So you want to be an ESL teacher? First of all — that’s awesome. You’re in for some life-changing experiences! But making the decision to become an ESL teacher abroad packs a lot of emotion: excitement, anxiety, nervousness, and even some frustration. The process can be a little intimidating as you start to research and prepare. But the rewards you’ll reap will far outweigh the challenges. Every country is different, and many programs within a country can also differ. There’s a lot of information out there, which can be overwhelming.
Here are 7 general steps to get you started.