March - May Applicants provide resume, application statement, letter of recommendation, personal photo, scanned copy of passport, degree certificate and TEFL/TESOL certificate, 2-3 minutes self introduction video.
April: ICEO screens all applications
April – May: ICEO provides placement information for interested applicants
Applicants sign work contract with host school
Applicants prepare the following documents for application of work permit in China and send the scan copies to ICEO:
1. Foreign Experts Working Permit Application Record if have
2. Foreigner Physical Examination Form
3. Back ground check record
4. TEFL certificate (for applicants who have less than two years’ working experience)
June: ICEO checks whether the documents meet the requirements and request to supplement and improve them as needed.
June-July: ICEO helps apply for application of work permit from Chinese government and send applicants “NOTIFICATION LETTER OF WORK PERMIT” via e-mail for their visa application from Chinese embassy.
Mid of July: Applicants apply for Z-visa (work visa) in Chinese Embassy.
End of July: Applicants make flight reservation and pack bags after visa processed.
August: Arrival in China and get pre-position training
Free airport pickup
Health check verification
ICEO purchases health insurance for all teachers
End of August: Foreign teachers arrive at host schools and the host school completes lodging registration for teachers.
ICEO prepares Foreigner’s Work Permit for all teachers