For many years Americans have provided high quality English instruction to students in China. In recent years efforts have been made to create a more consistent national policy on housing, pay, and other work-related conditions for teachers in China.
Teach English Abroad In China
Of all the nations that seek ESL instruction the demand is higher in Asia than anywhere else. As one of the world leaders in international trade, the ability to speak conversational English is very important to Japanese businessmen and citizens in general. In recent times, economical conditions have lowered the demand for English teachers in Japan, however there are still an abundance of jobs available throughout the country.
ESL jobs in Korea typically offer upwards to 3K a month in U.S. dollars. Most positions are usually held for at least three months, and often last for several years. In addition to an excellent salary, many positions also provide round trip airfare, free housing, paid vacations, and medical insurance. Some positions provide ESL teachers with finishing bonuses in the amount of one month's salary. In order to qualify for a work visa to teach English in Korea an accredited undergraduate degree, and TESOL Certification is required.
Cambodia is a beautiful destination site for over one-million tourist and visitors annually. English speaking teachers are in high demand throughout Cambodia, especially in isolated villages. It is a very young country with an average age of 25 years. You can help improve the teacher-student ratios, provide hope to youth, and assist in raising Khmer villages out of poverty.
Discover the mix of the western and eastern European cultures in Poland. As a popular tourist destination Poland has a strong demand for graduate employment, and there's plenty to explore on weekends in the major cities of Warsaw, Krakow, and Wroclaw.
American TESOL Institute offers the opportunity to become TESOL certified online to teach in Thailand or India.
The average salary in this region is about
$600-$1400 USD per month. There are also opportunities for volunteers to obtain room and board with a small stipend while teaching. The most opportunities are located in, although not limited to, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Brazil, Peru and Mexico.
If you speak English as your first language, have a college degree, and are TESOL certified, you are almost guaranteed a job teaching English in Taiwan. The number of individuals wanting to learn English far outweighs the number of TESOL certified English teachers. Right now is a great opportunity for Americans to experience the culture of Taiwan while teaching English.