Teaching in china

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Whether you’re an experienced teacher or just looking to travel, Shane English has the perfect teaching position for you. Like so many before, you may find teaching to be an undiscovered passion. Indeed, many of our current teachers who came to China solely for the purpose of travel, fell in love with the culture and its people. At Shane English, we present you with the wonderful opportunity to explore this country through the eyes of our amazing students.

A Home Away From Home - more...

Moving away from your home and everything you know can be very exciting but daunting at the same time. From the moment you arrive in China, Shane is ready to make your stay as pleasant as possible. We have a dedicated staff that will ensure your that stay with us is a memorable experience. Our teachers are ready to take you out and help you settle into your new environment.

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Serious About Education

Shane English has delivered quality education to an incredible number of students from the very beginning. We have been at the forefront of the development of teaching resources and have been publishing our own books for decades. We are always striving to improve our service to give students the best value education.

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Which age groups do you teach?

At Shane English, we teach students of all ages. The vast majority of our students are between the ages of 3 and 16. Our teachers are comfortable with all age groups and will generally have a mix of classes.


What are my teaching hours?

You are contracted to work an average of 20-25 teaching hours. Contact hours will depend on your individual school and sometimes the time of the year. Most schools will run special courses during the summer and winter school breaks. Shane English schools don't usually have office hours beyond the hours you are contracted to teach.


How long are the classes?

For our very young learners, classes are usually 1 hour long. For the older students, classes are 90 minutes long. 


How many students are there per class?

At Shane English learning centers, class sizes won’t exceed 16 students. On average, there are about ten students per classes. We also offer one to one classes and teach at other locations like kindergartens and public schools where classes average about 30 students.


Does the school have a set curriculum?

We provide teachers with a full curriculum, the necessary books, materials and course guides to ensure that lesson planning is as easy as possible.


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People Are Our Business

Shane English is a fast expanding global company that offers opportunities in some of the most fascinating and exciting cultures in the world. At the same time, we have held on to what makes this company special: honesty, loyalty and a dedication to the staff that continues to build this company. In this multi-cultural company you can meet people from every corner of the world. We are also committed to developing your full potential as a teacher and opportunities for advancement is readily available for those who wish to pursue them.

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