TESOL / ESL / TESL / TEFL

You need to approach any TESOL/ESL/TESL/TEFL position with great caution, and research the organization. Here is a site that I recommend that you visit and read the links before applying for any position in China: http://www.eslteachersboard.com/cgi-bin/china-info/index.pl?read=3942

Here is a link to tips for finding a position in South Korea: http://www.teachkoreatips.com/

Minnesota opportunities: 

  • Minnesota Literacy Council: ESL, dedicated to improving literacy throughout our state. Also info about Adult Basic Education. Most opportunities are for volunteers, a good way to get experience.
  • Minnesota TESOL: a good source of information, but not jobs.
  • World Relief:  Somali Adult Literacy Trainig (SALT), multiple locations in Minneapolis for volunteers. 

Faith based opportunities:

  • English Language Institite of China (ELIC): teach English in China and other Asian countries, short and long term opportunities. Many Crown students have served with ELIC.
  • ESL JOBS: mostly in Asia, paid positions and support raising positions.
  • Teach Overseas: Support raising is necessary for positons in East Asia, Central Europe, the former Soviet Union, and North Africa.

Secular organizations:

  • ESL Teachers Board: Jobs and tons of great info. I recommend that you start your search at this site.
  • ESL 101: Jobs and more good info. See "Teacher Resources" for very good FAQ'S about teaching English overseas.
  • Buckland International Education Group: teach English in China, A recent Crown Alum has served thru this agency and had a good experience.
  • Dave's ESL Web Guide: an incredible list of links for ESL overseas positions.
  • engGo: a very good site to learn about opportunities and it also has good resources.
  • ESL Hitchhiker: lots of opportunities around the world.
  • Footprints recruiting: ESL, in public and private schools, most opportunities are in Asia and South America. There are Crown alumni serving in South Korea thru Footprints.
  • Go Overseas - Teaching Jobs Abroad: many ESL and other opportunities posted daily.
  • Mark's ESL World: hundreds of ESL jobs all over the world. This site also has tons of information for ESL teachers.
  • Network ESL: positions in China.
  • Oxford Seminars: We offer TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certification courses in Duluth, Minneapolis and in 130 locations throughout the US and Canada. The site also has extensive information about jobs, countries and useful information to help you plan for teaching English overseas.
  • Teach and Travel - Korea: ESL positions in Korea and great links too.
  • TEFL Jobs: jobs and great information.