Think of the TEFL world as something like a see-saw. Yes, as introductions go, this is a convoluted one, but stay with us. There are so many people making the (brilliant) choice to get into teaching English as a foreign language. That’s because it can be a route to the rest of the world and […]
Starting out in TEFL can be a daunting experience, but it doesn’t have to be! We’ve compiled a range of teaching tips and resources recommended by our TEFL Org tutors so you can be confident going into your next English language lesson.
Introducing our NEW Thailand Teaching Programme
So, you’ve completed your TEFL certification, and you’re thinking of a place to go. Are you dreaming about dramatic landscapes, exotic locales, and a uniquely rich cultural playground in an ever-growing country? Thailand might be your port of call, then – home to 6 (six!) UNESCO heritage sites, the ‘Land of Smiles’ has a growing […]
How To: Find Your First Online Teaching Job
What you’ve heard is true: there’s a significant buzz about teaching English. While we’ve seen the online learning industry grow each year, the coronavirus pandemic resulted in off-the-scale demand. Online education has become a necessity for students and teachers across the globe, and a new influx of teachers was needed to meet vast educational needs. […]
10 Top Tips for Writing a TEFL Cover Letter
Once you’ve put together a stand-out TEFL CV (thanks to our CV guide!) it’s time to write an equally stand-out cover letter. A cover letter is a crucial part of the job application process and can make the difference between being a good candidate, and a stand-out candidate. Your cover letter is an opportunity to […]
Should you take a TEFL course with a guaranteed job placement?
A TEFL course with a guaranteed job at the end of it? Sign us up, it sounds fantastic. When you’re investing time and money into a course with the express intent of finding something new and exciting, it’s only natural to find a claim of a “guaranteed job” enticing. Is it, though, as assured and […]
How to boost your CV/resume as a TEFL teacher
The world of teaching English as a foreign language is, inarguably, very exciting. The chance to live abroad, start a business, change career, nourish your intellect and even help people make life changes of their own? In truth, it’d be difficult to sum up everything gained and contributed from a TEFL experience in one CV! […]
How to find a TEFL job in Latin America
Mexico and Guatemala, Chile to Argentina… Latin America is as richly diverse and breath-taking as it gets. From the heat of the baking sun and the local cuisine in the north to the obsession with football and steak culture far south, there’s an infinite number of attractions, delights, sights and sounds in Latin America. What’s […]
TEFL recruiters: should you use one?
Once you’ve secured your TEFL certification, it’s sometimes hard to know what the next step is. Yes, there’s a literal world of opportunity out there. However, it’s a lot to manage on your own. There’s an awful lot to think about: where to go and teach, flights, accommodation, job interviews, knowing whether the school or […]
Do you need another language to TEFL?
It’s a question we’re asked on a daily basis: do I need to speak another language to TEFL? Surely, if you’re teaching English you would need to be able to speak your students’ native language? How else do you effectively communicate? Actually, it’s one of the biggest misconceptions about TEFL! Though being multilingual – or […]
7 Questions to Ask at Your Next TEFL Interview
Congratulations! You’ve got yourself an interview for a TEFL job; your training and hard work have come to fruition. Now it’s time to wow an employer with your experience, your know-how, and your enthusiasm for teaching English. It’s not just about answering questions, though. We’ve covered – in detail – what to expect to be […]