Welcome to World of TEFL Recruitment

Welcome to World of TEFL Recruitment. Whether you’re a newly-qualified teacher about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime teaching overseas or a veteran of the TEFL world looking for a new teaching position you have come to the right place! Over the past 5 years there have been thousands of vacancies advertised via our site and we have sourced teachers for countless roles in many different regions of the world.


It’s very simple. Teachers register with World of TEFL and we contact them to arrange a short, informal chat via Skype and keep them updated with relevant vacancies as they come in. If we find a good match, as we often do, then we put the teacher forward for the role.

Wherever you want to go, and whether it’s for twelve months or a lifetime, World of TEFL can help you embark on a brilliant teaching career and a fascinating, life-changing cultural adventure.

If you are interested in teaching in a particular country you can now read the World of TEFL mini-guides to each destination. These include an overview of the TEFL industry in that country, salary information, expected cost of living, job tips, plus pros and cons. You can also leave comments about your own teaching experiences.

If you are thinking about becoming qualified as a TEFL teacher then please have a look at our TEFL Certification page for details of excellent courses that we wholeheartedly recommend. If you want to do an online course – an increasingly popular option these days – try the University of Toronto TEFL Online.

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Many thanks for all of the messages and enquiries received via both the site and Twitter – keep them coming! We will do what we can to help you find teaching work overseas, according to changing demand and visa regulations in different countries and regions of the world.

Since our launch nearly five years ago, hundreds of schools and language centres from across the world have advertised thousands of teaching jobs via the site and our readership continues to grow on a daily basis. We actively focus on recruitment now as our database of both teachers and language schools looking for them makes matching fairly straightforward (most of the time!)

More and more teachers are teaching online from the comfort of their own homes. We expect this trend to continue. Here is a short guide on how to make money teaching English online.

Qualified English teachers please register with World of TEFL and we will contact you with relevant vacancies as they come in. This is a free service for teachers.