Most contracts will be 1 to 2 years standard, and it’s possible that you won’t like the situation. Anything from culture shock, language barrier, your students, and more can affect you longevity in China. Within each contracts, there will be a clause that states that you’ll need to give anywhere from 30 to 90 days notice of your exit. This will allow the proper procedures to be completed including resident permit, visa, and etc. You are going to be on an adventure so all the times won’t be good times, but don’t give up. After day one, you’ll get acclimated and you’ll feel more comfortable by the day.
If you’re having difficulties with your school, get in touch with your placement consultant at TN so we can try to smooth things out either at that school or find you a more suitable placement.