The dream is there, and the intention is real—you want to teach English abroad. As you sit in your old familiar bedroom, this sounds like a perfect plan. Anywhere in the world would be amazing. But even if you have a certain country in mind, chances are you are picturing a work environment similar to one you’ve worked in from the past, with kids the way you know them to act, and a boss that holds the same values you do. But it turns out, there are strange curveballs that emanate from every country depending on the culture, region, and/or religion. And it could make or break your experience if you don’t plan ahead. Here are four employer differences to expect when teaching English abroad. Continue reading
You have spent the last few months researching and applying for jobs teaching English abroad. Now your hard work has finally paid off: you have just been offered an ESL job! Congratulations!
But before you sign on the dotted line and commit yourself to a teaching position in a foreign country, there are a few questions every teacher should ask their employer. Continue reading