Toronto is one of the best places in the world to teach English. It’s modern, peaceful, and has one of the world’s largest ESL markets.
This is a city of restaurants and art.
Walk down any street and you’ll find a good place to eat. Enjoy tastes and products from every corner of the world in this fascinating multicultural city.
Visit one of the many modern museums and art galleries. The Art Gallery at the ROM has more than 15000 paintings and caters to 800,000 visitors each year. In September, walk down Yorkville to snap a picture of your favourite movie star. The TIFF premiers the best movies and A-list actors like George Clooney are often in town. Other popular festivals between June and October are Caribana and Nuit Blanche.
If you like music, there is always something going on at the Air Canada Center, Rogers Centre, Canadian National Exhibition, Harbour Front Centre, and the Ontario Science Centre. You can also discover a local band at the Horseshoe Tavern, where the Rolling Stones used to come, or check out Now Magazine and Eye Weekly for the best shows in town.
If you like the outdoors you have plenty of parks for biking, soccer, and a good-old BBQ time, and if you are especially looking for an adrenaline rush, Canada’s Wonderland has some of the best roller-coasters in the world.
Teaching in Toronto can be a lot of fun, especially in the summer, but the right TESOL certification is required. Most schools will ask for TESL Canada Standard 1 or higher TESL Canada certification. If you have taken a CELTA, TESL Ontario, or Trinity CertTESOL course, contact TESL Canada for more information about how to get the equivalency credits.