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We’re here to help you on the exciting journey of teaching in China. This website introduces Sias University (referred to as Sias below) and its partner schools.

Sias is the first American-owned university in Central China, and employs over 120 foreign teachers, providing the unique opportunity to become a part of an incredible community.

Sias accepts applications throughout the year, but its main hiring season is from January to May, for placement in the Fall semester. Qualified applicants who are unable to be placed at Sias are referred to its partner schools.

Tips, Travel, Teaching & Stories from the Team

  • KTV: China’s Karaoke Experience
    by AIA Staff on December 5, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Allow me to let you in on a little secret… I am an karaoke fiend! My love of karaoke began when I was 18 or 19 and I was FINALLY old enough to go into some of the local karaoke clubs. One of my favorites was a tiny place in DeWitt, AR. My husband took […]

  • My Chinese Family
    by AIA Staff on November 28, 2019 at 5:00 am

    One of my college professors once told me that he firmly believed that each educator is called (or driven) to teach a specific age group. When I started teaching college courses in 2010, I knew that university level was my calling. Not only did I love teaching these students, but I loved interacting with them […]

  • Don’t Wear That Green Hat–Part Three
    by AIA Staff on November 20, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Don’t Wear That Green Hat”–the post all about some minor cultural differences in China that can make all the difference in your social interactions abroad. To catch up on parts 1 and 2, simply click the links: Part 1 and Part 2. Let’s begin: “不要穿那件绿帽子“#3 #1. Honking. (No, not honkies) This is my second one […]

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