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3 of The Most Popular Destinations For Teachers

TEFL online courses can be a huge benefit for those with no teaching experience, especially for recent graduates. Tired from hours of grinding through college requirements and finally graduating, many find themselves interested in breaking lose from their countries and experiencing something different.

Many turn to teaching as a way of getting a firsthand look at life in a different country. After getting some teaching certification whether it be from TEFL online courses or on-site courses many take their first steps as a teacher into the classroom.

Often the most daunting task is not what course to take to get certified to teach but where to teach. The world is a pretty big place and is filled with a brain-numbing number of options of where to teach. But year after year there remains a handful of the most popular destinations that ESL teachers start or continue their teaching careers in. Below is a quick and dirty run-down on 3 of the top destinations for TEFL teachers.

Japan
With their vociferous appetite for English, Japan is one of the most popular destinations for teachers in Asia. Jobs can be found at all levels of education. Private and public /state schools hire teachers throughout the year. Work can be found from kindergarten up to university levels with tons of other teaching jobs from private language schools all over the country.

You'll be paid in yen and teachers can expect to start at 250,000 yen per month. Your average teacher can get by on this wage and can save a bit. A university degree is required to get a visa. TEFL certification helps a great deal in more competitive cities. You can expect a little bit more if you are working in Tokyo to offset the cost of living. Some of the nicest and most competitive places to find work besides Tokyo are Kyoto the cultural heart of Japan and Kobe a beautiful and clean bay city surrounded by mountains.

Spain
Spain because of business applications has a huge appetitie for learning English and so is a very popular destination of English teachers. Fluency in English is critical for getting into decent universities so parents go the extra mile in terms of spending on their children's education. Of course this is where learning English comes in and is why there is ample work for ESL teachers in Spain.Some of the cities with the biggest draw for workers are Seville and Madrid.

The currency is the Euro. And you can expect anywhere between 700 to 1000 euros per month. Like Japan and most other popular destinations, private tutoring is abundant and teachers find work in private schools, state schools at all levels of education. A university degree is required for non EU nationals.

France
Similar to most countries, international business competition is a huge factor in why so many French need good English skills to secure positions in reputable companies. Anyone over the age of 8 starts learning English as it is requirement in their school curriculum.

Lyon, one of the most important industrial centers in France and Paris are where many English teachers find ESL Jobs. Like most other EU countries you'll collect your paycheck in Euros and you can expect anywhere from 1100 to 1600 euros per month. The cost of living is pretty high, especially in Paris so saving money is no easy task.

Private tutoring jobs are plentiful and many teachers take on their own students to make ends meet. A university degree is not required for getting a visa, but as competition for jobs is pretty stiff in France, a degree and some teaching qualification is pretty much a prerequisite to finding work.


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