TEFL INTERNSHIP

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TEFL Internship Program

Our 4-6 months government-supported TEFL internship is giving you the opportunity to experience the real China. See breathtaking landscapes, sample awesome food, learn the language, and develop professional and personal skills.

The short term TEFL program gives you international experience and the chance to learn how to teach English in China, manage the class and be comfortable performing in front of many pupils. This is great for teaching and traveling in a safe setting or to see if teaching English and/ or China is right for you.

Benefits

RMB6,000 allowance per month

FREE accommodation

FREE Mandarin course

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24/7 Support

RMB6,000 allowance per month

FREE accommodation

FREE Mandarin course

24/7 Support

Further Benefits

+ Max 15h/week teaching, RMB3,000 flight reimbursement, RMB2,000 visa fee reimbursement, paid Chinese holidays, Free TEFL certificate, airport pickup, orientation, health & accident insurance, free medical checkup, support for visa application

Z-Visa Requirements

18-59 years – Bachelor degree or above – TEFL Certificate – Passport holder (UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa)

NOTE: For TEFL internship candidates who don’t have a TEFL certificate yet, we provide a FREE 120-hour online TEFL course.

Application Procedure

Program Application

Click APPLY NOW and follow 2 easy and quick steps or send your CV including a recent picture to info@teachdiscoverchina.com. After the review of your application, we will let you know shortly whether you are eligible.

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Interview

a. Contact us to arrange a call at a convenient time.

b. In the interview we talk about the details of the program, what we can offer you, your preferences and any question you might have.

Visa Application

As a government supported program, we make sure your work visa application (Z-visa) is secured and we will guide you through the whole process from day 1 and help you to tackle every hurdle.
Please have a look here about the details regarding the work-visa / Z-visa.

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Arrival in China

a. Please bring your travel insurance policy and all the original documents.

b. We arrange airport pickup and give you a chance to settle into your accommodation.

c. Get familiar with our orientation and start teaching at your placement school.

d. Ongoing support provided including helping with opening a bank account, a Chinese sim card, getting familiar with school surroundings, etc.

Application Procedure

01

Program Application

Click APPLY NOW and follow 3 easy and quick steps or send your CV including a recent picture to info@teachdiscoverchina.com. After the review of your application, we will let you know shortly whether you are eligible.

02

Interview

a. Contact us to arrange a call at a convenient time.

b. In the interview we talk about the details of the program, what we can offer you, your preferences and any question you might have.

03

Visa Application

As a government supported program, we make sure your work visa application (Z-visa) is secured and we will guide you through the whole process from day 1 and help you to tackle every hurdle.
Please have a look here about the details regarding the work-visa / Z-visa.

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Arrival in China

a. Please bring your travel insurance policy and all the original documents.

b. We arrange airport pickup and give you a chance to settle into your accommodation.

c. Get familiar with our orientation and start teaching at your placement school.

d. Ongoing support provided including helping with opening a bank account, a Chinese sim card, getting familiar with school surroundings, etc.

Are you eligible to teach English in China?

Find out in just a minute.

After Acceptance

Before departure

Before Departure

Before coming to teach English in China, you need to get started with your visa application, travel insurance, and vaccination. We are always here to make your trip as easy as possible. Our experienced team is happy to answer any questions and advise you on everything up to and including what to pack.

 

airport pickup and orientation for esl teache in china

Airport Pickup + Orientation

Once you arrive at the airport, you’ll be met by one of our staff and accompanied to your accommodation.

Orientation is scheduled after you are settled with your accommodation, during which you will understand more about teaching in China (cultural differences etc.) and explore the sights and sounds of Sichuan.

social program for esl teachers in china

Social Program

We have a social program during the semester with trips to famous sites and delicious lunch and dinner occasions with traditional, authentic Sichuan cuisine.

Always a great way to mingle with your fellow teachers and have fun with us.

FAQs

What is the language requirement for the TEFL internship?

You need to have either of the following attributes:

– A native speaker of English or

– For other language teaching positions: Native speaker with 2 years of experience and background in education and degree in teaching

What are the ages of interns?

The age of the participants does vary, with people from 20 through to 50 joining the program.

What kind of teacher intern positions are available?

Generally, there are five categories of placement schools available:

  1. Kindergarten
  2. Primary school
  3. Secondary school
  4. High school
  5. College/University

You will be asked to nominate your preference of placement, but due to school applications and the varying numbers of candidates these cannot be guaranteed.

Will there be someone helping with the visa process?

Yes, we have a specially-assigned person to help with the visa process from the beginning to the end.

Will I get a monthly allowance?

Yes. You will get a monthly allowance of RMB6,000

What is not included?

The following are not included in the program fee:

  • Plane ticket. BUT, we will reimburse you at the end of your contract. It means you are supposed to pay your air ticket in the beginning and you will receive a fixed amount at the end.
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Visa application fee at your local embassy (you will get reimbursed upon arrival with RMB2,000)
What kind of insurance is required?

We provide commercial insurance however you are suggested to buy your own insurance so you are fully covered during your stay in China.

What visa do I need for the TEFL internship?

We run all of our programs including the internship on a legal Z-visa. Please find all the details here.

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Government supported short- and long term TEFL programs in Sichuan, China. Member of SEAIE under the Education Department of Sichuan Province.

Government supported short- and long term TEFL program in Sichuan, China. Member of SEAIE under the Education Department of Sichuan Province.

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