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Teaching English Abroad

So you want to teach English abroad?

Huangshan mountain

Want to see the world, live in a foreign country and get paid whilst doing it?

Perhaps you’ve heard that teaching English abroad offers thousands of opportunities for fluent English speakers to gain employment and live as a local in countries like Spain, China, Argentina and Japan – and it’s true! 

But don’t just take my word for it.,

teach English to kids in China

Obviously I haven’t taught in every country around the world. If I tried to tell you what teaching in these places was like I would look silly

So I brought in some help.

Click here to read about different teachers experiences (good and bad!) teaching English around the world.

How to Find Teaching Abroad

Jump into this section to find out my advice on how to find a  job teaching abroad.

Finding a job is easy, in fact if you simply upload your CV to a recruitment website you will have hundreds of replies before the end of the day.

However can you trust them? You are making a big commitment uprooting your life and moving to another country so it’s best to find a job that you are going to want to stick at and not get scammed.

Read this section for some employment advice from me and others.

Teaching Abroad Case studies

Teaching Tips

Already got your job?

Want to learn more about Classroom management, Activities or Games?

Or are you just preparing for your first job?


Read this section for teaching tips and tricks.

Typical day in the life of a TEFL teacher - these kids look cute but don't let your guard down...