10 Best Countries for Teaching English Abroad in 2019

What are the Top Countries for English Teaching Jobs Abroad?

Author: Jessie Smith

South Korea. Spain. Mexico. China.  Which countries will make the list as top destinations for teaching English abroad in 2019?

With 1.7  billion people using and learning English worldwide, the international job market for teaching English abroad and teaching English online have never been stronger. There are new opportunities opening every single day overseas from Thailand & Mexico to Germany & South Korea. Teaching English overseas provides more opportunities than any other field for English speakers from all walks of life and all backgrounds to live, work and travel abroad in foreign countries across the globe.  

No prior teaching experience is required! However, taking an accredited TEFL certification course will allow you to gain the skills and qualification you need to get hired and to teach on the professional level.

As we look forward toward to 2019, here are 10 of the top job markets to consider as you look at your options for teaching English abroad this coming year....


6 Best Tips To Finding English Teaching Jobs Overseas

How do I contact language schools and find English teaching jobs around the globe?

With more than half a billion people taking some form of ESL class each year, the demand for qualified English teachers has never been higher and in many markets the need for properly trained instructors will never be met.  This means that even in challenging economic times, English teachers with an internationally accredited TEFL/TESOL certification will always have a highly marketable and transferable skill.  That said, good jobs do not grow on trees and you could complete ten TEFL courses and still be sure that nobody is going to show up at your doorstep offering you a full-time job in Florence or Paris.  You will need to be proactive and willing to use every resource at your disposal. Here are just some of the tools you will use to find quality job opportunities around the world.