6-Month Work Visa Teaching

Earn USD 1,000 per month teaching English in China on a work visa. Accommodation, meals, and completion bonus included.


It only takes 5 minutes, no commitment required.

Get Paid To Teach And Discover China

Packing up your life and moving to China may seem crazy, but we think it’s a great way to try something new. Whether you’re a recent university graduate with no teaching experience or a qualified teacher who just needs a change, we have positions available in hundreds of schools across China to match your skillset and experience.

5 reasons to try teaching in China

5 reasons to try teaching in China

  1. It’s affordable: Our program is one of the cheapest ways to discover China.
  2. Challenge yourself: Test-drive your skills in a new and totally different environment.
  3. Enhance your CV: Experience in a global superpower like China is valued by employers around the world. Make sure to pick up some Mandarin during your time here as well!
  4. Build your professional network: teachers are highly regarded in China. Make valuable connections amongst colleagues, parents, and school leadership.
  5. Plan for the future: You will receive a generous monthly salary and completion bonus. Your accommodation and meals are provided. No excuse not to start saving!



Program Snapshot


Orientation to teaching in China in Beijing


Teaching placement in a Chinese school


Program Duration: 6 months


Program Start Dates: January and August


All accommodation and meals included


RMB 6,500 per month salary, completion bonus

Program Structure


  • Location: Beijing
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Get ready for life and teaching in China
  • Get to know the ImmerQi staff
  • Establish communication channels
  • Discover Beijing – one tour day of the city!
  • Try Chinese food with a tasty welcome meal

Teaching Placement

  • Locations: Placements available in Guangdong Province
  • Duration: One semester (about 4.5 months)
  • Types of schools available: Private and public schools, training centres, international schools
  • Age groups available: Kindergarten, Primary School, Middle School, High School

After The Program

  • Location: Anywhere you want!
  • Duration: time left on visa (+/- one month)
  • Possibility of a full-time job offer: Negotiate a new contract with your school Most schools will want to keep you on!
  • Travel: Use the time left on your visa to explore China or travel the rest of Asia!



Program Highlights



Teaching position in a Chinese school

Work visa assistance

Pre-departure support

Airport pickup

3-day orientation in Beijing

Transfer to placement

RMB 6,500 per month salary (approx. USD 1,000)

RMB 6,500 completion bonus (approx. USD 1,000)

Accommodation - private room in shared apartment

3 meals per day on working days

Negotiate a full-time job offer at end of the program

24/7 onshore support from us!




China is one of the most diverse countries in the world in both culture and scenery. You can literally be lying on a tropical beach one day, riding through the desert on a camel the next, and climbing snow-capped mountains the day after that. Every province has its own unique landmarks, speciality foods and traditions. Read up on our program location and make sure you plan lots of travel on the weekends to make the most of your time here!



  • Don’t usually require a fee for students to attend.
  • Little to no foreigners working there
  • English is a fairly new subject


  • Require a yearly or semester fee
  • Teaching English is a priority
  • Other foreigners work at the school
  • Many private schools are boarding


  • Focus on intensive English tuition
  • Classes take place after school and on weekends
  • Classes are smaller and organised based on ability, not age


  • Require a yearly or semester fee
  • Other foreigners work at the school
  • Many are boarding schools
  • Use a foreign curriculum and promote international education

Age Groups

Do you enjoy repeatedly singing ‘Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes’? Or are you more suited to dealing with pumped up teenagers? Select the age group that is most suited to your skills and experience. We offer positions in Kindergarten, Primary School, Middle School, and High School.

3 - 6 Years Old

7 - 12 Years Old

13 - 18 Years Old



Program Eligibility


Bachelor’s degree


Aged 20-50


Native English speaker


TEFL Certificate


OR two years teaching experience

Native English Countries

  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland
  • Australia
  • New Zealand

Don't have a TEFL?

We can help! Ask us about our TEFL options when you apply!



 Application Deadline
Program Start DateProgram Completion
Winter 2019 IntakeNovember 23 2018February 11 2019July 15 2019
Summer 2019 IntakeMay 31 2019August 26 2019January 15 2020
 Program Start Date
Winter 2018 IntakeFebruary 23 2018
Summer 2018 IntakeAugust 26 2018

Meet the Team

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.


Application Process

Thinking About Applying?

It only takes 5 minutes! No commitment required. We’ll be in touch with lots of information and the opportunity to ask a million questions.