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You can teach English in China without a degree (and 3 other myths people think are true)

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Picture this. After packing your things and traveling across the world, you arrive in China. You step into the classroom where you will be teaching. Staring back at you are 20 pairs of young eyes. As you look around, you notice the windows at the side of the room and the courtyard outside where children play during the day. The walls are a light blue color and there are books and toys scattered...

This is what schools look for on your Teach Away profile [Video]

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Wondering how to apply to teach abroad on Teach Away - and actually get the job? The first key step is pretty simple, actually. You’ll need to complete your profile. Here at Teach Away, we get a lot of questions from our candidates about the importance of completing your profile . Do you really need to include all that required information, especially if you’ve already uploaded your resume anyway...

Teacher talks: What it’s like living and teaching English in Spain

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As a hugely popular tourist destination, Spain, to many Europeans, is synonymous with sunny beaches, sangria and sunburn. It’s where many of us spent our family vacations growing up. As a result we often have a tendency to take this incredible country for granted. The fact is, there’s a lot more to Spain than meets the eye, including a fascinating history and a rich culture. Having never explored...

Are you ready to teach online?

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Looking for your next great teaching opportunity? As online education continues to grow , with no sign of letting up, more and more teachers are looking into teaching online. While online learning has been hugely popular in the higher education field for some time now, high schools are also getting in on the game. There are lots of full and part-time online teaching jobs available, ranging from K...

Certified teachers: 5 reasons why you should try online teaching (and where to start)

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Got your teaching license ? Want to make some extra cash and build a whole new set of teaching skills for the future? If you do, that’s awesome. And this also happens to be the exact article for you, so be sure to keep reading.👉 Here’s how to decide if online teaching is right for you You might have heard about other licensed teachers who’ve made the decision to work from home - or even...

Contracts 101: 9 key things that should be in your teach abroad contract

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So, you nailed that interview and have a job offer in your ideal location, congrats! All that's left is to sign on the dotted line. Easy, right? Not so fast! I know it might feel like a like a drag at first, but reading through your contract before you start your teaching job is essential to helping you understand exactly what to expect from your new role. We know that for first-time teachers...

Teacher inspiration: This year’s winner of the Global Teacher Prize

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“She’s like a hero to me. She really is.” These are the words used by a student at Alperton Community School in Brent, West London in the UK to describe his art and textiles teacher, Andria Zafirakou. Andria is not only a hero to this student, but to all of her students, to her colleagues, and to the community. She’s also the winner of the 2018 Global Teacher Prize . This prestigious $1 million...

Top 5 reasons to teach in the UK as a new teacher graduate

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Being a huge map geek growing up (confession - I still am), teaching abroad was a no-brainer for me after graduating with my Bachelors in Education. Does the thought of teaching abroad fill you with anxiety? Check out my tips for dealing with cold feet! > My first stop on my teaching journey was Australia, where I taught for a year and a half. Following this, my feet were still itchy for...

What does it mean if my application is “closed”? (With job postings)

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This question has come up in our Facebook and forum comments a lot lately - and that’s not uncommon at this time of year. Plenty of postings are closing as interviews conclude and waves of hiring take place. Despite seeing lots of positions closed, candidates should keep in mind that Teach Away will have more postings throughout the year. It’s also key for applicants to know that a...

The hiring trends you can’t afford to ignore in 2018 [on demand webinar]

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Following on the heels of our International Education Recruitment Report , Teach Away recently partnered with the Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE) to deliver a webinar sharing the latest trends in international education recruitment. Expert insights from leaders in international education recruitment Based on a survey of over 10,000 international educators, and a...