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20 years overseas! Read about Leon's life
Teach in a Foreign Country
/ service packages (NOW FREE of CHARGE)
order to find a decent job overseas (in this
figure the Lord of the universe has blessed me, so, I'll give a little back)
TongLiao No.5 Middle School,
Inner Mongolia, China
Why teach in a foreign country?
Perhaps you have just graduated from university and cannot
find a job.
Perhaps you want to see the world (and get paid to do it).
Perhaps you just want to do something different.
Perhaps you are aching to do something adventurous.
Well, there are two roads to take.
BUT, BEFORE ALL THAT, I WANT TO MAKE
PERFECTLY CLEAR THAT
I AM NOT A RECRUITER!
I OFFER A NEW, UNPRECEDENTED SERVICE,
WITH LOADS OF PERTINENT INFORMATION.
I do not offer employment. I offer
to help you find decent employment.
all this intro stuff; I get it. I want the meat of Job-hunting.
(English as a Foreign Language)
International (K-12) Schools
...to teach in a private English academy:
Most countries require a bachelor's degree. It usually doesn't
matter what the degree is in. But, when schools (in China) cannot find
qualified candidates, they will take those with lesser degrees (in China
only). TEFL / TESL / TESOL certifications help a lot in getting the better paying jobs.
...to teach in a university:
Most universities require a master's degree. It usually doesn't
matter what the degree is in, but preference is given to those with
degrees related to English and/or Education. But, when
universities cannot find qualified candidates, they will take those with
Most international schools require a current teaching license and 2
years of experience in the subject and grade level to be taught.
But, when schools cannot find such qualified candidates, they will
take anyone with a teaching license.
If you do not have a teaching license, then stop here and take the
other road to teaching in a foreign country.
|Where do I apply for EFL or ESL
teaching jobs overseas?
Well, there are quite a few websites where employers post jobs.
And the great part about it is, you don't have to pay a single red cent
to apply. The employers pay to post their job openings.
If a headhunting agency tries to charge you money, do not pay.
You don't have to pay to find a decent job.
|Where do I apply for teaching
jobs in international schools?
Well, there are some online agencies that provide rendezvous or
"meeting points" for employers and prospective
employees. The sad thing is none of them are free of charge for
either the employer or the prospective employee. You have to pay
big bucks to apply, the registration is a rigorous rigmarole, and in the
end, there is no guarantee that you will get a job.
|When do I apply?
Private English Academies hire year-round.
Universities hire generally before the beginning of the academic
year. (You need an M.A. or M.S. to teach at the University
For Korea and Japan, the academic year begins in March. So
hiring generally occurs from December to February.
To my knowledge all other countries start their academic year in
September, but one must do his/her research to verify that.
|When do I apply?
Hiring for international schools begins in late January and generally
is finished by the end of March. But, schools may have openings as
late as June.
In every international school that I know of, the academic year
begins in late August or early September and ends in June.
|How do I apply?
Well, that is the million dollar question, isn't it?
$20.00 $0.00 [U.S.], I will give you a list of all the BEST websites on
the web where you can find job postings for international
WAIT! That's not all !!!
I know what you are thinking. You are thinking, "Jeeze,
I can find that information for free with a Google search."
My reply: Yes, that's true, but it will take you hours and
hours and hours. I save you tons of time. It took me many
hours of many days of many months to compile my list.
Save time and
money by buying my package. It's a $200 value for only $20 (my
promotional price). Now, FREE
- A list of tons of websites
that offer training and jobs for English teachers worldwide.
(Currently over 25 on the list, all up-to-date).
Advice on how to select the right job for you from someone who's been an
international teacher since 1995.
this: Money in the bank, no debt, school loans all paid off,
traveling around the world, making travel blogs on the web,
experiencing new cultures & new cuisine, delighting the senses with new
|How do I apply?
[U.S.], I will not only give you a list of all the online agencies, BUT
I will ALSO give you access to a list of all the international schools
worldwide (that I know of) and their contact information. I know
of an online agency that will only let you choose two countries for
$20.00. I give you much more than that.
YOU ACTUALLY SAVE TIME & MONEY by
purchasing my package. It's a $400 value for only $40 (my
promotional price). NOW, IT'S FREE of CHARGE.
It would take you a myriad of hours, a
plethora of days, and several months to compile your own list.
BUT, that's not all you get in my package.
what you get:
- A list of hundreds of
int'l schools worldwide
- A list of
online agencies that help bring teachers and employers together (at
- Advice on how to find the
right job for you.
- Customer service via
fee, (FEE NOW WAIVED) for unlimited access for the rest of your life to my
services. (or until I die or this website goes bankrupt).