Managing Culture Shock When Working Abroad

By Will Perrins Moving overseas to teach is one of the most unique and exciting experiences you’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

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

Teaching English in China: Blog Story by Gayle Aggiss

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

Teaching English in China: Blog Story by Joshua M. Paiz

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

Teaching English in China: Blog Story by Dr. Rob Burton

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