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Teaching Nomad has partnered with schools in almost every province throughout China. From North to South, East to West, there are hundreds and hundreds of locations. Our partners include some of the largest private English language schools in the world, smaller locally owned schools, foreign language schools, universities and international schools. While some schools specialize in offering courses that cater to educating young learners, others are more focused on providing training programs geared towards young adults and the business community. We strive to partner with a large variety of schools to provide teaching jobs that fit everyone's desires. Our teaching positions fit into 4 categories:


These jobs are typically at prestigious International schools in modern cities. Teachers are needed for all subjects, the school year runs from September - June but hiring starts very early. Teaching certification from your home country or state along with 3 - 5 years experience is required. Remuneration is highly competitive with salaries ranging from CNY18,000 - 40,000/month. Plus full expat packages including housing subsidy, insurance, flights & bonuses. These schools often require a 2 year commitment.

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Jobs in this category can vary greatly and include private English language training centers for both children or adults as well as foreign language schools requiring instruction in specific subjects. Positions are available in modern cities as well as more authentic settings. 1 - 2+ years of classroom teaching experience of some kind is required. Remuneration is very competitive and provides a fantastic standard of living, salaries range between CNY8,000 - 16,000/month + expat packages that can include, flights, insurance, housing subsidy & bonuses.

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Teaching Nomad has great jobs for teachers just starting out. Positions in this category are usually private English language training centers for kids or adults, preschools or Universities. Positions are available in modern cities as well as more authentic settings. Some positions require a minimum of TESOL/TEFL certification while others will be happy to train you on the job. Remuneration is good and will certainly cover your cost of living. Salaries range from CNY5,000 - 10,500 + benefits that can include, free or subsidized housing, insurance, flights & bonuses.

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Happy Teaching Nomads

  • Kimmi, USA  Placed in Shanghai

    Kimmi, USA Placed in Shanghai

    I truly appreciate all the work that Teaching Nomad did upon arriving to Shanghai. Teaching Nomad helped with everything else once I landed, from paperwork to directions. Everyone at the agency is wonderful and extremely helpful and welcoming.
  • Rafael, USA  Placed in Shanghai

    Rafael, USA Placed in Shanghai

    Teaching Nomad was by far the easiest process I have gone through. I was able to get all the information I needed to continue with the job application. It was quick, efficient, friendly, and effective (I got the job).
  • Andrew, USA  Placed in Shanghai

    Andrew, USA Placed in Shanghai

    I didn't know what professionalism was until I started working with Teaching Nomad. They have always responded to my questions and comment promptly and in a friendly manner. With Teaching Nomad I have truly found my dream contract.
  • Elsie,SA  Placed in Shanghai

    Elsie,SA Placed in Shanghai

    Teaching Nomad helped me at a time in my life when I needed to make a positive career move. They helped me find a position in which I feel challenged, motivated and where I have the opportunity to develop my skills and knowledge as a teacher.
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Teaching Nomad is your connection to teaching in Asia & The Middle East! We are a western owned and operated teacher placement agency with offices in Denver & Shanghai. We take a lot of pride in connecting teachers with great teaching opportunities.


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