Recruitment Process at EF English First

Speak with a recruiter

You will go through an hour-long interview, where you'll share your experience and be able to ask questions

Complete the visa process

We make sure you get a legal working visa

Prepare Your Arrival

Watch our webinars and read our guides to ensure a smooth arrival

Your Journey to EF English First. As soon as you click the apply button, your journey to an amazing career begins. From meeting your recruiter to spending time with new teachers like yourself, the EF teacher adventure is one you’ll never forget.

The Entire Process in Five Short Steps

EF English First’s recruitment team runs a recruitment online center where applicants are encouraged to register their details and their interest in working for English First. Your recruitment process starts when you fill out our simple online application form. In less than ten minutes, you could take the steps to changing your life!
Our recruitment process aims to ensure that the right teacher reaches the right place. To that end, our recruitment process is straight forward. Follow these simple steps and you’ll be on your way.

  1. Apply Online — Fill out our short online application form.
  2. Interview — Once you have completed your online application form, you will be notified of your eligibility for a telephone interview.
  3. Offer & Acceptance — Successful applicants will be presented with a job offer. Upon acceptance of our job offer, we will begin your placement process.
  4. Visa Processing — The visa application process may require certain documentation (degree, TEFL certificate, background check, if applicable). Our dedicated visa processing team will walk you through this process every step of the way.
  5. Arrival — An EF representative will pick you up at the airport and help you to get settled into your  life as a teacher at English First.
The world is waiting for you

Teach English, travel and work abroad with EF English First