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Business Teacher in China

Academics In Asia
China, China, (Any Country)

Date Posted: 03/23/2018
Categories: Administrative - Christian Teacher - Church/Ministry - Communications - Counseling - Education - Fundraising - Government/Policy - Hospitality - House Parent - Human Resources - Management - Missions/Domestic - Missions/Int. - Personal Services - Social Services - Translation/Linguistics - Transportation - Volunteer Positions
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are taking applications for Business Teachers for Fall 2018. The ideal candidate will have an MBA or an MA Degree.

Have you ever said you would be willing to serve overseas? Would you like to join a large Christian community overseas? You don't need teaching experience and no need to speak Chinese, we need your business and life experience! 

SIU offers a variety of academic courses, taught primarily through two departments: the School of Foreign Languages and School of Business (the School of International Education is a separate program offered through an American University).


Academic teachers prepare lectures and discussions for classes of 60 students on average, and multimedia classrooms are assigned for these courses.  The full-time teaching load for academics is 12 class hours a week, providing ample time for preparation and meeting with students.  Textbooks and other resources, including supervision, are provided. Applicants with corresponding degrees, teaching experience or work experience in an academic course discipline will be considered for openings.


We will not have confirmed openings for Fall until May, but we can discuss course options in an interview with you. Here are some of our courses that our Foreign Faculty teach at SIU: 

– Business Policy and Strategy
– Management Accounting
– International Settlements
– Business Negotiation and Skills
– Theory and Practice of Custom
– Strategic Management for Enterprises
– Futures Trading
– Corporate Governance
– Environmental Economics
– International logistics
– International Business Negotiation
– Currency Banking

See course descriptions here:


We are interested in people with a variety of backgrounds, but we are especially looking for those with experience or college degrees who love travel, are flexible and enjoy mentorship.

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.  


If you do have teaching experience, you are qualified for higher paying jobs. BA Degree is a minimum requirement. We are looking for people who desire to travel and have a heart to mentor students [teaching experience preferred, but not required]. 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.




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:


  • 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  
  • Stipends 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 it's possible to save $2000-4000 USD). Use this tool to estimate your savings:

Professional Requirements:

  • Business teachers should have a Masters Degree or 4+ years of business experience preferred. Oral English Teachers need a BA Degree and TESOL Certificate or BA and 2 years teaching experience. Higher salary for higher degrees.
  • Professional or informal teaching experience preferred.  If no teaching experience, SIU will pay for your online TEFL Certificate.
  • 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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We will interview til positions are filled. Early applicants will have more opportunities presented to them. 


Any questions? Visit our FAQ ( ) and PLEASE introduce yourself to us!

Email or Call Aaron at 209-877-7427