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 […]
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.
5 Common TEFL Interview Questions
You’ve completed your TEFL Course and you’ve used our Jobs Centre to find a fantastic new opportunity. It’s all going swimmingly – but here comes the nerve-wracking part: a job interview. Sure, you’ve done these before. That said, if you’ve retrained or are seeking new experiences with a TEFL certification, it’s still new territory. Don’t […]
8 mistakes people make when applying for TEFL jobs
When you’re applying for any job, you want to make sure that you’re putting your best foot forward. You might be the perfect fit for a position, but silly mistakes in job applications can cost you dearly. It’s good practice to assume there’s lots of competition for any role you apply for. If a hiring […]
When is the best time to apply for a job teaching English abroad?
In most cases, applying for positions teaching English abroad can be done at any time of the year, but some parts of the world – and specific types of jobs – have strict hiring seasons. To help you understand more about the hiring times around the world, we’ve compiled this guide! With demand high for qualified TEFL […]
Why do employers want teachers with a TEFL Org qualification?
If you’re signing up for a TEFL course it’s likely you’re doing so with the aim of finding a TEFL job. It’s important, then, to be sure that the course you do is going to help you achieve such a goal rather than hold you back. That’s why you need to make sure you study […]
Career paths in TEFL
It’s a misconception that TEFL is something only young people do for a year or two before coming home and finding a ‘proper job’. While many people do only teach English for a few years to travel and experience the world – and there’s nothing wrong with that! – there are a wide range of […]
Where to find TEFL jobs online
At any given time you can find thousands of teaching jobs advertised online. The demand for qualified EFL teachers both abroad and online is huge. But where do you find these TEFL jobs? Below you’ll find a number of great jobs boards where you can find TEFL jobs all over the world after you’ve gained your TEFL certificate. […]
What types of English teaching jobs are there?
If you don’t know a lot about the TEFL industry you could be forgiven for having quite a narrow idea of the opportunities available to EFL teachers. Maybe you think that most people who TEFL are young university graduates who go abroad to teach children in schools, but this is far from the whole picture! […]
Can Non-Native English Speakers TEFL?
Can non-native English speakers TEFL? Does English have to be your first language in order to teach it? The answer is simple: if you’re fluent in English then you have the potential to teach it! Many non-native English speakers have trained with us and have gone on to find work teaching English all over the […]
How to Prepare for a TEFL Interview
No one loves interviews. Unfortunately, they’re a necessary part of the recruitment process, but with preparation and an idea of what to expect they don’t have to be too scary! TEFL interviews aren’t all that different from any other type of interview, but there can be a few differences. Unless you’re already in a country […]