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English Tutor in China

If you've always wanted to travel to China and get work experience in a dynamic country, then the English tutor in China program is a great opportunity for you. In this program, we will help match you with host families in China who are looking for private tutors to assist their children in learning English. You will live with the family and help provide their child with a native English speaking environment. In addition, you can create your own tutoring course and assist on homework. This internship program will give you an opportunity to immerse yourself in Chinese culture as well as improve your knowledge of China, all the while earning money and getting work experience.


Program Eligibility

To be eligible for this program, you'll need to meet the following requirements:

  • College degree or above ( Students currently in college are accepted )

  • Has teaching experience

  • No major health problems

  • Clear criminal record

  • Open to learning a new culture and language


Program Duration

Program duration is typically three to six months (for example, during summer break). Contract can be renewed for longer terms according to mutual agreement.


Program Benefit

The English tutor program is a cultural exchange program. It is a great opportunity to visit China and to learn Chinese language and culture. As a tutor you will have a wonderful time living and travelling in China. In addition, this program will provide you with valuable work experience that will help bolster your resume. Compensation and benefits for the program are as follows:

  • Free room and board

  • You will earn a monthly stipend of RMB 1,200 Yuan (about $193.5, subject to change)

  • You will earn an airfare subsidy of RMB 1,000 (about $161.2) Yuan per month

  • International health and accident insurance covering you from the time you leave your country until you return home

  • Four credit hours of Chinese classes per week

  • Full assistance with visa application and extension in China

  • Free pick up at the airport

  • Counselors will assist you throughout your stay

  • Various cultural activities organized by the sponsoring agency


Participating in the English tutor program will provide many additional benefits such as:

  • Making international friends

  • Live as a family member with a Chinese host family and enjoy an authentic experience in China

  • Enjoy authentic Chinese food

  • Improve your Chinese and learn Chinese culture

  • Gain maturity and confidence


What Do English Tutor Do?

Education is a great concern for most Chinese parents, and learning English is considered to be a very important task for young students. However, it is challenging for students to truly grasp the language from schoolwork since there are limited opportunities to actually use English in daily life. Across the Seas help match fluent native English speakers with families in China who wants to build an English speaking environment for their children. As an English tutor, your primary responsibilities are as follows:

  • Teach English: Help the host family's child learn English. The focus is on conversation fluency, pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary building. You may have to build your own curriculum

  • Homework assistance: You may have formal school work to assist with

  • Culture exchange: Share American culture with the host family while learning Chinese culture from them


Working Hours and Off Days

Tutors will work no more than eight hours per day, up to a maximum of thirty hours per week. In addition, the tutor is entitled to no less than one and a half personal days per week, including at least one full weekend per month. Finally, the tutor is entitled to three days paid holiday every three months, and seven days for every six months.



Each participant is obligated to attend a mandatory orientation upon arrival in China. Several subjects are covered during the orientation, but the main topics are:

  • General information about the China, such as living conditions, life styles, cultural similarities & differences

  • General information about the host company and region or city

  • Performance and behavior expectations of the host company or host family

  • Responsibilities as an English tutor


Start Application Now !

If you're interested in the program, please download the application form, fill it out and send to info@acrosstheseas.com. Please submit the form at least two months in advance before you want to travel to China. Thanks!

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