"TEFL" is the acronym for Teaching English as a Foreign Language, or simply, English language instructor for non-native speakers. Read "What is TEFL & TEFL Certification?" to learn more about how you can get a great job teaching English abroad - even without prior teaching experience!
The Field of TEFL represents one of the fastest growing education fields in the world. The field presents thousands of excellent professional opportunities for teaching English abroad in all corners of the globe to native and fluent English speakers who earn their TEFL certification. Read More>>
International TEFL Academy offers the gold standard in TEFL certification for teaching English abroad. We are proud to offer you the finest internationally accredited TEFL-classes both online and in-person, in 25 locations across the globe. We certify 5,000 people per year and have graduates teaching in over 80 countries. All of our TEFL courses (including our 170-hour online TEFL class) meet or exceed international standards including:
"I chose to get TEFL certified because I wanted a recognizable credential. ITA simply offered the best support that I could find."
- Tommy Joiner, South Korea
"I read SO many positive reviews about ITA and quickly understood why. I even went to a presentation that they had in Chicago which got me talking to lots of advisors about their experiences teaching in South Korea."
- Michele Lee, South Korea
"Moving Abroad to teach English has easily been the best decision I've ever made. I will never be the same and I couldn't be happier about that."
- Morgan Garza, Spain
"I knew a TEFL certificate would put me in a better position for employment. I chose ITA because they had the best alumni assistance, and my advisor Jeff Penick was very helpful."
- Jessica Stanton, Colombia
"Heather was a tremendous teacher with great energy and engagement and was a great, great resource."
- Doc Sull, Nicaragua
"The course was great. I felt like I learned years worth of material. The instructor brought an immense amount of knowledge and experience to the class, and it showed."
- Adam Lucente, Tunisia
"If I had to choose another thing to treasure while traveling besides my passport, it would be my TEFL certification. Because I invested the time and money to get TEFL certified, I have the ability to live in a new location every year or six months if I wanted to. It's just phenomenal. Where to next?!"
- Allen Tunstall, Spain
"I wanted a job where I felt like I was making a difference while also having the opportunity to travel extensively abroad. Teaching English abroad seemed to be the perfect fit!"
International TEFL Academy certifies more than 5,000 graduates a year, has an A+ rating from the BBB, and offers accredited TEFL classes Online & in 25 locations worldwide. Download Your Free Brochure Here to learn more!