Wechat is a multifunctional social app similar to Facebook and WhatsApp. Among its various purposes, there is a ’Wallet’ button that allows users to pay for several different items through the app, including cinema tickets, hailing taxis and group discount deals. This works with Chinese debit or credit cards, and some foreign Visa, Mastercard, or JCB cards (if you’ve got this to work with a foreign card, please let us know!)
Whether you’re a new teacher looking to build your experience, or a seasoned veteran looking for a new adventure, teaching in China can be a great step in your career. But what does it take, exactly, to land a teaching job in the Middle Kingdom?
Home to more than 300 million English students and the world’s fastest growing economy, China represents the largest and one of the most lucrative teaching markets in the world. But just what are the options for foreign teachers looking to work in this dynamic country? We’ve compiled a list of the many options that job seekers will have when looking to teach in China. (Be sure to also read our breakdown of the Requirements to Teach in China)