Guyuan Aston is the newest Aston English School in Ningxia Province. The others are in Yinchuan, and Wuzhong . It opened in June 2017, which means you will be the first teacher there and have a place to realize your marketing dream and give the local students a chance to learn original English.
Guyuan is located in the south of Ningxia Province, which has 1 district and 4 counties in administration.
Guyuan has an airport called Liupanshan Airport. You can also take trains straight to Shanghai, Chengdu, Xi’an, Yinchuan and Lanzhou. The bullet train to Xi’an is being built now. The buses to Xi’an, Yinchuan and Lanzhou through expressways are available as well.
The city has many local flavors. The local mutton is well-known. Tourism in the city is quickly growing due to the ease of transportation.
Xumishan Grottoes was first built during the reign of Emperor Xiaowen of Wei Dynasty, which is a National Cultural Relics Protection Unit, a National Scenic Area and a National 4A Tourism Spot.
Mount Liu Pan is the last big mountain that the Chinese Workers’ and Peasants’ Red Army conquered during the Long March. So it is also called “The Mountain of Fortune”, “The Mountain of Victory”.
Huoshizhai Danxia Landform National Geological Park lies in the north part of Liu Pan Mountains, which is a National Forest Park, a National Geological Park, a National Danxia Landform Reserve and a National 4A Tourism Spot. It is the highest and the biggest one in the north of China.
Apartments are in the vicinity of the schools where teachers work. The basic minimums of the teacher’s contract are guaranteed. You should expect 2 bedroom-shared accommodation, solid heating, washing machines and basic furniture located inside safe and interesting neighborhoods.