Paid China TEFL Internship

Company : i-to-i TEFL
Activities: Hospitality Internships / Teaching / Jobs / TEFL Courses
Country: China
Duration: 4 months to 6 months
Approx Costs: 750 to 1250 £ Pound (UK)

Spend 5 months living and teaching in colourful China.



Experience the real China spending 5 months living and teaching English in the local community. Scale the Great Wall, visit the mountains of Huangshan, barter in bustling Beijing and hone your English teaching skills in a welcoming host school where you’ll earn a generous monthly allowance. Our in-country partners will be there to support you from start to finish.


At a glance

  • 140 hours online & classroom TEFL training
  • Orientation & full support throughout
  • 5 months’ practical teaching experience
  • 2000RMB(£200) monthly living allowance & 2500RMB(£250) bonus

Before you set off on your teaching experience, you’ll also need to get TEFL qualified. As part of your internship, you get your training absolutely free:

  • 120 hours online TEFL training – study anywhere, on any device & become a confident English teacher before you go!
  • 20 hours classroom TEFL training – you’ll spend 2 days in China practising hands-on teaching techniques with the other interns.



Getting there

  • Fly into Beijing airport to be met by a member of in-country staff and transferred to your accommodation where you’ll spend your orientation week.

Welcome to China!

  • Spend your first week in China getting to know your fellow interns, exploring Beijing and learning about China in orientation sessions. You’ll spend two days on the TEFL classroom course too, and even get the chance to learn some Mandarin!

Your teaching experience

  • Teach English in the local community on the i-to-i Paid China TEFL Internship You’ll be placed at one of our partner schools in a range of locations across China. During your 4.5 months’ teaching experience, you’ll have plenty of time to assimilate fully into local life and get a sense of what it’s like to live and teach in China. Each school and student age groups have different requirements, but you’ll likely be teaching five days a week, and for this you’ll get accommodation, some meals and a living allowance of RMB2000 (about £200). Our in-country partners will be on hand to provide 24/7 remote support in case there are any problems, or even if you just want some insider tips on where to head at the weekend.

After teaching

  • When you come to the end of your teaching experience, you’ll receive your RMB2500 (roughly £250) completion bonus and from there it's up to you. There’s a load to see and do in China, so get out there and explore!



  • Be fluent in English
  • Be aged 18 and 45 years old
  • To be a native English speaker with a passport from the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia or New Zealand
  • Completed high school/secondary school
  • Be ready for an adventure teaching English abroad


What you do not need:

  • Prior teaching experience
  • A university degree
  • A second language



  • 1st February 2017 - 15th July 2017
  • 20th August 2017 - 15th January 2018


Application Fee

  • £1095


What's Included?

  • 140 hours of TEFL training
  • Advice & pre-departure preparation
  • Visa support
  • Airport pick-up & transfers
  • Orientation week
  • Tour of Beijing
  • Mandarin lessons
  • Accommodation & weekday meals
  • 5 months’ teaching experience
  • 2000RMB (£200/$280) monthly living allowance during teaching
  • 2500RMB (£250/$350) bonus upon completion
  • Ongoing in-country support
  • Certificate and reference on request

Booking / Enquiry

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