Kindergarten Schools

overview

Kindergarten schools are reliable and overseen by large agencies, who have been approved by the government. Kindergarten schools are great for high energy applicants who enjoy working with younger students, but want an easier workload. 

To qualify, applicants must hold a passport and a Bachelor degree (in any discipline) from the US, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, or South Africa. 

QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor Degree in any discipline and a 120 Hour TEFL are required.

Classes/week

Kindergarten teachers teach around 8-15 classes per week

Vacation time/12 month contract

2-3 months of vacation (includes national holidays)

Vacation is either fully paid or paid 50%

General benefits

Low teaching hours and generous vacation time

Weekday schedule, free evenings & weekends. Know your city in advance.

Potential concerns

Students are very young and position requires high energy

Salary

$1500-$2250 USD per month

Contract completion bonus

$750-$1200 USD

Hours at school per week

30-35 hour per week

daily schedule

Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, 1 hour lunch break

lesson planning

Teachers create lessons, with guidance

Housing

Either free housing on campus, free shared housing, or a housing allowance of $450 USD

Flight

One way flight to China (reimbursed) or flight allowance

Visa Expense support

Varies by school

Medical check on arrival

Paid by school

Number of Students/class

Usually around 6-15 student per class

Start Dates

Year round, but mostly March 1st & Sept. 1st

Medical Insurance

Free (with social insurance)

Housing deposit

2 months rent if you receive allowance

Policy for unmarried couples

Kindergartens are very open to hiring couples

Partners may work at 2 schools in the same district

Shared apartment 

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