We understand that it is important to consider the costs and benefits about working in China before making a decision.

Below an overview for each of the two programmes we offer.

Long-term paid teaching positions

Benefits

  • A salary of about £520-£1440 per month (depending on school type and location). Most teachers spend about half of that as the cost of living is much lower in China, so you will be able to save money every month
  • Free accommodation during your teaching placement
  • Flight reimbursement by the school. The amount of the reimbursement is specified in your contract with the school, in most cases it is 10,000 RMB
Cost Breakdown
Flight to China Approx. £550 (return flight). School offers a flight reimbursement upon completing the contract
Travel insurance Cover that includes hospitalisation and repatriation, approx. £270 for a year
Vaccinations (Hep A, Hep B, Typhoid) Most GP’s provide them free of charge
Programme fee If you are applying for a serviced programme £450 (February start) or £650 (August start)
Visa £151

Summer internships

Benefits

  • Pocket money of £140 per month
  • Free accommodation during your teaching placement
Cost Breakdown
Flight to China In summer flight prices vary, but approx.  £400- £800 (return flight, depending on airline)
Travel insurance Cover that includes hospitalisation and repatriation, approx. £50 for a month
Vaccinations (Hep A, Hep B, Typhoid) Most GP’s provide them free of charge
Programme fee £450
Visa £175