Recognised by many as the birthplace of Chinese civilization, Xi’an is one of China’s most historical and interesting cities popular among domestic and international tourists alike. Owing to its role as capital city of 13 different dynasties, Xi’an is said to tell the story of Chinese history, reminders of which can be found around the city. Aside from being home to one of China’s top tourist attractions, the Terracotta Army, the city boasts numerous other sights, delicious local cuisine and a buzzing city centre.
Choose to teach in Xi’an, and you’ll join a friendly team of foreigners and locals working for a longstanding company that has been in business for several years.
Teaching in Xi’an
Our Xi’an placements are with a private school, meaning that teachers will usually work over weekends and receive two days off during the week. Hours tend to be between 15:00 – 21:00 hours on these days, and classes are formed of up to 15 students of varying ages, but similar abilities. Though you can specify a preferred age group, teachers in Xi’an will be required to teach a range of ages, giving you well-rounded experience.
You will be expected to follow a structured curriculum, designed by the school, but you will have plenty of opportunity to use your imagination and creativity to make things memorable and fun. Ongoing training and support is provided, and those who perform well will get a chance to progress to other roles in the business.
Our Xi’an placement offers a net salary of around 9,000 RMB per month, medical insurance, flight reimbursement, and teaching modules to help you progress. Salary level may differ depending on your experience.
You will need a TEFL qualification before starting your contract. If you don’t already have one, the school will offer this course free of charge before you start your placement.
Our partner school in Xi’an offers all teachers free accommodation within a shared apartment as part of the teaching contract. Apartments are comfortable and equipped with all essential amenities and a western toilet. Should you wish to find your own accommodation in Xi’an, your school will help you find somewhere suitable, and they will offer a monthly accommodation allowance to put towards your rent. Rental prices of apartments in Xi’an range between 2,000 – 4,000 RMB per month.