The School of Teaching ESL maintains a comprehensive list of links to job boards, overseas opportunities, and travel-related links to help you navigate the exciting and vast world of TEFL/TESOL. These links are posted as a service to our staff, students and alumni. S-TESL does not control the content of the related links from these external organizations, nor does a listing on our site imply a recommendation.

JOB BOARDS AND TEACHING RESOURCES

Dave’s ESL Cafe The internet meeting place for ESL/EFL teacher and student from around the world. Job listings, forums, teacher resources, student resources, photos and chats.

English Authority Job listings for teaching jobs in China, Hong Kong, and Thailand, as well as online teaching jobs around the world.

ESL101.com Straightforward and simple jobs feed without all the other bells and whistles. Filter results by salary, student level, and setting.

ESLemployment.com Another massive ESL/EFL job and employment resource site with jobs feeds for individual countries/regions.

ESL/ELL Guidebook An extensive trove of resources, links and information related to English language teaching.

ESL Job Feed strives to be the most eclectic and broad source of ESL jobs and teaching positions available worldwide. They publish links to ESL Job postings from a variety of sources so you can view them all in once place!

ESL Jobs World You get free listings of ESL jobs from employers around the world. Want to teach English abroad or closer to home? Whether you call it ESL, EFL, TEFL, TESL, or TESOL, finding your next English teaching jobs could be only a few easy mouse clicks away!

ESL Teacher Board Free ESL materials, jobs and resumes. The premier message board on the web to help you find your dream ESL job!

The Guardian TEFL Jobs Board A very well-revered jobs board brought to you by The Guardian newspaper in the UK.

How To Teach English Abroad A blog format ELT site with tons of tips and articles on teaching English overseas. Rather than a job board, this site features handpicked jobs in its Jobs of the Week category.

Serious Teachers A massive job board for all kinds of teaching opportunities all over the world.

TEFL.com The world’s largest real-time database of English language teaching jobs.

TEFL Jobs World Get advice, search the jobs boards, post your résumé/CV, and look up schools.

TEFL.net A site dedicated to ESL teachers and staff. Here you can find tons of resources about anything and everything related to teaching English as a second/foreign language. The job boards have tons of great listings for Asian countries but also include other areas of the world.

teflSearch Great site for searching for ELT jobs worldwide. Also offers a “knowledge base” for practical advice on things like how to pay tax as a teacher in Japan and how to avoid scams.

TESall All TESOL Massive list of jobs feeds for individual countries/regions plus other resources as well.

TotalESL.com All-in-one TESOL resource for Asia, the Middle East, Europe and worldwide. Jobs, teacher resumes, schools, teacher training courses, private tutors, blogs, resources, lesson plans, articles and more.

REGION-SPECIFIC RESOURCES

Chile

TeachingChile US company operated out of Santiago whose charter is to help advance English in Chile by recruiting qualified native-English speakers to teach English in Chile's schools, universities, and language institutes for one to two semesters.

China

Beijing Teach American-based, full-service English teacher recruiter that provides quality jobs throughout Beijing and assist participants before and after arrival in China.

China TEFL Network Resources for studying, teaching, and living in China.

Teach in China Sponsored by Seattle Community Colleges, this program pays airfare, provides an apartment and offers competitive salaries plus other benefits for 15 contact hrs/week of conversational instruction.

Czech Republic

Expats.cz One of the best expat websites in Europe. Jobs, real estate, and everything else related to living and working in Prague and the Czech Republic.

Hong Kong

NET Scheme Government program that places teachers in public-sector secondary and primary schools in Hong Kong.

Japan

GABA Japan is Japan's leading provider of one-to-one English lessons. Our approach to teaching has always been one-to-one because we believe it is the most effective and rewarding way to both teach and learn the English language.

GaijinPot Great website chock-full of resources for travel, culture, life and jobs in Japan!

JobsinJapan.com Job listings for all kinds of employment in Japan with a large focus on ESL/EFL and teaching jobs.

