Interested in teaching English abroad?
Teaching English overseas will most certainly be a life changing experience. Living and working in a foreign country offers a whole new world of opportunity. You’ll make new friends, learn about other cultures and yourself, and maybe begin an entirely new career. There is no better way to travel, while gaining valuable work experience and possibly even saving some money.
There is no shortage of information on teaching English abroad. The industry has exploded in the last couple of decades and the number of blogs and websites related to English teaching has kept pace.
- How do you decide on what country to teach in?
- How do you make sure you find a good employer?
- What can you expect in the country you choose?
Moving to the other side of the world is scary. YouCanTeachEnglish.com will help answer your questions and ensure you make the right choices.
We have one of the most comprehensive sites including:
- articles on Teaching English Abroad
- a large and growing directory of TEFL and CELTA courses
- quality TEFL Jobs listings around the world
- interviews with real English teachers - Read about the experiences of real ESL and TEFL teachers in all the popular English teaching destinations
How to Use This Site
Step 1: The first step on your career as an English teacher is to read some of the teach English abroad articles we have to give you an introduction into what to expect.
Step 2: Start reading some of the Country Information Articles on teaching English abroad. This will give you a good overview of the job prospects in many countries around the world, teaching conditions, cost of living, salary expectations and visa requirements. We are adding more information regularly so visit often for new articles. (Scroll down to “Teach English Abroad – Country Information” below to find direct links to the countries.)
Step 3: After you start to narrow down your search for what country to teach English in, start browsing some of the current TEFL job openings. This will give you a better idea of exactly what companies are looking for and what salaries and working conditions are being offered. (Scroll down to “TEFL JOBS” below to find direct links to the countries.)
Step 4: Browse our large and growing directory of TEFL and CELTA training providers. While English teaching certifications are not always necessary, a quality training program can help you stand out in competitive markets, increase your salary potential and open up more career opportunities. A quality TEFL or CELTA course can be a great investment in your future.