Teach in France and develop your teaching skills while learning to speak French! This is an excellent opportunity for both career-oriented TESOL teachers as well as those interested in temporary teaching positions. In France, two kinds of contracts are offered, CDD or CDI. The main difference being that one is a contract offered to contract workers who are paid more but must pay their own taxes and the other offers a slightly lower salary but offers national health insurance as well as a few other benefits. Make sure to inquire what is offered at your school of interest. Work short hours and explore Paris and this beautiful country of ocean, mountain, beaches and exquisite historical cities that will take your breath away! Read more
When you think of Tokyo, modern skyscrapers, large billboards, compact rooms, and lots of people come to mind. Contrary to popular perception, Tokyo offers the best greenery and scenery at its outskirts, with astonishing temples and parks looking over Mount Fuji.
Tokyo’s fast-paced culture is highlighted by its unique shopping experience, cozy dinning, and the many interesting theme parks it has at its disposal. From the diverse range of festivals it offers to the performing arts, you name it and Tokyo has it.
This great metropolis also offers a varied array of sports and has hosted some of the biggest events in the world, including the 1964 Olympics and the 2002 soccer World Cup. Read more
Nagoya is the fourth largest city in Japan and hosts some of the world’s largest businesses! What an excellent place to start your TESOL career!
Nagoya gradually became an industrial hub and, today, it accounts for approximately 70% of Japan’s trade surplus. Major corporations in the automobile and aerospace industries have their headquarter office established in Nagoya. Toyota, Mitsubishi, Boeing, and Fuji to name just a few.
Nagoya is well-known for its museums, offering a variety of traditional exhibitions, such as the Nagoya Castle, and Aichi Arts Center. In addition, it is a city that hosts many industry related exhibitions such as the Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology and the Nagoya City Tram & Subway Museum. Japanese authorities took pivotal steps to restore The Honmaru Palace, which was destroyed in World War II. This Palace will showcase wonderful samples of Shoin-zukuri architecture from the feudal era by 2016. Read more
Many TESL Canada certified teachers who wish to teach in Saudi Arabia should have more than one year of teaching experience. In addition, teachers should have a minimum of a BA degree in Education or English along with their TESOL certification. The job market is competitive and many applicants have a MA degree in Education. There are teaching opportunities with language schools , universities and public schools. Often, positions are obtained through a recruitment agency from Canada, USA and the UK.
In the struggle for reaching the top, home-grown tycoons built soaring monuments overnight. Historically, Shanghai has been the juncture of China with the West and is now a driver for the latest trends in China. Amongst the modernized alleys of Shanghai lies a shabby pathway to the old temples nestling down the alleys with lined street markets and classical Chinese gardens. A city of astonishing urban diversity! You can go from a dumpling at a street stall to a cocktail in a designer bar or overlook the 10th century Buddhist monastery in a matter of few milliseconds. Summers might be hot and humid and winters cold but Shanghai never sleeps.
“I am a total foodie and Shanghai is a gastro playground for me.” –Keith Downing is teaching English online from the EF Shanghai office.
Luxurious yet comfy, crowded yet welcoming, modern yet relatively inexpensive, Hong Kong is a great place to teach English Abroad.
Experience its extroverted skyline, bustling street crowds, and steaming canteens spiced with loud chattering in the air.
Neon signage welcomes you on every corner. Safe and well-organized, Hong Kong is known for its thrilling wharf landscapes, beautiful sun rise views from the remote mountain peaks, five-star hotel lobbies for afternoon tea, and world-class party zones.
Stanley is the perfect place for English teachers who want to escape the city on weekends and relax. Stanley is a beautiful town located on the peninsula of the southern-east part of Hong Kong.
On hot summer days, Stanley beaches are the best place in Hong Kong to cool off and enjoy the day. Both Stanley Main Beach and St. Stephen’s Beach are sandy and have areas designed for barbecues. These beaches are great to sunbathe and try water sports.
On cooler days, you can spend the day visiting the Murray House, Stanley Plaza, Stanley Main Market, Pat Kan Uk, Blake Pier at Staley, and Stanley Fort. There are also plenty of small shops and streets stalls selling craft souvenirs, household items, toys and affordable garnets that are rich in local flavor.
Earn up to US$70,000 a Year Teaching English in Hong Kong! OnTESOL offers free job assistance in Hong Kong and other top destinations. Requirements: Native English speaker, university degree, and TESOL certification. Learn more about the job and apply through Headstart Recruitment and OnTESOL!
Beijing is one of the oldest bastion of China, destined to rule the country forever. From felled narrow alleys to huge underground bomb shelters, every monument is a relic presenting the political mood of its era.
Dating back to the 1045 BCE Zhou Dynast the great variety of architectural styles.
Only patient exploration and inquisitiveness can actually unleash the hidden wonders of the city.
The Zhangjiajie park, located in northern Hunan, is one of those natural wonders that everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime. This UNESCO World Heritage Site inspired the movie Avatar for its scenic pillar-like formations and biodiversity.
#1 Pick for Traveling in China by EF English Teachers!
“It was wonderful! Probably the most beautiful mountain I have ever been on top of! I went around March time so I could also see snow on the mountain tops! It was totally breathtaking and surreal!” Solomon – EF English First Teacher in China
Jeju Island looks a lot like Hawaii because of its white sandy beaches and volcanic landscape with rain forests and waterfalls. It’s really that amazing!
English Teachers in South Korea say that Jeju Island offers an unforgetable gap-year experience. Jeju is probably the best place in South Korea for those want to live in a small town and rural community, as well as experience amazing natural places.
Every year, South Korea welcomes over 2,000 university graduates from native English-speaking countries. Jeju Island is one of their preferred destinations because it offers teachers with a combination of the simple lifestyle and fun eco-adventures. Read more