TESOL certification is the most recognised ESL (English as a Second Language) certification and is required by schools and organisations worldwide. However, sometimes the TESOL certification is not enough. In some countries such as South Korea and Japan, you also need a university degree to accompany your TESOL certification to get a work visa.
Your earnings as an English teacher will depend on your education and experience, but generally as a degree holder, you'll earn more. And because the cost of living is low in many of these countries, you can enjoy a great and comfortable lifestyle on your salary.
Anywhere in the world, including:
Popular destinations include:
Wherever you go, you'll be held in high esteem, as teachers are respected in these countries.
You don't need to understand the local language - although many TESOL teachers find themselves learning the language from their students!
There's no age limit for most countries, so whether you're in your 20s, 40s, or even 60s, you can make a valuable contribution as a teacher while exploring another culture.
Exact benefits depend on your contract and the country you're teaching in but generally you can expect:
TESOL certification is mandatory in many countries. It proves that you have the practical skills you need to successfully teach English.
Our TESOL courses will teach you how to:
In addition, you'll receive access to over 50 ESL job databases providing essential country information, school listings and current job postings. You'll also have lifetime employment assistance free of charge.
We offer a range of internationally recognised TESOL courses through ATA TESOL College (RTO 31228), one of Australia's largest private TESOL training companies.