You can look for a job in the LTTC TEFL, TESOL Job section on our website or on one of the many agencies on the internet. With over 100 partner schools worldwide, you can also make enquiries regarding teaching vacancies directly.Jobs are typically in private language schools or state schools.
As speaking English is key to career progression in many countries, you will find jobs across the globe, including Europe, Asia and Latin America. Big recruiters include China, South Korea, Japan and Thailand.
If you're feeling adventurous, you could look for a job in your chosen country while there. If you do this outside Europe, you will need to check the visa situation beforehand.
Most contracts are for a minimum of a year. Some jobs include free flights or subsidised accommodation. Salaries vary greatly, depending on the cost of living in each country. You may be teaching children or adults and the job may involve early morning or evening work. Check your contract for the total weekly teaching hours and annual holiday entitlement
If you want to make a career out of TEFL, you will need to take further qualifications after several years teaching. You can take either a Diploma or MA in TESOL/TEFL. Many teachers widen their career choice by becoming senior lecturers, directors of study, teacher trainers, examiners or moderators for the various examination boards and/or item writers and authors with one of the many EFL publishing houses.