Category Archives: Teach English Abroad

If you want to know about teaching English abroad you’re in the right place. There are many people working all over the world as ESL teachers and you can read some helpful information to help you do the same!

Teaching English in Mexico

Mexico has many opportunities for teaching English because of its close proximity to the United States and its large tourism industry. In most cases, teachers salaries can be quite low, but it also has a low cost of living should you should expect to cover your basic living costs. You will find that both schools and businesses employ native English speaking teachers and some teachers also take a few private lessons to supplement their income. Read more about teaching English in Mexico here.

Teaching English in France

French people are very interested in learning English and you will find that there are many opportunities for native English speaking teachers. The salaries on offer are not very high, and there is also a very high cost of living, especially in the bigger towns and cities. There is quite a lot of competition for jobs, so you will need to have good qualifications and preferably some recent and relevant experience to ensure that you can find a job. Read all about it here.

Teaching English in Spain

With a relaxed life style, good standard of living, reasonable rates of pay and a relatively cheap standard of living, it’s easy to see the attraction of teaching English in Spain. With great food, fantastic wine, an interesting culture and fabulous weather, there are many reasons why people choose Spain as a destination for teaching. There are opportunities in the private and public schooling system and you’ll find that there are jobs for people with all levels of qualifications and experience.

Teaching English in the UK

The United Kingdom is the home of the English language and you would you be forgiven to think that there can’t be many jobs available for teaching English. However, there are many TEFL jobs available because the UK is popular destination for students who go abroad to learn English and there are many schools that cater for immigrants that live and work in the country. Having said that, there is a lot of competition for jobs and most applicants from the UK would be preferred!

Teaching English in Sweden

The standard of English is extremely high in Sweden and as a result there aren’t that many opportunities available for native English speaking teacher, but there are still some jobs available. Sweden is also a very high paying country for educators, but this is coupled with one of the highest costs of living anywhere in the world. But for all the expenses, you will also get one of the best standards of living out of any country.

Teaching English in Estonia

Estonia is one of three Baltic states and is also the smallest with a population of around 1.2 million people. Although it is such a small country, it is a relatively popular country for native English speaking teachers. With good rates of pay, quite low competition for jobs, beautiful cities and countryside, it’s easy to see why so many people are now looking to teach in the country. Find out everything you need to know to get started teaching English in Estonia.

Teaching English in Russia

There is a huge demand for native English speaking teachers in the world’s largest country! More and more Russians are learning English and native English speaking teachers are needed to teach them. In return, you’ll get to live in one of the world’s most diverse countries, you’ll be offered a decent salary and if you can survive the long and cold winters, you’ll have the time of your life! Find out everything you need to know here!

Teaching English in Switzerland

Switzerland offers some of the highest salaries for ESL teachers in the world, however, it is also one of the most expensive countries in the world! Although it is a small country, you will find some teaching opportunities. However, you will need to have appropriate qualifications and experience, but if you have both then you shouldn’t find it too difficult to find a job. There are opportunities working in schools, businesses and as a private tutor.

Teaching English in South Korea

South Korea is one of the world’s most popular destinations for TEFL teachers because of the good benefits received from employers, good salaries and the ability to save money. There is quite a lot of competition for jobs, but the demand for teachers is still high. Therefore, if you have a degree and a teaching certificate you shouldn’t find too many problems finding work. Here you can read about how to find a job, expected salary, cost of living, types of jobs available and more.

Teaching English in North Korea

North Korea is one of the most secretive countries in the world! As a result, not much is known about teaching English there. Some people have taught there and it is usually through the British Council. The jobs advertised by the British Council have been for teacher training positions at universities in Pyongyang. You will need to have at least a bachelor’s degree and a recognised teaching certificate of some kind. Read everything we have managed to find out about teaching English in North Korea.