What are the requirements?

Most programs require you to have completed an undergraduate degree. However, depending on the particular position. Some positions require specific types of certification, like a TEFL, Teaching License, or specific experience requirements. Unless otherwise detailed in the job description, the basic necessity is a Bachelor’s degree.

Is it hard to find a job?

Upon meeting the basic requirements finding a job that fits your needs is very easy.

Do I need teaching experience?

Most jobs will hire you without experience. They will take the time to train you.

Do I need to speak the local language to teach English?

No, knowing the local language is not permitted to get an English teaching job. Most schools provide you with a Teaching Assistant. However, understanding the local language does help with life outside work.

Where will I live?

Schools and Global Culture will help you find a place to live.

Will I save money while working overseas?

You are paid sustainably well and living in the local area is very easy. You are able to afford all your basic needs as well enough to save for travel/ pay student loans/ or save.

What if I have trouble adjusting to a foreign country?

No need to worry everyone goes through this. Moving to a new country is a big change and there are a lot of differences. The good thing is that in every city around the world there is an expat community. You will be able to make friends from all over the world who have been in this situation before and can help you.

How much money should you save?

Apart from the plane ticket, USD 2,000 should be more than enough to get by and get yourself started. You usually get paid only 1 time a month. Much different than the USA, Canada, United Kingdom. So you will need some extra money to get by until you receive your first salary.