Types of ESL Teaching Jobs in Xiamen
- Bilingual primary and secondary schools
- Language schools
Nowadays English native speakers try to find interesting work that they can combine with traveling, exploring new cultures and receiving multicultural experience.
There are many English teaching jobs in Xiamen with different requirements and responsibilities.
And if you start thinking about teaching English abroad, it is reasonable to pay attention to this location.
Xiamen is a very developed city with all necessities for everyday life, but at the same time, it is one of the most beautiful resorts in China.
So you can work in Xiamen as an English teacher and have the most fabulous holidays in your life.
The next aspect that worries all teachers is about salaries and compensations. But you can be calm about it because an English teacher in China can earn enough money to make a decent living.
For example, salaries for ESL jobs in Xiamen start from 10,000 RMB (1450$) and increase up to 12000 RMB (1750$). But if you are an experienced teacher with TEFL/CELTA certificate and bachelor degree you can increase your income up to 13,000 RMB (2050$).
Obviously, English teaching jobs in Xiamen with such a high salary are more challenging to find and get, but it is possible.
Teaching in kindergartens
The most popular vacancy among all Xiamen English teaching jobs is an English teacher in a kindergarten.
It is really necessary to learn a foreign language from childhood if you want to use it in your work or everyday life.
And, for sure, it is the best option of jobs for students in Xiamen, because kindergartens usually prefer young and passionate teachers that will spend all their energy to communicate with children.
Work in a kindergarten may be a little bit challenging since you will need to hold the discipline and focus children’s attention on a lesson.
But this work may be very interesting at the same time because you will play a lot of games, sing songs in English and answer any questions a child can ask.
Also in Xiamen city, you can find many vacancies in private kindergartens, where there are fewer children in one group and English level may vary.
Montessori kindergartens are becoming very popular, and if you consider teaching English in Xiamen, it may be a great option!
These kindergartens have different curriculum from Chinese public kindergartens and you can really grow as a teacher there.