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Great Places to Teach English Overseas

Every year thousands of people leave their home to travel and teach English overseas. They go to experience a new culture, work overseas, put off getting a “real” job, seek adventure, and earn lots of money while doing so. Sometimes they are just backpackers who are looking for an easy job that can get them back on the road quickly. Sometimes they are college kids looking for a break. Other times, they are licensed educators who want to spend their […]

Teaching English Overseas, part 5: Job Resources

This is the last part in our series on teaching English overseas. Continuing our series on teaching English overseas, we’re going to our attention to other parts of the world. In part one, we talked about the various jobs you can get. In part two, we discussed job requirements and TEFL programs, and in part three, we discussed teaching in Asia. In part four we talked about teaching in the Rest of the World. Last updated: March 2012 The last […]

Teaching English Overseas, Part 4: The Rest of the World

Continuing our series on teaching English overseas, we’re going to turn our attention to other parts of the world. In part one, we talked about the various jobs you can get. In part two, we discussed job requirements and TEFL programs, and in part three, we discussed teaching in Asia. Last updated: March 2012 Since Asia tends to be the primary focus for ESL teachers, I devoted more attention to it than other regions in the world. However, teachers are […]

Teaching English Overseas, part 3: Teaching in Asia

Part one of this series dealt with the various types of jobs a teacher can get while part two dealt with the qualifications needed to become a teacher. In part three, we’ll begin to discuss the places teachers can work. We’ll start with Asia, the hot bed of ESL activity. Last Updated: March 2012 Asia is the center of the ESL teaching world and this is where the jobs are the most abundant, best paying, and offer the most benefits. […]

Teaching English Overseas, Part 2: Job Requirements and Benefits

In part one of this five part series, we talked about the different types of jobs you can get. In part two, we’ll discuss the qualifications you need to teach. Last updated: March 2012 Teaching English around the world requires different skills in different places. Depending on where you go and what type of job you want, what qualifications you will need will vary. Generally speaking, you’ll need to meet the following requirements: Be from an English speaking country. Have […]

Teaching English Overseas, Part 1: Job Types

This is the first in a five part series about teaching English overseas. Last updated: March 2012 It’s not that hard to become an English teacher overseas. When I began looking for ESL jobs, I thought that without a teaching degree, I wouldn’t find any openings but before I knew it, I was getting lots of job offers. I met people who didn’t even have college degrees that were teaching English. Your ability to get a job teaching English varies […]