By: Matt Birgy
Myths, misunderstandings and misinformation. As you embark on your journey to teach English abroad, you will encounter many questions, one of the most common is: should I pay a company for a guaranteed job? There are certainly some cases where paying a fee for a job placement or to pay for participating in a teaching program will be the best way for you to achieve your goal of living and teaching English abroad.
Indeed, International TEFL Academy enjoys special partnerships with many excellent companies that assist and place TEFL-certified Engish teachers in jobs around the world. However, in other cases aspiring English teachers often find themselves paying up to thousands of dollars for a job that they didn't need to pay for. Here's a sensible article intended to set the record straight and provide insights into the job market for English teachers abroad so you can avoid the costly mistake of paying for job placement when you don't have to and understand when paying for might be appropriate.