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Q: I am 63 years old. Can I work teaching english in China?

1 year 47 weeks ago in  Teaching & Learning - Guangzhou

 
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No. The law clearly states that 60 is the maximum. 

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Not legally, because you can't get Health Insurance ..., which is mandatory for Z/Working permit.

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It also depends on your citizenship, I guess. I had a Japanese colleague who was 65 and the school made him a work visa somehow

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Assuming your name is Monica Hewitt, meaning you are a native teacher of English, I am positive you can find a job as a teacher of English. There are several job ads that require teachers with maximum of 50 or 60, even 65 years of age. Indeed, anywhere around China. Keep seeking that job, and based on your credentials, educational and professional background, I hope you will find it. I am sure that at least in kindergartens, you might be able to get a teaching position. Go for it and let us know when you suceeded. All the best to your endeavor!

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Come to China at age 63? Are you a glutton for punishment?

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No. The law clearly states that 60 is the maximum. 

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