11 Insider Tips for Getting a Job Teaching English in The Czech Republic

By Britton Schaude

1. TEFL certification is key. The first thing you will need is a professional TEFL certification to be considered for an English teaching job in the Czech Republic.  You don't need to have prior teaching experience or a degree in education to teach in the Czech Republic, but a TEFL certification will provide you with the skills and qualification you need to get hired. International TEFL Academy offers a TEFL class in Prague, Czech Republic in addition to Online TEFL Classes & TEFL Classes in 25 locations worldwide.

2. Speak with an expert advisor at International TEFL Academy. Before you even decide if TEFL certification and teaching English in the Czech Republic is right for you, speak with an advisor to get all of your initial questions and concerns answered. They will be able to go over all of your options in regards to TEFL certification and teaching English in the Czech Republic. You can get in touch with an advisor by filling out a form to request a free brochure or by calling our offices at 773-634-9900.

What Are the Basic Requirements for Teaching English in Italy?

By Paige Lee

Dreaming of chowing down on large bowls of delicious, home made pasta and washing it down with a superb glass of red? Or perhaps a traditional, wood-fired pizza with the fluffiest buffalo mozzeralla you've ever sunk your teeth into is calling your name? Maybe you love great opera or Renaissance architecture. Whatever your reason for wanting to teach English in Italy may be, we've got the basic requirements covered for you.

9 Expert Tips for Teaching English in Europe

By Britton Schaude

Whether it's the medieval romance of Prague or the bustling beach towns of Spain, there are thousands of language schools throughout Europe eager to hire native-English speakers as teachers of English as a foreign language. The best part is, you don't need to have any college-level teaching credentials or previous teaching experience! As long as English is your mother tongue and you are certified to teach English as a foreign language (TEFL), there are jobs waiting for you, so what are you waiting for?

Here are some key things to know if you want to be successful teaching English in Europe:

What You Need to Know Before Moving to Spain to Teach English (The Ultimate Super Cheat Sheet)

Getting a job teaching English in Spain takes a lot of planning and knowledge about the teaching market, especially for Americans. Here are some key items you need to know in order to ensure a smooth transition to life abroad and successfully secure a teaching job.

Hiring Seasons - September/October & January are prime hiring periods.

 Visas - The type of visa will depend on your nationality and your job.

 Locations - Madrid is the top job market; Barcelona & Bilbao are other top options.

 Finding Jobs - Plan on being on the ground in Spain to interview during hiring seasons.

 Interviewing - Be prepared to interview face-to-face with your TEFL certificate & sample lesson plans in hand.

 Resources - From expert advisors to local job boards, ITA grads receive all the resources they need to get a good job teaching English in Spain.

Teaching English Abroad: Essential Travel Resources

By John Bentley & Stéphane Le Mentec

Teaching English abroad provides a viable, affordable and realistic way for almost any native or fluent English speaker to gain employment and enjoy the experience of living in a foreign country. At the same time, the endeavor of moving, living, working and traveling abroad requires research and planning, and matters like travel arrangements, visas, health concerns and safety.

There are loads of great resources, to help you plan and prepare for your adventures abroad.  Here are some of our top picks.

Teach English Legally in Spain on a Student Visa While Studying Spanish

  • Do you want to teach English in Spain?
  • Have you heard that it is impossible for citizens of non-European Union countries to receive a visa that enables them to teach English legally in Spain?
  • Would you like to learn Spanish while living in Madrid and teach English in Spain legally on a student visa?