For many ESL teachers, their first teaching job is also their first time standing in front of a class of expectant students. But with your OISE TEFL certification behind you and the perfect mix of nerves, excitement and confidence you too can land a fantastic opportunity teaching English abroad. Recommended reading: What qualifications do I
Bitten by the travel bug? Instagram is full of aspirational accounts run by “normal” people who quit their 9-5 jobs and set off on an epic adventure to teach English abroad in China, Japan, Spain and Dubai. Or motivational blogs written by fresh graduates who were dying to see the world after college and landed
While top teaching destinations in Central and South America aren’t as lucrative as in Asia or the Middle East, this region certainly makes up for it with its unique culture and stunning sights. English has become more important in recent years thanks to the increase in tourism, which means that teaching at an English language academy
With its year-round sunshine, lucrative salaries and fascinating culture, the Middle East hosts a myriad of teaching opportunities for both ESL and licensed teachers. Thanks to government initiatives and education reforms that aim to make English a more prominent part of school curriculum, teachers can enjoy some of the best teaching contracts in the world.
With its landscapes, diversity and wildlife, top teaching destinations in Africa appeal to adventurers at heart looking for an “off the beaten path” teaching experience. While the majority of teaching positions in Africa are unpaid volunteer positions, teaching opportunities at international schools exist for teachers with experience and a teaching license. What to expect For
With such an eclectic mix of languages, culture and cuisine, it’s no surprise that teaching jobs in Europe are some of the most sought after by teachers. It’s important to note that each country in Europe is different and will have its own list of requirements for securing a teaching job and obtaining a work
Teaching jobs in Asia are some of the most sought after international teaching positions in the world. Top teaching destinations in Asia provide the opportunity to explore diverse cultures, try unique food, and travel to popular bucket list destinations (Mount Fuji, anyone?). Also, the demand for qualified English teachers can make it easier to secure