Go first or apply from home?

Once you’ve achieved your TEFL qualification and you begin to think about securing that first TEFL role, one of your first decisions will be whether to begin to apply form home or whether to travel to your preferred destination and apply whilst on the ground.  Both approaches have positives and as you will see some subsequent drawbacks. Applying…

Teaching English in Guatemala

13 February 2014 Guatemala is one of the most bio-diverse and historically significant countries in Central America and the demand for TEFL teachers in Guatemala has peaked over the past years. TEFL Org graduates can apply for teaching positions in Guatemala through our TEFL Jobs Centre. A lot the work teaching English in Guatemala is…

Teaching English in Laos

11 February 2014 This lesser-known Southeast Asian country has more to offer than meets the eye; for those looking for a blend of history, culture and adventure and plenty of “chill” vibes this is the place to come! Laos is one of the most laid-back places to teach English abroad and is a great destination…

Finding a Place to Live Abroad

3 February 2014 This is a major concern for many TEFL teachers setting of on their journey to teach English abroad. With more than 250,000 TEFL teachers living and working abroad every year, it really is a revolving door of TEFL teachers that are coming and going, and all of them find places to live,…

TEFL in Hungary

31 January 2014 Through a twist of fate, I have landed a job in a secondary school in the small city of Eger! It is in the Heves region of Hungary in the Hungarian Highlands. I am still in a little bit shocked as I only did the 50 hour TEFL course! (I was looking…