Teach Intern Volunteer Premium Package
By: Derek Capo
Next Step China's Premium Package service is for those who are seeking a high quality experience in China and a community with our other pariticpants in our program.
Please see below some of the additional features that we will include when you elect this option:
Teaching Salary Range of $2,000 to 2,500 USD + Minimum 25 Hours Teaching Placement Guaranteed
We guarantee at least $20 USD per hour, but range varies depending on your experience, schedule, and other factors.
Thirty Hours of Online Chinese Classes
Work with one of our professional tutors before or after you arrive in China by chatting online and learning Mandarin.
Orientations for Negotiating Effectively and Teacher Success
This is your opportunity to learn tips to avoid bad contracts, negotiate a higher salary, avoid visa issues, and more. This orientation is conducted live with a Teach in China Guru. Plus, learn how to teach different age groups, how to assess a student's English level, creating lessons plans, understanding cultural differences, and other general teaching tips.
Free TEFL Course and Discount on Chinese Classes
The 120-hour Teaching English as a Foreign Language online course is included in the price for this package, as well as a 10% discount on Chinese classes on-site or online.
Next Step China provides high quality accommodations in a Double Dorm, Single Dorm, Luxury Apartment (shared), Home Stay or Single Luxury Apartment. Each accommodation type provides safety and security.
Students participating in our NSC programs can familiarize themselves with the city and neighborhood they will be confucting their sessions or at or around our offices.
International Travel and Medical Insurance
This feature is not included in this package, however, can be purchased for as low as $99 USD a month.
Visa Application Assistance
To help you navigate the process of getting your visa, we will help acquire all the necessary documents.
Detailed Itinerary of your program
Before your arrival we will provide you with a detailed itinerary of your program so that there are no miscommunication issues on the date of your arrival and he few days thereafter.
NSC Pre-Travel Guide and Orientation
Before coming to China, participants of the Next Step China programs are curious to know what they need to bring before beginning their exciting program in China. Our fully comprehensive travel notes will cover questions such as safety, ways to get cheap airfare, things to expect, accommodation and money issues will be addressed in the travel notes provided prior to the departure of the participant.
NSC Insider’s Guide for China and the city of your program
Our program includes a useful Guidebook which will serve as an introduction and background for participants in our programs. It includes information on the history, culture, activities, and other forms of entertainment in Beijing and provides suggestions on places to go for sight-seeing and excursions. The book will also help participants get the most out of their stay in Beijing or Shanghai.
China Onsite Services:
Airport Pick + Dropoff
Part of Next Step China's service is to make you feel welcome the moment you arrive in China. Our driver and a staff member will be waiting to greet you at the airport. The car will chauffeur you to your apartment no matter what time of day you arrive to Beijing. Upon the completion of your program we will also drop you off at the airport to make sure you are home safe and sound!
Cell Phone with SIM card
Next Step China provides Chinese Mobile phone with some credits already in your SIM card so that you can make some local calls with your new friends in China. Our staff will give you the phone as soon as you arrive to Beijing programmed with all of our contact information and credits to use immediately.
Onsite Customer Service Support
Our team of trained and enthusiastic local and international staff wil help you with anything you need for a duration of 2 days. After this you should be well on your way!
Set Up China Bank Account
To make finances easier, Next Step China will help you set up your Chinese bank account. We can also convert your cash from home into Chinese RMB and show you how to use the ATMs.
Meet your new friends in the best way possible. In the first week of your arrival you will be invited out to dinner by us to meet other Next Step China participants.
Map, City Guide and Phrase Book
The Chinese Phrasebook is for those who are interested in having a crash course in communicating in Chinese. It cannot take the place of formal lessons but it will definitely help participants get by.