Most foreigners prefer high-paid esol teacher jobs when they want to teach in China. However, not so many foreigners can get very good offers, like 20-30k per month. The normal salary is much lower than 20k. Now I’m listing some qualifications that are preferred or required by Chinese schools that can offer a high salary, from my several years’ experience in this field.
Master’s degree in teaching or education is of course preferred, some schools require this. A teaching credential from one’s native English speaking country is also a big plus. This teaching cert is different from a TEFL , TESOL or a CELTA certificate. Graduating from a prestigious university is also preferred. If you major in math, physics, or some other specific subjects, you can teach a specific subject rather than English. International schools usually offer a top salary than all other types of schools. They usually need a foreign teacher that could teach all major subjects including math, science, writing, reading and etc in a primary school. The pay could be 25-30k at the highest end. If you prefer to teach older students, then international high schools are suitable. They usually need subject teachers like, A-level math, physics, chemistry and biology teacher, some also need literature or history teachers, science subject teachers are needed more often though.
General schools or training centers don’t require a lot of teaching experience, but high-paid international schools do require some related teaching experience if you want to teach in their primary school or high school. To be a teacher that could teach most subjects in a primary school, you should have at least two or three years’experience in an international primary under the similar curriculum. If you want to teach science subjects or liberal subjects in a high school, you also should have some related teaching experience under the similar curriculum.
The most basic qualification is that you are from a native-English speaking country.
You can take a DOS position, managing teachers and academic courses, marketing and etc.
That’s my opinion for those who want to get a high-paid ESL job in China!
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