ESL Jobs Abroad

Looking for ESL jobs abroad can feel like an overwhelming task. With teaching opportunities all over the world, you can often feel like you don’t know where to start. EF English First provide ESL jobs abroad with a difference. We know that worries and concerns often arise, so we’re here to help you every step of the way and make your transition abroad as smooth as possible.

ESL Jobs Abroad

Starting A New ESL Job Abroad

Before you start your new ESL job abroad, you’ll have a lot to think about. But don’t worry, it couldn’t be easier. EF English First has over 50 years of international education experience, so we know a thing or two about helping teachers move overseas.
As soon as you apply for a job with EF, we’ll guide you through the whole process. Before your interview, we’ll arrange a quick chat to learn more about you, as well where you would like to teach, and we’ll take it from there. You don’t have to worry about submitting your visa documents by yourself. Our visa officers will help you with your application and guide you through the process.
When you arrive in your new country, we’ll even provide you with 2 weeks paid accommodation and a full training schedule. Before you know it, you will have settled into teaching and your new life abroad.

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Types of Overseas ESL Teaching Jobs

At English First, teachers are at the heart of everything we do. For that very reason, we offer ESL jobs abroad for those with lots of experience, and for those who are just starting out. It doesn’t matter if you’re a newbie or a veteran, you’ll have access to specially designed classes for the type of English teaching you want to do.
The types of teaching positions currently available at EF English First vary. You can teach English as a foreign language to kids aged between 3-18. Or you can teach adults aged 18 and above. More recently, we have also expanded our online school. You can now teach English to adults or kids online at our state-of-the-art centre in Shanghai. Take a look at our ESL job openings to find out more.

ESL Jobs Overseas


If you’re looking for adventure and excitement, or you’re looking to develop as an ESL teacher, then China is for you. China has developed rapidly in recent years making in at an attractive location for those seeking career or travel opportunities. You can easily move around from city to city using the high-speed rail networks, and you can find a rewarding ESL job almost anywhere in China.
EF currently has over 300 schools across 60 cities. You can join us as a kids and teens teacher, adults’ teacher, or an online teacher in Shanghai. While working in China with English First, you will be able to enjoy training and development opportunities. As well as free monthly teacher events to help you settle in, meet new people and explore this amazing country.

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ESL Jobs in Indonesia

There’s no place in the world quite like Indonesia. This Southeast Asian country is made up of over 10,000 islands and is home to 261 million people. Until recently, Indonesia was famous being a stunning travel destination, with only a handful of ESL jobs. But all of that has changed. The demand for English has grown considerably. EF now has over 77 schools across 30 cities.
As one of Indonesia’s Indonesia ‘s largest ESL employers, you can now join us and a large well-established teacher community to start the adventure of a life time. We have schools open across the country where you can teach kids and teens, or even adults.

ESL Jobs Overseas in Russia

ESL Jobs in Russia

Russia is not the largest ESL job market in the world, but it is growing year on year. In recent years, EF has slowly grown to meet the demands of the local market. This means that teachers can now enjoy more opportunities in sought after locations like St. Petersburg and Moscow, as well as other lesser known locations that have become teachers favourites like Kazan and Novosibirsk.
English language teachers in Russia can enjoy regular working hours, days off and training like, as well as full support from a close-knit teacher network and management team.

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Teach English, travel and work abroad with EF English First