How to Get Started Teaching in Taiwan
Depending on who you talk to, many people enjoy teaching English in Taiwan and just as many hate it. This is because there are so many different schools to work at and each school has its’ own style of management. If you are new to teaching, below you’ll find some information that applies to all schools no matter where you work. Knowing this in advance will make teaching in Taiwan much less of a shock.
You need the right kind of visa before you come to Taiwan. Otherwise, you may find yourself having to leave the country and re-entering before you can start work.
What’s the best way to find a job? Are there any catches? Discover how you can find a job and what pitfalls to avoid.
Once you’ve found that job, what kind of questions can you expect to be asked? Knowing this in advance makes the interview process much easier and less of a shock.
Most school provide some kind of teacher training. Just how in depth and extensive it is varies from school to school.
There are a wide variety of schools you can work at in Taiwan. The majority of teachers work in cram school, but public schools and universities are also an option.
What can you expect to get paid? Teachers are paid hourly so the more you work the more you’ll make.
Contracts in Taiwan aren’t as rock solid or reliable as you might be used to back home.