Au Pair and Study Mandarin in China



IENA’s Au Pair in China Program combines travel, child care, English tutoring and Mandarin classes in Shanghai: The Ultimate East-Meets-West Metropolis!

Location of host families: Shanghai, Beijing, Chongqing, Hangzhou and Tianjin, China
Program Length: 3-12 months
Your role: Provide 30 hours of English tutoring and childcare per week
Study: 12 hours of Mandarin classes per month



Program Benefits:

  • Experience first-hand a perfect blend of modern and traditional Chinese culture.
  • Pocket money minimum 1500 RMB per month
  • Flight reimbursement up to 12000 RMB*
  • 1-1/2 days off each week
  • 3-12 days paid leave
  • Accident insurance – includes injury and medical insurance
  • Completion bonus
  • Visa application fee and renewal fee reimbursement*
  • Airport pick up
  • Arrival Orientation
  • 24/7 in country emergency helpline
  • Mandarin classes
  • Shanghai city tour
  • Monthly cultural activities
  • ESL training

*Reimbursed after program completion


You must:

  • Be 18-28 years of age
  • Be a high school graduate
  • Be a native English speaker
  • Be open to cultural differences
  • Have experience teaching English and/or caring for children

Apply to the China Program