Far East, China
Explore the criss-crossing canals and stone bridges, where red-lanterns hang from ancient pavilions. Step inside temples that have stood for a thousand years.
Stroll in the famed Classical Gardens of Suzhou, which have grown all over the city from 600BC through Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties.
With 2500 years of history, Suzhou is now one of the most highly-developed and prosperous cities in China. Its impressive skyline gives a tantalizing view of all the
city has to offer - a multitude of cuisines, bars and nightlife, and endless options for entertainment.
With around one month's holiday in winter and 1-2 months' summer holiday, teaching in a Suzhou public school leaves ample time for travelling and provides an
attractive salary on which do so. Your priority will be inspiring your students to love English. Should you choose to work with younger children, your classes will mainly
consist of playing games, singing songs and reading stories. With older students, you will open their minds to Western culture and fuel their thinking with debates.
Your whole class will be taught in English, though you will have a Chinese teaching assistant with you to help with classroom management and give translations where
Suzhou public schools offer: