Compensation

Compensation

Teachers in the EEPIC program enjoy

  • 6000 RMB relocation allowance
  • Fully paid medical insurance
  • Fully paid accommodation
  • Daily meals at school cafeteria
  • Fully paid vacation days + 2 month summer + 1 month winter vacation each academic year

Since the school cover your apartment, meals, insurance and commute fair, what you make is basically what you save at the end of the month.


 

Salary Calculator

Your pay will be calculated according to EEPIC salary guidance, and is based on your teaching experience and degree level. The contrubuting factors are

  • TEFL/TESOL/CELTA certificate
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education / major in Teaching, TESOL, Second Language Studies, or Education
  • Teacher’s license
  • Years of teaching experience
  • Years of service with EEPIC

EEPIC teachers enjoy free health insurance, free accommodation, daily meals at school cafeteria(or meal allowance depending on your placement school) and fully paid natioanl holidays.


 

Benefits List

All EEPIC teachers enjoy free health insurance, free accommodation, daily meals at school cafeteria, fully paid vacation days and summer&winter vacation each academic year. The following is a break-down of all the benefits:

  • Accommodation

Accommodation is arranged at a school-owned/rented house/apartment/studio-type room specifically designated for teachers. It is within walking distance to campus. (Note that in some rare cases, your accommodation will be out of walking distance in which you will need to take a bus from and to work. If so, you will be given a monthly bus/metro pass card for your work day commute)

  1. Basic facilities include: a bed, a table and chairs, a wardrobe, a electric stove, a refrigerator, a washing machine, a microwave oven, and a TV set.
  2. Utilities is partially covered with a reimbursement limit, the cost over that limit will be paid by EEPIC teacher
  3. Maintenance/Cleanning fees are not covered and are the responsibility of the EEPIC teacher.
  4. Due to variations in housing costs in different regions of China, the size and location of the supplied housing can vary from school to school.
  5. If housing is unavailable, a monthly rent allowance of RMB 1,000 will be provided by your school, in lieu of free housing.

 

  • Year End Bonus

After the satisfactory completion of your EEPIC contract year, you will be entitled a performance bonus of 6,000 RMB. This is fully paid after completion of your contract. You will need to meet the expectations and KPI standards set by the school and ISAC Office.

  • Vacation

EEPIC teacher are entitled to a vacation period of a total of fifty (50) working days during the Term of the Employment. including thirty five (35) working days during the summer break and fifteen (15) working days during the winter break respectively; You will also have 5 sick days off, plus all national holidays and Christmas off.

  1. There are a total of 13 national holidays in China
  2. School holidays vary between schools
  3. The winter break begins 2 weeks before the Chinese New Year, and ends about another two weeks after the Chinese New Year. Most EEPIC teachers travel or visit their family during that time. You get fully paid during the winter break.
  4. The summer break begins on July 1st and ends on Aug 31st.
  5. At some ISAC schools, there will be some summer camps; there will be compensation for that part to add on top of your salary.

 

2018/ 2019 China Public Holiday Calendar

Holiday Name2018 Date2018 Holiday
New Year's DayJan. 1Dec. 30 2017 - Jan. 1 2018
Chinese New YearFeb. 16Feb. 15 - 21
Qingming FestivalApr. 5Apr. 5 - 7
Labour DayMay 1Apr. 29 - May 1
Dragon Boat FestivalJun. 18Jun. 16 - 18
Mid-Autumn DaySep. 24Sep. 22 - 24
National DayOct. 1Oct. 1 - 7

 

  • Meal Allowance

There are some EEPIC schools which do not provide lunch/dinner dinning on campus. For teachers being placed to these schools, there will be meal allowance 25 RMB per day

 

  • Travel Allowance

Orientation Travel Allowance: 500 RMB


 

Salary Calculator

  • Base Salary
LevelRequirementsMonthly Pay (thousand RMB)
Metropolitan CitiesProvincial Cities
Tier 1 cityTier 2 cityProvincial major cityOther Provincial cities
9

After 2 years as a Level 8 with the renewing contract

1919.52020.5
8After 2 years as a Level 7 with the renewing contract

OR

Hired as Academic Director

1717.51818.5
7A recommendation by the superintendent or school principal of a current school (public or private) where applicant has taught English (at the same school) for at least eight (8) full years + (Level 2 Requirements)

OR

After 1 year as a Level 6 with the renewing contract

OR

Hired as Team Lead of Foreign teachers

1616.51717.5
6A recommendation by the superintendent or school principal of a current school (public or private) where applicant has taught English (at the same school) for at least four (4) full years +

OR

After 1 year as a Level 5 with the renewing contract

1515.51616.5
5A recommendation by the superintendent or school principal of a current school (public or private) where applicant has taught English (at the same school) for at least two (2) full years + (Level 2 Requirements)

OR

After 1 year as a Level 4 with the renewing contract

1414.51515.5
42 years full-time teaching experience + (Level 2 Requirements)

OR

After 1 year as a Level 3 with the renewing contract

13.51414.515
31 year full-time teaching experience + (Level 2 Requirements)

OR

After 1 year as a Level 1/2 with the renewing contract

1313.51414.5
2Bachelor's degree + TEFL/TESOL/CELTA (Level 2 Requirements)12.51313.514
1

Bachelor's degree in any discipline without TEFL/TESOL/CELTA

1212.51313.5

 

*If you have a Bachelor's degree in Education / major in Teaching, TESOL, Second Language Studies, or Education, you do not need a TEFL/TESOL/CELTA to match the level that requires it.

*Your Years of Experience should be submited together with the recommendation/reference letter from the superintendent or school principal of your serviced school.

  • Tier 1 cities include Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen
  • Tier 2 cities include Chengdu, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Tianjin, Nanjing, Chongqing, Xiamen, Zhengzhou, Fuzhou
  • Tier 3 cities include Quanzhou, Nanchang, Jiaxing, Kunming, Guizhou, Changzhou, Haikou, Sanya
  • Tier 4 cities include Daye, Zhuzhou, Huizhou, Hengyang, Liupanshui etc.