Bridge Job Assistance Resources: Land Your Dream Teaching Job Abroad or Online!

November 24, 2021
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No matter where you are in your English teaching career — whether you’re just starting out or an experienced pro — you know the importance of networking and support when it comes to job searching. To provide this, Bridge helps you with the process of getting a teaching job from start to finish. From your TEFL course to connecting you with global employers abroad and online, learn about how Bridge job resources can help you get the teaching job you want.

If you’re new to teaching, you’ll want to get initial training and qualification with a TEFL certificate. You can explore our online TEFL courses to get started!

Bridge Job Advising Module

Bridge job support starts before you even graduate from your TEFL/TESOL course. Within all Bridge courses, you’ll complete a Job Advising component, which includes the following modules:

Module 1Finding a Job, Downloading Your Certificate, and Updating Your Resume
Module 2Stay Connected with Bridge!
Module 3TEFL/TESOL Professional Development Opportunities

The resources in these modules are designed to make the process of finding TEFL jobs or advancing in the field as clear and easy as possible for our graduates. New teachers will learn how to improve their resumes, find and apply to TEFL jobs, and ace the job interview to get their dream teaching job. If you’re already teaching, you’ll find helpful information on continuing professional development, recommended TESOL organizations to join, and teaching resources you can use in your own classroom. You’ll also learn how to take advantage of Bridge’s job placement services and connect to our community of TEFL teachers and schools worldwide.

The Bridge TEFL Job Board – Resources and Open Positions

BridgeTEFL Job Board on laptop and phone

The Bridge TEFL Job Board is where global TEFL/TESOL schools and online tutoring companies post open positions you can apply to directly. Once you’re qualified, the Job Board is the place to go to apply to jobs directly. Search by location, including online, or simply view the most recent postings. Even before you graduate, the Job Board is a helpful tool to browse positions and get a feel for requirements, salary, and benefits for various teaching locations worldwide.

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Bridge grad Gabrielle teaches with iTutorGroup and SpeakingEnglish. “I found both jobs through the Bridge Job Board.”

Bridge Teacher Portfolios – Showcase Your Skills and Let Schools Find You!

Another resource service available on the Bridge Job Board is the option to create a Teacher Portfolio. By registering and creating your Portfolio, you can easily showcase your TEFL/TESOL certification and other qualifications to schools and recruiters, both abroad and online. Share your Portfolio with schools you find on the job board, or make your Portfolio visible to schools so they can reach out to you!

BridgeTEFL Job Board Teacher Portfolio

The Bridge Global Community of English Teachers

As Bridge alumni, you’ll join a global community of over 100,000 English teachers from locations all over the world. Connect with your tribe with additional resources such as these.

Job-Related Articles on BridgeUniverse

Here on BridgeUniverse, we feature posts on topics specifically for job seekers, to help you navigate the application process, learn how to spot a TEFL scam, create an effective TEFL resume, or ace your Skype interview. We also interview teachers in the field so that you can get a sense of what it’s like to teach in a certain location or online, right from the source – other teachers! Check out the Job Resources category now.

BridgeUniverse is also the place to find the latest webinars, eBooks, and other helpful tools for your job search.

The Bridge TEFL/TESOL Jobs Newsletter

This twice-monthly email includes the latest jobs, as well as articles and other resources for job seekers, such as how to become an online English teacher, high demand TEFL markets, teaching English abroad salaries, and interviews with teachers in the field or schools that hire teachers.

Subscribe to the BridgeUniverse Newsletter!

Bridge TEFL/TESOL Jobs Facebook Group

We created the Bridge TEFL/TESOL Jobs Facebook group to connect English teachers all over the globe who are looking for TEFL jobs in their home country, online, and abroad. Join the group to connect with fellow TEFL job seekers to ask for advice, share tips, and build relationships during your job search and beyond.

The Bridge TEFL/TESOL Jobs Facebook Group

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