How do I get a job as an English Language Teacher?
Getting TESOL Certified is the First StepSo, if you're like the group of teachers that have just completed World Learning's SIT Graduate Institute TESOL Certificate course, you're probably wondering, "What now? I've got the skills. I've got the accredited TESOL certificate, and I'm ready to start teaching. Now, all I need is an English language teaching job!"
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Now that you are a TESOL certified teacher, where do you go from here? There are so many opportunities for teaching English both at home and abroad. Likewise, there are many ways to learn about these TESOL jobs.
How do you get your first job teaching English overseas? While earning your certificate was probably a challenge, finding the teaching job that best fits your goals can also be a bit challenging. Deciding where and what you see yourself teaching is critical.
Certainly, you want to start looking for what kinds of English language teaching jobs are out there. The resources available can seem overwhelming; The internet provides a ton of English language teaching jobs, recruiters, discussion boards, and many other indispensable tools for finding a teaching gig.
There are countless TESOL employment opportunities that appear every day. These are English language teaching jobs from all over the world. There is a huge variety in the kinds of schools looking for TESOL certified teachers all with their own requirements. These TESOL jobs are also quite diverse in the scope of the teaching job (kinds of classes), the number of contract hours, and the compensation the schools offer.