The ever growing business and tourism sectors are increasing the desire for Colombians to learn English. Therefore, there is a growing demand for native English speaking TEFL teachers. There are a wide range of salaries on offer and it is possible to find teaching work that will more than cover your living expenses. Although Colombia has had a troubled past, the country is beginning to move forward and you should have no real problems finding teaching work in the country.
Austria is a highly developed country in Central Europe. Many native English speaking teachers go to work in Austria and if you have the relevant qualifications and experience, you should find many teaching opportunities. You should earn enough money to cover your basic living costs, but as the cost of living is fairly high, you shouldn’t expect to be able to save much money. Usually, EU citizens are preferred because they don’t need a visa to work in the country.
Argentina is now becoming a fairly popular destination for native English speaking TEFL teachers. The salaries are not particularly high, but you will earn enough money to cover your basic living costs. To get extra money, some teachers take private lessons. There is some competition for available jobs, but qualified and experienced teachers should have no problems securing work. This diverse country will offer an experience that you won’t find in other countries. Read all about it here.
Slovakia is becoming a popular destination for native English speaking teachers because it has a lower cost of living when compared to Western Europe and you can earn enough money to cover your living costs plus a little more. More often than not, schools will require that you are well qualified with at least a bachelor’s degree and a TEFL or CELTA certificate. It is possible to find work without either of these, but you will probably be offered a much lower salary.
Turkey is culturally diverse country and it offers a lifestyle that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. There are many schools that will employ native English speaking teachers, but you should check out the reputation of the school before accepting any teaching job. The reason is that there has been a number of reports of problems with payments and other things. However, there are a number of schools with a good reputation and this shouldn’t put you off working in Turkey. Read about it here.
Most teaching opportunities in Guatemala will be found in the larger towns and cities. You certainly won’t make a lot of money working in the country, but you should make enough to cover your basic living costs. This unique country has beautiful mountain lakes, volcanoes and more to keep you busy when you’re not in the classroom. You don’t always need a degree and a teaching certificate to find a job, but as always those that have both of these will find it much easier to secure a teaching job.
The Republic of Ecuador is bordered by just two other South American countries, Colombia to the north and to the South and East lies Peru. The huge Pacific Ocean to the west of the country is home to the famous Galapagos Islands which are also part of Ecuadorian territory. Although not the largest city in Ecuador, the largest… Read More »
Morocco is a traditional country and teachers should beware of local customs to ensure that their time in the country goes as smoothly as possible. it is advisable to do your homework on a school before accepting a job as there are some employers that have little regard for their foreign staff. Having said that, there are also a number of reputable employers, so this shouldn’t put you off working as a teacher in Morocco. Read all about the cost of living, how to find a job and more in this informative blog post.
Myanmar has had many troubles in the past, but the country is slowing beginning to open up to the world. As a former British colony, English is already fairly widely spoken in the country, but there is a growing need for native English speaking TEFL teachers. Teachers are often held in high regard with the local population and you will probably have a fairly pleasant teaching experience in Myanmar. This truly unique country will offer a very different experience from any other country in the region.
East Timor is a small and laid back country located in the tropics. There are some paid teaching opportunities available in the country, but most teachers will be working on a volunteer basis. This highly underdeveloped country is exotic, beautiful and hot! The economy is growing quickly and as the tourism sector continues to grow, the need for native English speaking teachers will also grow. You won’t earn a lot of money here, but the living costs are very low. Read more about it here.