Managing Culture Shock When Working Abroad

By Will Perrins Moving overseas to teach is one of the most unique and exciting experiences youโ€™ll have. Not only does it give you the opportunity to attain and enhance an employable skill set, including the ability to adapt to new surroundings and work flexibility in a cross-cultural environment, it provides a chance to learn …

 

2 Amazing Years Teaching English in China

โ— Teaching Location: Guangzhou, China โ— Type of Teaching Job: Kindergarten โ— Student Age Group: Kids โ— Monthly Salary: 11,000 RMB ($1,600 USD) โ— Monthly Rent: Included! โ— Living Arrangement: 2-bedroom apartment โ— Monthly Savings: $750-$1,000 USD โ— Contract Bonuses: Housing, lunches, end of contract bonus By Quincy Smith I spent 2 years teaching English …

An Australian Teaching English in Fuzhou, China

โ— Teaching Location: Fuzhou, China โ— Type of Teaching Job: Kindergarten to mid-teens โ— Student Age Group: 4-16 โ— Monthly Salary: 7,000 RMB to start (~$1,000 USD), 9,900 RMB by end of year (~1,400 USD) โ— Monthly Rent: 2,000 RMB (~$290 USD) extra provided by company for apartment โ— Living Arrangement: 2 bedroom shared apartment …

Experiences Teaching English at a University in Shanghai

โ— Teaching Location: Shanghai, China โ— Type of Teaching Job: University (undergraduate/graduate) โ— Student Age Group: Young adults and post-graduate students โ— Monthly Salary: 26,000 RMB (~$3,700 USD) โ— Monthly Rent: 9,000 RMB (~$1,300 USD) โ— Living Arrangement: 1 Bedroom Apartment in the Former French Concession โ— Monthly Savings: ~15,000 RMB (~$2,100 USD) โ— Contract …

Teaching English in China: The March of the Volunteers

โ— Teaching Location: Nanjing, China โ— Type of Teaching Job: High School โ— Student Age Group: Teens โ— Monthly Salary: 16,500 RMB (~$2,400 USD) โ— Monthly Rent: 0 โ— Living Arrangement: 1-bedroom apartment โ— Monthly Savings: 10,000 RMB (~$1,500 USD) โ— Contract Bonuses: 8,000 RMB (~1,200 USD) for airfare, 3,500 RMB (~$500 USD per month …