Get paid to teach. Travel China.

No prior teaching experience necessary.

Get TEFL qualified to become globally employable

Operating since 2005, with more than 3,700 alumni, Teach & Travel China is the country’s number one TEFL and teaching internship program. It continues to draw hundreds of aspiring teachers every year for the experience of a lifetime.

This program offers a unique opportunity to gain a globally recognised certification and a complete immersion experience into local Chinese society whilst working as an English teaching intern.

This program combines a 5 nights training and orientation China with a
semester teaching placement in a Chinese school


Program Snapshot

Training in Beijing & placement in one of 26 cities

Program Intake: January & August

Accommodation & meals provided

5 months

RMB 2,000 per month allowance

Completion bonus

Mandarin not required. Fluent English required

High school grad & above. 18-45 years of age


Teach & Travel China Course

Teach & Travel China combines a 5 nights training and orientation in China with a semester teaching placement in a Chinese school.

Online TEFL course

Pre-arrival courses to guide you to be a competent teacher

Training & Orientation

In country practical training and supervised by TEFL trainers

Teaching Internship

Semester placement in a local Chinese school as a teaching intern


Why teach in China?

Here are 6 compelling reasons to teach in China.

Trial your new career before you commit to it long-term

Test drive your knowledge and skills in a challenging, international environment

Enhance your CV in China, a market all multinationals have an interest in

Teaching in China

Build your professional network in a place that is encouraging innovation, research and entrepreneurship

Exposure to the Chinese business environment, customs and culture will help with future job searches

Travel while teaching and immerse yourself in China's culture, food and festivities


Price & Dates

TTC Program Fee

$ 1995 USD

  • Application Deadline Friday 26th July 2019

  • Arrival Date: Friday 23rd August 2019

  • Start Date: Wednesday 15th January 2020


Who looks after the program?

Our team will always be here to assist you throughout your ImmerQi journey

Ben Bray, Program Manager

Ben came to China in 2013 and taught in Sichuan through ImmerQi’s Teach & Travel China Program and holds a TEFL.

He is from Accrington UK and is a huge rugby fan and plays for the Beijing Ardvark rugby team on weekends. He holds a Bachelor of History and lived in NZ and Australia for working holidays.

His favourite food is hotdogs (a weekly staple for him in Beijing), is a heavy metal fan and plays the drums!

Matt Piechocki, Application Specialist

Matt is from Ohio, USA and first came to China in 2013 to undertake ImmerQi’s Teach & Travel China Program.

He holds a Bachelor of Film Studies and is a qualified TEFL teacher, he previously taught kindergarten and primary school in Guangdong and Taiwan.

He resides in Beijing and has a big interest in anything film related and speaks intermediate level Mandarin.

Lorcan O'Hara, Program Coordinator

Lorcan first came to China in 2014 to take part in ImmerQi’s Teach & Travel China Program.

He is from Tipperary, Ireland and has a keen interest in photography and travel.

He has taught TEFL to kindergarten and primary school students in Guangzhou and Taipei.

Get Started Today

  • Take your first step towards your teaching adventure in China!