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Teach English in China

  • Job Location

    Beijing & Harbin, China

  • Start date

    Star in Jan/Feb or July/Aug

  • Duration

    26 week placement

  • Job Benefits

    Teacher Training Placement with Accommodation & Food provided


Gain your TEFL qualification living and working in China.

A 26 week China experience for pre and post university students that combines teaching English in a school in China with exciting possibilities of learning Mandarin, Tai Chi and caligraphy – the best way to truly understand China and be much more than a tourist.

We are looking for dynamic and ambitious young people who want to immerse themselves in Chinese culture and enjoy a fantastic experience teaching English.

You'll spend your first two nights in China with your group in Beijing. During this time, you will get to see the iconic sites of the city, As a group, interns will then travel to Harbin to begin 10 days of teacher training, including 20 hours in-classroom training. You will also get the opportunity to take Tai Chi and Mandarin lessons and you will get a chance to learn calligraphy. After your completion of the TEFL course, you will then begin to teach English for 4 months, being paid as an intern teacher.


What do I need?

  • A passport valid for a minimum of 6 months after your return date with at least two clear pages
  • Hard copy of a Police check to show you have no Criminal record
  • Flights to Beijing (Oyster can help you to organise these)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Independent travel costs and return to the airport.
  • Any additional money for trips, snacks, entertainment
  • Make sure all inoculations are up to date. Consult your GP.

Accommodation and Food

You will receive accommodation, meals, Mandarin classes and a monthly allowance. Shared accommodation at your school is in an apartment with fellow participants. A TV, kitchen and bathroom are included. All accommodation has to reach a standard laid down by our partners in Beijing.  Meals are provided on campus.

This placement programme costs £2795 ($4193) for 26 weeks and includes TEFL, living costs and subsistence allowance when teaching.

About us

Oyster Worldwide is a well-regarded gap year travel and responsible travel specialist. Many of our projects were founded in 1999 and have been nurtured and supported by us ever since. We are known for running life-changing gap year programs,

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