International Opportunities in Education
(Specifically, for Mission-Based Organizations click
Teach- World Teach is a non-profit organization that started at
Harvard University and partners with ministries of education across the
globe to provide volunteer teachers to fill educational needs that the
ministry has self-identified. Visit the website for year-long and
summer program offerings.
University of Northern Iowa sponsors the leading international job fair.
Check out the site to contact recruiters registered for both the
previous and upcoming UNI International Job Fair.
Schools Services - Check out teaching opportunties, international
teaching job fairs, and lists of participating employers to contact directly.
arranges for hundreds of international volunteers each year to
participate in ecological and humanitarian programs initiated by its'
partner organizations around the world. A list of
holiday season volunteer opportunities can be found
free resource that allows new graduates and recently qualified teachers
to find teaching jobs abroad.
Serves overseas staff recruitment
*Contact Education Career Services,
Deb Snyder, for a password.
Corps- Two-year opportunities for teachers as well as information concerning
all aspects of the Peace Corps. Over 50% of the volunteer
opportunities in the Peace corps are related to Education and Youth
Lori Frola, Recruiter,
Leadership opportunities with the world's largest student organization
Offers a variety of language programs for current and future educators
Fulbright Awards in Teaching - Sends select U.S. primary and
secondary school teachers abroad for three to six months and brings
international teachers to the United States for a semester.
Master's degree and 5 years teaching experience required.
Language Fellow Program - Highly qualified U.S. educators in the
field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
participate in 10-month-long fellowships at academic institutions
throughout the world. Master's degree with a focus in
Educators - American-based international recruiting firm that places
teacher candidates in teaching jobs around the globe
International Schools - American-style, English-speaking
international schools committed to meeting the needs of students around
the world, particularly expatriate communities.
Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that offers travel
and community service experiences around the world. They aim to build a
community of “backpacktivists” that are socially, environmentally and
politically aware of their impact in the communities they travel to and
for All -
Global network of independent social enterprises working to expand
educational opportunity in their nations by enlisting their most
promising future leaders in the effort.
- the largest selection of academic, education, teaching and support
positions for the world’s largest network of teachers and teaching
Dept. of Defense Schools- Includes the job search application
process and teaching opportunities abroad and at some stateside military
bases; also explore www.dodea.edu and
American-Sponsored Elementary and Secondary Schools Overseas
Solutions - operates volunteer programs
around the world in partnership with sustainable community initiatives,
bringing people together to work side-by-side while sharing prospectives
and fostering cultural understanding
offers various TEFL courses which lead to TEFL certification
Search Associates - helps primary and secondary administrators,
teachers, counselors, librarians, and interns find exciting positions in
international schools around the world
- offers experiences and teaching jobs in multiple countries
Christian School - A Cambridge accredited school on the English
system for kids of missionaries and parents who work all over West
China- Provides unique opportunities to better understand China
Institute / China (ELIC) - Contact: Blake Lewis,
in Korea (EPIK) - Provides teaching opportunities in Korean public
schools through the Korean government
English - Help children develop a passion for the English langauge
through Disney's award-winning curriculum and technology.
Currently Disney English has 10 locations in China.
School (GES) - A bilingual Christian school (K-12) in Thailand
Contact: Solomon Ektrakul,
Schools of China (ISC)- LDi's International Schools of China offers
academically excellent programs that meet the intellectual, physical and
emotional needs of students. - Contact Kris Krum,
Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme- JET provides opportunities to
teach in public and private primary, junior high, and senior high schools
♦Teach for China
Teach for China (TFC) is the first and only organization to pair
outstanding graduates from top universities in the US and China in a
long-term service initiative.
for India - A nationwide movement of outstanding college graduates
and young professionals who teach full time in low income schools for
School of Foreign Languages - A growing private school in China's
Fujian province that provides English education outside of public school
hours. YSFL currently serves 3,000 students in four locations.
for Australia - Teach For Australia is an ambitious social movement
working to confront educational disadvantage in Australia
Program - Serve as an au pair for a host family in Madrid, Spain for
up to 12 months. Participants must be between 18-26 years of age,
proficient in spoken English, and have a high school diploma.
Ambassadors (Consejería de Educación) - Share language and culture
in the K-12 system and Foreign Language Schools throughout Spain under
the supervision and guidance of a classroom teacher.
Senza Frontiere - Spend a summer in Italy working as a camp
counselor and living with an Italian host family.
Possible (Latvia) - A two-year program that allows beginning
teachers a full-time position in Latvia.
American Language and Culture Assitantships -
provides North American college students with paid teaching
assistantships in public elementary, middle, and secondary schools
throughout Spain. Available to current Juniors and Seniors.
School in Switzerland (TASIS) - Provides the opportunity to be a
full time teacher at one of 3 schools in either England, Puerto Rico or
Switzerland. Classes taught in English to a diverse group of
-Visit this link for some tips from
a recent teacher!
Assistant Program in France - Offers the opportunity to work in
France for 7 to 9 months, teaching English to French students of all
ages. Program sponsored by the French Embassy.
♦Teach First -
Based in the United Kingdom, Teach First provides opportunities for
“exceptional graduates looking make an impact in the classroom of
schools in challenging circumstances.”
First Germany - Creates better educational opportunities for
disadvantaged children and young people by using the additional skilled
professionals (fellows) for two years full-time at schools in deprived
Looks to place qualified candidates in two-year positions in Peruvian
schools in vulnerable areas.
♦Teach First Israel
- aims to lead the social gaps in Israel and
the improvement of education.
for Lebanon - Offers full-time teaching positions to beginning
teachers in Lebanon. Note for interested applicants,
Teach for Lebanon hires in this order:
1) Lebanese citizens and 2) foreign nationals of Lebanese origin. Others
will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
for Pakistan - Looks for recent graduates to fill teaching positions
to spur Pakistan's educational reform.