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The Online and Overseas Teacher

Updated: July, 2019

About The Online and Overseas Teacher

We are The-online-teacher.co.uk a UK company based out of Canterbury. We use or network of approved Online and China based schools to offer you exceptional employment opportunities in the field of education. Our goal is to make global education more accessible and diverse as well as to create a more internationally minded world by giving our students in Asia access to bright, enthusiastic graduates who want to teach and learn about China and its culture.

We are English. We are a UK company with headquarters in Canterbury, Kent.

We operate In China. We have an office in central China that you will be able to contact at any time during your placement abroad.

What makes us different

We are a company run by ex-overseas teachers and we know exactly what applicants need to live a happy, safe and confortable life in China.

We provide incredibly comprehensive employment contracts to make that happen, most include:

  • TEFL
  • Flights
  • Housing
  • Language lessons
  • Paid visa
  • Training
  • Constant assistance outside the classroom
  • Constant assistance in the classroom

When you apply to teach with us via www.the-online-teacher.co.uk, you are applying to a group of schools, online and in China, that have been selected on the basis that they are capable of providing an excellent working experience and a comprehensive employment package. We audit all the schools we work with to ensure they comply to British employment standards.

All our staff are well acquainted with our schools and they know what it means to be a teacher in China. When you apply through us we will be by your side to answer your questions and address your concerns.


Any applicant who has graduated and who speaks English as their mother tongue may apply through us to teach in China.

Any job that you obtain through us will have been vetted and audited to ensure that the hiring company complies with western employment standards. You will also receive the following:

A salary that is at least 10% above market standard for the area it is located in. Between 15,000 and 30,000 RMB per month depending on the location of the job and your credentials. This is about £1,700 - £3,400/month, however, due to China's purchasing power parity this salary has far more utility than it would in a European nation or the USA.

Many of our positions will provide:

  • A free TEFL paid up-front
  • Free flights to China paid up-front
  • A free, fully furnished, private apartment.
  • Free Mandarian lessons
  • Paid visa
  • Intensive training in China to become a teacher before teaching
  • Airport pickup, city orientation and cultrual assymilation introductions
  • A co-teacher who speaks both English and Chinese who will work with you both within and outside the classroom setting

Online (After you receive your undergraduate degree)

  • Work from home
  • Set your own schedule
  • Earn between £14 - £17 per hour

Online (Before you receive your undergraduate degree)

  • Work from home
  • Set your own schedule
  • Earn between £7- £10

Work sectors

teaching and education



Contact details

00 44 789 699 4500
ADM Computing Building
Chaucer Rd

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