(UK) +44 (0) 161 818 2191 (USA) +1 209 348 9814

  1. Home
  2. TEFL Jobs
  3. Teach in China
  4. China EIP program

China EIP program

Apply now!

Earn a great salary with free apartment and teach on a government sponsored English Immersion Primary Program under the Ministry of Education of China.

Chinese TempleNo Program Fee

Apply today for amazing China teaching jobs

8 Great Reasons to Join the EIP Program

  • Earn a good local salary
  • Free, furnished apartment close to your school
  • Teach in the historic, bustling downtown area of Beijing city
  • Great teaching schedule with no weekend classes
  • Experience teaching TEFL in Beijing's top public primary schools
  • 16 hours teaching per week
  • Teach primary school students (7 – 12 year olds)
  • Live & teach in exciting Beijing city!

Chinese kids

Salary & Benefits

  • RMB 6,000 per month based on a 16-hour weekly teaching load
  • 10 month contract
  • Reimbursed international airfare (up to RMB 8,000)
  • Accommodation
  • Paid vacation
  • National holidays
  • Free accident insurance coverage (teachers required to take out their own medical insurance)
  • Visas: Sponsorship of "Z" or "F" visa.
  • Airport pickup upon arrival
  • Full teaching curriculum provided

For teachers who would prefer to teach more hours, a teaching schedule of 22 hours per week can be arranged with monthly salary of RMB 12,000. Please note, with this contract option, accommodation would not be provided although support is given for finding an apartment.


  • Early September 2015 – Late June 2016

Locations for China teaching jobs

  • Government primary schools throughout Beijing city

Teaching in China - about the EIP Program

The EIP Program (English Immersion Primary) has been designed under the Ministry of Education for China. The aim is to give school children in leading public primary schools in Beijing the chance to acquire better English proficiency and increased knowledge of English-speaking countries, their people and cultures.

Temple sunsetEvery year, EIP invites native English speakers to teach English as a foreign language at program host schools throughout Beijing metropolitan city.

Applications are now open for the school year of 2015-16 (September 2015 -June 2016).

Applicants are encouraged to apply early due to a limited amount of placements.


  • Native speakers from USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia & New Zealand
  • 3 or 4 year bachelor’s degree
  • Teaching experience (at least one year)
  • 100+ hour TEFL certification

For applicants who need to complete a TEFL course in order to teach in China, we offer a 120 hour On-line TEFL qualification here.


What is TEFL?

TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language and once you have completed a TEFL qualification, you can teach ESL abroad in a wide variety of countries. There are a few different types of courses for teaching English in Asia, the UAE and many unique destinations, however TEFL and TESOL courses (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) are the most common.

How do I learn TEFL?

You can learn TEFL in a number of ways including university courses and even internships in various locations such as China and Argentina. English Language teaching allows you to broaden your horizons and gain experiences you will not find anywhere else. Learning TEFL will allow you to embark on various different adventures including teaching in Asia, South America and the Middle East and considering global language training is becoming increasingly popular, international schools are always crying out for additional ESL teachers.

Apply now to teach English in China!

Please just fill out the following application form and we will get right back to you.

Be the first to receive latest job opportunities, TEFL news and special offers direct to your inbox (it's free!)

Teacher Testimonials

"Moving to the other side of the world is pretty scary, but it made all the difference to know that Phil was there to offer advice at any time ..." Read more

Like us on Facebook

Gap Year Travel Insurance