Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Prospects Profile: English as a foreign language teacher

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

British Council - Language Assistants

Details of positions abroad working for the British Council, many teaching English as a foreign language in a well supported context.

i-to-i: Teaching English Abroad

i-to-i is one of the world's leading TEFL course and internship providers, running English government regulated training and international placements for first time TEFL teachers plus a comprehensive TEFL jobs board. The blog on the i-to-i website is particularly useful for practical information, including first hand accounts about TEFL, travel and working abroad.

Love TEFL - TEFL jobs board and information hub

Dedicated site to help jobs seekers navigate the world of TEFL, with a worldwide jobs board and practical information including a TEFL job seeking guide and country profiles.

Japan Exchange Scheme (JET)

Scheme offers jobs teaching English as a foreign language to school children in Japan

TEFL Course Review

Useful site for reading reviews of TEFL courses and comparing what they offer.

The TEFL Org

The TEFL Org provides classroom-based and online training courses, accredited by the BAC, SQA and ODLQC.

Dundee and Angus College - TEFL course

Information on TEFL courses offered by Dundee and Angus College.

International House Aberdeen TEFL course

Full-time and blended online CELTA courses. See their website for up-to-date information on course options.

Oxford TEFL

Offers Trinity College accredited training in teaching English as a foreign language.

The Language House - TEFL course in Prague

4-week training TEFL/TESOL certificate program located in Prague. The certificate course is fully accredited and externally monitored by the International Accreditation of TESOL Qualifying Organizations.

TEFL Iberia

Learn to teach English in Barcelona with one of the monthly TEFL courses. Student discounts available and accommodation services provided.

TEFL Trainer (Spain)

TEFL Trainer is an accredited TEFL Certification provider with a network of schools in Europe. Their courses combine practice and theory to enable participants to become certified whilst gaining first hand teaching experience.

TEFL Toulouse

4 week TEFL course in France with 6 hours of observed teaching practice. University of Aberdeen students and graduates are entitled to a 100 Euro discount (just mention hearing about the course via the University of Aberdeen Careers Service when applying).

Interac

An internship program for teaching English as an assistant language teacher in a Japanese state school. Placements are for 6-9 months starting in January, March or August.

TeflSearch

Search for current TEFL opportunities by country and length-of-contact.

Hess Educational Organisation

TEFL opportunities in Taiwan

The EL Gazette

A guide for anyone considering or already involved in English Language Teaching and includes course information, finding a job and developing your career. Register for free to read articles online.

Teaching English Abroad

Information on training as an EFL teacher, finding a job and a country by country guide. Available for reference-use from the Careers Service.

  • Author: Susan Griffith
  • Published: 2015
  • Edition: 14

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

Esl Base

Database of TEFL jobs and also discussion forums and advice on a range of issues, including travel, living information and creating lessons.

TEFL Uncovered

Explains what TEFL is and gives advice on how to find opportunities. There is also information on training courses as well as country profiles. A reference copy is available in the Careers Service.

  • Author: James Jenkin
  • Published: 2010

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

TEIC (Teach English in China)

Run in conjunction with the China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE), Teach English in China is an international work-travel programme. No extra training is required - you just need to be a graduate, a native English speaker and then complete their language training programme.

Amity Foundation

Offers TEFL opportunities in China. Under umbrella of Scottish Churches China Group

Chatteris Educational Foundation (Hong Kong)

Scheme for graduates to work as English tutors in a Hong Kong school for 9 months (paid). Start date for placements is mid-August. See Latest Jobs for application details.

Ethical TEFL (English Language Centre CIC)

A registered Community Interest Company and social enterprise offering specialist TEFL programmes by distance learning.

Teach English in China

UK-based organisation offering paid opportunities to teach English in Chinese schools. There are 3 programme lengths: 1-2 month summer internship, 4-5 months starting in February or September, 10-12 months starting in February or September. Read their website for full details of benefits and costs.

Pioneer and Beyond - teach English in Chinese schools

Organisation looking to recruit English speaking teachers to teach English in China.

Opportunity China

Organisation offering paid jobs teaching English in Chinese schools. No formal teaching experience is required.

Trinity CertTESOL

TEFL training course that can be studied full-time or part-time at various locations in the UK and abroad.

Work and Live in China

English teaching opportunities throughout China with reimbursement for flight costs and free accommodation. There is no need for a TEFL qualification but you can study for a qualification while you are teaching to boost your employment prospects.