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Licensed teachers, qualified to teach within their home state, province, or region's public schooling system, may be eligible to teach overseas in public and private school programs. Positions for licensed teachers can be quite lucrative.

Types of Licensed Teacher Jobs Abroad

Licensed teachers and experienced education professionals may work within public or private schools as subject-specific teachers, department heads and lead teachers, vice-principals, principals, or education administrators such as advisors or cluster managers. Licensed teachers are eligible to teach pre-school through elementary, middle, and high school; those with leadership experience may work as teacher trainers or school administrators.

Teacher Categories and Qualifications

Teacher Category Qualifications Experience
Licensed Teacher Bachelor's degree; Teaching certification/license (eligible to teach in home state/province) Minimum 1-2 years of relevant teaching experience for most positions
Department Head/Lead Teacher Bachelor's degree (in relevant subject area preferred); Teaching certification/license (eligible to teach in home state/province) Minimum 3-4 years of relevant teaching experience and 1-2 years of relevant leadership experience for most positions
Vice Principal Bachelor's degree (Masters degree preferred); Teaching certification/license (eligible to teach in home state/province) Minimum 3 years of teaching experience and 2-3 years of experience as a Vice Principal
Principal Bachelor's degree (Masters degree strongly preferred); Teaching certification/license (eligible to teach in home state/province) Minimum 3 years of teaching experience and 2-3 years of experience as a Principal for most positions
Education Advisor Bachelor's degree in relevant subject area (Masters degree preferred); Teaching certification/license (eligible to teach in home state/province; certification in subject area preferred) Minimum 4-5 years of relevant teaching experience and 2-3 years of relevant leadership experience for most positions
Cluster Manager Bachelor's degree (Masters degree strongly preferred); Teaching certification/license (eligible to teach in home state/province) Minimum 5 years' experience as principal at more than one school
 

Licensed Teacher Program Benefits

Positions for licensed teachers offer some of the most comprehensive salary and benefit packages of any international teaching opportunities. Benefits can include:

  • Round-trip airfare for teacher, spouse, and dependants
  • Accommodations or accommodations allowance
  • Family health insurance
  • Relocation allowance
  • Transportation allowance
  • Tuition allowance for dependants
  • End of contract bonus

For a list of available positions, along with information on salary, benefits, and contract details, please visit the Jobs page.

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Top teach abroad destinations for licensed teachers

Teach in Abu Dhabi

Teach Away is an official recruitment provider for the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) Licensed Teacher (LT) Program. Teach Away is accepting applications from enthusiastic, experienced, and dedicated teachers, principals, and administrators to work within the Abu Dhabi public school system.

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Teach in Hong Kong

Teaching in Hong Kong through the NET Scheme offers licensed teachers an opportunity to teach in one of the most fascinating regions in the world. Teach Away has been officially selected by the Hong Kong Education Bureau as a recruitment provider.

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Teach in Qatar

Licensed teachers are eligible to teach within exclusive private international schools in Qatar, from pre-school and kindergarten through elementary, middle, and high school positions.

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Teach in Brunei

Teaching in Brunei public schools is a popular option for licensed teachers, with contracts including a lucrative salary and benefits package. Teachers in Brunei will enjoy life in a unique, culturally rich setting while gaining international teaching experience.

For more information on all teaching opportunities, please see Teaching Jobs Abroad.

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