About the Teaching Positions in China If you have a bachelor’s degree in Education or teaching related fields with two years’ teaching experiences and would like to participate in the adventure of a life time, you may want to consider applying for a teaching position in China through Marshall University’s Appalachians Abroad Teach in China Program (AATC). The Appalachians Abroad Teach in China Program has established relationships with numerous universities and K-12 schools in the People’s Republic of China who regularly host AATC participants to come and teach English as a foreign language or subject areas. These one and two-year teaching positions usually begin in late August. An optional On-Line TEFL training course is available at our partnership discounted price with International TEFL Academy to prepare you with English as a Foreign Language teaching skills. You will also be required to attend a 4-5 day orientation program in late August in Shanghai, China before you start your teaching assignment at your host school. In the orientation program, you will learn some basic tips of living and working in China to start you on your journey. The Orientation Program in late August is held in a hotel or on a school campus in Shanghai. There is no extra cost for the orientation program in Shanghai.