How to spot common ESL job scams

The English as a Second Language market has long been vulnerable to and often a victim of job-related scamming. There are far too many tales of job seekers being stung by fraudulent “recruiters” or “employers”. In some cases, potential ESL instructors have lost ten or even fifteen thousand dollars… I don’t mean to scare you

English teaching jobs for recent graduates: Everything you need to know about TEFL certification

When you enroll in anything, whether it’s a college course, fitness class, or cooking seminar, standard procedure is to make sure the course content and intended application are aimed at people like you. For example, as a linguistics major in college, you likely wouldn’t enroll in a biology course for bio majors. If you’re just

How can a qualified teacher benefit from a TEFL certificate?

It’s a common misconception that only ESL teachers benefit from earning a TEFL Certificate. Understandably, as TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. However, most people don’t realize that the objective of a TEFL course is to prepare you for teaching non-native English speakers. This means that even certified teachers, who have attended

What kinds of teaching jobs can I get with a TEFL certification?

If you’re looking into applying for overseas teaching jobs, whether they’re English as a Second Language (ESL) positions or roles for experienced teachers, you will undoubtedly come across something called a Teaching English as a Foreign Language, or TEFL certification. And as a result, you’re probably wondering if earning a TEFL qualification is something you should do.