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.
A Bachelor Degree in any discipline and a 120 Hour TEFL are required.
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%
Low teaching hours and generous vacation time
Weekday schedule, free evenings & weekends. Know your city in advance.
Students are very young and position requires high energy
$1500-$2250 USD per month
Contract completion bonus
Hours at school per week
30-35 hour per week
Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, 1 hour lunch break
Teachers create lessons, with guidance
Either free housing on campus, free shared housing, or a housing allowance of $450 USD
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
Year round, but mostly March 1st & Sept. 1st
Free (with social insurance)
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