Travel the world, pay your student loan, learn a new language, and join over 300,000 TEFL teachers worldwide. TEFL certification can be completed online for under $300. Most schools require a TEFL certificate of at least 100 hours.
Native speakers with a university degree can work anywhere in the world. EU citizenship, however, is required to TEFL in most of Europe.
The average wage is $1,500 and most schools cover accommodation and other benefits. Some schools even cover airfare by the end of the year you can save approximately $5,000.
The average working week is 29 hours so you’ll have plenty of time to have fun and visit wonderful locations. You can even offer private lesson to make a significant difference. In Russia, for example, TEFL teachers earn $100 per hour tutoring private business lessons.
How about learning a new language? In today’s global economy, speaking two or even three languages is a necessity. As a qualified TEFL teacher, you can find ways to learn a new language using many fun and communicative techniques.
You’ll meet lots of new friends from North America, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK, so you’ll never be alone.
Make friends with locals and teach each others language. Locals are the best tour guides! Travel together, watch movies, cook great foods, and exchange your culture in a fun and exiting way.
So, have you decided where you will TEFL in 2012? It’s very important to do some research and find the best TEFL course and recruitment services for you. Good luck!