Who is International TEFL Academy?
We are one of the largest TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) certification schools in the world training over 1,200 new teachers a year, people just like you. 95% of our students do not have a degree in Education, they simply want to get paid to teach abroad and go through our training and use our help to find paid teaching positions around the world.
How does it work?
- You request a free brochure and speak with one of our TEFL admission advisors about the jobs, hiring processes, our TEFL course options and make a plan to see the world. We are happy to speak with you as many times as you need, providie hundreds of articles and FAQs, testimonials and show you how over 100,000 people like you move overseas every year and teach English abroad.
- You talk with your friends and family, figure out your timeline and come up with the courage to go for it.
- Enroll into our TEFL certification class online or at one of our 25 locations worldwide and get trained.
- You interview and get a paid job teaching English for 6 -12 month contracts around the world.
What are the jobs like:
English teaching jobs are typically at private language institutes with students paying private tuition to learn a language by a native English speaker in a 100% English immersion classroom (you don't need to speak another language). Your English language students are typically adults in Europe and Latin America and either children or adults in Asia and the Middle East.
Your day at work: You typically teach 5 classes a day for 45-50 minutes, 5 days a week. There are anywhere from 5 to 50 English teachers at each language school so you will have lots of new friends to make. Most cities will have anywhere from 500 to 5000 other English teachers like you.
Wages: Most industrialized countries you get paid a middle class wage to support yourself, pay your bills and break even (just like teachers in America), many Asian countries teachers can save 30-50% more than the cost of living which can be up to an extra $ 12,000 to $ 15,000 in a year!
Popular Countries to Teach English with a TEFL TESOL Certification:
Europe: Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine
Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras
Asia: Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand
Middle East: Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, U.A.E.
How does this work?
We offer professional TEFL classes and lifetime job guidance assistance to our graduates.
*If you already have a TEFL certification from another school we are not able to assist you.
Option A: The traditional method is to take a 4 week full-time TEFL certification course at a location either domestic or internationally.
Tuition ranges from $ 1,600 - $ 2,500 depending on location plus your living expenses. Classes are in North/Central/South America, Europe and Asia. Options are listed on our website.
- Option B: Take the same level 170 hour TEFL certification Online class part time over 11 weeks. This allows students to continue to work their current job while spending 10-12 hours a week on coursework, reading and projects. Tuition is $ 1,350
Job interviewing: There are over 100,000 new jobs every year around the world (as 50% of the teachers leave every 12 months). We have full time staff dedicated to train you how to find jobs, provide tens of thousands of school's contact information and we show you A-Z on finding the best option for yourself.
Go to our website and fill out a contact form for a free brochure or call us directly at 773-634-9900.
The world headquarters is in Chicago, IL, we are one of the largest TEFL certification schools in the world training over 1,200 students a year and changing the world by helping one person at a time pursue their dream of living in another country. All courses are internationally accredited and exceed the world's standards for TEFL certification set by the British Council.
Contact International TEFL Academy for a Free brochure describing the process, read over the charts of where you can teach, how much money you make and the educational requirements and TEFL class options and tuition fees.
Advisors in our office are here to help you through the decision process. Join hundreds of thousands of others who teach abroad each year by starting with a professional TEFL TESOL certification.