One common way people get a job overseas is by teaching English. For most of you reading this blog, you already have a necessary skill to do this-you speak English! However, you probably have a lot of questions about the practical steps to actually making this dream job a reality. We've complied this short list of resources that will help you understand the next steps you can take to teaching English overseas.
FAQs about Teaching Abroad-this website answers all of your basic questions. Do I need a teaching certificate? What about an online certificate? Do I need to speak another language? Click through on each FAQ to get more information from TEFLOnline.
TEFL.com is a website that lists available English teaching jobs all over the world. With tabs for Job Seekers, City Cost Guides and Teacher Training, this is an excellent resource for those of you ready to make the leap in a teaching job abroad. You do need to register as a member of the website to apply for jobs.
This blog post lists 10 countries you should teach English in and the benefits to each country. Did you know Turkey provides work visas for English teachers? The author also describes where the best market is for teaching English in each country.
ESL Teacher Salaries-9 countries that pay English teachers well. This is another blog post. It's on the website goverseas.com which is loaded with lots of information pertinent to anyone teaching abroad.
What other resources do you know about? We'd love to hear them. Also, Skybridge members, don't forget to check out the Job Board periodically for teaching jobs or internships that can be posted there. And if you know of any ESL teaching jobs, feel free to post them on the Job Board!