"Your best single source for training and finding a job."-- "The Guardian""Has to be the finest directory available for ELT job-hunting"-- "English Teaching Professional""""If you are thinking of embarking on a TEFL career - or have already been teaching but are thinking of branching further afield - this is probably the only reference source you will need."-- "Overseas Jobs Express."
From the Publisher
Teaching English Abroad covers all the essentials for anyone considering working as an English teacher overseas, including:
Deciding to go and preparation.
Training as an EFL teacher with details of 380 TELF courses in the USA and around the world.
The different ways of finding a job.
A specific guide to the opportunities in 88 countries.
Invaluable background information in the book includes a section on training as an EFL teacher on courses that last for periods from a weekend to two years; it also advises on the preparations to make before leaving to take up a job and on how to cope with any problems that may arise once actually working.
Essential information provided by Teaching English Abroad on finding a job includes:
A directory giving the teacher requirements of more than 700 language schools worldwide.
Over 1,000 additional language school addresses to contact for jobs.
Recruitment organisations and useful websites.
How to set yourself up as a freelance teacher.
Finding jobs on the spot once abroad.
In addition the country guide in Teaching English Abroad covers 88 countries around the world where EFL is a major industry, giving information on the local prospects in each country for qualified and unqualified teachers, the red tape involved in taking up work, conditions of employment etc.