O-Hayo Sensei Paid magazine subscription, but click on "Current Edition" for a list of current job postings in Japan.

South Korea

EPIK (English Program in Korea) Established in 1995, EPIK is the most well-known and esteemed government-affiliated program in Korea focusing on English language improvement and cultural exchange.

ESLROK.com Korea-specific jobs board where you can create an online digital resume with media support and use the site as a blogging platform.

Gone2Korea One of the most well-known and largest recruiters for ELT jobs in South Korea. Tons of information on their website about the application process, documents required and job and visa procedures for working in South Korea.

SeoulESL Inc. Fully licensed recruiting agency by the Korean government with free job placement and a jobs board.

We Teach Korea The newest site for finding ESL teaching jobs and information on TESOL in South Korea and Asia. Jobs posted daily and featured articles written by experienced teachers and passionate locals.

Spain

MadridTeacher.com TONS of jobs, information and resources for teaching English in Madrid and other areas in Spain.

Thailand

Ajarn.com Everything you need to know about teaching English in Thailand plus a robust jobs board for finding teaching opportunities there.

Vietnam

Vietnam Teaching Jobs A job site with a fairly robust Vietnam jobs board.

RECRUITERS

Footprints Recruiting offers free ESL teacher placement services to native English speakers from around the world. Teaching English abroad is stress free with Footprints. We provide simple answers to your questions ensuring you are informed every step of the way.

Adventure Teaching Inc. (South Korea and China)
In a few short months you could be traveling the world, gaining valuable experience for your resume, and chipping away at student loans.  All you need is a bachelor's degree (in anything!) and a passport. Are you ready for a life changing experience?

InterExchange Various work and travel, teach, and au pair opportunities.

Reach To Teach Another top-rated recruiter for teaching jobs throughout Asia.

Teach Away A worldwide leader in international teacher recruitment with placements in over 40 countries.

Teach In Asia TIA is a consultant specializing in global education recruitment for cities across Asia. They can connect you with jobs in places such as Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, Taipei, Bangkok, and Kuala Lumpur.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Peace Corps As the preeminent international service organization of the United States, the Peace Corps sends Americans abroad to tackle the most pressing needs of people around the world.

VolunteerMatch.org VolunteerMatch is a leader in the nonprofit world dedicated to helping everyone find a great place to volunteer. Many opportunities in the ESL field are available.

TRAVEL RESOURCES AND FUN

GoAbroad.com is the leading international education and experiential travel resource. Our directories contain over 25,000 opportunities abroad updated daily including study abroad, internships, volunteer opportunities, teach abroad, language schools and much more.

Greenheart Travel is personally invested in providing cultural immersion programs that change lives, advance careers, and create leaders. This "environment-friendly" organization offers a unique and diverse collection of programs fostering cultural exchange, eco-fair trade, volunteerism, personal development and environmentalism.

TransitionsAbroad.com Since 1977, The trailblazing travel resource for work, living, volunteering, and study abroad.

INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE SCHOOL CHAINS

Berlitz Corporation Global leadership and training education company with more than 547 company-owned and franchised locations in over 70 countries. Employs its own method (Berlitz Method®) and specializes in web-based and blended learning solutions.

EF (English First) Do you have what it takes to be a teacher with EF English First, part of the world's largest language school? If you have a sense of adventure, a passion for teaching English, a desire to see more of the world and a yearning for real experience of other cultures, then this could be for you.

IH (International House) One of the largest and oldest groups of language schools in the world. A truly global family of schools with 159 private and independently owned schools spanning 52 countries.

Wall Street English is among the largest providers of English language education for adults and corporate clients around the world with over 425 learning centers in 28 countries.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

TESOL International Association The largest professional organization for teachers of English as a second or foreign language.

International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL) An association for teachers, lecturers, teacher trainers, academic managers, researchers and institutions involved in the English Language Teaching (ELT). Based in the UK.

WAESOL The Washington state affiliate for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

The Washington Association for Bilingual Education (WABE) The Washington state affiliate for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).