I'm an English Speaker from the Caribbean: What Are My Top Options for Teaching English Abroad?

By Tyler Parsons

While many countries around the world are seeking Native English Speakers (N.E.S) for teaching positions, some may require specific citizenship for employment visas or not allow teaching under the table on tourist visas. This can lead to many questions for teachers from N.E.S. like the Caribbean Islands as to where provides the best opportunities to find work. While some countries may not be available, the good news is every region of the world offers great places to teach English abroad!

Below is a list of countries that hire citizens of Caribbean nations to teach English abroad.

What Are the Basic Requirements for Teaching English in Spain?

By Paige Lee

1.  NOT a requirement – Four-year college degree!

First, let’s start with what you don’t need to teach English in Spain, a completed 4-year college degree. Demand for English language education among Spaniards is robust and a native English speaker is the ideal educator for the world’s 2nd language. Therefore, it’s common for language schools or families looking to hire tutors based on the fact that they are a native speaker with a TEFL certification and not to prioritize a 4-year degree. Great news for the 1/4 of ITA’s certified teachers looking to live abroad without having completed their 4-year degree!

What are the Basic Requirements for Teaching English in Argentina?

By: Lindsay Campher Krasinski

Dream of dancing the Tango until dawn? Does the idea of the perfect steak and glass of Argentinian Temparnillo from a parillo make you want to jump on the next plane? And don’t get me started on the wonders of Patagonia…

Argentina is a wonderful destination with rich European culture mixed in with Latin American flavor. Now, how can you make your trip last longer so you can REALLY experience the life of an Argentine? Well, become an English teacher of course! Argentina boasts 6 months and 12 month contracts and the requirements may surprise you!