How To: Get a Police Check

If you are applying for teaching positions overseas, you will more than likely be asked to supply a Police Check or criminal background check along with your other documentation. Depending on where you are based in the world, you will need to apply for your police check through your national law enforcement authority. Police Checks…

7 Essential Skills & Qualities Summer Schools Look for in Applicants

Summer schools and language camps are popular for both newly qualified and experienced EFL instructors. It’s a great way to gain some teaching experience with young learners, teach English through fun games and activities and earn some extra money outside of the typical academic year. When considering applications for posts, summer schools will not only…

LinkedIn: Your TEFL eResume

Once you have completed your TEFL course you will nearly be ready to start applying for jobs. One of the most important aspects of looking for a job in any field is to build a solid resume that will be attractive to employers and help you stand out from competitors. Many jobs these days are…

What are the Hiring Seasons for TEFL Abroad?

7 November 2013 Knowing when the peak hiring season is can be critical in ensuring you get hired to teach English abroad in competitive TEFL destinations. Teaching English in Europe Language school hiring seasons: Primary: August/September Secondary: January Many TEFL teachers leave their positions over the summer, creating huge demand for new teachers to in…

5 Common Interview Questions

Updated 15/03/2018 Once you have completed your accredited TEFL Course and applied for TEFL Jobs through our TEFL Jobs centre all you can do now is sit back and wait to hear back from your applications. You can of course start preparing for the inevitable questions that will come up in your TEFL interview, here are five questions that you are likely to be asked. Q:…

Skype Interview Advice

So you have managed to pass the initial application stage and they have invited you to attend a Skype interview, what now? First things first, congratulations! You are one step further to gaining your ideal TEFL job. Here are some things to consider when having a Skype interview: If you aren’t already Skype user, sign up now! It’s…