The Best Job Sites for Teaching English in Taiwan (2019)

The Best Job Sites for Teaching English in Taiwan (2019)

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When it comes to teaching English in Asia, Taiwan is a favorable destination for many people due to its warm weather and friendly people. You can learn Mandarin while making a decent salary that allows you to save some cash and travel to different parts of the island in your free time. Plus, itโ€™s reasonably affordable and easy to live in Taiwan. There are a lot of similar conveniences of living in a western country, especially if you are in a larger city like Taipei or Kaohsiung. Taiwan is also an ideal hub for flying to other places in Southeast Asia. Although the ESL job market is not the same as it was a decade ago, there are still many opportunities available if you know where to look. This article…
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10 Things Every ESL Teacher Must Be Prepared for in Taiwan

10 Things Every ESL Teacher Must Be Prepared for in Taiwan

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โ‹ฏ By Bryn Thomasย โ‹ฏ So youโ€™ve decided to make the leap into ESL. It is a brave and rewarding choice. Whether youโ€™re fresh out of college, or just looking for a bit of adventure, teaching English in Taiwan can be a beautiful experience. Despite what many recruiters may say, expect to encounter some difficulties on your journey. Here are ten things to look out for when teaching in Taiwan. 1. Prepare for privatized education The majority of schools hiring ESL teachers (especially those without formal qualifications) are privately owned institutions. This means that they are subject to market forces and strive to remain competitive. Expect many of the decisions regarding your hours and working environment to be based on cost rather than the good of the children. 2. Prepare for…
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