TEFL Certification & Finding a Position

 

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TEFL Certification & Finding a Position

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[ID:7753]So, you've decided you want to teach English abroad. Now it's time to focus on honing your researching and networking skills to ensure you land the job of your dreams! First, you should consider whether you want to get TEFL certified before heading abroad. Then, depending on your decision, it's time to start job hunting!

Landing an English teaching job doesn’t have to be difficult, but it does require some research and effort. A simple Google search for “teach English abroad” delivers over 50 million hits, which gives you some idea of how popular the topic is, and how many options you have to consider. Below, we’ll cover the basics of TEFL certification, and then move on to job-hunting...

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