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8 Companies Hiring Non-Native English Speakers to Teach English Online

Non-native English speakers make great teachers abroad. You’ve studied the language yourself—which we all know is way more than memorizing verb structures and grammar patterns. You’ve experienced the up’s and down’s and whirl-arounds of learning a language from scratch, and let’s be honest… those highs and lows can take a toll on your mental game. But you persevered, worked really, really hard, did an immersion program in a Native English speaking country.


Getting Hired in TEFL

Educators from all stripes and spots are all-too familiar with the concept of a hiring season. Whether you’re gunning for a preschool position in your hometown, crossing your fingers for a high school history teacher position anywhere in Iowa, or seeking an international teaching gig in your dream destination, there’s a waiting game when it …

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Legalizing Documents – Teaching English Abroad

Visa regulations are never static. As the world continues to grapple with political or terror attacks and refugees and immigration woes, it’s not uncommon to find national securities across nations tightening their grips. But, what does this all mean for TEFL teachers abroad? One—it kind of sucks and can be a big source of stress. …

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TEFL Interview with Marcus Hatcher

Hailing from the UK, Marcus Hatcher has an adventure-loving attitude and plenty of passion for English teaching. Read on to find out about Marcus’ experience teaching English in Europe, finding love and what he’s up to now… What inspired you to go abroad? I have always loved traveling and Romania seemed such an exciting and …

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Interview With Audrey – The TEFL Superhero

You might think that the only way to use a TEFL certificate is to teach English abroad or to teach English online, but you’d be wrong. Meet Audrey and learn about the unique way that her TEFL certificate prepared her for her current volunteer project—working with refugees in England to improve their English language proficiency. …

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Briana taking a picture with her husband on their wedding day.

America ➡️ China – Briana Liu Interview

Briana, a native of Tampa and graduate in Music Education at Clearwater Christian College, didn’t know that her future path included teaching English abroad in Beijing, China! After teaching herself Mandarin with the help of Chinese movies (impressive!), she knew there was one destination for her: the Middle Kingdom itself. Learn more about Bri’s journey …

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Meet Abe – Living The Dream As An English Teacher Online

Abe might not be your typical TEFL success story, but his story is still 100% worth hearing. After getting his 120 hour TEFL certification, Abe dreamed of teaching in China—but life had a different (more diaper-filled and joyous) path carved out for him. Now the father of a young baby, he’s loving teaching English online to …

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Sheldon, our TEFL teacher in Japan loves local cuisine

Sheldon Is Back To Share More Of His Adventures In Japan ✈️

We’ve previously talked to Sheldon about his experiences as a TEFL teacher in Japan. He’s having such a good time there that he’s not coming home anytime soon! Let’s hear more about his experiences and how he sustains his life as an expat abroad. We LOVE your photos from abroad—they clearly indicate that you have …

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