for Chinese culture and an open mind
    • Peak Hiring Months:
    • Types of Jobs:
      International kindergartens, language centers, kindergartens, and training centers
    • Citizenship Requirements: 
      Citizenship from the USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa typically required. We also hire non-native English speakers with fluent English from other countries.
    • Typical Hiring Process:
      Interview by Skype, Self-introduction video, CV
    • Average teaching hours per week:
      20-25 teaching hours & 15 prep time hours
    • Types of Students:
      Kindergarten education, school children, private students
    • Cost of Living per Month:
      $400-700 USD (2800 - 4900 RMB) depending on your lifestyle, accommodation is free
    • Additional benefits and perks:
      5000 RMB contract completion bonus,
      Airport pickup, Overtime pay, Referral bonuses per person (if a new teacher is hired through your recommendation), Help with a bank account, taxes, paying bills, officials and doctors, Pre-job training, Salary increase + yearly bonuses for teachers who stay with the employer, Well-equipped classrooms, All necessary teaching materials, 24/7 phone support during your stay in China
    • Monthly Pay:
      Salary from 9000 up to 16,000 RMB (depends on your qualification, education, skills, , experience, level of English, etc.)
    • Start-up Cost:
      Flight ticket + money for the first month of living in China until you get the first salary (~$400 USD)
    • Potential to Save or Break-even:
      Typical monthly savings range from $600 - 1100 USD/Month depending on your lifestyle
    • Accommodation Benefits:
      We provide free accommodation to all our teachers (usually very close to the place of work)
    • Flight Reimbursement:
      Flight ticket reimbursement after 6 months (the amount should not exceed 3000 RMB)
    • Vacation - Paid 2 weeks & sick days, national holidays, including Chinese New Year
    • Visas:
      Z Visa is the legal work visa to teach in China, however, teachers may work on other visas depending on their qualification. 


What to expect from your role as an English teacher in Taizhou

  • Teach kids of 3-7 age
  • 7-12 students in the class
  • 15-25 teaching hours per week
  • 10-15 office hours to prepare for classes
  • Provide written lesson plans
  • Use modern approaches and up-to-date technologies in class (watching films, listening and singing songs)
  • Encourage students to start speaking and improve their listening skills
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What is it like to live in Taizhou?

Taizhou(台州) is the real China. It’s a modern city that maintains local character despite its quick development. Many foreigners are drawn to the city located on the eastern coast of China and they are pleasantly surprised to find that Taizhou is a great place to live.

Taizhou a very beautiful and nice place to live. The temperature here also changes within a pleasant range. Taizhou is a city of bright sunshine, warm breeze, and breathtaking mountains. Seafood lovers will enjoy the fresh and cheap assortment of seafood.

From the lively street markets to the gorgeous mountains and night pubs, there is no shortage of beautiful sights. To get around the city, teachers can choose to use public transit or take a taxi, the rate of which starts at 6RMB – less than $1!

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What Makes Taizhou Unique?

  • Population: 6 million
  • Public Transportation: 1 train station, 1 airport, hundreds of bus routes & taxis
  • Language: Mandarin, local dialects
  • Climate: Subtropical, with four distinct seasons


The climate of Taizhou is very favorable and boasts rich fertile land and resources. The area belongs to the subtropical monsoon climate zone and weather tends to be very pleasant. During the summer you expect it to get very hot, July is the hottest with temperatures reaching as high as 34 C (93 F). Winters aren’t too bad in Taizhou, it never gets too cold with an average temperature of 4 C (39 F) to 8 C (46 F) with a rainy season in May and June and a little in early September.


Historically Taizhou was always an area that was pretty inaccessible by road however today is quite a different story. As the city grew economically it greatly improved its transport systems during the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Taizhou shares an airport with Yangzhou and is perfect for flights to other major cities in China such as Beijing, Guangzhou, Xian, Xiamen, Chengdu, Kunming, Shenzhen, Shenyang, and Harbin.

The introduction of the Yongtaiwen Expressway, Shangsan Expressway and Shenhai Expressway has made transport via car or bus to other neighboring areas very easy. September 2009 saw the introduction of the high-speed rail line and serves many stations along its route.

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