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Academics In Asia

Entry Level English Teacher in China -

Academics In Asia
China, California, (Any Country)

Date Posted: 06/23/2017
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Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Join our family of 195 expats (135 teachers, 10 administrators, 10 non-working spouses and 40 children) working at a university in Central China.

We eat, work and play together during the 10 month school year.


10 Entry Level English for an American-style University in China. 


We have 7 openings for Fall 2017! Deadline is July 1st to apply at

Have you ever said you would be willing to serve overseas? Would you like to join a large Christian community overseas?

Let us help you visualize what it would be like:


We are interested in people with a variety of backgrounds, but we prefer those with a college degree, who love travel, are flexible and enjoy mentorship. Teaching experience is not required.

BA Degree is minimum requirement. If you don't have teaching experience, we will refer you to an online TESOL training class for 120 hours of training so that you will qualify to teach overseas.


These are the current job openings we have:


Apply by ASAP for Fall Jobs (but the earlier you apply the more likely you will get a job offer): 


Email me if you would like more info. (

Qualifications: You don't have to have formal teaching experience. This is a great opportunity for those who would love to travel, mentor, and touch lives in China through teaching.  Learn more at:


If you do have teaching experience, you are qualified for higher paying jobs. 


Sias International University (SIAS) provides one of the smoothest transitions into the Chinese culture as you join a university that caters to their 160 foreign faculty. AIA is the official recruiting brance for SIAS. 

Each year we hire 20 New Career Professional Teachers & 30 Conversational English Teachers at SIAS University (See Pictures of the SIAS Campus:

Apply by ASAP for Fall Jobs (but the earlier you apply the more likely you will get a job offer):

Approximately 55 of our 140  foreign faculty teach Oral English classes which are offered for Freshman and Sophomores. Every year we hire about 20 new Oral English Faculty. If you come with a spouse, he/she may be able to teach one of these classes. Families encouraged to join our faculty! We have 11 families on staff with children. Learn more: Other partner schools are looking to us for teachers, too. Learn more at


  • Airfare to China  
  • Return Airfare - with completed one year contract  
  • Medical Care Allowance  
  • Accident Insurance  
  • Apartment:
    (family housing apartments are larger, request pictues if you are a family)  
  • Internet and Utilities Paid  
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Free Chinese Lessons  
  • Starting salaries range from 4,500 - 9,500 RMB a month depending on degree attained and other factors, with annual raises. Higher salary for higher degrees. (In 10 months its possible to save $2000-4000 USD). Use this tool to estimate your savings: 

Professional Requirements:

  • Oral English Teachers need a BA Degree and TESOL Certificate or BA and 2 years teaching experience. Higher salary for higher degrees. FYI, if you don't have a TESOL Certificate thats not a problem. TESOL Certificate is 120 Hours, can be done online and costs $250.
  • Professional or informal teaching experience preferred.  
  • Desire to interact in a cross-cultural setting.  
  • Willingness to learn and develop teaching with excellence.  

Moral Requirements:

  • Ability to work with a myriad of people from different cultures and backgrounds.
  • Willingness to enter into a foreign country with patience and diligence.  
  • Commitment to integrity and a heart of servant-leadership.  

Social Requirements:

  • You will be living in a community for 150 Foreigners with 120-300 impressionable students looking up to you as a role model. 
  • You will be expected to have interpersonal skills, be a team player, and realize life in China requires flexibility.


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